2021

October

Greenville Utilities celebrated Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week October 3 — 9, 2021. These annual events give GUC a chance to celebrate with our community all of the advantages that locally-owned and operated utilities provide. 
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As shared in last month’s Spotlight, GUC Electric and Logistics crews left Greenville on Saturday, August 28th in response to a call for assistance from Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) in Louisiana as they prepared for impact from Hurricane Ida. Our crews staged at the Cajundome...

Service Awards

Johnny Vernon / 30 Years

Johnny Vernon has celebrated 30 years of service with GUC....

Meet our new Wellness Intern Anthony Herring. Anthony is a Junior at ECU with a degree focus on Community Health. He is working with Human Resources (HR) on offering more wellness initiatives.  

The main focus of HR’s...

You may recall an article about jumpstarting our safety endeavors in the April issue of ...

September

ECU Merchant Fair 
GUC went back to school on September 1st – with the ECU Pirates! We joined with other community businesses and organizations to share information with students, faculty, and staff at the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Merchant Fair...

As a second-generation Geographic Information System (GIS) professional, Tyler Reynolds is enthusiastic about her field of work as...

GUC’s Public Information Office (Pub Info) was recently recognized by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) with a gold award for two virtual tour...

For the sixth year in a row, our Water Treatment Plant has received the prestigious North Carolina Area Wide Optimization Award. The NC Division of...

In the early hours of August 28th, GUC Electric and Logistics crews left Greenville in response to a call for assistance from Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) in Louisiana as they prepared for Hurricane Ida. Our crews staged at the Cajundome on the 29th where they waited out the storm...

GUC’s “Smooth Operators” are back to competing in person this summer and fall at several state and national wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) operations competitions. These events are designed to test the diverse skills required for the operation and maintenance of ...

Despite ongoing obstacles of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year, our Human Resources (HR) ...

Gary  Shelton, Lead Operator at the Water Treatment Plant (WTP), has retired after 21 years with Greenville Utilities. Gary was part of our team of Operators responsible for regulating the treatment process by...

Thank You Messages Received Via Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram Following Hurricane Ida:

Cindy Breaux Vicknair - From the inner reaches of my heart I humbly thank you for coming to Louisiana. Our bayou towns have been devastated....

Service Awards

15 Years 

Cindy Burke, Customer Contact Representative I 
Calvin Whitehead,...

Greenville Utilities recently received the Excellence in Training and Career Development Award from the NC Chapter of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (NC IPMA-HR). The award was received for our iGrow program....

Randy Stokes, Network Analyst III, has retired after 20 years of service with GUC. Randy was part of the Information Technology (IT) Department’s Infrastructure Team that oversees network and data security. In a nutshell, this...

August

We thought it fitting to interview Utility Locator Jeff Upright this month since August 11th was National 811 Day, a day celebrating Jeff’s job. Each year, 811 Day is an initiative led by the U.S. Department of Transportation to showcase the practice of calling 811 to have utilities...

Communicating about safety continues to be a big focus for GUC. The hope is that efforts will translate into more and more conversations around...

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