July 2022

Service Awards

David Moore / 25 Years
Utility Locator David Moore recently celebrated 25 years with Greenville...

Greenville Utilities’ Gas Department was one of 31 gas systems from across the country recently awarded the American Public Gas Association (APGA) Safety Award for an outstanding safety record in 2021. This marks the 12th year (and 5th consecutive year) that our Gas...

Some may say "it's not the heat, but the humidity" that makes the dog days of North Carolina summers so brutal. In reality, it’s the combination of both that can create potentially dangerous conditions for outdoor activities and work. June had one scorching week of...

Joey Breeden has worked in our Gas Department as a Service Worker for almost three years. He performs safety checks for customer gas meters and service lines, provides response and resolutions for gas leak calls, and handles service cut-ons and cut-offs. Before...

Tyrell Johnson, Operator III at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), has retired after 28 years with GUC. Along with the other Operators, he monitored wastewater treatment operations, making sure they are safe and protect the environment. This includes treatment,...

As an employee of GUC, you have access to the valuable Cigna Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost to you! 

Through EAP, Cigna provides personal advocates who work with you and members...

On June 15th, Tony Cannon, our General Manager and CEO, was installed as chair of the American Public Power Association (APPA) during its National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.  

Tony has over 30 years of...

The Electric Department has kicked off its third year of participating in the local program, Tradesformers. On June 21st, the Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation Center hosted a signing event to welcome Pre-apprentice Lineworker Ty Langley to GUC through the...

Construction on our Fleet Maintenance Building at the new Operations Center, which began in the summer of 2021, was completed in May, and Fleet staff...

Johnny Vernon has retired after 31 years of service with GUC. As Gas Systems Operator Crew Leader II at the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facility, he worked directly with industrial and commercial customers. Johnny and the team of employees he supervised maintained all in-city gate...

Have you ever wondered what the Family Medical Leave Act is? What about disability retirement? Check out the facts! 

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 

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Service Awards

John Worrell / 35 Years
Director of Electric Systems John Worrell recently celebrated 35...

In 2017, Finance established an ethics hotline to help employees protect GUC’s reputation and uphold its values. Recently, a few enhancements were made, including a name change. The hotline is being reintroduced as the GUC Ethics Helpline to reinforce the concept that together we can...

GUC proudly joined the efforts of the American Public Power Association’s (...