News & Events

  • Wounded Dog Rescue

    July 14, 2022

    Over the span of five days in late March, a SERVICE ELECTRIC Company substation crew led by Foreman Mike Statti employed different strategies in a gallant humanitarian effort to capture a badly wounded stray dog. As this unfortunate pup wandered into the QISG Lacey Branch substation, they noticed he had a 1/8” steel snare cable buried an […]

  • Announcing Chris Froehlich SEC President

    April 15, 2022

    I am pleased to announce that Chris Froehlich has accepted the position to be the President of SERVICE ELECTRIC Company (SEC). Chris started his career with SEC in January 2002, shortly after graduating from Clemson University. Since that date, he has held many roles within all Divisions of SEC, including Industrial, Substation, Transmission, and his […]

  • Community is the Key

    March 24, 2022

    Early one morning, I made a cup of coffee, took my dog for a walk, and drove to work. There was bad weather, so I wore a raincoat, and when I got to the office, I hung my jacket on the back of my chair to dry. At my desk, I responded to emails and answered […]

  • SEC in Puerto Rico

    February 22, 2022

    Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island situated between the Dominican Republic and the Virgin Islands, making it a prime target for hurricanes and tropical storms. The Caribbean averages ten hurricanes per year during hurricane season (between June and November). Puerto Rico experienced severe damage in 2017 when hurricanes Irma (category 5) and Maria (category 4) […]

  • Cameron Keith Sheppard Obituary

    September 14, 2021

    “Cameron “Keith” Sheppard, age 53 of Franklin, Georgia passed away September 13, 2021. He was born February 24, 1968 in Carrollton, Georgia, son of Cameron Eugene Sheppard and the late Shirley Addis Pope Sheppard. He was a Central High School graduate. Keith was a very hard worker and had earned his title as President of […]

  • September 13, 2021

      “It is with great sadness that I announce that Keith Sheppard, our President, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly this morning at his home in Franklin, Georgia.   Our SERVICE ELECTRIC Company family mourns as we grieve the loss of Keith. He and I have known each other for over 30 years. I’ve had the […]

  • Exceptional Service

    August 18, 2021

    “I want to take a moment to share with you the exceptional service we experienced from four of your employees (Matt Howard, Van Miller, Logan Wheeler and Trey Robinson). On Saturday, July 10, 2021  they were here in Farmington Hills, MI to reconnect a fallen power line to a pole in our yard.  While we […]

  • Sam Bowen’s Retirement

    May 17, 2021

    Sam Bowen, our Senior Vice President has decided to retire. Sam graduated from Middle Tennessee University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1977. He began working in Transmission Powerline Industry in 1978. In 1990, Sam joined the Dillard Smith Construction Company as an estimator. He eventually became the President of Dillard Smith and an […]

  • National Appreciation Day

    April 18, 2021

    Since the telegraph was made in 1844, linemen began working on trees and poles for communication. From then through now these men and women have faced challenging conditions to keep the lights on for the masses. It was not until Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana in 2005 that Bill Bosch who runs campus operations at Northwest […]

  • Winter Snow

    February 25, 2021

    January and February are the coldest months out of the year in the USA. The recent snow storms in February recorded some of the highest totals of snow in Pennsylvania since 2014. Texas was without power and low water pressure, due to the weather that affected millions. Ice can disrupt communications and power while also […]

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