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Wednesday Morning Power Outage in Murfreesboro - 5,700 Impacted
Wednesday Morning Power Outage in Murfreesboro - 5,700 Impacted

About 5,700 people and businesses were without power Wednesday morning in Murfreesboro.

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Murfreesboro Electric Continues to Help Others in Georgia
Murfreesboro Electric Continues to Help Others in Georgia

Two Murfreesboro Electric Department crews who are in Cordele, Georgia are still there to help with Hurricane Michael recovery efforts. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric stated...

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Murfreesboro Electric Contract Company to Inspect Utility Poles
Murfreesboro Electric Contract Company to Inspect Utility Poles

As you have heard in past newscast, Murfreesboro Electric is busy changing out electric meters. As of next week, they will also be inspecting utility poles.

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UPDATE: New Electric Meters being Installed by Murfreesboro Electric
UPDATE: New Electric Meters being Installed by Murfreesboro Electric

UPDATE ON THE NEW ELECTRIC METERS: New electric meters are being installed by Murfreesboro Electric. Spokesperson Amy Byers told WGNS NEWS...

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Murfreesboro City Council Votes To Create New Role
Murfreesboro City Council Votes To Create New Role

Murfreesboro City Council votes to create a new role, the Utilities Director will be over both the Water Resources Department and Electric Department which will be streamlined into the City's organizational structure.

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FRIDAY and SATURDAY: Tennessee Lineman Rodeo in Murfreesboro
FRIDAY and SATURDAY: Tennessee Lineman Rodeo in Murfreesboro

This weekend is the Tennessee Lineman Rodeo at the MTSU Miller Coliseum on Thompson Lane. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric commented...

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Earth Day Celebration on Murfreesboro Square April 21
Earth Day Celebration on Murfreesboro Square April 21

The theme of the annual Earth Day Event is "Extreme Weather." Amy Byers with Murfreesboro explains...

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Local electric company hit with calls and emails complaining about high bills
Local electric company hit with calls and emails complaining about high bills

More and more calls and emails are being funneled into the Murfreesboro Electric Company due to high bills. However, it seems as most people are in disbelief that the past cold snap caused their bills to go up.

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Middle Tennessee sets electric usage record this week
Middle Tennessee sets electric usage record this week

On Wednesday (1/17/18), there was an all-time usage record of 706 gigawatt-hours of electricity, which is enough to power Las Vegas for over 88 days.

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Turn your heater to the 60 degree range during cold weather
Turn your heater to the 60 degree range during cold weather

The TVA and Murfreesboro Electric are working together in asking residents to voluntarily turn down their heaters if they are electric.

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Local Electric Providers say drop your thermostat to 60 degrees
Local Electric Providers say drop your thermostat to 60 degrees

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking local electric providers to make a plea to their customers to conserve energy as the temperature dips into the single digits at night.

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Welcome Back Murfreesboro Electric Linemen
Welcome Back Murfreesboro Electric Linemen

Crews from Murfreesboro Electric have returned from Florida after helping with hurricane damaged electrical lines. The crews stayed a few extra days than expected and returned this past weekend.

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Murfreesboro Electric Crews to return for Hurricane Ravaged Florida this week
Murfreesboro Electric Crews to return for Hurricane Ravaged Florida this week

Crews from Murfreesboro Electric went to Florida to help with the recent hurricanes this past week. Amy Byers, the spokesperson of Murfreesboro Electric said local crews were there to restore power so that residents could start rebuilding their lives...

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The Electric Scam Continues in Rutherford County
The Electric Scam Continues in Rutherford County

Amy Byers, spokesperson of Murfreesboro Electric said if you get such a phone call, don't fall for it.

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UPDATE: Meeting that will further discuss possible sale of Murfreesboro Electric This Thursday
UPDATE: Meeting that will further discuss possible sale of Murfreesboro Electric This Thursday

On Thursday (May 12, 2016), a special meeting will be held in the Murfreesboro City Hall City Council Chambers to discuss Middle Tennessee Electric purchasing Murfreesboro Electric.

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Mid-state temps dip, MTEMC has tips to help
Mid-state temps dip, MTEMC has tips to help

While those temperatures are below freezing, Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation officials are reminding members there are precautions to keep their homes warm while minimizing the impact on their electric bills.

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Help in saving money with your electric bill is here
Help in saving money with your electric bill is here

Murfreesboro Electric Department is offering two free, hands-on workshops to help customers lower their electric bill.

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TVA Raises Electric Rates, Murfreesboro Electric Keeping Rate Same
TVA Raises Electric Rates, Murfreesboro Electric Keeping Rate Same

The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising its rates, but customers of Murfreesboro Electric Department will not feel the sting of higher power bills.

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Consolidation talks continue between Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric
Consolidation talks continue between Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric

As heard previously on WGNS, talks of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation buying Murfreesboro Electric continue. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric told WGNS...

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Trees planted in celebration of Earth Day
Trees planted in celebration of Earth Day

Middle Tennessee Electric, in partnership with the Tennessee Environmental Council (TEC), planted trees around an MTEMC property in Rutherford County in celebration of Earth Day.

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Murfreesboro Electric comments on the current ice storm
Murfreesboro Electric comments on the current ice storm

"The Ice Storm that hit our service area on Monday, February 16th, was the first significant ice event MED has experienced since the Ice Storm of February 1994."

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Electric problems for 48,000 + Tennesseans
Electric problems for 48,000 + Tennesseans

Electric cooperatives across southern Tennessee continue to assess damage to their systems following a significant icing event Sunday and Monday, Feb. 15 and 16. More than 48,000 members remain without power Tuesday..

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Murfreesboro Electric Power Outages
Murfreesboro Electric Power Outages

Murfreesboro Electric Department is working hard to keep the power on to all of their customers. Spokesperson Amy Byers tells NewsRadio WGNS the scattered outages will continue until we get a thaw.

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NewsRadio WGNS Back on the Air
NewsRadio WGNS Back on the Air

NewsRadio WGNS was not immune to Mother Nature's wrath. The ice storm disrupted the link between our South Church Street studios and the tower, which is in the wetlands area near the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring.

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Electric Rates on the Rise in Middle Tennessee
Electric Rates on the Rise in Middle Tennessee

The Tennessee Valley Authority will raise electric rates by 1.5 percent in October, marking the second consecutive year of such a rate increase.

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Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss
Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss

The Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss during the third quarter, much larger than the $12 million loss sustained by the power provider during the same period in 2013.

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Middle Tennessee Electric building new headquarters in Murfreesboro in near future
Middle Tennessee Electric building new headquarters in Murfreesboro in near future

Middle Tennessee Electric will begin construction on a new headquarters office along Veterans Parkway

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Planners Approve MTEMC

Commending Middle Tennessee Electric Membership for lessening potential impact on neighboring residents, the Murfreesboro Planning Commission nodded approval Wednesday for the utility’s 150-acre planned commercial development.

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UPDATE: Middle TN Electric Wants to Build 149-Acre Corporate Campus in Blackman Area
UPDATE: Middle TN Electric Wants to Build 149-Acre Corporate Campus in Blackman Area

Middle Tennessee Electric appeared before the Murfreesboro Planning Commission on Wednesday night (5/21/14). The electric provider outlined a preliminary proposal for plans to build a new corporate campus.

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REMINDER: Your Online Murfreesboro Electric Account will go DEAD March 31st
REMINDER: Your Online Murfreesboro Electric Account will go DEAD March 31st

Big changes for Murfreesboro Electric Customers... Amy Byers, the spokesperson for the electric department, tells us that you will be able to view more details about your account then ever before online.

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Electric Scam Hit Murfreesboro HARD This Past Week - What Now
Electric Scam Hit Murfreesboro HARD This Past Week - What Now
The victims paid the subjects after buying a pre-paid gift card and then telling the caller the account number on the card. 
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More ELECTRIC SCAMS in Rutherford County (Day 5 of Problems This Week Alone)
We are on Day 5 of Electric Scams in Rutherford County.
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BBB Warns of Electric Department Scam
Several Murfreesboro residents and businesses have filed police reports recently, reporting calls from someone telling them their electric bill was overdue. They follow that with a warning that their electricity will be cut off in just if they don't pay immediately by sending a Money Pak card. 
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Another Business Owner Falls Victim to Electric SCAM
The owner of a business in Murfreesboro called the police and the electric department after being scammed out of $1,450.
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Electric Department Scammer Getting More Brazen Calling Four Murfreesboro Businesses in 3-Days
Electric Department Scammer Getting More Brazen Calling Four Murfreesboro Businesses in 3-Days
Unknown persons called Three Brothers and told them the meters were about to be replaced and that they owed $1,100 and it had to be paid within one hour.
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Cost of Your Electric Bill May Go DOWN
Cost of Your Electric Bill May Go DOWN
our electric bill may soon be going DOWN. The drop is due to an unusually wet summer, according to the TVA.
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Murfreesboro Electric Speaking Out About Recent Electric Department Scams (with audio)
Murfreesboro Electric Speaking Out About Recent Electric Department Scams (with audio)
Unknown persons continue calling on local businesses and telling them they owe money for past due electric bills. Hear what the electric department says about this HERE...
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ANOTHER Business Owner Falls Victim to Scam in Murfreesboro
ANOTHER Business Owner Falls Victim to Scam in Murfreesboro
According to past reports WGNS has uncovered, it would appear that the culprit or culprits behind the scam target businesses that are operated by residents who made their way to America to follow their dreams.
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Owner of Business Falls for
Owner of Business Falls for "We Will Cut Your Electricity Off" Scam in Murfreesboro
The owner of a local restaurant called the police after he fell for a recent scam this week. The victim evidently received a phone call at his business that suggested he needed to pay the Murfreesboro Electric Department $1,000 to keep the lights on.
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Home Wired to Bypass Murfreesboro Electric Meter - Plan Worked for the Past Month
Home Wired to Bypass Murfreesboro Electric Meter - Plan Worked for the Past Month
Here is where the story takes a twist… the woman told the electric department that her boyfriend told her that he had paid the electric bill to keep the power turned on.
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Win a Ford Ranger at the Annual Middle TN Electric Meeting at Embassy Suites
The meeting gives members an opportunity to sit in on a business session, receive a free health screening and be eligible for a number of door prizes, including a 2001 Ford Ranger extended-cab pickup truck. 
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Very Cool, but Very Dangerous Job... Electric Linemen
“It’s gratifying to see our linemen, who serve in this important role and noble profession, recognized,” MTEMC President Chris Jones said.

 
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