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Let electricity keep your house safe while traveling

Posted on May 25 2024 in Features, Newton County REMC

Traveling is more fun and relaxing when you don’t have to worry about whether your home is safe and secure. Here are five ways to prevent mishaps and save energy during your absence. Create the illusion that someone is home. Ask a trusted neighbor to pick up newspapers, mail, and home deliveries that might arrive… Continue reading.

Before you go

Posted on May 25 2024 in Features, Newton County REMC

Before you depart, make sure you’re fully prepared for unexpected problems or emergencies. STOCK YOUR VEHICLE Even a well-maintained vehicle can break down, so it’s advisable to put together an emergency roadside kit to carry with you. A cell phone tops the list of suggested emergency kit contents since it allows you to call for… Continue reading.

Is your vehicle ready?

Posted on May 25 2024 in Features, Newton County REMC

Summer road trips can create ever-lasting memories. Make sure those memories are positive by checking for potential issues suggested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) before you start your journey. RECALLS NHTSA’s Recalls Look-up Tool lets you enter your vehicle identification number (VIN) to quickly learn if your vehicle has a critical safety… Continue reading.

In honor of the papas

Posted on May 25 2024 in From the Editor

By Britt Davis Father’s Day is June 16. Last month, I talked about the wonderful women in my life. This month is for the papas. My dad, Kevin, is one of my loudest supporters. He encouraged any dream I had growing up, including when I went through a Sherlock Holmes phase and wanted to be… Continue reading.

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