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New ambulance joins local EMS fleet through FPU’s rural development funding

A new 2015 Ford E-450 ambulance joins the fleet of Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ambulance service as a result of Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) approval of a seven-ye

Public, private, home-school students offered FPU writing contest, chance to win U.S. capital tour

High school juniors have a chance to win the week-long tour of our nation’s capital on the annual Washington Youth Tour this June. The Youth Tour is sponsored by Fayetteville Public Util

Electric fuel costs decrease in February

Fayetteville Public Utilities announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will decrease for the month of February.

FPU’s youth board learns about community service, telecom operations

This month, the Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) Student Utility Board (SUB) learned about the utility’s Telecommunication Department and the different services it provides FPU customers.<

Broadband survey to help gain rural Internet access

Broadband Internet has become as crucial to businesses, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities as roads, electricity, and water.

FPU completes city circuit upgrades

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) electric crews installed the last few steel poles last week to complete the 1.66 miles of system upgrades in the city limits.

FPU breaks ground for expansion, renovation

Fayetteville Public Utilities held a ground-breaking ceremony on December 18th to begin construction of the $4.9 million facility expansion and renovation at its main office at 4

Electric fuel costs decrease for January

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will decrease for the month of January by 52-cents for residential elec

FPU presents Lincoln County EMS loan for $133K for ambulance purchases

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) presented $133,334 to the Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the utility’s December board meeting.

FPU and David West Partner to Benefit Good Sam

The statement was made “One Big FPU Family Helping Families”. This statement is truly the case at Fayetteville Public Utilities.

FPU, recycling center sponsor annual Grind a Pine to recycle natural Christmas trees

Fayetteville Public Utilities will once again be recycling natural Christmas trees by turning them into useable mulch in the annual Grind a Pine recycling event.

FPU-sponsored coat drive nets community generosity

“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of this community,” says Fayetteville Public Utilities CEO and General Manager Britt Dye referring to the results of the FPU-sponsored coat drive.<

FPU and Wal-Mart Give Back to the Community

Christmas came early this year for a few local school children thanks to the help of Fayetteville Public Utilities and Wal-Mart.

FPU recognized for safe work practices

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) has been recognized on state and national levels of the utility industry as a leader in the areas of safety and performance.

Deadline nears for FPU’s winter coat drive

There’s still time to donate a new or gently-used coat or jacket in the Coat Drive sponsored by Fayetteville Public Utilities.

FPU improves Teal Hollow electric line for reliability

Fayetteville Public Utilities is completing a conversion and upgrade of the electric line stretching down Teal Hollow Road near Kelso.

Whisenant achieves utility board credentials

Michael Whisenant, Fayetteville Public Utilities board member, was recognized for successfully completing the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Board Leadership Program and th

FPU youth board learns about wastewater treatment

In November, FPU’s Student Utility Board toured the Wastewater Treatment Plant and learned how Fayetteville’s wastewater is treated and returned to the Elk River meeting all regulations

FPU announces electric rate changes for December

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) electric customers will see a net increase in their December bills with the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) winter period energy rate increase wh

FPU welcomes new youth board

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ Student Utility Board continues to educate our community’s youth by offering students a behind-the-scenes experience as they learn about utility operation

My reasons for walking

The 2015 Lincoln County Heart Walk gathered participants from all across the community to honor those who have experienced various degrees of heart disease.

Electric fuel costs decreasing in November

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will decrease in November by 20-cents for the average electric bill for 1,3

FPU sponsors winter coat drive

Help our neighbors in need stay warm this winter by donating a new or gently-used coat or jacket in the Coat Drive sponsored by Fayetteville Public Utilities.

FPU's Harvest of Hope Food Drive underway

The Harvest of Hope Food Drive sponsored by Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) benefits the Good Samaritan Association of Lincoln County by stocking its food bank for the fall and winter months.

FPU progresses with $11M water treatment plant construction

Construction of Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) new water treatment plant is progressing as major components of the facility have been constructed and installed over recent months.

FPU celebrates national Public Natural Gas Week

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) is observing the national Public Natural Gas Week from October 4th to 10th.

Electric rate changes effective Oct. 1

For the third consecutive year, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has announced a rate increase for electric consumers across the Valley.

Beware of utility payment scam

Fayetteville Public Utilities has received calls from several customers across our service area reporting a phone scam.

FPU continues with city's sewer line upgrades

Fayetteville Public Utilities continues to address system upgrades for its aging wastewater treatment process as sewer line rehab continues in the city of Fayetteville.

FPU offers Free Fall Light Up for natural gas

Call Fayetteville Public Utilities this month for your Free Fall Light Up of natural gas heating equipment including space heaters, gas log inserts and fireplaces.

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