MEC Director Michael McDowell Selected Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) is pleased to announce that Michael H. McDowell, a member of the board of directors, has been selected as Southeastern Farmer of the Year for 2019 at the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo. The award recognizes excellence in agricultural production and farm management, along with leadership in farm and community organizations.

Award of Appreciation Presented to MEC

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has been presented an Award of Appreciation by the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors for continued support and partnership with the implementation of Brunswick County’s emergency communication system for the benefit of the citizens of Brunswick County. Supervisor and Chair Dr. Barbara Jarrett Harris presented the award to David Lipscomb, vice president of member and energy services for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative.

MEC Celebrates “Driven by Responsibility” at 80th Membership Meeting

Even the threat of bad weather couldn’t keep a crowd of over 550 people from attending Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative’s (MEC) Annual Membership Meeting held in Chase City on Wednesday evening, June 19.  Prior to the business session, attendees visited booths with information about EMPOWER Broadband, ElecTel Cooperative Credit Union, MEC’s right-of-way program and SmartHub account management system, Generac and energy efficiency tips from Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC).

2019 Gaff-n-Go

MEC Places in Events at Regional Competition


More competitors, more vendors, a bigger awards banquet and even more grillers ­— just about everything about the 17th annual Gaff-n-Go Lineman’s and Equipment Operator’s Rodeo set a record.