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Parkes, Riuz-Sanchez to attend FPU-sponsored leadership conference

Kate Parkes of Fayetteville High School and Leonardo Ruiz-Sanchez of Lincoln County High School have been selected to attend the 2016 Youth Leadership Summit sponsored by the Tennessee Electric Coo

FPU’s 2015 Water Quality Report released

Fayetteville Public Utilities has released its 2015 Water Quality Report which includes the results of their water quality testing over the past year as a provision under the Safe Drinking Water Ac

Natural gas tie-line construction improves system reliability

With service reliability at the forefront, Fayetteville Public Utilities works to further enhance its natural gas service in the southeast portion of Lincoln County while expanding service availabi

Electric total monthly fuel cost increases in March

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will increase March 1.

FPU pursues $5M water redundancy project

Fayetteville Public Utilities moves forward in securing water service reliability with the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s approval of a resolution authorizing FPU’s pursuit of a $5 milli

FPU announces rate decrease for natural gas

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that natural gas rates are decreasing from $1.12 per ccf (hundred cubic feet) to $1.10 per ccf.

FPU constructs 1.5-mile tie line along Massey Hollow Road

Fayetteville Public Utilities electric crews complete a 1.5-mile tie line along Massey Hollow Road near Kelso, TN. The tie line will enhance electric service to the Crystal Ridge area.

FPU advises caution at its drive-thru during construction

Due to construction at Fayetteville Public Utilities’ West College Street location, the FPU drive-thru entrance along Bellview Avenue North is being temporarily rerouted, and everyone is advi

FPU employees Go Red for Women

Fayetteville Public Utilities employees joined in the Go Red for Women Day again this year as office employees wore their red shirts to support the awareness campaign.

FPU recognized as Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) was recently recognized as an Ambassador for a Weather-Ready Nation by the National Weather Service in Huntsville, Alabama.

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

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