June 29, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Apply Now for Help With Your Electric Bill

The Maryland Public Service Commission has authorized utilities to resume sending termination notices beginning October 1 and to resume disconnecting service as of November 15. If you need help to pay your electric bill, SMECO wants to help.

Music Series Continues With Oct. 2-3 Events

The Jo Ricks Music Series continues in Southern Maryland in October with a weekend of concerts and youth-oriented events at St. George’s Episcopal Church at 19167 Poplar Hill Lane in Valley Lee.

SMECO’s Dennison Named to UMd Charles Medical Center Board


The University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center announces the appointment of Tom Dennison, managing director of government and public affairs for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative to the hospital’s board of directors.

New Music Series Debuts in So. MD

The Jo Ricks Music Series was created to bring acclaimed classical, jazz, and world-music artists to Southern Maryland for the artists to share their music through affordable live performances and to share their musical knowledge through educational events for children and youth.

SMECO Elects Board @ 82nd Annual Meeting


SMECO held its 82nd annual meeting August 27, 2020, at the cooperative’s headquarters in Hughesville, MD. The Board of Directors election was conducted online and by mail prior to the meeting.

Isaias Packs Punch That Lingers in St. Mary’s

Isaias caused hundreds of electrical outages, swamped roads, and took a life in St. Mary’s County. County Commissioner President Guy declares a state of emergency.

SMECO Urges Residents to Prepare for Power Outages

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With the potential impact of heavy rains and high winds facing Southern Maryland on Tuesday, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is urging area residents to take steps to prepare for possible storm-related power outages.

Hance-Wells New SMECO Director


Susie Hance-Wells of Prince Frederick has been appointed to the SMECO Board of Directors to fill the unexpired portion of Samuel “Jack” Hammett’s three-year term, which ends in 2021.

SMECO, CoBank Donate to Local Groups

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Four groups recently were awarded contributions from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and CoBank.

SMECO Awards Four Scholarships


Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has awarded four scholarships to high school seniors for 2020 — Aaliah Amosu, Chloe Harsha, Jordan Homan, and Alyssa Mazzone.