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OREMC Welcomes Third Generation Employee as New Lineman

October 21st, 2020

You could say Bryce Brand of Nahunta has joined the family business, having recently been hired as an Apprentice Lineman II at Okefenoke REMC. He is the third generation of Brands to work at OREMC—his grandfather, Edward Brand, worked in right of way and his father, Doug Brand, retired as a dispatcher.


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Recipe of the Month: Squash Casserole

October 7th, 2020

If you’ve ever been to an event catered by S&S Events, you know their Squash Casserole is a signature dish, and a buffet favorite for special events, birthday celebrations and rehearsal dinners.

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Annual Meeting One For the Record Books

September 14th, 2020

They rolled in, got snacks, parked their cars and tuned their radios to 89.7 FM. No, it wasn’t a night at the drive-in theater, but a first-time event for Okefenoke REMC based in Nahunta—a drive-in annual meeting.

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OREMC Welcomes New Engineer

August 12th, 2020

Okefenoke REMC is pleased to welcome James Allen, a recent honor graduate of Georgia Southern University with a degree in electrical engineering. He joins the engineering department as an Engineer 1 focused on metering technology, but also supporting system reliability.

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Drive-In Annual Meeting Scheduled for September 12

August 4th, 2020

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life dramatically. And even though efforts are being made to get back to “normal,” there is still a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the virus and to what degree it will continue to infect and affect our communities. Everyone’s health and safety is our priority at OREMC.

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Recipe of the Month: SwampFire Bistro’s Creamy Coleslaw

July 15th, 2020

Located on the grounds of Newell Lodge & Resort, Swamp Fire Backwoods Bistro is South Georgia’s sizzling new culinary experience, offering an intimate, rustic setting with seating framed by the 300- year-old oak grove for which the lodge is known. Owned by the Harvin Carter family and operated by Kay Carter and Ashley Carter-Gowen, Newell Lodge and the Swamp Fire Backwoods Bistro is today a favored hospitality destination.  (912-390-9454). The restaurant serves a freshly prepared “steak and seafood” menu every Friday and Saturday night weekly from 5:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.


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Brake for Bar-B-Que at Gary Lee’s Market

May 21st, 2020

“Destination barbeque.” It is a moniker some of his customers have given his unassuming barbeque spot just west of Interstate 95 off Exit 29 in Brunswick, Georgia. But a quick glance at the TripAdvisor reviews for Gary Lee’s Market and you quickly realize his smoked brisket has a national following, and the little white building situated just off the side of the road with the name painted on the exterior walls, is definitely a destination.

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