Friday, May 22, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

Lost: Big yellow Lab (about 100 lbs) disappeared from my home on Sunday May 17. North 181 @775 area. "Sammy" Reward. 830-391-4578.

VideoFound: Female Dalmatian mix, Center Point area, FM 775 and CR 319, need to find owner. Call 830-928-1296.

VideoLost: Female Blue Heeler from C.R. 359 on Thursday May 14. Has collar and tag. Please call if found or seen at 210-289-4268
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Maverick Grill is hiring waiter staff, cook, line cook, and dishwasher. Apply in person Mon.-Fri. between 2-5 p.m., 6671 U.S. Hwy. 181 North, Floresville. 830-216-2712.
Multiple positions needed: Forklift/Manlift Technician, Class A CDL driver, and Laborer, minimum 2 years experience, must pass background check and random drug test, clean cut appearance. Call 830-579-4487 or email resume to teika@oscenergy.com.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
WCN printingWCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15Pulse Research exp 6/30/15

Breaking News


ERCOT Issues Conservation Appeal




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
August 25, 2011, 3:22pm
1,680 views | Post a comment

Gonzales, Texas-- August 24, 2011 -- Around 2:40 p.m. this afternoon, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) issued an appeal to the public to conserve energy. GVEC and other electric utility companies throughout the state ask their customers to conserve electricity as much as possible during these extremely high temperatures.

This effort should help prevent the need for ERCOT to require electric utilities to reduce load by creating momentary service interruptions in which circuits are taken out of power and brought back up on a rotating basis.

As a reminder, here are some immediate tips for conserving energy:

§ Limit electricity usage to only that consumption that is absolutely necessary. Turn off all unnecessary lights, appliances and electronic equipment.

§ Do not use your dishwasher, laundry equipment, hair dryers, coffee makers, pool pump or other home appliances unless absolutely necessary, especially between the hours of 3 to 7 p.m.

§ Close blinds and drapes on windows that get direct sun, set air conditioning thermostats to 80 degrees and use fans to circulate the air.

§ Businesses should minimize the use of electric lighting and electricity-consuming equipment as much as possible.

§ Larger consumers of electricity should consider shutting down or reducing nonessential production processes.



Consumers can keep updated on the situation by following GVEC on Facebook or GVEC_Tweets on Twitter.



GVEC is an electric cooperative that serves over 68,000 meters across 13 Texas counties. The service area spans 3,500 square miles across South Central Texas. The headquarters is located in Gonzales, Texas with four area offices in the cities of Schertz, Seguin, La Vernia and Cuero.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


Southern Electric
Connally Memorial MC breaking news banner
Malcolm's Custom Welding
auto chooserHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC ExpertsPulse Research expires 6/30/15Allstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.