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Baldwin EMC retiree Edward Kinsey sits down with employee Sol Fleming

Baldwin EMC retiree Edward Kinsey sits down with employee Sol Fleming

    Mr. Edward Kinsey retired as a field engineer in 2000. We asked him to sit down with Sol Fleming, an engineer in Baldwin EMC’s South Baldwin district who came on board in 2015. Sol Fleming: So you retired in engineering in 2000, but did you always work in that department? Edward Kinsey: No, I actually […]

    Baldwin EMC retiree Donnie Younce sits down with employee Taylor McLain

    Baldwin EMC retiree Donnie Younce sits down with employee Taylor McLain

      Mr. Donnie Younce retired as a crew chief in Summerdale in 2012. We asked him to sit down with Taylor McLain, an employee for 10 years who joined the line crew in 2012. Taylor McLain: So what was it that made you apply for a job at Baldwin EMC back in 1968? Donnie Younce: Well, […]

      Baldwin EMC retiree Lois Schneider sits down with employee Jessica Johnson

      Baldwin EMC retiree Lois Schneider sits down with employee Jessica Johnson

        Mrs. Lois Schneider retired as a billing clerk in 1992. We asked her to sit down with Jessica Johnson, who has served Baldwin EMC for seven years and works as a billing analyst. Jessica Johnson: I understand you worked for Baldwin EMC for 23 years. What were the different positions you held? Lois Schneider: Oh, I think I did […]

        Baldwin EMC retiree Joe Sopr sits down with employee Tommy Higginbotham

        Baldwin EMC retiree Joe Sopr sits down with employee Tommy Higginbotham

          Mr. Joe Sopr retired as Information Technology (IT) manager in 2010. We asked him to sit down with Tommy Higginbotham, who has served as the co-op’s IT manager since October of 2015. Tommy Higginbotham: What was it that brought you to Baldwin EMC back in 1979? Joe Sopr: I had been working for a bank […]

          Baldwin EMC retiree Butch Long sits down with employee Tim Hobbs

          Baldwin EMC retiree Butch Long sits down with employee Tim Hobbs

            Mr. Butch Long of White House Fork retired from the purchasing and warehouse department of Baldwin EMC in 2012. We asked him to sit down with Tim Hobbs, who took over Long’s position as manager of the department in 2012 and has been has been with Baldwin EMC for 20 years. Tim Hobbs: I had […]

            Baldwin EMC retiree Georgia McLain sits down with employee Shelby Singleton

            Baldwin EMC retiree Georgia McLain sits down with employee Shelby Singleton

              Mrs. Georgia McLain of Orange Beach retired from the accounting department of Baldwin EMC in 1988. We asked her to sit down with Shelby Singleton, who has been with Baldwin EMC for seven years and serves as a work order specialist. Shelby Singleton: Although I’d never believe it from visiting with you, you’ve been retired […]

              Baldwin EMC retiree Charles Perkins sits down with employee J.D. Harrison

              Baldwin EMC retiree Charles Perkins sits down with employee J.D. Harrison

                Mr. Charles Perkins of Bay Minette retired from Baldwin EMC in 2006 as a crew chief in our North Baldwin district. We asked him to sit down with J.D. Harrison, who has been with Baldwin EMC for two years and works as a groundman. J.D. Harrison: When did you start working at Baldwin EMC? Charles […]

                Baldwin EMC retiree Frankie Kucera sits down with employee Chase Waddle

                Baldwin EMC retiree Frankie Kucera sits down with employee Chase Waddle

                  Mr. Frankie Kucera of Robertsdale retired from Baldwin EMC in 1993 as Manager of Operations and Maintenance. We asked him to sit down with Chase Waddle, who has been with Baldwin EMC for seven years and works as a line technician. Chase Waddle: What made you apply for a job at Baldwin EMC? Frankie Kucera: […]

                  David Dykes - Foley, AL

                  David Dykes – Foley, AL

                    Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., Dr. David Dykes of Foley says it was a fateful career day at school that determined his professional journey into veterinary medicine. “I was in eighth grade and had a friend who was excited about talking to the veterinarian at the event, so I thought I’d go along and […]

                    Delma and Sammy Dean - Loxley, AL

                    Delma and Sammy Dean – Loxley, AL

                      Delma Dean only has five grandchildren of her own, but many more people around Baldwin County know her as “Grandma.” The flower shop Delma and her husband Sammy have owned for five years in Loxley, Ala. bears the name, and Dean’s gentle and welcoming demeanor fits the title. Delma and Sammy’s story originated in a […]

                      Cos Davis - Bon Secour, AL

                      Cos Davis – Bon Secour, AL

                        For three months out of the year, Tennessee native Dr. Cos Davis can be found in his cottage overlooking the Bon Secour River, taking in the scenery and soaking up the peaceful habitat. “This is my favorite place,” he says of the property. “Just look at the view. We have a lot of history, a […]

                        Erin and Brandon Miller - Fairhope, AL

                        Erin and Brandon Miller – Fairhope, AL

                          It’s the “coastal living” lifestyle that makes Fairhope feel like home to Baldwin EMC members Brandon and Erin Miller. With a set of six-year-old twins and a shared love of the outdoors, the couple says they can’t imagine raising a family anywhere else. “I literally grew up on the water,” Mobile native and avid outdoorsman […]