Southern Pine Eliminates Payment Fee

Taylorsville, Miss. Southern Pine Electric Power Association is no longer charging a fee for payments online and by phone. The convenience fee for this service has been lifted.

The $4.95 fee for each $300 increment was eliminated April 4.

To pay your bill 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, log on to and click on the Pay Bill Online link or call 1-866-283-7019.

The company says you should have the following information ready:

· Your Southern Pine account number and the last 4 digits of your Social Security number.

· Name on your Southern Pine account, including business contact name, if applicable.

· Valid daytime phone number and e-mail address.

· Your credit card or bank routing information, including cardholder name and payment amount.

If you experience problems paying a bill with this option, you may call the Paymentus customer service number at 1-800-420-1663.

Southern Pine serves portions of eleven counties and over 65,000 households and businesses, with offices in Newton, Taylorsville, Brandon, Hattiesburg and New Hebron.