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2021
October
21,
2021
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
Hairy Dawg has been helping lead the University of Georgia Bulldogs to victory since his first appearance at the 1981 Sugar Bowl. Hairy Dawg continues to cheer on the team today – 40 years later.Lucky for him, he can relax in his Dawg House, provided...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Scammers are known to threaten utility consumers with tactics like disconnecting power or legal action if you don't make an immediate payment.  Don't fall victim to these types of scams.Also, keep in mind:Our employees will never show up at your door...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
With hurricane season continuing through November 30 and winter storm season on the horizon, now is a good time to have a plan if you care for a loved one who is medically dependent on electricity.A severe tropical or winter storm could cause damage ...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables Jackson EMC to pass savings along to you through lower electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April.Learn more about our residential electric rates at jacksonemc.c...
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October
21,
2021
| 08:50 AM America/New_York
Have you ever watched a TV show about the making of one of your favorite movies? I’m a big "Star Wars" fan, so I always enjoy learning how filmmakers brought the fantasy worlds and characters of "Star Wars" to life on the big screen. When I watch one...
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October
21,
2021
| 08:49 AM America/New_York
Since 2005, the Jackson EMC Foundation has worked in unity with nonprofit organizations in the 10 counties served by Jackson EMC to assist thousands of individuals and families throughout Northeast Georgia.Thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up t...
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October
19,
2021
| 08:36 AM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named second among electric cooperatives competing at the 37th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. Top linemen from around the world compete in a series of events ...
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October
01,
2021
| 09:52 AM America/New_York
You can learn and enjoy this year’s Good Taste Gwinnett, a virtual cooking showcase powered by Jackson EMC, from the comfort of your home.The event will feature virtual cook-alongs on Thursday, October 21 and Thursday, October 28, both at 7 p.m. Both...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
Since 1938, Jackson EMC has been a part of the local community proudly serving our members by providing reliable, courteous and personalized service. A big part of our commitment to our member owners is keeping you informed about the continued progre...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the cooperative’s headquarters in Jefferson. Registration will begin at approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will be called to order at approximately 7 p.m.The meeting will fea...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
For the best experience, we encourage members to park in our off-site parking areas. Shuttles run to two parking areas every 30 minutes and drop off members at the entrance to the meeting.To park at Empower College & Career Center (Formerly Jackson C...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC appreciates all of our employees who make our work possible. Please join us in celebrating these employees who have served the cooperative for 35 years and longer. 35 Years35 Years40 YearsDavid HollowayMark HoodCrystal BaldwinLine Foreman...
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August
31,
2021
| 16:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 31 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Ida.The contractors will be assisting Entergy, a power company that delivers electricity to customers ...
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August
31,
2021
| 10:06 AM America/New_York
Wellroot Family Services was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will help Wellroot pilot the nationally-recognized home visitation program called Healthy Families America for fa...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Some of my favorite memories of my childhood are those from family reunions. We’d gather the whole family at a big picnic site in a park. The kids would be running around, while the adults would be chatting away. I can remember hearing so many laughs...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
For more than 25 years, Camp Twin Lakes has supported fully adaptive year-round camp experiences for children and young adults with serious illnesses, disabilities or other life challenges.The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded Camp Twin Lakes a...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we know you count on us to keep your lights on. And we work hard to make that happen. When outages occur, we work to restore your power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow until all outages are restored. Generally, af...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
I’ve been around electric cooperatives since I was a kid. My dad, who retired a few years ago, had a long career as a co-op manager in Louisiana and Alabama. I learned a lot about this industry from him.Dad started his career as an engineer in the op...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
Did you know that signs or other items posted on utility poles can create serious safety hazards for linemen?Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs – as well as the signs themselves – pose dangers to linemen, who may need to climb poles when res...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
When temperatures begin to rise in the summer, making small adjustments to how your household uses energy can help lower your electric bill. Follow these money-saving tips to reduce your energy use, and in turn, your monthly bill.Set your thermostat ...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
If you’re looking for a way to simplify paying your bill, consider enrolling in Jackson EMC’s Auto Pay Program. You can pay your bill automatically each month from your bank account or with a credit/debit card through this convenient option.By enroll...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this hurricane season is expected to be active. That means more severe storms are likely to occur through November. Taking steps now to prepare for severe weather could help you...
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July
21,
2021
| 15:10 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees. CCA is a trade association of cooperatives across N...
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July
02,
2021
| 15:53 PM America/New_York
A team of Jackson EMC linemen recently helped build a covered deck for a Danielsville family whose adult children have special needs. Jackson EMC’s linemen learned of the need for the project through the SONIC (Serving Our Neighbors In Christ) organi...
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June
30,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has received reports of members receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the cooperative and urging members to pay a bill immediately or face being disconnected from power service. Members should be aware of the rise of thi...
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June
24,
2021
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
Nathan Bohannon, residential new development advisor in Gwinnett, was recently selected as one of Gwinnett Young Professionals’ 35 Under 35 recipients.  Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP) is an initiative of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. 35 Under...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Over the years, I’ve had my share of house-hunting experiences. There’s always a moment when you arrive at a potential new home to admire what you see from the outside. Most people refer to it as the “curb appeal” – the landscaping, front door, windo...
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June
11,
2021
| 14:57 PM America/New_York
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center predicts a 60% chance for an above-normal hurricane season this year, which means severe storms are more likely to occur.   Jackson EMC offers these tips on how to p...
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June
10,
2021
| 14:56 PM America/New_York
The Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will assist the Lawrenceville-based nonprofit with purchasing an interactive SMART Board for each cl...
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June
01,
2021
| 12:50 PM America/New_York
Looking for ideas to make home improvements? The North Atlanta Home Show offers hundreds of home improvement experts and products under one roof for planning your next projects. Jackson EMC members can receive a special discount to attend the event.T...
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