Newsroom Jackson EMC (News)

2018
April
18,
2018
Your house is a major investment. Jackson EMC makes it easy for members to save money when making energy efficient improvements. All you need is a blueprint to get started. Here’s how we can help. SECURITY SYSTEM Protect your home and family’s ...
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April
18,
2018
When shopping for new appliance, you may have noticed an ENERGY STAR label on products. But, what does that label really mean? WHAT IS ENERGY STAR®? Most consumers recognize ENERGY STAR’s product label which is a government-backed standard for ...
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April
18,
2018
Motorists in Georgia already know they should move over one lane when they drive near a law enforcement officer working on the side of a roadway. But, did you know that same law applies to utility linemen working near roadways? Georgia’s Move O...
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April
18,
2018
In nature, there are countless lessons for students to learn. But in an age when students are more plugged in to technology than the great outdoors, getting hands-on learning in nature is becoming more challenging. “We get quite a few students ...
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April
18,
2018
One of the benefits of cooperative membership is receiving capital credits. Jackson EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned by our members. Each year, amounts collected above the cost of providing electric service are credited to member...
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April
10,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. April 10, 2018) – Jackson Electric Membership Corporation is joining other utilities across the state to honor line workers, whose expertise and knowledge are vital each day but especially critical when outages occur and power restora...
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March
19,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. March 19, 2018) Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds, hail and possibly tornado...
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March
19,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. March 19, 2018) -- Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has selected four area high school students as delegates to the 2018 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled for June 7-14. This all-expenses paid leadership development experi...
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February
13,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Feb. 12, 2018) – A heifer shown by Madyson McDaniel, Jackson County FFA, won Supreme Champion Heifer honors with her High Percent Simmental at the 2018 Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s 49th Annual Quality Beef Show. Repres...
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February
13,
2018
It’s the kind of unexpected call that grabs your attention: “Pay now or your electricity will be turned off immediately.” Based on recent reports, increasingly consumers in the United States are getting these types of phone calls – often called sp...
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February
13,
2018
We’ve heard for years how much you like the recipes featured in JEMCO News. It’s one of the most popular items in this monthly publication to our members. We take recipes submitted by Jackson EMC members and try them ourselves. Each month, the select...
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February
13,
2018
Experience Washington, D.C. from an insider’s perspective as you walk alongside state and national leaders in the halls of Congress. Learn crucial leadership development skills as you participate in team building activities throughout the week. Hear ...
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February
13,
2018
For more than half a century, Action Ministries/Gainesville – with the support of local churches, businesses and individuals – has worked to prevent homelessness by providing emergency funds, food, clothing and services. “Leading people out of pov...
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February
08,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Feb. 8, 2018) – A prolonged period of exceptionally cold weather for Northeast Georgia has caused Jackson EMC members to consume the most energy in winter since 2011. When temperatures remain below freezing, energy use typically in...
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January
29,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 29, 2018) — Imagine all residential and industrial members in the Jackson EMC service area and beyond are totally without electricity -- all lines were demolished, all poles were on the ground, all substations were flooded. That ...
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January
11,
2018
  Planning to renovate or remodel your home? Take advantage of the one-stop shopping available at local home shows to learn about products you’ve been considering purchasing for your home. The newly-expanded 21st Annual North Atlanta Home Show ...
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January
11,
2018
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has corporate offices at 850 Commerce Highway in Jefferson, Ga., with district offices in Gainesville, Lawrenceville, Jefferson and Hull. Jackson EMC is a cooperative providing electric service to 10 Nort...
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January
09,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 5, 2018) – Jackson EMC donated $10,000 to Extra Special People in Watkinsville for its Camp Hooray property. ESP serves children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through year-round programming, ...
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January
02,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 2, 2018) – The freezing temperatures that arrived with the new year caused scattered outages for some members across Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s 10-county service area Tuesday morning. According to the National Weat...
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2017
December
26,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 26, 2017) –Jackson EMC donated $10,000 to the Jackson County Schools Foundation for the Empower College and Career Center, which will bring the area’s first college and career academy to local students. “The Empower Center wil...
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December
21,
2017
Jackson EMC employees embraced a variety of ways to bring holiday cheer to those in need in our communities. From adopting seniors who had no family to building a ramp for a woman who is wheelchair-bound, Jackson EMC employees consider it a privil...
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December
13,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 12, 2017) –Jackson EMC has donated $20,000 to Good News at Noon in Gainesville to purchase and install a commercial range, warmers, prep tables, three-compartment sink and dishwasher in its food pantry. The Jackson EMC donatio...
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December
01,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 1, 2017) – Approximately 211,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a no...
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November
09,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 7, 2017) – Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) awarded 20 middle schools in Gwinnett, Barrow, Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin and Clarke counties $50,000 in Bright Ideas grant funds for 34 innovative classroom projects. Winning ...
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October
15,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 15, 2017) Jackson EMC lineman Kaleb Chapman won three first place events at the 2017 International Lineman’s Rodeo, held Oct. 11-14 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The event attracts the best linemen in the world to compete in events ...
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October
07,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 7, 2017) Weather reports indicate Hurricane Nate could impact Northeast Georgia Sunday, Oct. 8. Jackson EMC activated its Emergency Response Plan Friday, Oct. 6, and is ready to respond with restoration efforts if needed. As o...
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September
16,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Sept. 16, 2017) Nearly all of Jackson EMC’s 222,000 members now have power. The remaining 66 outages, which impact 137 members, are being addressed. Jackson EMC has restored power to 1,196 members since yesterday at 4:30 p.m.; 123,640...
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September
10,
2017
Some Jackson EMC members experienced outages Sunday as a result of high wind arriving ahead of Hurricane Irma. More significant wind and rain is forecasted for Northeast Georgia on Monday. Jackson EMC activated its Emergency Response Plan Friday, Sep...
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September
08,
2017
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Irma and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds and rain as a result of Hurri...
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August
07,
2017
Do you want to know what goes on at home while you're away? Want to make sure your kids got home from school safely? If so, EMC Security can help. Video doorbells available at EMC Security allow you the immediacy of being at home, even when you’re...
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