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2020
May
19,
2020
| 04:11 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has named April Sorrow as Vice President of Communication, effective July 1, succeeding Bonnie Jones, who will be retiring at the end of July. In her new position, Sorrow will provide leadership, advoc...
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April
22,
2020
| 09:29 PM America/New_York
Dr. Allen McCannon, Vice President in Raymond James’ Georgia education finance division, has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Perpall, who retired from the board. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 5...
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April
20,
2020
| 09:04 PM America/New_York
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vision disability is one of the most prevalent disabling conditions among children. “If a child can’t see well, it limits what they can see in the classroom,” said Jimmy Mock, president ...
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April
20,
2020
| 09:03 PM America/New_York
What it takes to be a Jackson EMC Lineman.  Talk to any lineman and one thing you’re likely to recognize is the dedication it takes to excel on the lines. Along with building and maintaining power lines and equipment, linemen work day  and night t...
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April
20,
2020
| 09:02 PM America/New_York
The past few weeks have certainly been challenging times for our country and our communities. Families, schools, businesses, healthcare providers and governments have responded like never before to the unprecedented challenges due to the spread o...
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April
14,
2020
| 05:17 PM America/New_York
Twenty Jackson EMC linemen are assisting with restoration efforts at Hart Electric Membership Corporation. In addition, Jackson EMC has released 171 contractors to help remove debris and repair damaged distribution power lines due to recent storms.  ...
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April
13,
2020
| 04:09 PM America/New_York
The thunderstorms that swept across North Georgia in the early hours this morning resulted in power outages for some Jackson EMC members. Line crews have been dispatched, and they are working to restore power to those affected.   Members were impa...
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April
12,
2020
| 05:33 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a line of scattered storms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall could move acros...
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March
31,
2020
| 09:28 PM America/New_York
As a result of growing community needs in response to the coronavirus health emergency, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors held a special meeting on March 31 to review applications for emergency support. The board awarded a total $140,757 ...
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March
30,
2020
| 10:56 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is advising people who receive unexpected checks in the mail from the cooperative to be cautious of a potential scam. The cooperative has recently received reports of criminals sending fake checks that appear to come from Jackson EMC t...
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March
23,
2020
| 09:37 PM America/New_York
In response to the spread of COVID-19, Jackson EMC is extending our response plan to coronavirus. As part of that response, our offices will remain open for drive-thru service only and we will continue the suspension of disconnection for nonpayment t...
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March
23,
2020
| 05:32 PM America/New_York
On This Page: Current Conditions Recent Updates Resources and FAQs Social Media Channels   Current Conditions Our offices are open for drive-thru traffic. Our lobbies are closed.  At this time, we are suspending disconnections...
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March
13,
2020
| 10:08 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. March 13, 2020) – Jackson Electric Membership Corporation is focused on the health and well-being of our members, employees and the communities we serve. The Jackson EMC Emergency Management Team has implemented the pandemic response ...
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March
13,
2020
| 04:39 PM America/New_York
Dear Members, Jackson EMC is focused on the health and well-being of our members, employees and the communities we serve. Our Emergency Management Team has implemented our pandemic response plan to address increasing concerns and mitigate the impa...
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March
11,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
The health and well-being of our members, employees and all who visit our offices is our highest priority. Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Georgia and is taking steps to mitigate exposure. We a...
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March
10,
2020
| 07:31 PM America/New_York
Kim Keeney has cerebral palsy and uses an electric wheelchair. Her husband, Roger, is blind. The couple, however, does not let their disabilities define them—far from it. Instead, they operate Athens Inclusive Recreation and Sports (AIRS), a nonprofi...
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March
10,
2020
| 04:13 PM America/New_York
Making small changes to when you use energy could help you save on your electric bill. And with Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rates, your commitment to energy conservation can go a long way to trimming your energy costs. By signing up for Jackson EMC’...
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March
10,
2020
| 03:19 PM America/New_York
Just as your vehicle needs regular checkups to operate properly, so does your home’s electrical system. Electrical fires are a serious risk to your home. By checking switches, outlets, cords, appliances and the electrical panel, you’re reducing th...
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March
10,
2020
| 03:07 PM America/New_York
With the MyJacksonEMC mobile app, you can easily and securely pay your monthly bill, monitor your daily energy use, report an outage and more. Download the MyJacksonEMC mobile app to put control of your account in the palm of your hand. Download t...
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March
10,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Lightning strikes can happen any time there’s a storm. Electrical surges from lightning or power surges can damage or destroy household appliances and equipment. Jackson EMC offers surge protection to members to help protect against surges that co...
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March
10,
2020
| 01:50 PM America/New_York
When you see a utility vehicle parked on the side of the road working in an official capacity, you can help keep line crews safe by moving over a lane or slowing down and being prepared to stop. Georgia is one of many states that requires motorist...
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March
10,
2020
| 01:44 PM America/New_York
Recently, a NASCAR driver was involved in a very bad accident near the end of a race. Thanks to the safety features in his car, the driver’s injuries were not life threatening. For me, it was a great reminder about the importance of wearing my se...
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March
09,
2020
| 03:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students as delegates for the 2020 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 18-25. Alex Crabb, a junior at Dacula High School; Jack Thomas, a junior at Flowery Branch High School...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
Severe weather can happen any time of year. When severe weather hits, it’s important to have basic supplies ready in the event of extended power outages. During and after dangerous weather – such as winter storms, a tornado or a summer downpour – ...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
Looking to simplify paying your bill? With Jackson EMC’s Auto Pay Program, you can enjoy the convenience of having your bill paid automatically each month from your bank account or with a credit/debit card. By enrolling in Auto Pay, you don’t have...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
Twenty-five years ago, Becky Dowling founded Just People, Inc. to provide social events for developmentally disabled adults who otherwise didn’t qualify for support programs. Today, the Norcross-based nonprofit organization works with more than 30...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we love to hear from members. One of the ways members can engage with their cooperative is by submitting recipes to JEMCO News. For decades, members have submitted their favorite recipes to JEMCO News. In fact, a cookbook featuring...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
The winter storm of 2015 was one of the biggest storms ever to affect our electrical distribution system. In that storm, extreme ice caused power outages in all 10 counties we serve. Our crews – along with 600 linemen from other electric cooperat...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:26 PM America/New_York
When the weather is cold, the risk for fire and electrical safety hazards increases. As temperatures drop, people can turn to space heaters and electric blankets to stay warm. The Electrical Safety Foundation International recommends following the...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:26 PM America/New_York
Want the security of a medical alert button wherever you go, even away from home? The mobile emergency pendant from EMC Security is an ideal gift for a loved one. Worn around the neck or clipped to a belt, pocket or purse, the device is small and ...
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