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2024
April
12,
2024
| 16:33 PM America/New_York
Jackson County High School student Takara Aguilar is a 2024 recipient of the Walter Harrison Scholarship awarded by electric cooperatives in Georgia, including Jackson EMC.Earlier this year, Aguilar competed against 75 students from across Georgia
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April
12,
2024
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
Good News Clinics has offered free medical and dental care for more than 30 years to Hall County residents facing poverty and lacking health insurance. The nonprofit’s volunteer healthcare providers serve around 3,000 patients each year. The
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April
12,
2024
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
Because April is Lineman Appreciation Month, utilities and their customers across the U.S. pay extra tribute to these highly skilled professionals by showing their appreciation for linemen. Linemen are champions in our community. Rain or shine,
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April
12,
2024
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
Our cooperative was built on the idea that investing in our communities improves the lives of everyone. Community involvement is an important part of each employee’s job. This April, our Jackson EMC Cares community involvement program will help
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April
12,
2024
| 10:21 AM America/New_York
Tree limbs falling on power lines are the top cause of power outages. To provide safe, reliable electricity, Jackson EMC starts on the ground – by maintaining vegetation near power lines and equipment. Overgrown trees and vegetation near co-op
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April
12,
2024
| 10:20 AM America/New_York
Everything You Need to Know About Cooperative SolarDid you know you could get solar energy without installing solar panels on your home or property? Better yet, did you know there’s an affordable option that doesn’t tie you down with a contract,
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April
11,
2024
| 12:59 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is joining electric utilities throughout the country in paying tribute to linemen during Linemen Appreciation Month.  As one of the most vital jobs in America, linemen often work near or with energized wires and equipment. This
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March
13,
2024
| 09:08 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students as delegates for the 2024 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 14-21.   Alvaro Saldarriaga Arcila, a junior at McClure Health Sciences High School; Mason
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March
13,
2024
| 08:33 AM America/New_York
When you crash into a utility pole, it's an accident that can be more dangerous than it first seems. The entire accident site could be energized from a downed wire. If you hit a utility pole, especially if you see downed wires, don't get out of
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March
13,
2024
| 08:32 AM America/New_York
Each month, we receive dozens of member-submitted recipes. We get all kinds of recipes – from generational favorites to whatever is popular at the moment. When you open JEMCO News, I know that I’m competing for your attention because you’re looking
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March
13,
2024
| 08:32 AM America/New_York
Could you run your dishwasher at night? Or, could you shift when you do your laundry? If so, consider switching to Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rate, an option for members who can shift their energy use during peak times to save money throughout the
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March
13,
2024
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
You can easily and securely pay your monthly bill, monitor your daily energy use, report an outage and more with the MyJacksonEMC mobile app. Download the MyJacksonEMC mobile app to put control of your account in the palm of your hand. Download
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March
13,
2024
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
Are energy-efficient upgrades for your home on your to-do list? Choosing the right contractor is crucial – their expertise can make all the difference.Jackson EMC offers specialized training for contractors providing HVAC, insulation and
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March
13,
2024
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
Is your home showing age? As your home ages, so can the protective barriers that keep your home comfortable indoors. Now could be the perfect time to evaluate the energy efficiency of your home.Shower Heads: Low-flow showerheads reduce
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March
05,
2024
| 16:06 PM America/New_York
Banks County High School senior Luke Johnson won a $1,000 scholarship in the State EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event (CDE), a wiring competition that tests students in three knowledge skills using the National Electric Code.
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March
01,
2024
| 15:51 PM America/New_York
Brian Harris has been named Jackson EMC Vice President of Information Technology. Harris will assume the role of Vice President of Information Technology as Jeff Keen prepares for his retirement in April after 41 years of dedicated service.“During
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February
21,
2024
| 09:18 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently honored local homebuilders with awards for constructing new homes to the cooperative’s Right Choice standards for energy efficiency and comfort.Right Choice homes are built exclusively in Jackson EMC’s service area. To earn the
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February
20,
2024
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia recently held its annual Empty Bowls luncheon in Athens. Jackson EMC was a sponsor of the event and several employees attended. Jackson EMC was also recognized with the “Place of Plenty” Award by the nonprofit
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February
13,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
How solar energy gets to homes Imagine you’re traveling along a roadway when you notice a large field of solar panels. Have you ever wondered how the panels convert sunlight to electricity? Follow how the sun’s energy travels from a solar
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February
13,
2024
| 09:58 AM America/New_York
Do you have a prize-worthy recipe? We love receiving your favorite recipes to share with fellow members in JEMCO News. We’ve been sharing member-submitted recipes in JEMCO News and in our vintage cookbook, “Watt’s Cookin’ on the Line,” for
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February
13,
2024
| 09:57 AM America/New_York
You may be familiar with contacting Georgia 811 before you dig. Did you know 811 should also be contacted when working near overhead power lines? When a piece of equipment touches a power line, the equipment becomes energized. Electricity can
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February
13,
2024
| 09:56 AM America/New_York
Scammers are known to target utility customers to get their financial information or receive money with threats of disconnecting their electric service. Many of these scams are done through digital methods, such as text messages or emails.Jackson
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February
13,
2024
| 09:37 AM America/New_York
Are you considering your options for renewable energy? Before transforming your home’s rooftop with solar panels, check out the tools on our website to guide you on your journey:Cooperative Solar Take out the stress of installing solar panels
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February
13,
2024
| 08:36 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC's PrePay program allows you to pay for electricity before you use it, empowering you to recharge your account with the payment amount of your choice. Enroll in PrePay and enjoy the benefits of:Flexible Payments: Make smaller, more
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February
13,
2024
| 08:32 AM America/New_York
Whether it’s a friendly voice on the phone or providing you with reliable electric service, customer satisfaction means different things to different people. You may be grateful for a customer service representative assisting with a question about
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January
24,
2024
| 11:34 AM America/New_York
Banks County High School senior Luke Johnson won the North Region Area 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event, a wiring competition, and will advance to the state competition. Jackson EMC is a sponsor of the event.Students
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January
19,
2024
| 14:30 PM America/New_York
The Jackson EMC Foundation is hosting a board leadership training series in partnership with the Athens Area Community Foundation. It consists of four tailored workshops designed to train nonprofit leaders and board members. Trainings are
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January
11,
2024
| 16:06 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area from thunderstorms and winds on Friday, January 12. We are ready to respond if conditions warrant.  Storm projections are still developing, but recent
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January
09,
2024
| 11:07 AM America/New_York
Are you a weekend warrior who likes to get a bunch of things off your to-do list in a single weekend? If home improvements are on your to-do list, consider some energy-saving projects that could be completed in a day or less. With seasonal cold
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January
09,
2024
| 11:06 AM America/New_York
Don’t let weather changes affect your monthly electric bill. Embrace peace of mind and predictable budgeting with Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, which allows you to pay the same amount each month. In winter and summer months, heating and
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