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2020
October
23,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Offering incentives to broadband providers to serve rural Georgia. For many parts of Georgia, access to broadband service to connect homes, businesses and schools via the internet is limited. The state’s electric cooperatives – including Jackson E...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
If you’ve been reading my column on a regular basis, you know I rarely devote time here to legislative issues. However, I want to bring to your attention the Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act, which was passed by the state’s General Assembly last...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 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. Standard Residential Rate* Service Charge: $23 per mon...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s 81st Annual Meeting was held September 15-17 in an alternative format, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, member registration and voting took place at each of Jackson EMC’s local offices for the board of directors election and to ...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
If you had a fire at your home, would your family members know how to escape safely? The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) recommends families make a home fire escape plan incase there’s a fire in their home. In October, NFPA celebrates...
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October
20,
2020
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
Banks County native Vicki Boling has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization established to represent the members of Jackson EMC and distribute money collected from ...
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October
12,
2020
| 13:51 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 70 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Louisiana due to damage caused by Hurricane Delta.   The contractors are assisting Cleco Power, located in Pineville, LA. Cleco serves approximately 288,000 customer...
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October
06,
2020
| 11:07 AM America/New_York
Invite some friends – or make it a date night – in the comfort of your home and enjoy this year’s Good Taste Gwinnett, a virtual cooking showcase powered by Jackson EMC.  The event will feature local restaurant chefs cooking their signature dishes...
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September
18,
2020
| 13:38 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 18, 2020) – Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Baldwin EMC in Summerdale, AL, where heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Sally resulted in widespread power outages. Eleven Jackson EMC employees ...
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August
26,
2020
| 11:56 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 50 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas from approaching Hurricane Laura. Crews will be ready to respond when conditions are safe.  Most of the contractors ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
I’ve noticed recently when students graduate they’ll receive cards quoting Dr.Seuss’ classic book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”. One of the most cited quotes goes: “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so … get ...
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July
28,
2020
| 09:03 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is offering another convenient option for members to pay their bill: Pay kiosks available 24/7 at the cooperative’s local offices. The self-service kiosks provide members – especially those who pay with cash – another option to pay the...
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July
15,
2020
| 08:53 AM America/New_York
Please be aware that we are currently experiencing technical issues with our payment systems, following a planned system maintenance that is taking longer than anticipated.  This includes limited access to MyJacksonEMC and our phone payment system...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, resulting in unprecedented economic challenges for many families, Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church’s food pantry adjusted how it distributes food to people in need. For a decade, the Dacula-based food pantry ha...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
If you receive a call, email or text demanding an immediate payment of your electric bill, be careful – it could be a scam. Scammers often use a time of crisis, such as the recent response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as a way to scam consumers. The sca...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
Heating and cooling costs account for around half of your energy bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. To reduce your energy use, and in turn, save money, consider making the switch to a programmable thermostat. With the right thermostat ...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
One of the benefits of being a member of a cooperativeis 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 t...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC's vegetation maintenance program helps provide reliable electricity. When it comes to providing reliable electric service you depend on, trimming trees and vegetation around power lines can make a significant difference.  The number...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
One of the TV shows I enjoyed watching years ago was “Home Improvement.” In the show, comedian Tim Allen’s character was always enjoying his family, cars—and of course—power tools. Every time I think of that show, I can still hear that grunt Alle...
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July
07,
2020
| 10:59 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s online and phone payment portals - including the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app - will be unavailable to accept bill payments during planned system maintenance starting on Saturday, July 11, at midnight and ending on Sunday, July 1...
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June
17,
2020
| 09:30 AM America/New_York
To help our members during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jackson EMC temporarily suspended service disconnections due to nonpayment of bills. Starting July 15, the electric cooperative will resume disconnecting service for nonpayment of bills. Members who a...
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June
17,
2020
| 00:32 AM 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. Starting July 15, the electric cooperative will resume disconnecting se...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:35 AM America/New_York
Using energy efficient products can help you lower your electric bill. Did you know that Jackson EMC offers rebates to help you purchase certain energy efficient products?  When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of electricity we n...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:34 AM America/New_York
You may recall earlier this year how much it rained. It felt like it would never stop raining! Shortly after one of those storms, an employee snapped a photo of one of our trucks. In the photo you can see the sun peeking through the gray sky. Thi...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:33 AM America/New_York
Each month, we feature an organization that recently received a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation. These grants are made possible by members who participate in Jackson EMC’s Operation Round Up® program, which rounds each month’s electric bill up ...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:32 AM America/New_York
Whether you’re planning a DIY project to install a new mailbox or a fire pit – or tackling a bigger landscaping project – contacting Georgia 811 is your first step. By contacting Georgia 811 before any outdoor digging project begins, you’ll start ...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:32 AM America/New_York
Since 1971, Jackson EMC has selected high school students to participate in the Washington Youth Tour - a weeklong leadership and learning opportunity in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the nation's electric cooperatives through the National Rural Ele...
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June
16,
2020
| 10:31 AM America/New_York
Whether you pass them on the highway or see them on your street responding to an outage, Jackson EMC'strucks are quick to catch our members’ attention. In 2019, these vehicles traveled more than 3.9 million miles, playing their part in providing reli...
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June
12,
2020
| 14:35 PM America/New_York
Hurricane season is officially here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a 60% chance for an above-normal hurricane season this year, which means severe storms are more likely to occur.   The threat of hurricanes is...
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June
08,
2020
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
Gateway Domestic Violence Center was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will assist the Gainesville-based nonprofit with purchasing residential-grade kitchen appliances, which w...
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