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2022
January
20,
2022
| 11:55 AM America/New_York
Banks County High School senior Matt Sanders won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event and will advance to the state competition. Jackson EMC sponsors the wiring competition that requires students to complete a timed pr...
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January
20,
2022
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members will receive solar energy from a new project under construction in South Georgia designed to provide even more renewable energy into the homes of members. Jackson EMC is one of 16 Georgia electric cooperatives partnering together ...
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January
16,
2022
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
January 17 - 9 a.m. UpdateJackson EMC linemen worked through the night to restore power to our service area. Nearly all of Jackson EMC’s members now have power. The remaining 11 outages, which impact 53 members, are being addressed. Jackson EMC has r...
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January
14,
2022
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of a winter storm over the weekend and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience a mixture of frozen preci...
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2021
December
28,
2021
| 15:08 PM America/New_York
Two new members have been appointed to serve on the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. Rosa Crescenti, of Jackson County, and Candy Greene, of Barrow County, were each appointed to serve a three-year term by the Jackson EMC Board of Directors...
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December
23,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Before they return to the state’s General Assembly in January, several area state legislators met with local chambers of commerce to discuss upcoming priorities and issues. Jackson EMC played a key role in supporting these events.The cooperative was ...
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December
21,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
As a member of Jackson EMC, you're an owner. That’s right. Like other cooperatives, we operate under a different business model, which means you have ownership of your co-op.Most people are familiar with a traditional business model that benefits inv...
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December
21,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
Good News at Noon, a Gainesville-based transitional shelter for the homeless, is planning to expand its services by offering a 20-bed transitional housing program for women, thanks to a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation.They will use the $10,000 ...
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December
21,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently surprised 39 educators with big checks to fund their innovative class projects. Overall, the cooperative awarded $61,161 in Bright Ideas grants to educators in 22 middle schools for projects representing a variety of subjects.“Ea...
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December
21,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
Perhaps like no other time during the year, the kitchen becomes a popular spot for family gatherings during the holiday season. Whether you’re planning a meal for guests or a dinner to keep cozy on winter nights, consider these tips to save energy an...
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December
21,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship – an opportunity for students pursuing a post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools to receive a $1,000 academic scholarship. Applications are du...
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December
06,
2021
| 08:45 AM America/New_York
While the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a higher-than-normal chance of a warmer, drier winter in North Georgia, sustained cooler temperatures can still cause an increase in energy use as heating systems work harder a...
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November
30,
2021
| 09:44 AM America/New_York
Approximately 222,000 current and former members of Jackson EMC will receive their share of a total of $14 million in margin refund checks in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, Jackson EMC members are eligible to receive a portion...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
The holiday season means more family time, delicious food and time spent together enjoying seasonal traditions. For many, this also means sorting through boxes of holiday decorations, preparing for a temporary holiday home makeover.Those boxes could ...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
Each summer, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center holds a summer art program for children and teens to learn and explore the world of art.At the summer program, students learn about art history, art appreciation, color theory and experiment with different ...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
You’ve probably seen more electric vehicles (EVs) on the road. From Ford to Tesla, automobile makers are pledging to offer more options for EVs. If you’re considering adding one to your household, we can help you make an informed decision on whether ...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
Give the gift of energy efficiency this holiday season by shopping the Jackson EMC Marketplace. There, you’ll find deals on smart thermostats, electric vehicle chargers, LED lightbulbs, water-saving fixtures, air purifiers, dehumidifiers and more – l...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:00 PM America/New_York
Like many folks, I look forward to the holiday season every year. I love the extra time we get to spend together when our kids come home, and I always enjoy visiting with extended family. I love the fall flavors that come with pumpkin and apple pies,...
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November
16,
2021
| 14:28 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship, which provides $1,000 for academic expenses to students pursuing post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools. A...
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November
15,
2021
| 09:02 AM America/New_York
Sen. Raphael Warnock and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel visited Jackson EMC on Friday for a roundtable discussion on opportunities and challenges related to broadband and to hear from providers and their partne...
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November
08,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Jackson EMC will send student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership development exper...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:26 PM America/New_York
Jennifer Fennell, Senior Business Development Manager in Gwinnett, was recently selected as part of the 2022 Leadership Georgia class. Leadership Georgia is a statewide leadership development program that strives to identify, train, and inspire a net...
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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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