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2022
August
01,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for its Bright Ideas grants program, which funds creative and innovative class projects developed by state-certified educators in public middle schools in Jackson EMC’s service area. Educators can earn up to $2,0...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
Truth’s Community Clinic, formerly known as Hebron Community Health Center, is a nonprofit, part-time clinic serving uninsured Gwinnett County residents with medical and dental care. The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded the organization a $15,...
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May
27,
2022
| 14:12 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $50,000 to the Young Adults Learning Life Skills (YALLS) Program, a division of Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett, which serves young adults with disabilities as they transition into adulthood.   “This donation will enable us to p...
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May
25,
2022
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
Through the help of a $10,000 grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation, Palm House Recovery Center in Athens will assist 20 individuals with their work to overcome substance abuse and make the transition back into society. Palm House Recovery Center is ...
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May
17,
2022
| 15:48 PM America/New_York
Good Samaritan Food Ministries was awarded a $10,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will enable the nonprofit organization to purchase an encryption-based software system for its client data...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
This month marks 83 years since Jackson EMC first energized its lines.On April 10, 1939, the cooperative started providing electricity – less than a year after Jackson EMC was chartered. At that time, about 5% of homes in Northeast Georgia had electr...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
“It’s astounding to me that so many women have to choose between basic needs for their children,” said Jamie Lackey, who founded Helping Mamas in 2014 – a Norcross-based baby supply bank – that helps close the gap between needs and resources for moth...
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April
19,
2022
| 10:20 AM America/New_York
Makenzie Clark and Samuel Esowhode are two of 14 students who will receive a $1,000 Walter Harrison Scholarship, sponsored by electric cooperatives in Georgia.   Makenzie Clark of Jefferson, and Samuel Esowhode  of Lawrenceville, were nominated by Ja...
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April
01,
2022
| 10:14 AM America/New_York
A few months ago, a winter storm moved through our service area and brought with it harsh, freezing conditions, including billowing snow and high winds. It was bitterly cold, and the driving conditions on the roads in our area were hazardous. In the ...
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April
01,
2022
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
In good weather and bad, linemen are ready to keep electricity flowing to the community. Linemen often work non-traditional hours, outdoors in difficult weather conditions – as part of their commitment to powering their community. When the power goes...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Have you ever planned your day around the weather? Sure, we all have. When the forecast calls for rain, you bring an umbrella. When there’s a sunny forecast, you may plan to spend extra time outdoors. That kind of planning helps your day and your wee...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Butterfly Dreams Farm Therapeutic Riding Program helps children and adults with special needs gain mobility and social skills while riding horses. The Jackson EMC Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to the nonprofit for its therapeutic riding and hip...
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March
25,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently gave awards to area homebuilders who follow the cooperative’s Right Choice new home construction standards for energy efficiency and comfort.“Builders who construct new homes to Jackson EMC’s Right Choice standards show they’re c...
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March
14,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation selected four high school students as delegates for the 2022 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 16-23.   David Boers, a junior at Gwinnett Online Campus High School; Isaac Miller, a junior at East Jackson Co...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members can choose to receive their monthly bill in their email inbox instead of getting a statement in the mail. Thinking of signing up for paperless billing? Here are some reasons to make the switch:Speed: You'll receive an email alert ...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
As a parent, I always enjoyed seeing my kids play in the snow. They’d make snowmen and toss around a few snowballs. Snow days are fun – both for kids and parents. Icy weather, however, doesn’t melt my heart as easily.Just half an inch of ice can add ...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Did you know you can view your energy use by the hour, day, month or specific date range? With the MyJacksonEMC mobile app and website, you can easily view your energy use. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to see changes to your energy use based o...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Have a prize-worthy recipe you want to share with your fellow Jackson EMC members?We test member-submitted recipes each month for JEMCO News. The selected winner receives a prize package including a pressure cooker/air fryer combo and other kitchen g...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Help keep linemen safe. When you see a utility vehicle on the side of the road with its emergency lights flashing, be sure to move over a lane.  If you can’t move over, slow down. Move Over Laws, like those in Georgia and across the U.S., help protec...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance works to reverse the recent trend of more teens vaping and using e-cigarettes. The Jackson EMC Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to the Northeast Georgia Strike Force for its Tar Wars campaign to address this tre...
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February
04,
2022
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
Governor Brian P. Kemp today applauded the news of Jackson Electric Membership Corp. and TruVista announcing an agreement to deliver fiber broadband to 8,000 homes and businesses in three counties in Jackson EMC’s service area: Jackson, Banks, and Ma...
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February
02,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 44 contractors in advance of Winter Storm Landon, which is forecasted to bring snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the Plains and Midwest.  Sixteen contract crew members will be assisting Oklahoma Gas and Electric, a ut...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
If you’re a sports fan, like me, you often hear about the “energy” of the game. You’ll notice or “feel” the positive energy among players, coaches and fans when your team makes a “big” play. Because of that energy, everyone is excited and motivated t...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
The Jackson EMC Foundation has supported Spirit of Joy Food Pantry for 15 years, providing grants to help the ministry serve the nutritional needs of the community.“Our mission is to distribute food to those in need and to refer people to sources tha...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
Need options for paying your bill? Jackson EMC offers a number of convenient ways to pay.Online Payments: Make a payment at MyJacksonEMC.com or via MyJacksonEMC mobile app.Phone Payments: Call 1-888-228-9166 to pay over the phone using our secure, au...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:58 PM America/New_York
Knowing how much you’ll pay each month for your electric bill provides peace of mind. With Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, your monthly bill will be the same amount. In the winter and summer months, heating and air conditioning systems are used...
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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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2021
December
31,
2021
| 10:16 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC and its employees support community organizations throughout the year.  Employees partnered with local nonprofits during the holiday season to support local families in need. In 2021, Jackson EMC employees at the cooperative’s offices in ...
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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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