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Newsroom Jackson EMC (community,coop)

2021
May
17,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
Harmony House Child Advocacy Center and Sexual Assault Center, Royston, recently got a fresh, spring look thanks to employees from Jackson EMC’s Neese office. The cooperative’s engineering and operations team completed a landscaping project for the n...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
During a recent road trip, I noticed far more electric vehicles sharing the road than I have in the past. The demand for EVs is quickly growing in the U.S., and more members are becoming curious about EVs.Recently, automakers have taken leaps forward...
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May
10,
2021
| 08:51 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Right Choice new home program has surpassed a milestone – certifying the 10,000th local home constructed under the home building program. The milestone home is located in Linden Park at Mundy Mill, a subdivision in Hall County.Right Cho...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That was certainly the case with a recent photo that really touched me. And it wasn’t just me that was moved by the photo – it garnered more than 20,000 impressions on our social media channels.The image ...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC linemen help keep the lights on for members 24/7, 365 days a year. That’s a big job, considering Jackson EMC provides electricity to more than 240,000 meters across 10 counties in northeast Georgia.In observance of April as Lineman Apprec...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:36 AM America/New_York
Groceries and hand sanitizer weren’t the only things in short supply when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the nation in March 2020. The American Red Cross faced a severe blood shortage after an unprecedented number of blood drives were canceled during the ...
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April
16,
2021
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
Jackson County Comprehensive High School senior Madison Ellis is one of 12 students statewide who will receive a $1,000 Walter Harrison Scholarship, sponsored by electric cooperatives in Georgia.Ellis, nominated by Jackson EMC, competed among 77 othe...
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April
07,
2021
| 14:36 PM America/New_York
What do you get when you mix fourth graders, Dr. Seuss and Jackson EMC linemen? A fun experience students and linemen will remember.Melissa Holloway is a Special Education Co-Teacher at Carnesville Elementary School. Her husband, David Holloway, is a...
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March
31,
2021
| 11:48 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students to receive a scholarship for the cooperative’s Youth Tour competition. Joey Blackstock, a junior at Jefferson High School; Sarah Johnson, a junior at Johnson High School...
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March
30,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees from the Neese office recently made a donation to Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP), based in Watkinsville. The nonprofit organization creates transformative experiences for people with disabilities and their families. ESP’s annu...
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March
27,
2021
| 12:45 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released two contractor crews to help with power restoration efforts in Alabama following severe storms and tornadoes that caused extensive damage and power outages.  The contractors are assisting Alabama Power, based in Birmingham. A...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
When you think about electricity, think of the ways it impacts our lives – from lighting our homes and operating our heating and cooling systems to powering the batteries for our phones and even vehicles.Electricity is so integrated in our lives it’s...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:20 PM America/New_York
Our Neighbor, Inc., in Gainesville, helps people with disabilities gain independence through residential living and working at jobs in the community.The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded the nonprofit organization a $10,000 grant for housing sc...
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March
19,
2021
| 08:48 AM America/New_York
Three solar facilities that provide renewable energy to Jackson EMC have been completed, according to Green Power EMC, the renewable energy provider for 38 electric cooperatives in Georgia. With the completion of the facilities, 200-megawatts of sola...
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March
12,
2021
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
East Jackson Comprehensive High School senior Brad Stringer won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event and will advance to the state competition. The event, held March 2, is sponsored by Jackson EMC and is a wiring compe...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
One of the most valuable tools you can use to master your energy use knowledge is at your fingertips. With the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app, you can view your energy use to help you better understand and improve your energy use habits.The tool...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:12 PM America/New_York
More than 80 years ago, a group of local business and community leaders shared a common vision and belief in a better life for those in their rural community. It’s time to celebrate the future of broadband expansion in rural Georgia.Through the power...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/New_York
Delivering hot meals five days a week to homebound or disabled senior citizens can put a lot of miles on vehicles. And with more people needing its services during the COVID-19 pandemic,the Madison County Senior Center needed some help.Thanks to a gr...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/New_York
Did you know the recipes featured in JEMCO News are submitted by Jackson EMC members? For decades, we’ve been sharing members’ favorite recipes in JEMCO News. You can be a part of this tradition by submitting your favorite recipes.We take recipes sub...
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February
17,
2021
| 10:43 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Southside Electric Cooperative in Crewe, VA, where a major ice storm event caused widespread power outages. Twenty Jackson EMC employees left the cooperative this morning to assist with the r...
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February
16,
2021
| 15:19 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 55 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Kentucky and Louisiana due to damage caused by recent winter storms.  The contractors are assisting Entergy located in Baton Rouge, LA, Southwestern Electric Power Comp...
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February
15,
2021
| 10:42 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is advising members how to save energy this winter, as temperatures have been colder recently. Sustained cooler temperatures can cause an increase in energy use as heating systems work harder and longer to keep homes and businesses warm.I...
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February
02,
2021
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
Randy Dellinger, Gwinnett District Manager of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to the State of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Board of Directors. The appointment is a seven-year term representi...
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January
27,
2021
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
Brandon Ashley, a Jackson EMC Business Development Manager, recently participated in a virtual professional development series for 4-H staff members statewide called, “Mapping Your Community.” In this session, Brandon shared the importance and benefi...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
When it comes to paying your bill, Jackson EMC offers a number of convenient options. See which options may be best for you.Payment KiosksUse a payment kiosk at one of our local offices to pay with cash, checks or credit/debit cards*. Kiosks are avai...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
It’s time to celebrate the future of broadband expansion in rural Georgia.Last month, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to support a proposal that offers incentives to expand broadband in rural areas of our state. With the PSC’s appro...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Based in Hoschton, the Jackson County Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP) works to increase graduation rates and employability options through its support of adult education and family literacy for Jackson County residents.The nonprofit organ...
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2020
December
28,
2020
| 17:17 PM America/New_York
Due to a delay in USPS shipping times, our members may see a delay in receiving their Jackson EMC bills. We encourage members to download and view their bills via the MyJacksonEMC app or pay via our automated line at 1-888-228-9166. As always, if you...
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December
11,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Gwinnett office partnered with Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush With Kindness program to help senior citizens with external maintenance issues on their homes. A Brush With Kindness is a Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity program that ...
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December
09,
2020
| 14:39 PM America/New_York
For years, employees at Jackson EMC have established themselves as leaders in the community. “Jackson EMC has a credible name,” said Joe Hicks, Jefferson District Manager. “Working here, you understand that legacy and you are encouraged to be a leade...
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