Articles tagged with 'coop' | Jackson EMC

Newsroom Jackson EMC (coop)

2021
July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
I’ve been around electric cooperatives since I was a kid. My dad, who retired a few years ago, had a long career as a co-op manager in Louisiana and Alabama. I learned a lot about this industry from him.Dad started his career as an engineer in the op...
Read more
July
26,
2021
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
Did you know that signs or other items posted on utility poles can create serious safety hazards for linemen?Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs – as well as the signs themselves – pose dangers to linemen, who may need to climb poles when res...
Read more
July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
If you’re looking for a way to simplify paying your bill, consider enrolling in Jackson EMC’s Auto Pay Program. You can pay your bill automatically each month from your bank account or with a credit/debit card through this convenient option.By enroll...
Read more
July
21,
2021
| 15:10 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees. CCA is a trade association of cooperatives across N...
Read more
July
02,
2021
| 15:53 PM America/New_York
A team of Jackson EMC linemen recently helped build a covered deck for a Danielsville family whose adult children have special needs. Jackson EMC’s linemen learned of the need for the project through the SONIC (Serving Our Neighbors In Christ) organi...
Read more
June
30,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has received reports of members receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the cooperative and urging members to pay a bill immediately or face being disconnected from power service. Members should be aware of the rise of thi...
Read more
June
23,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Over the years, I’ve had my share of house-hunting experiences. There’s always a moment when you arrive at a potential new home to admire what you see from the outside. Most people refer to it as the “curb appeal” – the landscaping, front door, windo...
Read more
June
10,
2021
| 14:56 PM America/New_York
The Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will assist the Lawrenceville-based nonprofit with purchasing an interactive SMART Board for each cl...
Read more
June
01,
2021
| 11:50 AM America/New_York
With weather forecasts calling for rising temperatures, Jackson EMC is advising members on steps they can take to lower their energy use and reduce the impact of summer heat on their monthly bills.  Typically, cooling homes and businesses is one of t...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
May
17,
2021
| 10:26 AM America/New_York
In operation since 2011, Mending the Gap, in Lawrenceville, works to keep Gwinnett County’s low-income senior citizens healthy and independent. One way it does that is by delivering groceries and personal care items through its Save Our Seniors (SOS)...
Read more
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...
Read more
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 ...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more