Newsroom Jackson EMC (cooperative,coop,co-op,education,community)

2019
October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM America/New_York
Since 2005, the Jackson EMC Foundation has awarded hundreds of grants that have touched tens of thousands of individuals and families throughout northeast Georgia. Thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up their bill through Operation Round Up®, the...
Read more
October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM 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.   Winter Rates in Effect: Standard Residential Rate* ...
Read more
October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM America/New_York
Across the country, we’re celebrating the power of cooperatives this month. Cooperatives come in all shapes and sizes and provide many products and services. You may recognize some of these cooperative brands and products: REI, Land O’Lakes, Flor...
Read more
October
15,
2019
| 10:59 PM America/New_York
Meet Alyssa Meeks, a college intern in the Accounting Department at Jackson EMC. Alyssa is a senior at the University of Georgia where she's double majoring in Spanish and accounting. She has been an intern at Jackson EMC for three months now and pla...
Read more
Tags
October
09,
2019
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
The MyJacksonEMC mobile app – which allows Jackson EMC members to manage their accounts – is getting a new look, effective in mid-October. Members with a MyJacksonEMC account can pay their monthly bill, view their energy use, report an outage and ...
Read more
Tags
September
10,
2019
| 03:14 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 10, 2019) Winder native Kenneth Lumpkin 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 dis...
Read more
September
04,
2019
| 03:47 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 4, 2019) – Jackson EMC has released 84 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in North Carolina from the approaching Hurricane Dorian. The contractors will be assisting Brunswick Electric Membe...
Read more
August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
For the best experience, we encourage members to park in our off-site parking areas. Shuttles run to two parking areas every 30 minutes and drop off members at the entrance to the meeting. To park at Jackson County Comprehensive High School: 1668 ...
Read more
August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
There’s something for everyone at our Annual Meeting on September 19. Children will enjoy inflatables, candy art and clowns, while adults learn about the cooperative’s operations and our plans for the future. Everyone in attendance receives one meal ...
Read more
August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
Member-Focused Since 1938, Jackson EMC has provided members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity. When the first lines were energized on April 10, 1939, our community didn’t look like it does today. Back then, we served members on 690 mi...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 07:44 PM America/New_York
During the school year, Jackson EMC linemen share their unique skillset and electricity safety tips with elementary school students throughout our community.  Their presentations center around PowerTown®, a model town complete with transformers, p...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:31 PM America/New_York
What do you think of when you hear, “Friday Night Lights”? For many people, it’s high school football. In communities around the nation and across Jackson EMC’s 10-county service area, “Friday Night Lights” has a special meaning for those playing on ...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
Greater Vision, an award-winning gospel group, will perform at Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 19 at the headquarters in Jefferson. Registration for the meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. that day. Greater Vision regularly appears ...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
A few years ago, we asked you to help pick a new slogan for the cooperative. The clear winner? “Your Power. Your Community.” That’s not surprising because it’s simple and speaks to our collective values. As cooperative members, you’re invested in ...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
Are you a middle school educator with an idea for an innovative or creative classroom project this school year? If so, consider applying for a Bright Ideas grant. Bright Ideas is a grant program from Jackson EMC that funds creative and innovative ...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:29 PM America/New_York
When volunteers from New Path 1010 met with leaders to discuss community needs in Barrow County, one fact weighed heavy on their hearts, according to Candy Greene, director of the nonprofit organization. “The school system told us that 85 students...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:28 PM America/New_York
We’re looking for your favorite holiday cookie recipes for an upcoming issue of JEMCO News. Selected winners will receive admission for a car or van to Magical Nights of Lights at Lanier Islands. Send us your favorite holiday cookie recipes by 9/1...
Read more
August
16,
2019
| 02:27 PM America/New_York
It’s the start of a new school year – and planning for memorable educational experiences. Educators looking to bring learning to life can request Jackson EMC employees to visit their schools and classrooms for demonstrations or speaking opportunities...
Read more
August
14,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. August 14, 2019) – Jackson EMC experienced its highest summer demand for electricity in 10 years on Tuesday, setting a peak demand record between 4-5 p.m. The new record came as the heat index climbed above 100 degrees in recent days ...
Read more
August
02,
2019
| 02:36 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees routinely put the seventh Cooperative Principle - “Concern for Community” - in action when they volunteer to help local organizations that serve others. One organization that benefits from our employees’ volunteerism is the A...
Read more
August
01,
2019
| 02:54 PM America/New_York
Meet Zac Saine, a student intern at Jackson EMC supporting our executive, marketing and communication teams at the corporate office in Jefferson. Zac is a recent graduate of Jackson County Comprehensive High School in Jefferson. In the fall, he's hea...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:33 PM America/New_York
Have you ever met a new person and one of the first things they ask you is, “What do you do?”? I meet a lot of new people, so it’s a question that pops up on a regular basis. I’ll tell folks I work at my local electric cooperative and if they’re not ...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is an electric cooperative. In fact, we’re one of more than 900 electric co-ops in the U.S. serving more than 42 million people. As a cooperative, it’s our mission to serve our members and our community. So, what’s a cooperative? Co...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC offers a variety of ways for members to pay their power bill – including online, by phone, by mail or in person at a local office. Members can pay online or by phone using a bank account, credit card or debit card. We accept Visa, Masterc...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communications Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees. CCA is a trade association of cooperatives acro...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
When older adults get a moderate amount of physical activity, the health benefits can be significant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With regular physical activity, older adults can reduce the risk of dying of c...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
MyJacksonEMC, a new website and mobile app, allows members to view and analyze their energy use. With the energy use tool on MyJacksonEMC, members can view their energy use by the hour, day, month or specific date ranges. Members can also view the...
Read more
July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Dear Member: Official notice is hereby given that the 2019 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the headquarters in Jefferson, Ga., on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Registration will begin at approximat...
Read more
June
23,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. June 23, 2019) – Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Amicalola EMC in northwest Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Friday and Saturday resulted in widespread power outages. Jacks...
Read more
June
14,
2019
| 03:39 PM America/New_York
The high school students chosen to serve as Jackson EMC’s delegates for this year’s Washington Youth Tour on June 13-20 have something powerful in common – a desire to help others. As delegates, Alejandro Campo, Ahema Gaisie, Alyssa Ramos and Kate...
Read more