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2021
July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
For more than 25 years, Camp Twin Lakes has supported fully adaptive year-round camp experiences for children and young adults with serious illnesses, disabilities or other life challenges.The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded Camp Twin Lakes a...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we know you count on us to keep your lights on. And we work hard to make that happen. When outages occur, we work to restore your power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow until all outages are restored. Generally, af...
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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...
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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...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
When temperatures begin to rise in the summer, making small adjustments to how your household uses energy can help lower your electric bill. Follow these money-saving tips to reduce your energy use, and in turn, your monthly bill.Set your thermostat ...
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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...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this hurricane season is expected to be active. That means more severe storms are likely to occur through November. Taking steps now to prepare for severe weather could help you...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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June
24,
2021
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
Nathan Bohannon, residential new development advisor in Gwinnett, was recently selected as one of Gwinnett Young Professionals’ 35 Under 35 recipients.  Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP) is an initiative of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. 35 Under...
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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...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Paperless billing makes it convenient to pay your monthly bill. By signing up for paperless billing, members receive their monthly bill in their email inbox – instead of their mailbox. Members who enroll in paperless billing can also avoid potential ...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Recognizing literacy as a key to success for young minds, Books for Keeps works to keep children on track during the summer by providing books for them to read during the break from school.Based in Athens, Books for Keeps received an $8,500Jackson EM...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
One of the benefits of being a member of a cooperative is receiving capital credits.Jackson EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned by our members. Each year, amounts collected above the cost of providing electric service are credited to m...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Severe weather can happen any time. Be sure you’re prepared for stormy weather by following these tips:Prepare a 72-hour emergency kit with food, water and suppliesMake a household plan, including where to take shelter during major stormsPrepare for ...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
“Using the Right Choice program from Jackson EMC is the right thing for us. That helps with the cost savings of making the house more energy efficient.” - Dan Xiong, Right Choice™ HomeownerWith a multi-generational family living in the same house, Da...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has awarded four high school students with scholarships in this year’s Youth Tour competition. Since 1971, Jackson EMC has sent high school students on the Washington Youth Tour, a week long leadership and team building experience at the ...
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June
11,
2021
| 14:57 PM America/New_York
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center predicts a 60% chance for an above-normal hurricane season this year, which means severe storms are more likely to occur.   Jackson EMC offers these tips on how to p...
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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...
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June
01,
2021
| 12:50 PM America/New_York
Looking for ideas to make home improvements? The North Atlanta Home Show offers hundreds of home improvement experts and products under one roof for planning your next projects. Jackson EMC members can receive a special discount to attend the event.T...
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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...
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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
17,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/New_York
Clean, safe energy is important to Jackson EMC. We support renewal energy technologies through providing green energy services.These services include Sun Power for Homes, green energy purchases through Green Power EMC and resources for electric vehic...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/New_York
As temperatures rise in the summer, homes use more energy to cool and maintain comfort. Fortunately, Jackson EMC members pay less for their energy use in the summer than two-thirds of the state.That’s because Jackson EMC’s summer residential rates ar...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
Sometimes, an innovative or creative idea for a classroom project just needs a little support. That’s why Jackson EMC is proud to support educators with creative ideas to bring learning to life – whether in a classroom or online.Jackson EMC’s Bright ...
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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)...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
Interest in solar panels is growing. Jackson EMC members have been asking more about solar rebates and whether installing solar panels is the right decision for their home.It’s important to ensure you get correct information about solar for your home...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has relaunched its website — jacksonemc.com — to better serve members with a mobile-friendly design and navigation.Members can use the revamped website to pay their bill, learn how to save energy and apply for rebates, view and report out...
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