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2020
November
23,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
On This Page: Current Conditions Recent Updates Resources and FAQs Social Media Channels   Current Conditions Our offices are open for drive-thru traffic. Starting July 15, the electric cooperative will resume disconnecting se...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
Have you ever saved pennies in a jar? It amazes me how quickly they add up.As a treat when all the grandkids were visiting, my parents would let them count the coins in their spare change jar and then take them out to splurge on a fun activity. Even ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
For the first time since its inception in October 2005, last spring the Jackson EMC Foundation distributed emergency grants, awarding funds to organizations serving those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.Within weeks of shelter-in-place mandates,...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:18 AM America/New_York
In last month’s issue of JEMCO News, we shared information about the Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act. In response to this act, electric cooperatives across the state, including Jackson EMC, have “rolled out the red carpet” with a proposed a solutio...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
Getting electricity to your home or business is a partnership. Jackson EMC supplies the wires that connect to your building and you’re responsible for the elements that bring the power inside. This may be important if equipment is damaged during a st...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
The kitchen is where people often gather with friends and family for enjoying meals and memories. When you’re making the perfect dish, you can also keep saving energy in mind with these tips.When possible, cook with smaller appliances. Using smaller ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
For the holidays, you may be purchasing more items online to give to friends and family. Installing a doorbell camera is one way to potentially deter “porch pirates” from taking those packages that arrive at your home.A doorbell camera records all ac...
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November
16,
2020
| 14:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 56 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Ohio due to damage caused by storms and high winds on Sunday.   The contractors are assisting FirstEnergy, located in Cleveland. FirstEnergy serves approximately 6 mill...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:39 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 No...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:18 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $5,000 to the Jefferson FIRST Robotics Team to help students cover expenses for materials and fees for robotics competitions. “The Jefferson FIRST Robotics Team is very fortunate to have the support of Jackson EMC,” said Randy Far...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to Wellroot Family Services to meet the needs of foster families and children in the Gainesville area.“We are so grateful for the continued kindness and generosity of Jackson EMC. This incredible gift will have a significa...
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November
12,
2020
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 12, 2020) – Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett, a nonprofit, private school serving special needs children, to construct a new playground and recreation field for students with disabilities. “Thi...
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October
29,
2020
| 07:11 AM America/New_York
Saturday, October 31 OUTAGE UPDATE AT 4 p.m. (JEFFERSON, GA. October 31, 2020) – Nearly all of Jackson EMC’s 235,000 members now have power. The remaining 26 outages, which impact 34 members, are being addressed.   Jackson EMC has restored p...
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October
28,
2020
| 11:49 AM America/New_York
 Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area from Hurricane Zeta. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant.   Current forecasts indicate portions of Jackson EMC’s service area will be affected ...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Offering incentives to broadband providers to serve rural Georgia. For many parts of Georgia, access to broadband service to connect homes, businesses and schools via the internet is limited. The state’s electric cooperatives – including Jackson E...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
If you’ve been reading my column on a regular basis, you know I rarely devote time here to legislative issues. However, I want to bring to your attention the Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act, which was passed by the state’s General Assembly last...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM 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. Standard Residential Rate* Service Charge: $23 per mon...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s 81st Annual Meeting was held September 15-17 in an alternative format, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, member registration and voting took place at each of Jackson EMC’s local offices for the board of directors election and to ...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
If you had a fire at your home, would your family members know how to escape safely? The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) recommends families make a home fire escape plan incase there’s a fire in their home. In October, NFPA celebrates...
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October
20,
2020
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
Banks County native Vicki Boling 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 distribute money collected from ...
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October
14,
2020
| 15:44 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC partnered with local civic clubs to distribute 28,800 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to families in Lawrenceville as part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program. “We're always looking for ways to serve our community,” ...
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October
12,
2020
| 13:51 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 70 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Louisiana due to damage caused by Hurricane Delta.   The contractors are assisting Cleco Power, located in Pineville, LA. Cleco serves approximately 288,000 customer...
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October
06,
2020
| 11:07 AM America/New_York
Invite some friends – or make it a date night – in the comfort of your home and enjoy this year’s Good Taste Gwinnett, a virtual cooking showcase powered by Jackson EMC.  The event will feature local restaurant chefs cooking their signature dishes...
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September
18,
2020
| 13:38 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 18, 2020) – Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Baldwin EMC in Summerdale, AL, where heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Sally resulted in widespread power outages. Eleven Jackson EMC employees ...
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September
02,
2020
| 10:26 AM America/New_York
Member Focused For more than 80 years, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation has provided safe, reliable and affordable electricity to members. During that time, our area has experienced extraordinary residential and commercial growth, along wit...
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September
02,
2020
| 10:25 AM America/New_York
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the health and safety of our members and employees, Jackson EMC will hold an alternative Annual Meeting this year. Members may view video reports from the board chairman and CEO, as well as a financialp...
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September
02,
2020
| 10:25 AM America/New_York
During each Annual Meeting, Jackson EMC honors its employees who have served the cooperative for 35 years. To honor those employees this year, we’re sharing their photos in this issue of JEMCO News. Please join us in thanking these employees for thei...
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September
02,
2020
| 10:25 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is offering another convenient option for members to pay their bill: Payment kiosks are now available 24/7 at the cooperative’s local offices. The self-service kiosks provide members –especially those who pay with cash – another option...
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August
26,
2020
| 11:56 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 50 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas from approaching Hurricane Laura. Crews will be ready to respond when conditions are safe.  Most of the contractors ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:50 PM America/New_York
When you’re away from home, do you leave lights and ceiling fans turned on for a beloved dog or cat? If so, you could be potentially using more energy necessary to keep your pets comfy. Keeping your dog or cat comfortable and entertained when you’...
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