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2019
December
02,
2019
| 08:19 PM America/New_York
Approximately 239,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both current members and former members will receive their share of a total $12 million in margin refunds in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperati...
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November
27,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Extra Special People Miracle League, which will provide accessible baseball to children with disabilities. Extra Special People (ESP), a nonprofit organization creating opportunities for people with disabilities ...
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November
19,
2019
| 11:08 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville to help with relocating its emergency housing and support center. “This grant will help us move our facility to a new, safer location on five acres,” said Jessica B...
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November
19,
2019
| 11:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Special Needs School of Gwinnett, a nonprofit, private school serving special needs children, for its new building. “This donation helps us build a modern building where we can all be together,” said Bev Bailey, ...
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November
19,
2019
| 07:50 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Jackson EMC will send four student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership development ...
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November
19,
2019
| 04:53 PM America/New_York
My parents taught me how to balance a checkbook and maintain a budget. I can’t imagine getting through life without those skills. My daddy grew up during the Great Depression and monitored every dime he spent, ensuring his life was absent of finan...
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November
15,
2019
| 09:05 PM America/New_York
Meet Hunter Thompson, a college intern with Jackson EMC’s technical services department. Hunter is a senior at the University of Georgia, where he’s studying engineering. He has been an intern with Jackson EMC since May 2018. We met with Hunter to...
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November
14,
2019
| 02:12 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) system control coordinator Greg Mathis received a Life Saving Award from Georgia EMC during the state association’s annual meeting in Savannah this month. Mathis was honored for saving the life of a fello...
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November
13,
2019
| 06:29 PM America/New_York
Student leaders in high schools across Jackson EMC’s service area can apply to serve as a delegate on the Washington Youth Tour – a unique leadership opportunity in Washington, D.C. During the week-long, all-expenses paid experience, students will...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:26 PM America/New_York
Looking for recipe ideas? You’ll find ideas for appetizers, breads, cookies and desserts, main dishes, pasta, salads and soups by clicking here. We’ve also added holiday cookie recipes on the website. Our members have been submitting recipes to JE...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:26 PM America/New_York
I like hearing a good word about the work of our cooperative. I also like to hear how we can get better. It’s that information that allows us to make important changes to improve for you. To continue to provide service that exceeds your expect...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:26 PM America/New_York
Accidents happen. Would you know what to do if your vehicle crashed into an electric utility pole? Knowing what to do could be the difference between life and death. Always consider power lines and other electrical equipment to be live and dangero...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
Paperless billing makes it convenient to pay your monthly bill. Jackson EMC members who sign up for paperless billing by November 30 will be eligible to win a Roomba robot vacuum to help make household chores easier. By signing up for paperless bi...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
When they saw firsthand the difficulties a young lady battling cancer encountered to receive a wig, Jackie and Counte Cooley, and Judy and Scotty Piotrowski knew they had to do something to help her. Judy, who battled multiple occurrences of breas...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
When you use LED lights to decorate for the holidays, you can save energy. Compared to standard incandescent lights, using ENERGY STAR®-rated LED lights are 70% more energy efficient and last 10 times longer, according to the U.S. Department of Energ...
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October
31,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Windy, rainy weather today caused outages for some Jackson EMC members. As of 2 p.m., 2,230 members were without power in Banks (6), Barrow (56), Gwinnett (1,579), Jackson (342), Hall (174) and Lumpkin (73) counties. Line crews have been dispatche...
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October
21,
2019
| 06:41 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. October 21, 2019) – For the second year in a row, a journeyman team from Jackson EMC was named the top electric cooperative team at the 36th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. Top linemen from ...
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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...
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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* ...
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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...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:50 PM America/New_York
As the temperature outside starts to drop this fall, you may want to use a space heater to warm a specific room without cranking up the thermostat. Stay safe with these tips for space heaters: Plug your space heater directly into a wall outlet ...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:50 PM America/New_York
If you’re looking to install a home security system, you’ve probably wondered if a wireless alarm system is best. EMC Security can help guide you in selecting a security system that’s right for you. Q: What is a wireless security system? A: A ...
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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...
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October
11,
2019
| 09:54 PM America/New_York
The month of October may be my favorite. Fall is in the air. Days in Georgia are still relatively warm, but nights are cool. Leaves change colors, producing free roadside art at every turn. And, of course, there’s Halloween, the spookiest day of the ...
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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 ...
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September
26,
2019
| 09:25 PM America/New_York
Meet Morgan Clerici, a high school intern in Residential Marketing at Jackson EMC. Morgan is a senior at Jackson County Comprehensive High School, where she’s a competitive cheerleader. She hopes to attend either the University of Georgia or the Univ...
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September
24,
2019
| 02:05 PM America/New_York
I hate going to the doctor. I probably picked that up from my dad, who preferred to bite down on a dime rather than visit a physician. I’m the same, and nowadays, with health information as near as a computer or cellphone, I can type in my symptom...
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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...
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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...
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August
28,
2019
| 10:16 PM America/New_York
Each week this football season, Jackson EMC will honor an outstanding local high school student-athlete as a Lineman of the Week.  Representatives from Jackson EMC, including one of our linemen, will travel to a local high school to recognize an o...
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