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2020
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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August
13,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
I’ve noticed recently when students graduate they’ll receive cards quoting Dr.Seuss’ classic book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”. One of the most cited quotes goes: “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so … get ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
Middle school educators: Do you have an innovative or creative class project that may not be funded 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 innov...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
Official notice is hereby given that, due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held in an alternative manner to safeguard the health of our member-owners and employees, ...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently received recognition in the national 2020 Spotlight on Excellence Awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Jackson EMC rec...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:47 PM America/New_York
Are you planning energy efficient improvements for your home? As a member of Jackson EMC, you may qualify for the cooperative’s HomePlus Loan program. The low-interest loan program allows members to finance up to $7,500 for 36 or 60 months for ene...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:47 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 Beats Pill+ wireless Bluetooth speaker.  By signing up for paperless billing, members re...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:45 PM America/New_York
When a national emergency was declared in the early response to the COVID-19 pandemic, two local YMCA chapters quickly adapted their programs to support frontline and essential employees who needed childcare.  “When we got word (in March) there wo...
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July
28,
2020
| 09:03 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is offering another convenient option for members to pay their bill: Pay kiosks available 24/7 at the cooperative’s local offices. The self-service kiosks provide members – especially those who pay with cash – another option to pay the...
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July
15,
2020
| 08:53 AM America/New_York
Please be aware that we are currently experiencing technical issues with our payment systems, following a planned system maintenance that is taking longer than anticipated.  This includes limited access to MyJacksonEMC and our phone payment system...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, resulting in unprecedented economic challenges for many families, Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church’s food pantry adjusted how it distributes food to people in need. For a decade, the Dacula-based food pantry ha...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
If you receive a call, email or text demanding an immediate payment of your electric bill, be careful – it could be a scam. Scammers often use a time of crisis, such as the recent response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as a way to scam consumers. The sca...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
Heating and cooling costs account for around half of your energy bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. To reduce your energy use, and in turn, save money, consider making the switch to a programmable thermostat. With the right thermostat ...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
One of the benefits of being a member of a cooperativeis 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 t...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC's vegetation maintenance program helps provide reliable electricity. When it comes to providing reliable electric service you depend on, trimming trees and vegetation around power lines can make a significant difference.  The number...
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