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2021
April
16,
2021
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That was certainly the case with a recent photo that really touched me. And it wasn’t just me that was moved by the photo – it garnered more than 20,000 impressions on our social media channels.The image ...
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April
16,
2021
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
Jackson County Comprehensive High School senior Madison Ellis is one of 12 students statewide who will receive a $1,000 Walter Harrison Scholarship, sponsored by electric cooperatives in Georgia.Ellis, nominated by Jackson EMC, competed among 77 othe...
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March
31,
2021
| 11:48 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students to receive a scholarship for the cooperative’s Youth Tour competition. Joey Blackstock, a junior at Jefferson High School; Sarah Johnson, a junior at Johnson High School...
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March
30,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees from the Neese office recently made a donation to Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP), based in Watkinsville. The nonprofit organization creates transformative experiences for people with disabilities and their families. ESP’s annu...
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March
29,
2021
| 10:58 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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March
27,
2021
| 12:45 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released two contractor crews to help with power restoration efforts in Alabama following severe storms and tornadoes that caused extensive damage and power outages.  The contractors are assisting Alabama Power, based in Birmingham. A...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
When you think about electricity, think of the ways it impacts our lives – from lighting our homes and operating our heating and cooling systems to powering the batteries for our phones and even vehicles.Electricity is so integrated in our lives it’s...
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March
19,
2021
| 08:48 AM America/New_York
Three solar facilities that provide renewable energy to Jackson EMC have been completed, according to Green Power EMC, the renewable energy provider for 38 electric cooperatives in Georgia. With the completion of the facilities, 200-megawatts of sola...
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March
12,
2021
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
East Jackson Comprehensive High School senior Brad Stringer won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event and will advance to the state competition. The event, held March 2, is sponsored by Jackson EMC and is a wiring compe...
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March
05,
2021
| 16:22 PM America/New_York
Just as your vehicle needs regular checkups to operate properly, so does your home’s electrical system.Electrical fires are a serious risk to your home. By checking switches, outlets, cords, appliances and the electrical panel, you’re reducing the po...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:14 PM America/New_York
When temperatures drop, winter storms that bring snow and ice can lead to downed power lines, which can cause outages. During a power outage, Jackson EMC works to resolve power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow. Consider these tips...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC provides reliable, uninterrupted electrical power to our members. But sometimes, storms, vehicle accidents –and even squirrels – can cause a power outage.Jackson EMC monitors our distribution system 24/7 for potential disruptions. When ne...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
One of the most valuable tools you can use to master your energy use knowledge is at your fingertips. With the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app, you can view your energy use to help you better understand and improve your energy use habits.The tool...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:12 PM America/New_York
More than 80 years ago, a group of local business and community leaders shared a common vision and belief in a better life for those in their rural community. It’s time to celebrate the future of broadband expansion in rural Georgia.Through the power...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:12 PM America/New_York
With a new year, you may be looking closer at your energy costs. You can take steps to help control your energy use, and in turn, lower your monthly bill. Jackson EMC offers several tools to help you master your monthly bill.View your energy use. Use...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Considering your options for home security? When it comes to protecting your home, EMC Security offers some questions to ask as you evaluate your options.Is the System Professionally Monitored? With round-the-clock monitoring, if there's an emergency...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/New_York
Delivering hot meals five days a week to homebound or disabled senior citizens can put a lot of miles on vehicles. And with more people needing its services during the COVID-19 pandemic,the Madison County Senior Center needed some help.Thanks to a gr...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/New_York
Did you know the recipes featured in JEMCO News are submitted by Jackson EMC members? For decades, we’ve been sharing members’ favorite recipes in JEMCO News. You can be a part of this tradition by submitting your favorite recipes.We take recipes sub...
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February
17,
2021
| 10:43 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Southside Electric Cooperative in Crewe, VA, where a major ice storm event caused widespread power outages. Twenty Jackson EMC employees left the cooperative this morning to assist with the r...
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February
16,
2021
| 15:19 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 55 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Kentucky and Louisiana due to damage caused by recent winter storms.  The contractors are assisting Entergy located in Baton Rouge, LA, Southwestern Electric Power Comp...
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February
15,
2021
| 10:42 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is advising members how to save energy this winter, as temperatures have been colder recently. Sustained cooler temperatures can cause an increase in energy use as heating systems work harder and longer to keep homes and businesses warm.I...
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February
02,
2021
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
Randy Dellinger, Gwinnett District Manager of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to the State of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Board of Directors. The appointment is a seven-year term representi...
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January
27,
2021
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
Brandon Ashley, a Jackson EMC Business Development Manager, recently participated in a virtual professional development series for 4-H staff members statewide called, “Mapping Your Community.” In this session, Brandon shared the importance and benefi...
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January
15,
2021
| 15:57 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for a Youth Tour competition. Since 1964, the nation’s electric cooperatives have sent student delegates to Washington, D.C. for the annual Youth Tour, organized by the National ...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Electric Vehicles – also known as EVs – are gaining momentum as an option for vehicle buyers. From a Chevy Bolt to a Tesla Model 3, EVs are coming in more shapes, sizes and price points.And with more options in the marketplace, more vehicle owners ma...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
When it comes to paying your bill, Jackson EMC offers a number of convenient options. See which options may be best for you.Payment KiosksUse a payment kiosk at one of our local offices to pay with cash, checks or credit/debit cards*. Kiosks are avai...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
It’s time to celebrate the future of broadband expansion in rural Georgia.Last month, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to support a proposal that offers incentives to expand broadband in rural areas of our state. With the PSC’s appro...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Based in Hoschton, the Jackson County Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP) works to increase graduation rates and employability options through its support of adult education and family literacy for Jackson County residents.The nonprofit organ...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Ready to pay the same amount each month for your electric bill? When you participate in Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, you’ll know how much to pay each month.In winter and summer months, heating and air conditioning systems are used more often...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:32 AM America/New_York
Electrical failures and malfunctions are the most common causes of electrical fires. You can check your home’s electrical system to spot potential safety hazards.Electrical OutletsFaulty electrical outlets are a leading cause of home fires. As outlet...
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