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2020
February
17,
2020
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
Severe weather can happen any time of year. When severe weather hits, it’s important to have basic supplies ready in the event of extended power outages. During and after dangerous weather – such as winter storms, a tornado or a summer downpour – ...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
Looking to simplify paying your bill? With Jackson EMC’s Auto Pay Program, you can enjoy the convenience of having your bill paid automatically each month from your bank account or with a credit/debit card. By enrolling in Auto Pay, you don’t have...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
Twenty-five years ago, Becky Dowling founded Just People, Inc. to provide social events for developmentally disabled adults who otherwise didn’t qualify for support programs. Today, the Norcross-based nonprofit organization works with more than 30...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we love to hear from members. One of the ways members can engage with their cooperative is by submitting recipes to JEMCO News. For decades, members have submitted their favorite recipes to JEMCO News. In fact, a cookbook featuring...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:27 PM America/New_York
The winter storm of 2015 was one of the biggest storms ever to affect our electrical distribution system. In that storm, extreme ice caused power outages in all 10 counties we serve. Our crews – along with 600 linemen from other electric cooperat...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:26 PM America/New_York
When the weather is cold, the risk for fire and electrical safety hazards increases. As temperatures drop, people can turn to space heaters and electric blankets to stay warm. The Electrical Safety Foundation International recommends following the...
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February
17,
2020
| 03:26 PM America/New_York
Want the security of a medical alert button wherever you go, even away from home? The mobile emergency pendant from EMC Security is an ideal gift for a loved one. Worn around the neck or clipped to a belt, pocket or purse, the device is small and ...
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February
05,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Area homebuilders who follow Jackson EMC’s Right Choice new home construction standards for energy efficiency and comfort were recently honored at an awards ceremony. “Builders who commit to building new homes in the Right Choice program show they...
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January
31,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
Update 11:33 a.m.: This issue has been resolved. Please be aware our payment systems are currently unavailable.  We’re working on a solution and ask for your patience.  To speak with customer service, please contact your local office or cal...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
When the temperature outside begins to drop, keeping your home warm and comfortable can become more challenging. With a few simple steps, you can save energy – and money – on your electric bill this winter. Use the sun’s radiant heat by opening ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
Want to learn more about your energy use? View your energy use with the tools on MyJacksonEMC, a website and mobile app for Jackson EMC members. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to compare your energy use to daily weather temperatures. Typicall...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
If, like me, you’re tired of those New Year’s resolutions that have something to do with eating better and exercising more, then maybe a resolution about being more energy efficient will recharge your batteries this year. I got that idea from ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
Get home improvement ideas and save. The new year is a great time of year to plan for home improvement projects. The North Atlanta Home Show offers hundreds of home improvement experts and products under one roof for planning your next projects. ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship, which provides $1,000 for academic expenses to students pursuing a post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools. Named in honor of a leader in ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
Athens Nurses Clinic was founded more than 30 years ago as a free clinic offering neighborhood health screenings one evening a week. Today, the nonprofit health care clinic is open four days a week and has more than 500 patient visits a month. Athens...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
To report an outage. Members may report an outage to Jackson EMC by visiting outage.jacksonemc.com, by calling 1-800-245-4044 or by using the MyJacksonEMC mobile app. To view outages. Both the website and mobile app offer a map of Jackson EMC’s se...
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January
12,
2020
| 09:24 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation with power restoration efforts in northeast Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Saturday resulted in widespread power outages for members. Ja...
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January
10,
2020
| 07:45 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday, and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a line of scattered storms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall co...
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2019
December
31,
2019
| 03:33 PM America/New_York
Kim Chapman is the director of Jackson EMC’s fleet services. She oversees Jackson EMC’s fleet, which includes more than 258 total vehicles: 131 light vehicles, 38 spare/pool vehicles, 19 small service bucket trucks, and 70 large bucket trucks and dig...
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December
20,
2019
| 10:44 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees came together from across the company to create a magical experience for children and adults with its Christmas parade floats. More than 100 employees participated in all aspects of the project, from building to riding the float...
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December
20,
2019
| 10:13 PM America/New_York
Throughout the year, Jackson EMC has committed to giving back to the community. During the holiday season, employees from the cooperative help spread cheer in the community. Through partnering with local volunteer initiatives and supporting families ...
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December
18,
2019
| 02:20 PM America/New_York
Designed as a protective headgear for miners, the hardhat turns 100 this year. Edward Bullard invented the hardhat in 1919 after returning to the United States from serving in France during World War I. Dams, bridges and skyscrapers were being bui...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:47 PM America/New_York
Kaye Morris has many Christmas traditions. None of them, however, are as unique as her long-standing holiday tradition here at Jackson EMC. Since 2007, Kaye has collected Willie Wiredhand ornaments that appear each year as she decorates her office at...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC awarded $61,720 to 40 middle school classrooms in 25 schools with grant money from the Bright Ideas program. Winning entries represent a variety of disciplines that interest students, including biology, information technology, history, la...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:28 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC tracks how much electricity you use and pay for each year.  At the end of the year, Jackson EMC looks at the cost to maintain and deliver reliable electric service to determine if there are excess revenues. The cooperative allocates t...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:27 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we’re interested in serving our community and helping young people develop the skills and knowledge they’ll need in their future careers. We're long-time supporters of programs that serve students throughout their educational jour...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:25 PM America/New_York
Foster parent Alecia King credits Bethany Christian Services with expanding her family in Hoschton. With assistance from the foster care and adoption service, King has fostered several children and adopted two. “Bethany has always been there to he...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:25 PM America/New_York
Scammers are known to target customers of utility companies, including Jackson EMC, by pretending to be a representative of the company. Oftentimes, these imposters threaten to disconnect services if they don’t receive a payment immediately. You c...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/New_York
Looking for a contractor for energy efficiency upgrades or repairs? Jackson EMC’s contractor network connects members with qualified contractors to make weatherization, insulation and HVAC improvements. To be part of the cooperative’s contracto...
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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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