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2022
October
01,
2022
| 10:37 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 56 contractors to assist in Hurricane Ian restoration efforts in the Orlando, Florida area. The contract crew members will be assisting Florida Power and Light,  Florida’s largest utility serving more than 12 million customer...
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September
27,
2022
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area from Hurricane Ian. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant.   Storm projections are still developing, but recent updates indicate that the storm syste...
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September
14,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/New_York
A group of Jackson EMC linemen recently volunteered to replace a leaky roof for a member of the community in need. The team partnered with SONIC (Serving Our Neighbors In Christ), a local non-profit organization, to assist the woman in her 80s with a...
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September
13,
2022
| 15:53 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC appreciates the employees who make our work possible. Please join us in celebrating these employees who have served the cooperative for 35 years....
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September
13,
2022
| 15:52 PM America/New_York
For the best experience, we encourage members to park at two off-site parking areas. Shuttles run to those parking areas every 30 minutes and drop off members at the entrance to Annual Meeting. Shuttles will run from approximately 4:45-8:30 p.m.Pleas...
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September
13,
2022
| 15:51 PM America/New_York
The Power of PeopleJackson EMC employees have a purpose for our work – to exceed our members’ expectations with reliable, courteous and personalized service. Whether we are helping out in the community, coordinating the construction of power lines, p...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:12 PM America/New_York
Around 1,000 high school students from across the country, representing their local electric cooperatives, had the unique opportunity to learn about leadership and public service in the nation's capital. Four students representing Jackson EMC were am...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:12 PM America/New_York
The MyJacksonEMC mobile app makes it easier for you to manage your Jackson EMC account.With the MyJacksonEMC mobile app, you can access your account information, view your energy use and report an outage. The dashboard gives you a quick view of your ...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:11 PM America/New_York
One of the great opportunities I experience each year is meeting our student delegates for the Washington Youth Tour. Earlier this summer, we sent four high school students to Washington, D.C., for the state’s oldest leadership development program. W...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:10 PM America/New_York
City of Refuge Athens, formerly called City of Hope Athens, provides food and necessary supplies to families and children in crisis. The Jackson EMC Foundation recently gave City of Refuge Athens a $15,000 grant to purchase food for its backpack feed...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:09 PM America/New_York
Greater Vision, an award-winning gospel group, will perform at Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the headquarters in Jefferson.Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. that day. Greater Vision regularly appears on the TV program InTouch,...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:09 PM America/New_York
Dear Member, Official notice is hereby given that the 2022 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the headquarters in Jefferson, Ga., on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Registration will begin at approximately...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) for communication pieces developed for members and employees.CCA is a trade association of cooperatives across North America, ...
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August
01,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for its Bright Ideas grants program, which funds creative and innovative class projects developed by state-certified educators in public middle schools in Jackson EMC’s service area. Educators can earn up to $2,0...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:36 AM America/New_York
From SUVs to pickup trucks, there are more options for electric vehicles (EVs) than before. Interested in EVs? Our online tool makes it easy to compare the latest EV models. Available at jacksonemc.com/ev, the model comparison tool allows you to sort...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:36 AM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we want our members to use energy wisely. That’s why we’re debunking five common energy-efficiency myths – and telling you what it really takes to save energy.#1 Myth: “To cool down my house faster in the summer, I set the temperature...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:34 AM America/New_York
Interested in a rooftop solar system for your home? There are important factors to consider to ensure your investment is all sun and no shade.Unfortunately, electric utilities – including Jackson EMC – have received a significant increase in reports ...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:34 AM America/New_York
If you see a downed power line, always assume it’s energized and dangerous. Avoid going near it or anything in contact with the power line....
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July
28,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
Did you know this month marks National Ice Cream Day? Or, what about National Mac and Cheese Day? There’s also National Cheesecake Day, French Fry Day, and Fried Chicken Day – all in July. So it probably makes sense that National Junk Food Day also i...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
Truth’s Community Clinic, formerly known as Hebron Community Health Center, is a nonprofit, part-time clinic serving uninsured Gwinnett County residents with medical and dental care. The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded the organization a $15,...
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July
15,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Bill Carpenter is retiring from the Jackson EMC Board of Directors after 60 years of service. He is succeeded by Sarah McKinney, who is well known in Jackson County for her community service and business leadership. A longtime member of Jackson EMC, ...
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June
22,
2022
| 13:28 PM America/New_York
We understand that sometimes members may need assistance paying their electric bills. If you’re a senior living in a low-income household, you may qualify for a discount.Jackson EMC offers a senior/low-income discount for members who are at least 62 ...
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June
22,
2022
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
Need another option for paying your bill? Jackson EMC offers 24/7 payment kiosks at its local offices. The self-service payment kiosks accept cash, checks and credit/ debit cards and are available 24/7, including weekends and holidays. The kiosks pro...
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June
22,
2022
| 13:26 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative. One of the benefits of being a member of a cooperative is receiving capital credits. Each year, amounts collected above the cost of providing electric service are credited to members’ capital acco...
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June
22,
2022
| 13:25 PM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named the top overall team competing at the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo, held May 7 in Fort Valley. Linemen from across the state compete in a series of events showcasing traditional lineman skills and tasks...
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June
22,
2022
| 13:24 PM America/New_York
Imagine using solar energy at your home — without installing solar panels. With Jackson EMC's new Cooperative Solar program, members can benefit from receiving solar energy without the long-term commitment and risk of ownership or maintenance.With Co...
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June
16,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members set a new record for electricity use on Wednesday as high summer temperatures and humidity drove up energy demand. The new record came as the heat index neared 110 degrees and more people turned to air conditioning for relief, whi...
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June
13,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Amy Rouse, Jackson EMC Executive Vice President of Corporate Services, has been appointed to a new role. She will continue to lead Jackson EMC’s Finance, Accounting and Risk Management area but will now assume new responsibilities in Strategic Planni...
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June
13,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/New_York
Lee Chapman, Jackson EMC Executive Vice President of External Affairs, has been appointed to a new role focused on government relations and statewide economic development efforts. His work will focus on advancing Jackson EMC’s interest with strategic...
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June
01,
2022
| 09:47 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members can now enjoy the benefits of solar energy without the costs and complications of rooftop solar panels, thanks to Cooperative Solar, a new program announced today by Jackson EMC. With Cooperative Solar, Jackson EMC members can rec...
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