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2021
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
| 08:38 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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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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January
02,
2021
| 09:30 AM America/New_York
Update 1/2: Our payment system - which includes the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app and automated phone payment system - is operating again to accept payments. We appreciate our members' patience while we resolved technical issues with the system...
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December
28,
2020
| 17:17 PM America/New_York
Due to a delay in USPS shipping times, our members may see a delay in receiving their Jackson EMC bills. We encourage members to download and view their bills via the MyJacksonEMC app or pay via our automated line at 1-888-228-9166. As always, if you...
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December
28,
2020
| 16:41 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s online and phone payment portals - including the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app - will be unavailable to accept bill payments during planned system maintenance starting on Friday, January 1, at 7 p.m. and ending on Saturday, Januar...
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December
11,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Gwinnett office partnered with Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush With Kindness program to help senior citizens with external maintenance issues on their homes. A Brush With Kindness is a Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity program that ...
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December
07,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
As your president and CEO, it’s my job to protect your interests. I’m passionate about this cooperative and protecting what we’ve worked to achieve.Recently, an issue has come up that could cost members millions of dollars each year. The issue is the...
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December
07,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees recently delivered big  checks to 47 teachers in 25 middle schools to fund their innovative class projects. Overall, the cooperative awarded $64,000 in Bright Ideas grants for projects representing a variety of disciplines.“Even...
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December
07,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC Marketplace – our online store offering energy efficient products – you can find deals on smart thermostats, lighting, smart home products, and products to improve your home’s air quality and water efficiency. Plus, Jackson EMC members...
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December
07,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
At Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter, families receive far more than a roof over their heads. They get help in learning life skills tonavigate their way to independent living.Open since 1986, the residential care facility provides up to 12 ...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
Approximately 228,000 current and former members of Jackson EMC will receive their share of a total of $13 million in margin refunds. The electric cooperative is mailing checks in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, Jackson EMC mem...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship, which provides $1,000 for academic expenses to students pursuing post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools. A...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
Have you ever saved pennies in a jar? It amazes me how quickly they add up.As a treat when all the grandkids were visiting, my parents would let them count the coins in their spare change jar and then take them out to splurge on a fun activity. Even ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
For the first time since its inception in October 2005, last spring the Jackson EMC Foundation distributed emergency grants, awarding funds to organizations serving those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.Within weeks of shelter-in-place mandates,...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:18 AM America/New_York
In last month’s issue of JEMCO News, we shared information about the Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act. In response to this act, electric cooperatives across the state, including Jackson EMC, have “rolled out the red carpet” with a proposed a solutio...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
Getting electricity to your home or business is a partnership. Jackson EMC supplies the wires that connect to your building and you’re responsible for the elements that bring the power inside. This may be important if equipment is damaged during a st...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
The kitchen is where people often gather with friends and family for enjoying meals and memories. When you’re making the perfect dish, you can also keep saving energy in mind with these tips.When possible, cook with smaller appliances. Using smaller ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
For the holidays, you may be purchasing more items online to give to friends and family. Installing a doorbell camera is one way to potentially deter “porch pirates” from taking those packages that arrive at your home.A doorbell camera records all ac...
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November
16,
2020
| 14:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 56 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Ohio due to damage caused by storms and high winds on Sunday.   The contractors are assisting FirstEnergy, located in Cleveland. FirstEnergy serves approximately 6 mill...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:39 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees.CCA is a trade association of cooperatives across No...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:18 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $5,000 to the Jefferson FIRST Robotics Team to help students cover expenses for materials and fees for robotics competitions. “The Jefferson FIRST Robotics Team is very fortunate to have the support of Jackson EMC,” said Randy Far...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to Wellroot Family Services to meet the needs of foster families and children in the Gainesville area.“We are so grateful for the continued kindness and generosity of Jackson EMC. This incredible gift will have a significa...
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November
12,
2020
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 12, 2020) – Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett, a nonprofit, private school serving special needs children, to construct a new playground and recreation field for students with disabilities. “Thi...
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October
28,
2020
| 11:49 AM America/New_York
 Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area from Hurricane Zeta. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant.   Current forecasts indicate portions of Jackson EMC’s service area will be affected ...
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