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2022
May
17,
2022
| 15:48 PM America/New_York
Good Samaritan Food Ministries was awarded a $10,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will enable the nonprofit organization to purchase an encryption-based software system for its client data...
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May
13,
2022
| 15:24 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC participated in a dedication event to “flip the switch” on a new 68-megawatt (MWAC) solar project located in Houston County, Ga., that will provide clean energy for members. Jackson EMC is among 30 Georgia electric cooperatives that will ...
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May
13,
2022
| 14:03 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, Ga. The event draws linemen from across the state to compete in a series of events in traditional lineman s...
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May
09,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. This year is predicted by the Weather Channel to be active and above average.  Jackson EMC offers these tips for you and your family to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Start Planning Now. If ...
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April
28,
2022
| 11:20 AM America/New_York
Banks County High School senior Matt Sanders won a $1,000 scholarship in the State EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event (CDE), a wiring competition that tests students in three knowledge skills using the National Electric Code. Jac...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
Working on an outdoor project? Here are five easy steps to keep people, utility lines and underground equipment safe during digging:1. NotifyCall 811 or submit an online request at Georgia811.com two to three days before your work begins. Georgia 811...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
Along with higher temperatures, summer can typically bring higher bills. The cost to generate power is higher during the summer, and members typically use more electricity during the summer months than the rest of the year to keep the air inside thei...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
This month marks 83 years since Jackson EMC first energized its lines.On April 10, 1939, the cooperative started providing electricity – less than a year after Jackson EMC was chartered. At that time, about 5% of homes in Northeast Georgia had electr...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
“It’s astounding to me that so many women have to choose between basic needs for their children,” said Jamie Lackey, who founded Helping Mamas in 2014 – a Norcross-based baby supply bank – that helps close the gap between needs and resources for moth...
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April
20,
2022
| 13:12 PM America/New_York
Jennifer Fennell has been named the Gwinnett district manager of Jackson EMC and will succeed Randy Dellinger upon his retirement in May 2022.  As district manager, Fennell will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Jackson EMC’s local offi...
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April
19,
2022
| 10:20 AM America/New_York
Makenzie Clark and Samuel Esowhode are two of 14 students who will receive a $1,000 Walter Harrison Scholarship, sponsored by electric cooperatives in Georgia.   Makenzie Clark of Jefferson, and Samuel Esowhode  of Lawrenceville, were nominated by Ja...
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April
14,
2022
| 08:09 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC will be conducting communication research as part of regular efforts to ensure we’re communicating with our members in the best ways possible. As a member-owned electric cooperative, we provide our members with reliable, affordable electr...
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April
06,
2022
| 15:49 PM America/New_York
Garrett Wessels is a Jackson EMC lineman who can add “local hero” to his resume. Wessels recently played a big part in putting out a kitchen fire at the Commerce Country Café, a beloved restaurant and community gathering spot.Wessels was on-call and ...
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April
01,
2022
| 10:14 AM America/New_York
A few months ago, a winter storm moved through our service area and brought with it harsh, freezing conditions, including billowing snow and high winds. It was bitterly cold, and the driving conditions on the roads in our area were hazardous. In the ...
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April
01,
2022
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
In good weather and bad, linemen are ready to keep electricity flowing to the community. Linemen often work non-traditional hours, outdoors in difficult weather conditions – as part of their commitment to powering their community. When the power goes...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Think of Your Family’s NeedsBefore preparing your emergency plan, think of the needs and responsibilities of your family. Keep in mind these may include:Different ages of household members Responsibilities for helping others Dietary needs Medical nee...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Could you shift when you cool your home, do laundry or wash your dishes in the summer? If so, Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rate may be an option allowing you to benefit from a lower rate all year.How does it work? During summer (June 1 to September 15),...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Finding the right contractor for your energy efficient home improvements can make a difference when it comes to quality and reliability. If you don’t know where to start your search, we can help.Jackson EMC’s contractor network helps members connect ...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Have you ever planned your day around the weather? Sure, we all have. When the forecast calls for rain, you bring an umbrella. When there’s a sunny forecast, you may plan to spend extra time outdoors. That kind of planning helps your day and your wee...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Trees beautify the community, and when planted in the right spot, can help lower energy bills. But planting trees too close to power lines could be dangerous. Plant the “right tree in the right place” to enjoy safe, reliable electricity.ShrubsKeep sh...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
A portable generator can keep your lights and appliances running during power outages while linemen make repairs to restore electricity. Keep these tips in mind when using a generator:USE OUTSIDE Don’t run a generator inside any enclosed or partially...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Butterfly Dreams Farm Therapeutic Riding Program helps children and adults with special needs gain mobility and social skills while riding horses. The Jackson EMC Foundation provided a $10,000 grant to the nonprofit for its therapeutic riding and hip...
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March
25,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently gave awards to area homebuilders who follow the cooperative’s Right Choice new home construction standards for energy efficiency and comfort.“Builders who construct new homes to Jackson EMC’s Right Choice standards show they’re c...
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March
14,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation selected four high school students as delegates for the 2022 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 16-23.   David Boers, a junior at Gwinnett Online Campus High School; Isaac Miller, a junior at East Jackson Co...
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March
09,
2022
| 10:45 AM America/New_York
Each March, we celebrate Women’s History Month by dedicating time to share inspiring stories about women who broke barriers within their fields. This year, we’re sharing the contributions three women made on the energy industry. From research in ener...
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February
24,
2022
| 14:53 PM America/New_York
It’s National Engineer's Week and at Jackson EMC, our engineers are at the center of everything we do. To celebrate this week, we reached out to a few of our engineers about what it takes to help Jackson EMC be innovative in our industry. What’s your...
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February
24,
2022
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 37 contractors in advance of Winter Storm Oaklee, which is forecasted to spread snow, ice and freezing rain from the plains to the Midwest and Northeast. Sixteen contract crew members will be assisting Oklahoma Gas and Electr...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members can choose to receive their monthly bill in their email inbox instead of getting a statement in the mail. Thinking of signing up for paperless billing? Here are some reasons to make the switch:Speed: You'll receive an email alert ...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
As a parent, I always enjoyed seeing my kids play in the snow. They’d make snowmen and toss around a few snowballs. Snow days are fun – both for kids and parents. Icy weather, however, doesn’t melt my heart as easily.Just half an inch of ice can add ...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Did you know you can view your energy use by the hour, day, month or specific date range? With the MyJacksonEMC mobile app and website, you can easily view your energy use. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to see changes to your energy use based o...
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