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2018
October
17,
2018
In many households, the kitchen is like a living room. It’s not just where meals are prepared; it’s where conversation is shared while cooking and while eating. It’s where mom gets her coffee, where bookbags land when the kids get home from school, a...
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October
15,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 14, 2018) – A journeyman linemen team from Jackson EMC was named the top electric cooperative team at the 35th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. The event features some of the top linemen...
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October
12,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 12, 2018) Early Friday morning, 29 Jackson EMC linemen and other personnel headed to south Georgia to assist with restoration efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Michael. Jackson EMC will assist with power restoration effor...
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October
11,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 11, 2018) Jackson EMC will release 97 contractors after noon today to assist with restoration efforts in Florida and south Georgia after Hurricane Michael impacted the area. Two dozen Jackson EMC linemen will assist with restorat...
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October
10,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 10, 2018) Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Michael and is ready to respond if Northeast Georgia is impacted. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds and rain...
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October
10,
2018
These ‘Energy Vampires’ Could be Draining Your Power & Money Even if appliances and devices are turned off — if they’re still plugged in to electric outlets — they’re sucking up power. And, that could cost the average household up to $100-$200 a y...
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October
10,
2018
Fires can happen anywhere. And when there’s a fire, smoke spreads fast. A working smoke detector gives you an early warning to get outside quickly when fire is detected. To keep your family safe, follow these tips from the National Fire Protection...
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October
10,
2018
Jackson EMC takes steps to protect its members’ information. But, it’s not unusual for the cooperative to learn about scams targeting our members. You can avoid being the victim of a cyber-based scam by following these first-line defense steps: US...
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October
10,
2018
Back when my kids started a new year in elementary school, one of the things I enjoyed seeing were the “All About Me” stories. If you have young children, you may know what I’m talking about. On the first day of school, a teacher asks students to,...
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October
10,
2018
Your Operation Round Up® Dollars Helping Others Since forming 13 years ago, the Jackson EMC Foundation has been helping turn lives around, thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up their bill through Operation Round Up®. The pennies members donat...
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October
09,
2018
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables us to pass savings along to you through low electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April. Regular Residential Winter Rates* Service Charge: $20 per month Fi...
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October
05,
2018
I can almost hear my daddy saying, “The best time to shop for a car is when the one you have quits running.” I’m of the opinion that’s the best time to shop for kitchen appliances, too. Why replace something that still works? My stove has been ...
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October
05,
2018
Jackson EMC members are advised to be cautious about using third-party websites to process your monthly bill payments. Typically, a third-party online payment service allows consumers to pay multiple bills, including those from utility providers, to ...
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September
15,
2018
Jackson EMC continues to closely monitor the forecast of Hurricane Florence and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia. At this time, Jackson EMC is releasing nine right-of-way contractors to assist with clean-up and restoration efforts in South C...
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September
12,
2018
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Florence and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds and rain as a result of H...
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September
06,
2018
Member-Focused Since its beginnings, Jackson EMC has proven itself a company devoted to serving its community. Our cooperative started 80 years ago when neighbors and local leaders worked together to bring electricity to our area. For those...
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September
06,
2018
There’s something for everyone at our Annual Meeting on September 27. Children will enjoy inflatables, candy art and clowns, while adults learn about the cooperative’s operations and our plans for the future. Everyone in attendance receives one m...
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September
06,
2018
For the best experience, we encourage members to park in our off-site parking areas. Shuttles run to two parking areas every 30 minutes and drop members off at the entrance to the meeting. To park at Jackson County Comprehensive High School: 1668 ...
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August
30,
2018
Lightbulbs have been around more than a century, but nowadays harder-working bulbs are on the market. In recent years, the industry has shifted from producing incandescent lightbulbs to making more energy efficient CFL and LED lightbulbs. Even the...
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August
21,
2018
Karen Peck and New River, a five-time Grammy Award-nominated Southern Gospel group, will perform at Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 27, at the headquarters in Jefferson. Registration for the meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. that day...
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August
21,
2018
If you’re like me, knowing you’re saving a few bucks just feels good. Take, for example, that feeling you get when the item you were planning to buy at the store is now on sale. It feels like a little bonus, doesn’t it? Or, instead of hiring s...
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August
21,
2018
Make it a date night—or a night with friends—and enjoy tasting food from some of the best local restaurants at this year’s Good Taste Gwinnett, powered by Jackson EMC. This cooking showcase on October 18 allows guests to sample small plates of foo...
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August
21,
2018
Everyone likes to save money - and your electric bill is no exception. By making small adjustments to how you use energy in your home, you can begin to see lower electric bills. Follow these money-saving tips to reduce your energy use, and in turn, y...
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August
21,
2018
Go to any home improvement store and it’s easy to find plenty of inspiration for do-it-yourself projects. But, did you know a home security system could be your next DIY project? DIY home security systems are among the most affordable security sys...
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August
21,
2018
As a single mom of two children suffering with a devastating form of muscular dystrophy, Lynn Robinette had a tough question on her mind: “If something happened to me, what would happen to my kids?” Robinette soon discovered that while there are a...
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August
07,
2018
Jackson EMC is one of several organizations participating in an effort to build a residence for Devon Gales, a former Southern University football player who was paralyzed during a game against the University of Georgia nearly three years ago. Sin...
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July
19,
2018
(JEFFERSON, Ga. July 18, 2018)—The Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will assist the Norcross-based nonprofit with purchasing denta...
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July
17,
2018
Dear Member: Official notice is hereby given that the 2018 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the headquarters in Jefferson, Ga., on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Registration will begin at approximat...
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July
17,
2018
If you’re making plans for new landscaping — perhaps even a new deck — make sure you call 811 before you dig. Underground utilities, such as buried gas, water and electric lines, can be a shovel thrust away from turning your weekend plans for new ...
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July
17,
2018
In the electric utility industry, it’s not unusual to read headlines like these from around the country: “Raccoons cause weekend power outage” “Snake causes widespread power outage” And, “Squirrel knocks out power to thousands” You ma...
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