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2018
January
16,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 15, 2018) – Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) engineering student intern and Jefferson High School senior Tan Tonge placed third overall in the state wiring competition on January 13, held at the State FFA-FCCLA Camp ...
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January
16,
2018
Jackson EMC offers a variety of ways for members to pay their power bill. Whether you prefer to mail your payment, pay in person, or handle your transaction online, we have a payment method that fits your life.   Pay in Person Visit us insid...
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January
12,
2018
Severe weather can happen at any time. For Northeast Georgia, winter storms pose the greatest impact as icy weather can cause dangerous conditions. In many cases, weather forecasts can provide some time to prepare for severe winter weather or tropica...
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January
12,
2018
A tour of the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court, meeting Georgia’s congressional delegates, lunch at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and other opportunities to explore our nation’s capital are available for young leaders on the Washington Youth To...
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January
12,
2018
As a cooperative, we’re fundamentally connected to the communities we serve. We’re blessed to have so many employees with big hearts who are investing countless hours in their communities. Take, for example, Melanie Berryman in our Neese office. M...
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January
12,
2018
Formed in 1989, Family TIES of Gainesville works to break the cycle of abuse and neglect in families through parenting and intervention programs that teach adults how to provide a safe and nurturing environment for their children. “We serve famili...
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January
11,
2018
  Planning to renovate or remodel your home? Take advantage of the one-stop shopping available at local home shows to learn about products you’ve been considering purchasing for your home. The newly-expanded 21st Annual North Atlanta Home Show ...
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January
11,
2018
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has corporate offices at 850 Commerce Highway in Jefferson, Ga., with district offices in Gainesville, Lawrenceville, Jefferson and Hull. Jackson EMC is a cooperative providing electric service to 10 Nort...
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January
09,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 5, 2018) – Jackson EMC donated $10,000 to Extra Special People in Watkinsville for its Camp Hooray property. ESP serves children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through year-round programming, ...
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January
08,
2018
On the day before Thanksgiving, an able crew completed the task of repairing and repainting my home’s wood siding. Over the past 14 years, the sun had faded the yellow body and green shutters, and the dogs (when puppies) had chewed a few of the lowes...
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January
05,
2018
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Sunday and the potential impact on our area. Current forecasts indicate severe winter weather and freezing rain in Northeast Georgia beginning Sunday, Jan. 7. As always, Jackson EMC lineme...
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January
02,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 2, 2018) – The freezing temperatures that arrived with the new year caused scattered outages for some members across Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s 10-county service area Tuesday morning. According to the National Weat...
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2017
December
26,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 26, 2017) –Jackson EMC donated $10,000 to the Jackson County Schools Foundation for the Empower College and Career Center, which will bring the area’s first college and career academy to local students. “The Empower Center wil...
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December
21,
2017
Jackson EMC employees embraced a variety of ways to bring holiday cheer to those in need in our communities. From adopting seniors who had no family to building a ramp for a woman who is wheelchair-bound, Jackson EMC employees consider it a privil...
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December
16,
2017
When working as a crime reporter for a daily newspaper in the 1980s, I discovered one thing was sure to occur each holiday season: Someone’s house would burn and their family would be left homeless and distraught during what was supposed to be the ha...
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December
14,
2017
Need to know exactly how much your electric bill will cost each month? With Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, you pay the same amount each month. In winter and summer months, heating and air conditioning systems are used more often, which is r...
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December
14,
2017
You can show your support and appreciation for Jackson EMC linemen and other utility line crews through the purchase of Georgia’s first “Thank a Lineman” vehicle license plate. Proceeds from the new specialty license plate will benefit the Southea...
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December
14,
2017
For many people, winter's chill often signals a rise in electric bills. Which has many asking, is Mother Nature the sole culprit? Perhaps. But, if weather isn’t the only cause of higher electric bills, do you know the other sources? If you’re n...
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December
14,
2017
When a nurse noticed some families taking their newborns home in just a diaper and towel, she gathered a group of colleagues to use their sewing skills to help babies have a better start. Today, Tiny Stitches, Inc. is a non-profit organization tha...
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December
14,
2017
Most Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Approximately 211,000 members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, you’re...
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December
14,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 12, 2017) – Jackson EMC has donated $20,000 to the Good Samaritan Clinic of Gwinnett for the purchase of equipment for the new dental clinic. Gwinnett’s only full-time charity dental practice serves uninsured residents of Gwin...
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December
13,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 12, 2017) –Jackson EMC has donated $20,000 to Good News at Noon in Gainesville to purchase and install a commercial range, warmers, prep tables, three-compartment sink and dishwasher in its food pantry. The Jackson EMC donatio...
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December
09,
2017
UPDATE AT 1:30 p.m.: (JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 9, 2017) -- Winter weather is causing some outages for Jackson EMC members. At 1:30 p.m., 554 members remain without power in Hall (392) and Lumpkin (160) and Gwinnett (2) counties. Linemen continue to work r...
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December
08,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 8, 2017) – Snow arrived in much of Jackson EMC’s service area this afternoon. At this time, we have 530 members reporting outages in Hall (352), Gwinnett (118), Jackson (56) and Barrow (4) counties. Linemen are currently working ...
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December
07,
2017
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Friday and Saturday, and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a winter weather advisory for Northeast Georgia including...
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December
07,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 5, 2017)—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 col...
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December
01,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 1, 2017) – Approximately 211,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a no...
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December
01,
2017
I love a good New Year’s resolution. When the New Year begins, a few good resolutions help me feel like I am starting the year off strong. The New Year represents an opportunity for a fresh start and a new perspective. I think it’s also the perfect a...
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November
30,
2017
Melanie Berryman has a passion for serving others. “My passion is being a voice for those less fortunate, sharing my story to help others so they don’t feel alone in their own story or struggle,” said Berryman, who serves as district secretary for th...
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November
17,
2017
(Jefferson, GA, November 17, 2017) — Jefferson High School senior Tan Tonge won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event, a wiring competition that requires students to complete a timed practical wiring exercise and a prob...
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