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2022
November
23,
2022
| 11:59 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Jackson EMC will send four student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership development ...
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November
21,
2022
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
Several crews from Jackson EMC recently helped Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) restore power after Hurricane Ian caused extensive damage to the North Fort Myers, Florida area. More than half of LCEC’s members lost power and it took weeks to fu...
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November
18,
2022
| 13:39 PM America/New_York
Thanksgiving is a time when we pause and reflect on what makes us grateful. Recently, I was grateful to witness acts of kindness — small and large — that have had an impact on people’s lives. An act of kindness can change someone’s entire day. It cer...
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November
18,
2022
| 13:37 PM America/New_York
Five local high schools recently won a Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for practicing exemplary sportsmanship during competitive events.Duluth High School, Flowery Branch High School, Johnson High School, Lambert High School and Mill Creek Hig...
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November
18,
2022
| 13:37 PM America/New_York
The Jackson EMC Foundation was founded in 2005 to help make our community a better place. One of the seven cooperative principles is concern for community and donations made through the Foundation allow members to give back to the community.The Found...
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November
18,
2022
| 13:37 PM America/New_York
Cooler weather means it’s time to keep your home warm and cozy. The Jackson EMC Marketplace can make it easier to bring comfort and energy savings to your home this holiday season.Jackson EMC members can receive instant rebates on select smart thermo...
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November
18,
2022
| 13:36 PM America/New_York
Chandler Todd was looking for his first home when he learned more about Jackson EMC’s Right Choice™ new home program. Soon after moving in his new home, he quickly noticed a difference in his electric bill.“When I got my first Jackson EMC bill, I rea...
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October
26,
2022
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
 To view this issue online please click on the image below or download a PDF copy....
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October
26,
2022
| 15:42 PM America/New_York
Co-ops, like Jackson EMC, are member-owned and operated. Did you know that we’re one of more than 900 electric cooperatives in the U.S.? Co-ops, exist to serve their members. During National Co-Op Month in October, we celebrate what makes being part ...
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October
26,
2022
| 15:42 PM America/New_York
JEMCO NEWS has been a part of Jackson EMC for 70 years.Jackson EMC entered a period of rapid expansion in the early 1950s. Construction of new power lines picked up with intensity as residents wanted to electrify their homes. The cooperative opened s...
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October
26,
2022
| 15:42 PM America/New_York
Falls are the leading cause of injury and injury death among those 65 and older, according to the Centers of Disease and Prevention. Using a personal medical alert system, such as those offered by EMC Security, makes it easier to quickly contact emer...
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October
26,
2022
| 15:41 PM America/New_York
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables Jackson EMC to pass savings along to you through lower electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April. Winter rates are now in effect. Standard residential rate*Serv...
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October
26,
2022
| 15:41 PM America/New_York
We’re about 250 miles from the closest beach. Even though that’s a few hours drive away, we can still feel the effects of powerful storms churning off the coast. Our electrical system can be damaged by wind and rain from tropical storms. So we keep a...
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October
18,
2022
| 14:22 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC linemen earned three top awards at the 38th annual International Lineman’s Rodeo, held Saturday in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The competition included more than 1,200 lineworkers, who were judged on speed, agility, technique and safety proce...
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October
05,
2022
| 16:10 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Lee County Electric Cooperative in North Fort Myers, Florida, where heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Ian resulted in widespread power outages. As of Wednesday, October 5 at 6 a.m. m...
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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
17,
2022
| 11:47 AM America/New_York
Representing FFA and 4-H clubs from Banks, Franklin, Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison and Oglethorpe counties, 55 young people competed for awards, ribbons and cash prizes in the August 2022 show. Together, the students entered 77 cattle in the compet...
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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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