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2021
June
23,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Over the years, I’ve had my share of house-hunting experiences. There’s always a moment when you arrive at a potential new home to admire what you see from the outside. Most people refer to it as the “curb appeal” – the landscaping, front door, windo...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Paperless billing makes it convenient to pay your monthly bill. By signing up for paperless billing, members receive their monthly bill in their email inbox – instead of their mailbox. Members who enroll in paperless billing can also avoid potential ...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Recognizing literacy as a key to success for young minds, Books for Keeps works to keep children on track during the summer by providing books for them to read during the break from school.Based in Athens, Books for Keeps received an $8,500Jackson EM...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
One of the benefits of being a member of a cooperative is receiving capital credits.Jackson EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned by our members. Each year, amounts collected above the cost of providing electric service are credited to m...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Severe weather can happen any time. Be sure you’re prepared for stormy weather by following these tips:Prepare a 72-hour emergency kit with food, water and suppliesMake a household plan, including where to take shelter during major stormsPrepare for ...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
“Using the Right Choice program from Jackson EMC is the right thing for us. That helps with the cost savings of making the house more energy efficient.” - Dan Xiong, Right Choice™ HomeownerWith a multi-generational family living in the same house, Da...
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June
23,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has awarded four high school students with scholarships in this year’s Youth Tour competition. Since 1971, Jackson EMC has sent high school students on the Washington Youth Tour, a week long leadership and team building experience at the ...
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June
11,
2021
| 14:57 PM America/New_York
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center predicts a 60% chance for an above-normal hurricane season this year, which means severe storms are more likely to occur.   Jackson EMC offers these tips on how to p...
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June
10,
2021
| 14:56 PM America/New_York
The Special Needs Schools 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 Lawrenceville-based nonprofit with purchasing an interactive SMART Board for each cl...
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June
01,
2021
| 12:50 PM America/New_York
Looking for ideas to make home improvements? The North Atlanta Home Show offers hundreds of home improvement experts and products under one roof for planning your next projects. Jackson EMC members can receive a special discount to attend the event.T...
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June
01,
2021
| 11:50 AM America/New_York
With weather forecasts calling for rising temperatures, Jackson EMC is advising members on steps they can take to lower their energy use and reduce the impact of summer heat on their monthly bills.  Typically, cooling homes and businesses is one of t...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
Harmony House Child Advocacy Center and Sexual Assault Center, Royston, recently got a fresh, spring look thanks to employees from Jackson EMC’s Neese office. The cooperative’s engineering and operations team completed a landscaping project for the n...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
During a recent road trip, I noticed far more electric vehicles sharing the road than I have in the past. The demand for EVs is quickly growing in the U.S., and more members are becoming curious about EVs.Recently, automakers have taken leaps forward...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/New_York
Clean, safe energy is important to Jackson EMC. We support renewal energy technologies through providing green energy services.These services include Sun Power for Homes, green energy purchases through Green Power EMC and resources for electric vehic...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/New_York
As temperatures rise in the summer, homes use more energy to cool and maintain comfort. Fortunately, Jackson EMC members pay less for their energy use in the summer than two-thirds of the state.That’s because Jackson EMC’s summer residential rates ar...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
Sometimes, an innovative or creative idea for a classroom project just needs a little support. That’s why Jackson EMC is proud to support educators with creative ideas to bring learning to life – whether in a classroom or online.Jackson EMC’s Bright ...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:26 AM America/New_York
In operation since 2011, Mending the Gap, in Lawrenceville, works to keep Gwinnett County’s low-income senior citizens healthy and independent. One way it does that is by delivering groceries and personal care items through its Save Our Seniors (SOS)...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
Interest in solar panels is growing. Jackson EMC members have been asking more about solar rebates and whether installing solar panels is the right decision for their home.It’s important to ensure you get correct information about solar for your home...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has relaunched its website — jacksonemc.com — to better serve members with a mobile-friendly design and navigation.Members can use the revamped website to pay their bill, learn how to save energy and apply for rebates, view and report out...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
There’s a lot to consider when buying a new home. The neighborhood, style of house and quality of construction are a few. Comfort and energy efficiency are just as important, and Jackson EMC’s Right Choice™ homes program can help with that.New homes ...
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May
10,
2021
| 08:51 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Right Choice new home program has surpassed a milestone – certifying the 10,000th local home constructed under the home building program. The milestone home is located in Linden Park at Mundy Mill, a subdivision in Hall County.Right Cho...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:38 AM America/New_York
Linemen play a crucial role to keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses. Although their work is important 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, linemen are noticed most when storms affect the power distribution system. In times like these, when th...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That was certainly the case with a recent photo that really touched me. And it wasn’t just me that was moved by the photo – it garnered more than 20,000 impressions on our social media channels.The image ...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC linemen help keep the lights on for members 24/7, 365 days a year. That’s a big job, considering Jackson EMC provides electricity to more than 240,000 meters across 10 counties in northeast Georgia.In observance of April as Lineman Apprec...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:36 AM America/New_York
For almost 30 years, ENERGY STAR©-certified appliances and electronics have offered homeowners a great way to reduce energy use and save on power bills. But how do you know which ENERGY STAR product is right for you?Consider how you use appliances to...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:36 AM America/New_York
If you’re looking for a contractor to make energy efficient improvements to your home, but don’t know where to start your search, we can help.The Jackson EMC contractor network connects members with qualified contractors to make HVAC, insulation and ...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:36 AM America/New_York
Groceries and hand sanitizer weren’t the only things in short supply when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the nation in March 2020. The American Red Cross faced a severe blood shortage after an unprecedented number of blood drives were canceled during the ...
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April
16,
2021
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
Whether you’re a homeowner taking on a do-it-yourself yard project or a professional excavator preparing for your next big job, you’ll need to contact Georgia 811 before you dig.Because important utility lines may be buried underground, it’s essentia...
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April
16,
2021
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
Jackson County Comprehensive High School senior Madison Ellis is one of 12 students statewide who will receive a $1,000 Walter Harrison Scholarship, sponsored by electric cooperatives in Georgia.Ellis, nominated by Jackson EMC, competed among 77 othe...
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April
12,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is again celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Day Monday, April 12. And while the cooperative appreciates the work done by these employees every day, the challenges this group faced over the last 12 ...
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