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2021
September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
Since 1938, Jackson EMC has been a part of the local community proudly serving our members by providing reliable, courteous and personalized service. A big part of our commitment to our member owners is keeping you informed about the continued progre...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the cooperative’s headquarters in Jefferson. Registration will begin at approximately 5 p.m. The meeting will be called to order at approximately 7 p.m.The meeting will fea...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
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 off members at the entrance to the meeting.To park at Empower College & Career Center (Formerly Jackson C...
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September
08,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC appreciates all of our employees who make our work possible. Please join us in celebrating these employees who have served the cooperative for 35 years and longer. 35 Years35 Years40 YearsDavid HollowayMark HoodCrystal BaldwinLine Foreman...
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August
31,
2021
| 16:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 31 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Ida.The contractors will be assisting Entergy, a power company that delivers electricity to customers ...
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August
31,
2021
| 10:06 AM America/New_York
Wellroot Family Services was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will help Wellroot pilot the nationally-recognized home visitation program called Healthy Families America for fa...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Dear Member:Official notice is hereby given that the 2021 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the headquarters in Jefferson, Ga., on Thursday, September 16, 2021.Registration will begin at approximately 5...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Some of my favorite memories of my childhood are those from family reunions. We’d gather the whole family at a big picnic site in a park. The kids would be running around, while the adults would be chatting away. I can remember hearing so many laughs...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Taking a few steps to save energy in your home can also lead to reducing your electric bill. As a not-for-profit cooperative, we educate members about ways to save energy in their homes. Jackson EMC also offers services to help members with their ene...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:51 AM America/New_York
Middle school educators: Do you have an innovative or creative class project in need of funding? If so, consider applying for a Bright Ideas grant. The deadline to apply is September 7.Bright Ideas is a grant program from Jackson EMC that funds creat...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Are you still punching numbers on a keypad to activate your security system? If so, it may be time for an upgrade.EMC Security offers a touchscreen keypad that many customers chose when updating their system. Using the latest security technology, you...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
Whether in-person at one of its 15 local branches or online, the Gwinnett County Public Library offers learning labs to give children, teens and adults unique experiences – including its new mobile kitchen.“The COVID-19 pandemic changed everything fo...
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August
26,
2021
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
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 16, at the cooperative's headquarters in Jefferson.Registration for the meeting begins at approxim...
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August
10,
2021
| 11:47 AM America/New_York
Representing FFA and 4-H clubs from Banks, Franklin, Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison and Oglethorpe counties, 51 young people competed for awards, ribbons and cash prizes at the 2021 Quality Beef Show, sponsored by Jackson EMC. Together, the students...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
For more than 25 years, Camp Twin Lakes has supported fully adaptive year-round camp experiences for children and young adults with serious illnesses, disabilities or other life challenges.The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded Camp Twin Lakes a...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we know you count on us to keep your lights on. And we work hard to make that happen. When outages occur, we work to restore your power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow until all outages are restored. Generally, af...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
I’ve been around electric cooperatives since I was a kid. My dad, who retired a few years ago, had a long career as a co-op manager in Louisiana and Alabama. I learned a lot about this industry from him.Dad started his career as an engineer in the op...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
Did you know that signs or other items posted on utility poles can create serious safety hazards for linemen?Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs – as well as the signs themselves – pose dangers to linemen, who may need to climb poles when res...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
When temperatures begin to rise in the summer, making small adjustments to how your household uses energy can help lower your electric bill. Follow these money-saving tips to reduce your energy use, and in turn, your monthly bill.Set your thermostat ...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
If you’re looking for a way to simplify paying your bill, consider enrolling in Jackson EMC’s Auto Pay Program. You can pay your bill automatically each month from your bank account or with a credit/debit card through this convenient option.By enroll...
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July
26,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this hurricane season is expected to be active. That means more severe storms are likely to occur through November. Taking steps now to prepare for severe weather could help you...
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July
21,
2021
| 15:10 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees. CCA is a trade association of cooperatives across N...
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July
02,
2021
| 15:53 PM America/New_York
A team of Jackson EMC linemen recently helped build a covered deck for a Danielsville family whose adult children have special needs. Jackson EMC’s linemen learned of the need for the project through the SONIC (Serving Our Neighbors In Christ) organi...
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June
30,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has received reports of members receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the cooperative and urging members to pay a bill immediately or face being disconnected from power service. Members should be aware of the rise of thi...
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June
24,
2021
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
Nathan Bohannon, residential new development advisor in Gwinnett, was recently selected as one of Gwinnett Young Professionals’ 35 Under 35 recipients.  Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP) is an initiative of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. 35 Under...
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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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