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2023
March
16,
2023
| 13:06 PM America/New_York
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March
15,
2023
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
Members may be more familiar with seeing men working on our lines as the face of Jackson EMC, but there are many influential women who hold impactful roles at the cooperative. We asked some of the women at Jackson EMC serving our community about who ...
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March
15,
2023
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
Looking for ways to save on your energy bill? You can save money throughout the year just by changing when you do your laundry, cool your home or wash your dishes during the summer. Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rate is an option for members who can use ...
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March
15,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
When you enroll in Jackson EMC's paperless billing program, you can say "goodbye" to paper clutter.You’ll be able to access your bill any time, any place, even if you’re out of town. With paperless billing, you’ll be notified electronically as soon a...
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March
15,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
Contest Gives Students Real World ExperienceParticipating in a wiring competition teaches students focus, discipline and perseverance – whether they’re preparing for a career as an electrician or another industry. High school students in Jackson EMC’...
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March
15,
2023
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
For many young people who age out of foster care, stability and independence can be hard to come by. Lydia’s Place, a nonprofit organization based in Watkinsville, gives hope and security to young adults aged 17-24 who have experienced homelessness o...
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March
15,
2023
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
When you flip a switch, the electricity traveling to your lights has already made an incredible journey through a network of equipment and lines to get to your home or business. Jackson EMC has more than 14,800 miles of energized lines that bring pow...
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March
15,
2023
| 10:55 AM America/New_York
I look forward to seeing the trees and flowers spring back this time of year. Even with Georgia’s wild weather patterns, we know that warmer days are ahead. And here at Jackson EMC, it’s also the time of year that we look forward and plan for the gro...
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March
08,
2023
| 16:02 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students as delegates for the 2023 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 15-22.   Lanier Ashley, a junior at Jefferson High School; Orit Endalk, a junior at Archer High School; K...
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March
08,
2023
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
Banks County High School senior Matthew Anderson won a $1,000 scholarship in the State EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event (CDE), a wiring competition that tests students in skills using the National Electric Code. Jackson EMC is ...
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March
08,
2023
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has a long history of employees volunteering at Hurricane Shoals Park, a scenic park in Jackson County that features a grist mill and historic buildings. Jackson EMC retirees Tim Sweat and Danny Elrod asked our linemen for help with a loc...
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March
03,
2023
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
Area homebuilders who construct new homes to the exceptional standards for energy efficiency and comfort of Jackson EMC’s Right Choice new home program were recently recognized for their efforts.Right Choice homes are built exclusively in Jackson EMC...
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February
21,
2023
| 09:48 AM America/New_York
The Barrow County Board of Education recently recognized teachers that received a Bright Ideas grant from Jackson EMC. Jackson EMC Business Development Manager Kevin Dodson presented a ceremonial check that represents the total of the grants awarded ...
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February
10,
2023
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Extremely cold weather can drive up your energy use – and your monthly bill. You can reduce the impact of winter weather by changing some of your energy habits. One of the principles of cooperatives is education for members, which includes ways to he...
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February
10,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Whether traveling for vacation or business, sometimes my trips involve a flight. The airline attendants give a safety demonstration at the start of each flight. They’ll show you how to use a seat belt, where the emergency exits are located and even h...
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February
10,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Linemen must have the right gear to do their jobs. Our crews wear specialized gear every day when they work on lines to protect them in the unlikely event of coming in contact with electricity. “Being a lineman can be one of the most dangerous jobs i...
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February
10,
2023
| 10:59 AM America/New_York
As a former educator, Ellen Cowne is familiar with the struggles some students face when they leave school and go home each day. For some children, the meals they receive at school may be the only food they’re provided, and they may not be guaranteed...
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February
10,
2023
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
Security cameras are the most popular form of home security. With so many options to choose from, EMC Security offers you tips on where to place cameras outside your home for optimal protection. Security cameras add a layer of protection, but they’re...
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February
10,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
We love getting your favorite recipes to share in JEMCO News. Is your recipe worthy of a prize? If so, send it to us. We select a winning recipe to feature in future issues of JEMCO News. Winners receive a prize package that includes a pressure cooke...
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February
10,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
Are you interested in solar energy at your home, but you don’t want to install solar panels? Jackson EMC’s Cooperative Solar program is an easy way to benefit from receiving solar energy without the long-term commitment and risk of ownership or maint...
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February
10,
2023
| 09:59 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $50,000 to the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia for its new facility expansion project, slated to open in 2024.  “We applaud Jackson EMC for being, not only a reliable and effective electricity provider, but moreover a leader in phi...
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February
01,
2023
| 13:30 PM America/New_York
Banks County High School senior Matthew Anderson won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event, a wiring competition, and will advance to the state competition. The event is sponsored by Region 2 electric membership coopera...
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January
13,
2023
| 13:35 PM America/New_York
After restoring power to 6,333 of our members when heavy rain and strong winds from Thursday’s storms caused outages, Jackson EMC crews are assisting with power restoration efforts at Snapping Shoals EMC, based in Covington, GA. As of Friday, January...
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January
09,
2023
| 08:05 AM America/New_York
The Christmas holiday weekend brought record-setting low temperatures across Jackson EMC’s 10-county service area. When the temperatures dropped to single digits, people ran their heating systems longer to combat the frigid temperatures outside. Incr...
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January
04,
2023
| 09:06 AM America/New_York
It’s that time of year when cold weather could impact your energy use. With Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, you’ll still pay the same amount each month. Budget billing takes the 12-month average of your household’s electric bill and balances it...
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January
04,
2023
| 09:06 AM America/New_York
Did the holidays seem really hectic or was it just me? Looking back, I wonder how it all got done. The preparation, the decorations, the food, the shopping - wow! Here we are in January. Thanksgiving is a blur and my Christmas decorations are back in...
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January
04,
2023
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
"This is a traditional family recipe that’s very quick and easy to make. It’s also nice to share with family and friends for any occasion." - Cecilia Rodriguez, LawrencevilleIngredients:1 cup canola oil2 cups sugar3 cups flour, self-rising4 eggs2 ora...
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January
04,
2023
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
Neighborhood Cooperative Ministries provides housing assistance and helps families avoid eviction and possible homelessness.The nonprofit organization recently received a $15,000 grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation for its emergency rental assistan...
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January
04,
2023
| 09:04 AM America/New_York
Heating systems in north Georgia get a workout when it’s extremely cold outside. That doesn’t mean your electric bill has to skyrocket.Many homes use heat pumps to keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. When it’s extremely cold, you may ...
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January
04,
2023
| 09:04 AM America/New_York
Know a high school student looking for a unique leadership development opportunity? Encourage them to apply for the Washington Youth Tour – a weeklong experience in the nation’s capital. Applications are now open.Each summer, we send local high schoo...
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