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2021
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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April
07,
2021
| 14:36 PM America/New_York
What do you get when you mix fourth graders, Dr. Seuss and Jackson EMC linemen? A fun experience students and linemen will remember.Melissa Holloway is a Special Education Co-Teacher at Carnesville Elementary School. Her husband, David Holloway, is a...
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April
07,
2021
| 11:50 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC will soon relaunch its website (jacksonemc.com) to better serve members with a mobile-friendly design and navigation.  Members will soon use the revamped website to pay their bill, learn how to save energy and apply for rebates, view and ...
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March
31,
2021
| 11:48 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected four high school students to receive a scholarship for the cooperative’s Youth Tour competition. Joey Blackstock, a junior at Jefferson High School; Sarah Johnson, a junior at Johnson High School...
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March
30,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees from the Neese office recently made a donation to Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP), based in Watkinsville. The nonprofit organization creates transformative experiences for people with disabilities and their families. ESP’s annu...
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March
29,
2021
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
On This Page: Current Conditions Recent Updates Resources and FAQs Social Media Channels   Current Conditions Our offices are open for drive-thru traffic. Starting July 15, the electric cooperative will resume disconnecting se...
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March
27,
2021
| 12:45 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released two contractor crews to help with power restoration efforts in Alabama following severe storms and tornadoes that caused extensive damage and power outages.  The contractors are assisting Alabama Power, based in Birmingham. A...
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March
24,
2021
| 14:53 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently honored local builders with awards for following the cooperative’s Right Choice new home construction standards for energy efficiency and comfort.“The Right Choice home program is known among area builders as a sign that homes me...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
When you think about electricity, think of the ways it impacts our lives – from lighting our homes and operating our heating and cooling systems to powering the batteries for our phones and even vehicles.Electricity is so integrated in our lives it’s...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:20 PM America/New_York
More people are working or learning online from home than ever before. Regardless of where you work or study, it’s important to be safe around electricity.Take an inventory of your home office or school environment and follow these tips to protect yo...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:20 PM America/New_York
Our Neighbor, Inc., in Gainesville, helps people with disabilities gain independence through residential living and working at jobs in the community.The Jackson EMC Foundation recently awarded the nonprofit organization a $10,000 grant for housing sc...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:20 PM America/New_York
If you are driving on Georgia’s roads and see a first responder or utility vehicle stopped on the shoulder with its emergency strobe lights on, what should you do? Under the state’s Move Over Law, you should move over a lane or slow down to help keep...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/New_York
You can lower your power bill by using energy efficient products, and Jackson EMC will help you pay for qualified products.When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of electricity we need to generate decreases, resulting in savings for t...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/New_York
Making small changes to when you use energy—such as cooling your home or doing laundry—could help you save on your electric bill.By signing up for Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rate, you can take advantage of a year-round lower electric rate by reducing ...
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March
23,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/New_York
The best way to optimize your home’s energy efficiency and set you on the path to lower energy bills is to perform a home energy evaluation. Jackson EMC offers home energy evaluations with our representatives using state-of-the-art equipment to diagn...
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March
19,
2021
| 08:48 AM America/New_York
Three solar facilities that provide renewable energy to Jackson EMC have been completed, according to Green Power EMC, the renewable energy provider for 38 electric cooperatives in Georgia. With the completion of the facilities, 200-megawatts of sola...
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March
12,
2021
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
East Jackson Comprehensive High School senior Brad Stringer won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event and will advance to the state competition. The event, held March 2, is sponsored by Jackson EMC and is a wiring compe...
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March
05,
2021
| 16:22 PM America/New_York
Just as your vehicle needs regular checkups to operate properly, so does your home’s electrical system.Electrical fires are a serious risk to your home. By checking switches, outlets, cords, appliances and the electrical panel, you’re reducing the po...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:14 PM America/New_York
When temperatures drop, winter storms that bring snow and ice can lead to downed power lines, which can cause outages. During a power outage, Jackson EMC works to resolve power as quickly as conditions and safety procedures allow. Consider these tips...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC provides reliable, uninterrupted electrical power to our members. But sometimes, storms, vehicle accidents –and even squirrels – can cause a power outage.Jackson EMC monitors our distribution system 24/7 for potential disruptions. When ne...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/New_York
One of the most valuable tools you can use to master your energy use knowledge is at your fingertips. With the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app, you can view your energy use to help you better understand and improve your energy use habits.The tool...
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February
22,
2021
| 15:12 PM America/New_York
More than 80 years ago, a group of local business and community leaders shared a common vision and belief in a better life for those in their rural community. It’s time to celebrate the future of broadband expansion in rural Georgia.Through the power...
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