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2020
July
07,
2020
| 04:59 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s online and phone payment portals - including the MyJacksonEMC website and mobile app - will be unavailable to accept bill payments during planned system maintenance starting on Saturday, July 11, at midnight and ending on Sunday, July 1...
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June
17,
2020
| 03:30 PM America/New_York
To help our members during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jackson EMC temporarily suspended service disconnections due to nonpayment of bills. Starting July 15, the electric cooperative will resume disconnecting service for nonpayment of bills. Members who a...
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June
17,
2020
| 06:32 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. Our lobbies are closed.  Starting July 15, the electric cooperative wil...
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June
16,
2020
| 04:35 PM America/New_York
Using energy efficient products can help you lower your electric bill. Did you know that Jackson EMC offers rebates to help you purchase certain energy efficient products?  When you use energy efficient technologies, the amount of electricity we n...
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June
16,
2020
| 04:34 PM America/New_York
You may recall earlier this year how much it rained. It felt like it would never stop raining! Shortly after one of those storms, an employee snapped a photo of one of our trucks. In the photo you can see the sun peeking through the gray sky. Thi...
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June
16,
2020
| 04:33 PM America/New_York
Each month, we feature an organization that recently received a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation. These grants are made possible by members who participate in Jackson EMC’s Operation Round Up® program, which rounds each month’s electric bill up ...
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June
16,
2020
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
Whether you’re planning a DIY project to install a new mailbox or a fire pit – or tackling a bigger landscaping project – contacting Georgia 811 is your first step. By contacting Georgia 811 before any outdoor digging project begins, you’ll start ...
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June
16,
2020
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
Since 1971, Jackson EMC has selected high school students to participate in the Washington Youth Tour - a weeklong leadership and learning opportunity in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the nation's electric cooperatives through the National Rural Ele...
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June
16,
2020
| 04:31 PM America/New_York
Whether you pass them on the highway or see them on your street responding to an outage, Jackson EMC'strucks are quick to catch our members’ attention. In 2019, these vehicles traveled more than 3.9 million miles, playing their part in providing reli...
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June
12,
2020
| 08:35 PM America/New_York
Hurricane season is officially here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a 60% chance for an above-normal hurricane season this year, which means severe storms are more likely to occur.   The threat of hurricanes is...
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June
08,
2020
| 06:03 PM America/New_York
Gateway Domestic Violence Center was awarded a $5,000 grant through a nomination by Jackson EMC to the CoBank Sharing Success Program. The grant will assist the Gainesville-based nonprofit with purchasing residential-grade kitchen appliances, which w...
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June
08,
2020
| 06:02 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
07,
2020
| 09:26 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 49 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in Louisiana from the approaching Tropical Storm Cristobal.  Most of the contractors will be assisting Entergy, located in Baton Rouge. Entergy Louisian...
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June
05,
2020
| 04:51 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is working with contractor HB Next on a project to take an inventory of different attachments on the utility poles throughout Jackson EMC’s service area. Additionally, this project will include inspection of equipment to ensure all attach...
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June
04,
2020
| 10:40 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently received recognition in the national 2020 Spotlight on Excellence Awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Jackson EMC rec...
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June
04,
2020
| 03:13 PM America/New_York
Longer days and warmer weather often bring increased energy use. As temperatures rise, Jackson EMC offers some easy solutions for saving energy in the summer.   Set your thermostat to 78 degrees. Jackson EMC recommends keeping your home’s thermost...
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May
27,
2020
| 07:43 PM America/New_York
Local teachers use grant funds from Jackson EMC to implement innovative projects. Sometimes, an innovative or creative idea for a classroom project just needs a little support. Thanks to Bright Ideas grants from Jackson EMC, educators can provide ...
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May
27,
2020
| 07:43 PM America/New_York
When it comes to a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) project, EMC Security offers a fast and affordable option for protecting your home. EMC Security’s DIY Self-Install security system is an easy option for home security protection. The system comes with no-co...
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May
27,
2020
| 07:43 PM America/New_York
If you’re looking to buy a new home, Jackson EMC’s Right Choice™ program makes it easier to ensure your new home is comfortable and energy efficient. Right Choice homes come with a one-year comfort warranty and a three-year energy use warranty. ...
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May
27,
2020
| 07:43 PM America/New_York
If you’re like me, I appreciate a friendly handshake when seeing a longtime friend or meeting someone for the first time. As we deal with the coronavirus, our new reality means some things, like shaking hands, have temporarily changed. What hasn’...
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May
27,
2020
| 07:42 PM America/New_York
When the summer months hit, people typically use more electricity to cool their houses and businesses. For Jackson EMC members, the cost of electricity in the summer is among the lowest in the state, according to the Georgia Public Service Commiss...
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May
27,
2020
| 07:42 PM America/New_York
We know our members may be facing financial challenges due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a member-owned not-for-profit cooperative, we operate in the best interest of our members. Payment arrangements. Jackson EMC has always been sen...
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May
19,
2020
| 04:11 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has named April Sorrow as Vice President of Communication, effective July 1, succeeding Bonnie Jones, who will be retiring at the end of July. In her new position, Sorrow will provide leadership, advoc...
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April
22,
2020
| 09:29 PM America/New_York
Dr. Allen McCannon, Vice President in Raymond James’ Georgia education finance division, has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Perpall, who retired from the board. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 5...
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April
20,
2020
| 09:04 PM America/New_York
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vision disability is one of the most prevalent disabling conditions among children. “If a child can’t see well, it limits what they can see in the classroom,” said Jimmy Mock, president ...
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April
20,
2020
| 09:03 PM America/New_York
What it takes to be a Jackson EMC Lineman.  Talk to any lineman and one thing you’re likely to recognize is the dedication it takes to excel on the lines. Along with building and maintaining power lines and equipment, linemen work day  and night t...
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April
20,
2020
| 09:02 PM America/New_York
The past few weeks have certainly been challenging times for our country and our communities. Families, schools, businesses, healthcare providers and governments have responded like never before to the unprecedented challenges due to the spread o...
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April
14,
2020
| 05:17 PM America/New_York
Twenty Jackson EMC linemen are assisting with restoration efforts at Hart Electric Membership Corporation. In addition, Jackson EMC has released 171 contractors to help remove debris and repair damaged distribution power lines due to recent storms.  ...
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April
13,
2020
| 04:09 PM America/New_York
The thunderstorms that swept across North Georgia in the early hours this morning resulted in power outages for some Jackson EMC members. Line crews have been dispatched, and they are working to restore power to those affected.   Members were impa...
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April
12,
2020
| 05:33 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a line of scattered storms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall could move acros...
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