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2019
January
14,
2019
Student leaders in high schools across Jackson EMC’s service area can experience a unique leadership opportunity in the nation’s capital this summer. Applications are now open for the Washington Youth Tour – a week-long, all-expenses paid ...
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January
14,
2019
Need to know how much your electric bill will cost each month?  With Jackson EMC's budget billing program, you pay the same amount each month.  In winter and summer months, heating and air conditioning systems are used more often, which is refl...
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January
14,
2019
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has its corporate office at 850 Commerce Highway in Jefferson, Ga., with district offices in Gainesville, Lawrenceville, Jefferson and Hull. Jackson EMC is a cooperative providing electric service to 10 N...
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January
07,
2019
As Robert Hall sees it, Jackson EMC is a partner in his education. As a senior engineer, Robert is pursuing a master’s degree that’s not typical for his career field – business administration. Robert started his career at Jackson EMC in 2017 after...
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2018
December
12,
2018
“Cooperation Among Cooperatives” is one of the principles that govern all cooperatives. So, when Hurricane Michael devastated parts of Florida and south Georgia, Jackson EMC was one of several electric cooperatives in the Southeast to answer calls fo...
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December
09,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 9, 2018) – Heavy rainfall from Saturday’s storms saturated the ground, leaving trees susceptible to the storms accompanying strong winds, which blew down trees and limbs into power lines. Members across Jackson EMC’s 10-county se...
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October
15,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 14, 2018) – A journeyman linemen team from Jackson EMC was named the top electric cooperative team at the 35th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. The event features some of the top linemen...
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September
12,
2018
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the projected forecast of Hurricane Florence and its potential impact on Northeast Georgia and is ready to respond. Current forecasts indicate Northeast Georgia could experience strong winds and rain as a result of H...
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September
06,
2018
Member-Focused Since its beginnings, Jackson EMC has proven itself a company devoted to serving its community. Our cooperative started 80 years ago when neighbors and local leaders worked together to bring electricity to our area. For those...
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September
06,
2018
There’s something for everyone at our Annual Meeting on September 27. Children will enjoy inflatables, candy art and clowns, while adults learn about the cooperative’s operations and our plans for the future. Everyone in attendance receives one m...
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September
06,
2018
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 members off at the entrance to the meeting. To park at Jackson County Comprehensive High School: 1668 ...
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July
02,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. June 29, 2018) – Jackson EMC will participate in a new solar project that will expand the cooperative’s energy portfolio with an additional 5 megawatts of solar. The project is a joint effort among electric cooperatives in the state t...
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May
29,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. May 29, 2018) – Four Jackson EMC linemen joined a volunteer team, sponsored by the NRECA International Foundation, which traveled to Bolivia to bring electricity to two remote villages in the Andes Mountains. Jackson EMC partnered ...
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May
10,
2018
Jackson EMC has equipment for sale to members and employees. Sealed bids will be accepted at the Jackson EMC headquarters in Jefferson until 3 p.m., June 22, 2018, after which time bids will no longer be accepted. Jackson EMC reserves the right to ac...
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January
29,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 29, 2018) — Imagine all residential and industrial members in the Jackson EMC service area and beyond are totally without electricity -- all lines were demolished, all poles were on the ground, all substations were flooded. That ...
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January
12,
2018
A tour of the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court, meeting Georgia’s congressional delegates, lunch at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and other opportunities to explore our nation’s capital are available for young leaders on the Washington Youth To...
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January
11,
2018
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has corporate offices at 850 Commerce Highway in Jefferson, Ga., with district offices in Gainesville, Lawrenceville, Jefferson and Hull. Jackson EMC is a cooperative providing electric service to 10 Nort...
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January
02,
2018
(JEFFERSON, GA. Jan. 2, 2018) – The freezing temperatures that arrived with the new year caused scattered outages for some members across Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s 10-county service area Tuesday morning. According to the National Weat...
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2017
December
14,
2017
Need to know exactly how much your electric bill will cost each month? With Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, you pay the same amount each month. In winter and summer months, heating and air conditioning systems are used more often, which is r...
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December
14,
2017
You can show your support and appreciation for Jackson EMC linemen and other utility line crews through the purchase of Georgia’s first “Thank a Lineman” vehicle license plate. Proceeds from the new specialty license plate will benefit the Southea...
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December
14,
2017
Most Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Approximately 211,000 members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, you’re...
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December
14,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 12, 2017) – Jackson EMC has donated $20,000 to the Good Samaritan Clinic of Gwinnett for the purchase of equipment for the new dental clinic. Gwinnett’s only full-time charity dental practice serves uninsured residents of Gwin...
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December
01,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Dec. 1, 2017) – Approximately 211,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both members and former members will receive their share of a total $9 million in margin refunds in December. “As owners of a no...
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November
14,
2017
Like many of her colleagues at Jackson EMC, Brenda Medrano (shown on cover) was working long hours to help restore power for members after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. As a customer service representative, Brenda was on the front line...
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November
07,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 7, 2017) – As Puerto Rico continues to recover from a devastating hurricane that knocked out power to nearly the whole island, a Pike crew normally assigned to Jackson EMC is headed that way to help rebuild. Jackson EMC released ...
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November
06,
2017
If your family is like mine, it’s been a whirlwind since summer ended. Back to school. Family gatherings. Packed calendars. Busy times. But with Thanksgiving, there’s the blessing of slowing down – even for just a little while – to afford reflecti...
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October
19,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 19, 2017) – Georgians can show support and appreciation for Jackson EMC linemen and other utility line crews through the purchase of the state’s first “Thank a Lineman” vehicle license plate. The specialty license plate honori...
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October
15,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 15, 2017) Jackson EMC lineman Kaleb Chapman won three first place events at the 2017 International Lineman’s Rodeo, held Oct. 11-14 in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The event attracts the best linemen in the world to compete in events ...
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October
11,
2017
Good news! Decreased demand for electricity during the winter months enables us to pass savings along to you by lowering our rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April. To learn more about residential electric rates, visit jac...
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October
07,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Oct. 7, 2017) Weather reports indicate Hurricane Nate could impact Northeast Georgia Sunday, Oct. 8. Jackson EMC activated its Emergency Response Plan Friday, Oct. 6, and is ready to respond with restoration efforts if needed. As o...
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