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2019
April
15,
2019
Like many folks, I’m a big fan of college football. It’s one of my favorite pastimes. Ask me what I’m doing on most Saturdays in the fall and it’s usually something related to watching football – whether on a screen or in the stands. OK, so I know...
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April
15,
2019
One of the benfits 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 ...
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March
18,
2019
Ask any parent about their responsibilities raising children and you’ll often hear the word “teach.” You’ll hear it used in examples like, “teach my kids how to tie their shoe” or “teach my kids how to ride a bike.” As a dad who recently became an...
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March
18,
2019
Sign Up Now for Energy Savings Making small changes to when you use energy 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 for reducing your...
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March
18,
2019
Jackson EMC doesn’t have customers. We have members. If you receive power from Jackson EMC, you’re a member-owner of this cooperative. Along with receiving margin refunds and having a say in the management of the cooperative, you have access to...
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February
20,
2019
(JEFFERSON, GA. Feb. 20, 2019) Earlier today, Jackson EMC sent 10 linemen and released 24 contractors to assist with power restoration efforts at Amicalola EMC in northwest Georgia. Tuesday brought heavy rain, strong wind gusts and severe thunderstor...
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February
13,
2019
Shopping choices these days can be overwhelming! Even with the simple things, like toothpaste, it can be a real struggle to pick out which flavor and what features I want – cinnamon or peppermint, to whiten or not to whiten? And heaven forbid I h...
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February
13,
2019
Have you wondered about the equipment on a power pole? Electric providers follow national standards for the equipment on poles and how they’re placed. Based on their location and the type of electric service they’re providing, the equipment on poles ...
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February
13,
2019
Did you know the recipe featured in each issue of JEMCO News was submitted by a Jackson EMC member? That’s right. For years, we’ve heard how much you like the recipes in JEMCO News – and you can be part of this tradition, too. You can submit yo...
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January
21,
2019
Caroline Williamson worked for Jackson EMC for 36 years. She recently retired as senior communications coordinator at Oakwood E&O Center. Her six-word story is “learning to drive on icy roads.” Here, she shares how working for JEMC helped her learn h...
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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
When a powerful storm hits a community, the images on TV show the devastation Mother Nature can dish out. Whether it’s heavy rain, wind, snow or ice, severe weather can cause large scale outages. When that happens, Jackson EMC stands ready to res...
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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
10,
2019
Jackson EMC has been serving our community for more than 80 years. For one family, generations have a long history of electric service from Jackson EMC in their home. ...
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January
10,
2019
Jackson EMC is a business partner supplying the energy needs of Kubota's facilities in northeast Georgia. ...
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January
10,
2019
Jackson EMC is a business partner with Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton to meet its energy needs. ...
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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
Just like a family reunion, our retirees gather annually to spend time with each other and to hear what’s happening in the cooperative. There are plenty of stories shared, welcoming hugs and time together. It’s a chance to reunite with dear friends, ...
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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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November
13,
2018
Not too long ago, we received a thank you card from a member who appreciated the exceptional care she received from Lisa Miller, one of our customer service representatives. The member wrote how grateful she was for Lisa’s kindness and helpful...
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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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October
10,
2018
Back when my kids started a new year in elementary school, one of the things I enjoyed seeing were the “All About Me” stories. If you have young children, you may know what I’m talking about. On the first day of school, a teacher asks students to,...
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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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August
21,
2018
If you’re like me, knowing you’re saving a few bucks just feels good. Take, for example, that feeling you get when the item you were planning to buy at the store is now on sale. It feels like a little bonus, doesn’t it? Or, instead of hiring s...
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July
17,
2018
In the electric utility industry, it’s not unusual to read headlines like these from around the country: “Raccoons cause weekend power outage” “Snake causes widespread power outage” And, “Squirrel knocks out power to thousands” You ma...
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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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