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2024
February
13,
2024
| 08:32 AM America/New_York
Whether it’s a friendly voice on the phone or providing you with reliable electric service, customer satisfaction means different things to different people. You may be grateful for a customer service representative assisting with a question about yo...
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January
09,
2024
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
You’re probably familiar with Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrated groundhog who predicts if winter will stick around or spring will come early. Punxsutawney Phil, the weather-predicting groundhog, made his debut in 1886 and he was given the title, “Pun...
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2023
December
18,
2023
| 08:50 AM America/New_York
This time of year, we make our homes brighter. As the glow of festive lights brightens our homes and hearts during this special time of year, we are reminded of the warmth that comes from gathering with friends and family, reflecting and expressing g...
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November
17,
2023
| 13:23 PM America/New_York
We’ve all heard the phrase, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” By spreading your assets across multiple “baskets,” you can lower the risk of being in a dire situation. This commonsense approach also applies to how we ensure you have reliable el...
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October
16,
2023
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
It may be hard to believe, but until 1985 our members read their own meters. Here’s how it worked: The cooperative would send a postcard to each member, asking them to write down their monthly energy use on it. Members would then send these postcards...
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October
16,
2023
| 14:15 PM America/New_York
October is National Cooperative Month. ACE Hardware Corporation, REI, Land O’Lakes and Jackson EMC all share something in common: We’re all cooperatives. Cooperatives are businesses owned by their members, like you.  We may be in different industries...
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September
29,
2023
| 09:57 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is a business partner supplying the energy needs of Pak-Lite in Commerce, Ga.
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August
09,
2023
| 15:35 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC delegates joined more than 1,500 high school students from across the country to learn about leadership and public service in the nation’s capital through the week-long Washington Youth Tour program, organized by the nation’s electric coo...
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August
09,
2023
| 15:35 PM America/New_York
Get Funding for Your Innovative Middle School Projects with the Bright Ideas Grant Program.Jackson EMC is accepting applications for our Bright Ideas grant program, which funds creative and innovative classroom projects in middle schools. If you’re a...
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August
09,
2023
| 15:34 PM America/New_York
What do 1,500 youth delegates in our nation’s capital have in common? They’re part of the Washington Youth Tour – a weeklong leadership development program organized by the nation’s electric cooperatives, including Jackson EMC. We’ve been sending loc...
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August
03,
2023
| 16:45 PM America/New_York
Two new members have been appointed to serve on the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. Dee Anderson, of Gwinnett County, and Towanna Johnson, of Barrow County, were each appointed to serve a three-year term by the Jackson EMC Board of Directo...
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July
27,
2023
| 16:39 PM America/New_York
John Mitchell is retiring from the Jackson EMC board of directors after 17 years of service. He is succeeded by Phil Sutton, who is well known for his business leadership and community service.A member of Jackson EMC since 1990, Mitchell is a retired...
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July
13,
2023
| 11:08 AM America/New_York
Can you believe that we’re just a few weeks away from the start of college football? I’m a big fan and enjoy cheering on my favorite teams. If you follow teams in the off season, you're probably hearing a lot about football teams preparing for the up...
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June
22,
2023
| 08:23 AM America/New_York
With the official arrival of summer, Jackson EMC wants to help its members lower their energy use and minimize the impact of summer heat on their monthly bills.Cooling homes and businesses is typically one of the largest demands for electricity durin...
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June
14,
2023
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
When we say our linemen are “going to the rodeo,” we don’t mean the kind of event with cowboys and horses. Instead, they’re participating in one of the most respected and challenging competitions in our industry – the lineman’s rodeo. This year, we s...
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June
14,
2023
| 10:35 AM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named the top overall team competing at the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo, held May 6 in Fort Valley, Ga. The event draws linemen from across the state to compete in a series of events in traditional lineman s...
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June
13,
2023
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first certified EMC Contact Center in the United States. This accomplishment was recognized through the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) Contact Center Certification, ...
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June
09,
2023
| 16:26 PM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named the top overall team competing at the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo, held May 6 in Fort Valley, Ga. The event draws linemen from across the state to compete in a series of events in traditional lineman s...
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May
12,
2023
| 16:31 PM America/New_York
As a cooperative, one of our guiding principles is “Concern for Community.” Here at Jackson EMC, we’re a hands-on organization when it comes to serving our community. Our employees have a passion for community service and you may have seen them volun...
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April
17,
2023
| 16:29 PM America/New_York
The year is 1982. A gallon of gas is 91 cents, the average household income is $23,430 a year and Johnny Bell starts his career at Jackson EMC. Johnny spent the next 36 years working as a lineman and line foreman, retiring in 2018. “Being a lineman i...
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April
14,
2023
| 12:19 PM America/New_York
If you’ve read this column for long enough, you know that we respect and admire the people whose job it is to keep the lights on in our community. The linemen who represent Jackson EMC are some of the finest in the country. They go above and beyond t...
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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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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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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
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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2022
December
09,
2022
| 11:38 AM America/New_York
Along with enjoying family traditions and creating new ones, the holidays are also a time of reflection, gratitude and goodwill. For all of us at Jackson EMC, we’re grateful for you, the members of the coop. One of our founding principles as a co-op ...
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November
18,
2022
| 13:39 PM America/New_York
Thanksgiving is a time when we pause and reflect on what makes us grateful. Recently, I was grateful to witness acts of kindness — small and large — that have had an impact on people’s lives. An act of kindness can change someone’s entire day. It cer...
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October
26,
2022
| 15:41 PM America/New_York
We’re about 250 miles from the closest beach. Even though that’s a few hours drive away, we can still feel the effects of powerful storms churning off the coast. Our electrical system can be damaged by wind and rain from tropical storms. So we keep a...
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August
23,
2022
| 16:11 PM America/New_York
One of the great opportunities I experience each year is meeting our student delegates for the Washington Youth Tour. Earlier this summer, we sent four high school students to Washington, D.C., for the state’s oldest leadership development program. W...
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July
28,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
Did you know this month marks National Ice Cream Day? Or, what about National Mac and Cheese Day? There’s also National Cheesecake Day, French Fry Day, and Fried Chicken Day – all in July. So it probably makes sense that National Junk Food Day also i...
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