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2021
January
14,
2021
| 08:38 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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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
When it comes to paying your bill, Jackson EMC offers a number of convenient options. See which options may be best for you.Payment KiosksUse a payment kiosk at one of our local offices to pay with cash, checks or credit/debit cards*. Kiosks are avai...
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January
14,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
It’s time to celebrate the future of broadband expansion in rural Georgia.Last month, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to support a proposal that offers incentives to expand broadband in rural areas of our state. With the PSC’s appro...
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2020
December
28,
2020
| 17:17 PM America/New_York
Due to a delay in USPS shipping times, our members may see a delay in receiving their Jackson EMC bills. We encourage members to download and view their bills via the MyJacksonEMC app or pay via our automated line at 1-888-228-9166. As always, if you...
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December
11,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s Gwinnett office partnered with Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush With Kindness program to help senior citizens with external maintenance issues on their homes. A Brush With Kindness is a Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity program that ...
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December
09,
2020
| 14:39 PM America/New_York
For years, employees at Jackson EMC have established themselves as leaders in the community. “Jackson EMC has a credible name,” said Joe Hicks, Jefferson District Manager. “Working here, you understand that legacy and you are encouraged to be a leade...
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December
07,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
As your president and CEO, it’s my job to protect your interests. I’m passionate about this cooperative and protecting what we’ve worked to achieve.Recently, an issue has come up that could cost members millions of dollars each year. The issue is the...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
Approximately 228,000 current and former members of Jackson EMC will receive their share of a total of $13 million in margin refunds. The electric cooperative is mailing checks in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, Jackson EMC mem...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship, which provides $1,000 for academic expenses to students pursuing post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools. A...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
Have you ever saved pennies in a jar? It amazes me how quickly they add up.As a treat when all the grandkids were visiting, my parents would let them count the coins in their spare change jar and then take them out to splurge on a fun activity. Even ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/New_York
For the first time since its inception in October 2005, last spring the Jackson EMC Foundation distributed emergency grants, awarding funds to organizations serving those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.Within weeks of shelter-in-place mandates,...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:18 AM America/New_York
In last month’s issue of JEMCO News, we shared information about the Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act. In response to this act, electric cooperatives across the state, including Jackson EMC, have “rolled out the red carpet” with a proposed a solutio...
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November
16,
2020
| 14:38 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 56 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Ohio due to damage caused by storms and high winds on Sunday.   The contractors are assisting FirstEnergy, located in Cleveland. FirstEnergy serves approximately 6 mill...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:39 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees.CCA is a trade association of cooperatives across No...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:18 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $5,000 to the Jefferson FIRST Robotics Team to help students cover expenses for materials and fees for robotics competitions. “The Jefferson FIRST Robotics Team is very fortunate to have the support of Jackson EMC,” said Randy Far...
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November
12,
2020
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to Wellroot Family Services to meet the needs of foster families and children in the Gainesville area.“We are so grateful for the continued kindness and generosity of Jackson EMC. This incredible gift will have a significa...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Offering incentives to broadband providers to serve rural Georgia. For many parts of Georgia, access to broadband service to connect homes, businesses and schools via the internet is limited. The state’s electric cooperatives – including Jackson E...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
If you’ve been reading my column on a regular basis, you know I rarely devote time here to legislative issues. However, I want to bring to your attention the Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act, which was passed by the state’s General Assembly last...
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October
23,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s 81st Annual Meeting was held September 15-17 in an alternative format, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, member registration and voting took place at each of Jackson EMC’s local offices for the board of directors election and to ...
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October
12,
2020
| 13:51 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 70 contractors to help with power restoration efforts in Louisiana due to damage caused by Hurricane Delta.   The contractors are assisting Cleco Power, located in Pineville, LA. Cleco serves approximately 288,000 customer...
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August
13,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
I’ve noticed recently when students graduate they’ll receive cards quoting Dr.Seuss’ classic book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”. One of the most cited quotes goes: “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so … get ...
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July
14,
2020
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
One of the TV shows I enjoyed watching years ago was “Home Improvement.” In the show, comedian Tim Allen’s character was always enjoying his family, cars—and of course—power tools. Every time I think of that show, I can still hear that grunt Alle...
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July
07,
2020
| 10:59 AM 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
16,
2020
| 10:34 AM 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
| 10:32 AM 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
| 10:31 AM 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
07,
2020
| 15:26 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
| 10:51 AM 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
| 16:40 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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May
27,
2020
| 13:43 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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