Newsroom Jackson EMC (power restoration,coop)

2019
December
02,
2019
| 08:19 PM America/New_York
Approximately 239,000 Jackson EMC members will receive a check in the mail this month. Both current members and former members will receive their share of a total $12 million in margin refunds in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperati...
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November
19,
2019
| 11:08 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville to help with relocating its emergency housing and support center. “This grant will help us move our facility to a new, safer location on five acres,” said Jessica B...
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November
19,
2019
| 11:05 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Special Needs School of Gwinnett, a nonprofit, private school serving special needs children, for its new building. “This donation helps us build a modern building where we can all be together,” said Bev Bailey, ...
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November
14,
2019
| 02:12 PM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) system control coordinator Greg Mathis received a Life Saving Award from Georgia EMC during the state association’s annual meeting in Savannah this month. Mathis was honored for saving the life of a fello...
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November
13,
2019
| 06:29 PM America/New_York
Student leaders in high schools across Jackson EMC’s service area can apply to serve as a delegate on the Washington Youth Tour – a unique leadership opportunity in Washington, D.C. During the week-long, all-expenses paid experience, students will...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:26 PM America/New_York
I like hearing a good word about the work of our cooperative. I also like to hear how we can get better. It’s that information that allows us to make important changes to improve for you. To continue to provide service that exceeds your expect...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
Paperless billing makes it convenient to pay your monthly bill. Jackson EMC members who sign up for paperless billing by November 30 will be eligible to win a Roomba robot vacuum to help make household chores easier. By signing up for paperless bi...
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October
31,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Windy, rainy weather today caused outages for some Jackson EMC members. As of 2 p.m., 2,230 members were without power in Banks (6), Barrow (56), Gwinnett (1,579), Jackson (342), Hall (174) and Lumpkin (73) counties. Line crews have been dispatche...
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October
21,
2019
| 06:41 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. October 21, 2019) – For the second year in a row, a journeyman team from Jackson EMC was named the top electric cooperative team at the 36th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. Top linemen from ...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM America/New_York
Decreased demand for electricity during the winter enables Jackson EMC to pass savings along to you through lower electric rates. Winter rates begin in October and continue through April.   Winter Rates in Effect: Standard Residential Rate* ...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:51 PM America/New_York
Across the country, we’re celebrating the power of cooperatives this month. Cooperatives come in all shapes and sizes and provide many products and services. You may recognize some of these cooperative brands and products: REI, Land O’Lakes, Flor...
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October
15,
2019
| 10:59 PM America/New_York
Meet Alyssa Meeks, a college intern in the Accounting Department at Jackson EMC. Alyssa is a senior at the University of Georgia where she's double majoring in Spanish and accounting. She has been an intern at Jackson EMC for three months now and pla...
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October
09,
2019
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
The MyJacksonEMC mobile app – which allows Jackson EMC members to manage their accounts – is getting a new look, effective in mid-October. Members with a MyJacksonEMC account can pay their monthly bill, view their energy use, report an outage and ...
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September
04,
2019
| 03:47 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 4, 2019) – Jackson EMC has released 84 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in North Carolina from the approaching Hurricane Dorian. The contractors will be assisting Brunswick Electric Membe...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
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 off members at the entrance to the meeting. To park at Jackson County Comprehensive High School: 1668 ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
There’s something for everyone at our Annual Meeting on September 19. 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 meal ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
Member-Focused Since 1938, Jackson EMC has provided members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity. When the first lines were energized on April 10, 1939, our community didn’t look like it does today. Back then, we served members on 690 mi...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
Greater Vision, an award-winning gospel group, will perform at Jackson EMC’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 19 at the headquarters in Jefferson. Registration for the meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. that day. Greater Vision regularly appears ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
A few years ago, we asked you to help pick a new slogan for the cooperative. The clear winner? “Your Power. Your Community.” That’s not surprising because it’s simple and speaks to our collective values. As cooperative members, you’re invested in ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:30 PM America/New_York
Are you a middle school educator with an idea for an innovative or creative classroom project this school year? If so, consider applying for a Bright Ideas grant. Bright Ideas is a grant program from Jackson EMC that funds creative and innovative ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:28 PM America/New_York
We’re looking for your favorite holiday cookie recipes for an upcoming issue of JEMCO News. Selected winners will receive admission for a car or van to Magical Nights of Lights at Lanier Islands. Send us your favorite holiday cookie recipes by 9/1...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:27 PM America/New_York
It’s the start of a new school year – and planning for memorable educational experiences. Educators looking to bring learning to life can request Jackson EMC employees to visit their schools and classrooms for demonstrations or speaking opportunities...
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August
14,
2019
| 10:35 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. August 14, 2019) – Jackson EMC experienced its highest summer demand for electricity in 10 years on Tuesday, setting a peak demand record between 4-5 p.m. The new record came as the heat index climbed above 100 degrees in recent days ...
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August
01,
2019
| 02:54 PM America/New_York
Meet Zac Saine, a student intern at Jackson EMC supporting our executive, marketing and communication teams at the corporate office in Jefferson. Zac is a recent graduate of Jackson County Comprehensive High School in Jefferson. In the fall, he's hea...
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July
11,
2019
| 06:33 PM America/New_York
Have you ever met a new person and one of the first things they ask you is, “What do you do?”? I meet a lot of new people, so it’s a question that pops up on a regular basis. I’ll tell folks I work at my local electric cooperative and if they’re not ...
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July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is an electric cooperative. In fact, we’re one of more than 900 electric co-ops in the U.S. serving more than 42 million people. As a cooperative, it’s our mission to serve our members and our community. So, what’s a cooperative? Co...
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July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC offers a variety of ways for members to pay their power bill – including online, by phone, by mail or in person at a local office. Members can pay online or by phone using a bank account, credit card or debit card. We accept Visa, Masterc...
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July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC’s communication department recently earned multiple awards from the Cooperative Communications Association (CCA) for a variety of communication pieces developed for members and employees. CCA is a trade association of cooperatives acro...
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July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
MyJacksonEMC, a new website and mobile app, allows members to view and analyze their energy use. With the energy use tool on MyJacksonEMC, members can view their energy use by the hour, day, month or specific date ranges. Members can also view the...
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July
11,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Dear Member: Official notice is hereby given that the 2019 meeting of the members of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the headquarters in Jefferson, Ga., on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Registration will begin at approximat...
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