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2020
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
23,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
If you had a fire at your home, would your family members know how to escape safely? The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) recommends families make a home fire escape plan incase there’s a fire in their home. In October, NFPA celebrates...
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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
17,
2020
| 00:32 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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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
12,
2020
| 14:35 PM America/New_York
Hurricane season is officially here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a 60% chance for an above-normal hurricane season this year, which means severe storms are more likely to occur.   The threat of hurricanes is...
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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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May
27,
2020
| 13:42 PM America/New_York
We know our members may be facing financial challenges due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a member-owned not-for-profit cooperative, we operate in the best interest of our members. Payment arrangements. Jackson EMC has always been sen...
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May
19,
2020
| 10:11 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has named April Sorrow as Vice President of Communication, effective July 1, succeeding Bonnie Jones, who will be retiring at the end of July. In her new position, Sorrow will provide leadership, advoc...
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April
20,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/New_York
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vision disability is one of the most prevalent disabling conditions among children. “If a child can’t see well, it limits what they can see in the classroom,” said Jimmy Mock, president ...
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April
20,
2020
| 15:03 PM America/New_York
What it takes to be a Jackson EMC Lineman.  Talk to any lineman and one thing you’re likely to recognize is the dedication it takes to excel on the lines. Along with building and maintaining power lines and equipment, linemen work day  and night t...
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April
20,
2020
| 15:02 PM America/New_York
The past few weeks have certainly been challenging times for our country and our communities. Families, schools, businesses, healthcare providers and governments have responded like never before to the unprecedented challenges due to the spread o...
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April
14,
2020
| 11:17 AM America/New_York
Twenty Jackson EMC linemen are assisting with restoration efforts at Hart Electric Membership Corporation. In addition, Jackson EMC has released 171 contractors to help remove debris and repair damaged distribution power lines due to recent storms.  ...
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March
31,
2020
| 15:28 PM America/New_York
As a result of growing community needs in response to the coronavirus health emergency, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors held a special meeting on March 31 to review applications for emergency support. The board awarded a total $140,757 ...
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March
30,
2020
| 16:56 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is advising people who receive unexpected checks in the mail from the cooperative to be cautious of a potential scam. The cooperative has recently received reports of criminals sending fake checks that appear to come from Jackson EMC t...
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March
23,
2020
| 16:37 PM America/New_York
In response to the spread of COVID-19, Jackson EMC is extending our response plan to coronavirus. As part of that response, our offices will remain open for drive-thru service only and we will continue the suspension of disconnection for nonpayment t...
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March
13,
2020
| 17:08 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. March 13, 2020) – Jackson Electric Membership Corporation is focused on the health and well-being of our members, employees and the communities we serve. The Jackson EMC Emergency Management Team has implemented the pandemic response ...
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March
13,
2020
| 11:39 AM America/New_York
Dear Members, Jackson EMC is focused on the health and well-being of our members, employees and the communities we serve. Our Emergency Management Team has implemented our pandemic response plan to address increasing concerns and mitigate the impa...
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March
11,
2020
| 02:00 AM America/New_York
The health and well-being of our members, employees and all who visit our offices is our highest priority. Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Georgia and is taking steps to mitigate exposure. We a...
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March
10,
2020
| 11:13 AM America/New_York
Making small changes to when you use energy could help you save on your electric bill. And with Jackson EMC’s Time-of-Use rates, your commitment to energy conservation can go a long way to trimming your energy costs. By signing up for Jackson EMC’...
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