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2022
May
09,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. This year is predicted by the Weather Channel to be active and above average.  Jackson EMC offers these tips for you and your family to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Start Planning Now. If ...
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April
26,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
Working on an outdoor project? Here are five easy steps to keep people, utility lines and underground equipment safe during digging:1. NotifyCall 811 or submit an online request at Georgia811.com two to three days before your work begins. Georgia 811...
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April
01,
2022
| 10:14 AM America/New_York
A few months ago, a winter storm moved through our service area and brought with it harsh, freezing conditions, including billowing snow and high winds. It was bitterly cold, and the driving conditions on the roads in our area were hazardous. In the ...
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April
01,
2022
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
In good weather and bad, linemen are ready to keep electricity flowing to the community. Linemen often work non-traditional hours, outdoors in difficult weather conditions – as part of their commitment to powering their community. When the power goes...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Think of Your Family’s NeedsBefore preparing your emergency plan, think of the needs and responsibilities of your family. Keep in mind these may include:Different ages of household members Responsibilities for helping others Dietary needs Medical nee...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Have you ever planned your day around the weather? Sure, we all have. When the forecast calls for rain, you bring an umbrella. When there’s a sunny forecast, you may plan to spend extra time outdoors. That kind of planning helps your day and your wee...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Trees beautify the community, and when planted in the right spot, can help lower energy bills. But planting trees too close to power lines could be dangerous. Plant the “right tree in the right place” to enjoy safe, reliable electricity.ShrubsKeep sh...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
A portable generator can keep your lights and appliances running during power outages while linemen make repairs to restore electricity. Keep these tips in mind when using a generator:USE OUTSIDE Don’t run a generator inside any enclosed or partially...
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March
25,
2022
| 09:46 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC recently gave awards to area homebuilders who follow the cooperative’s Right Choice new home construction standards for energy efficiency and comfort.“Builders who construct new homes to Jackson EMC’s Right Choice standards show they’re c...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC members can choose to receive their monthly bill in their email inbox instead of getting a statement in the mail. Thinking of signing up for paperless billing? Here are some reasons to make the switch:Speed: You'll receive an email alert ...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
As a parent, I always enjoyed seeing my kids play in the snow. They’d make snowmen and toss around a few snowballs. Snow days are fun – both for kids and parents. Icy weather, however, doesn’t melt my heart as easily.Just half an inch of ice can add ...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Did you know you can view your energy use by the hour, day, month or specific date range? With the MyJacksonEMC mobile app and website, you can easily view your energy use. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to see changes to your energy use based o...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Have a prize-worthy recipe you want to share with your fellow Jackson EMC members?We test member-submitted recipes each month for JEMCO News. The selected winner receives a prize package including a pressure cooker/air fryer combo and other kitchen g...
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February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Help keep linemen safe. When you see a utility vehicle on the side of the road with its emergency lights flashing, be sure to move over a lane.  If you can’t move over, slow down. Move Over Laws, like those in Georgia and across the U.S., help protec...
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February
04,
2022
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
Governor Brian P. Kemp today applauded the news of Jackson Electric Membership Corp. and TruVista announcing an agreement to deliver fiber broadband to 8,000 homes and businesses in three counties in Jackson EMC’s service area: Jackson, Banks, and Ma...
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February
02,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has released 44 contractors in advance of Winter Storm Landon, which is forecasted to bring snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the Plains and Midwest.  Sixteen contract crew members will be assisting Oklahoma Gas and Electric, a ut...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
If you’re a sports fan, like me, you often hear about the “energy” of the game. You’ll notice or “feel” the positive energy among players, coaches and fans when your team makes a “big” play. Because of that energy, everyone is excited and motivated t...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
When it’s chilly outside, you’re more likely to use additional electrical devices to keep warm – like space heaters and electric blankets. Keeping warm with these devices also means taking steps to safeguard your loved ones and home from potential fi...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
Need options for paying your bill? Jackson EMC offers a number of convenient ways to pay.Online Payments: Make a payment at MyJacksonEMC.com or via MyJacksonEMC mobile app.Phone Payments: Call 1-888-228-9166 to pay over the phone using our secure, au...
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January
27,
2022
| 15:58 PM America/New_York
Knowing how much you’ll pay each month for your electric bill provides peace of mind. With Jackson EMC’s budget billing program, your monthly bill will be the same amount. In the winter and summer months, heating and air conditioning systems are used...
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2021
December
28,
2021
| 15:08 PM America/New_York
Two new members have been appointed to serve on the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. Rosa Crescenti, of Jackson County, and Candy Greene, of Barrow County, were each appointed to serve a three-year term by the Jackson EMC Board of Directors...
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December
21,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/New_York
As a member of Jackson EMC, you're an owner. That’s right. Like other cooperatives, we operate under a different business model, which means you have ownership of your co-op.Most people are familiar with a traditional business model that benefits inv...
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November
30,
2021
| 09:44 AM America/New_York
Approximately 222,000 current and former members of Jackson EMC will receive their share of a total of $14 million in margin refund checks in December.  “As owners of a not-for-profit cooperative, Jackson EMC members are eligible to receive a portion...
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November
19,
2021
| 17:00 PM America/New_York
Like many folks, I look forward to the holiday season every year. I love the extra time we get to spend together when our kids come home, and I always enjoy visiting with extended family. I love the fall flavors that come with pumpkin and apple pies,...
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November
16,
2021
| 14:28 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
08,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by the nation’s electric cooperatives. Jackson EMC will send student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership development exper...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Scammers are known to threaten utility consumers with tactics like disconnecting power or legal action if you don't make an immediate payment.  Don't fall victim to these types of scams.Also, keep in mind:Our employees will never show up at your door...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
With hurricane season continuing through November 30 and winter storm season on the horizon, now is a good time to have a plan if you care for a loved one who is medically dependent on electricity.A severe tropical or winter storm could cause damage ...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM 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.Learn more about our residential electric rates at jacksonemc.c...
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October
21,
2021
| 08:50 AM America/New_York
Have you ever watched a TV show about the making of one of your favorite movies? I’m a big "Star Wars" fan, so I always enjoy learning how filmmakers brought the fantasy worlds and characters of "Star Wars" to life on the big screen. When I watch one...
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