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2019
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
19,
2019
| 07:50 PM 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 four student delegates on an all-expense paid leadership development ...
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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
Looking for recipe ideas? You’ll find ideas for appetizers, breads, cookies and desserts, main dishes, pasta, salads and soups by clicking here. We’ve also added holiday cookie recipes on the website. Our members have been submitting recipes to JE...
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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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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
When they saw firsthand the difficulties a young lady battling cancer encountered to receive a wig, Jackie and Counte Cooley, and Judy and Scotty Piotrowski knew they had to do something to help her. Judy, who battled multiple occurrences of breas...
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November
13,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/New_York
When you use LED lights to decorate for the holidays, you can save energy. Compared to standard incandescent lights, using ENERGY STAR®-rated LED lights are 70% more energy efficient and last 10 times longer, according to the U.S. Department of Energ...
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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
Since 2005, the Jackson EMC Foundation has awarded hundreds of grants that have touched tens of thousands of individuals and families throughout northeast Georgia. Thanks to Jackson EMC members who round up their bill through Operation Round Up®, the...
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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
17,
2019
| 03:50 PM America/New_York
As the temperature outside starts to drop this fall, you may want to use a space heater to warm a specific room without cranking up the thermostat. Stay safe with these tips for space heaters: Plug your space heater directly into a wall outlet ...
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October
17,
2019
| 03:50 PM America/New_York
If you’re looking to install a home security system, you’ve probably wondered if a wireless alarm system is best. EMC Security can help guide you in selecting a security system that’s right for you. Q: What is a wireless security system? A: A ...
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September
10,
2019
| 03:14 PM America/New_York
(JEFFERSON, GA. September 10, 2019) Winder native Kenneth Lumpkin has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors. The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization established to represent the members of Jackson EMC and dis...
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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
| 02:31 PM America/New_York
What do you think of when you hear, “Friday Night Lights”? For many people, it’s high school football. In communities around the nation and across Jackson EMC’s 10-county service area, “Friday Night Lights” has a special meaning for those playing on ...
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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
| 02:29 PM America/New_York
Paperless billing can save you time and money. By signing up for Jackson EMC’s paperless billing, you’ll receive your monthly bill in your email inbox – instead of your mailbox. And if you sign up for paperless billing by November 30, you’ll be en...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:29 PM America/New_York
Make it a date night – or a night with friends – and enjoy tasting food from some of the best local restaurants at this year’s Good Taste Gwinnett, an event powered by Jackson EMC. This cooking showcase on October 17 allows guests to sample small ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:29 PM America/New_York
When volunteers from New Path 1010 met with leaders to discuss community needs in Barrow County, one fact weighed heavy on their hearts, according to Candy Greene, director of the nonprofit organization. “The school system told us that 85 students...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:28 PM America/New_York
"Despite its rich name, this recipe is a light tasting dessert and very yummy." - Chris Knight, Hoschton Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 stick butter or margarine 1 cup flour 4 eggs 5 cups milk 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 large (5....
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