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2020
January
14,
2020
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
When the temperature outside begins to drop, keeping your home warm and comfortable can become more challenging. With a few simple steps, you can save energy – and money – on your electric bill this winter. Use the sun’s radiant heat by opening ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
Want to learn more about your energy use? View your energy use with the tools on MyJacksonEMC, a website and mobile app for Jackson EMC members. The tools in MyJacksonEMC allow you to compare your energy use to daily weather temperatures. Typicall...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
If, like me, you’re tired of those New Year’s resolutions that have something to do with eating better and exercising more, then maybe a resolution about being more energy efficient will recharge your batteries this year. I got that idea from ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
Get home improvement ideas and save. The new year is a great time of year to plan for home improvement projects. The North Atlanta Home Show offers hundreds of home improvement experts and products under one roof for planning your next projects. ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship, which provides $1,000 for academic expenses to students pursuing a post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools. Named in honor of a leader in ...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:29 PM America/New_York
Athens Nurses Clinic was founded more than 30 years ago as a free clinic offering neighborhood health screenings one evening a week. Today, the nonprofit health care clinic is open four days a week and has more than 500 patient visits a month. Athens...
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January
14,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
To report an outage. Members may report an outage to Jackson EMC by visiting outage.jacksonemc.com, by calling 1-800-245-4044 or by using the MyJacksonEMC mobile app. To view outages. Both the website and mobile app offer a map of Jackson EMC’s se...
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January
12,
2020
| 09:24 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is assisting Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation with power restoration efforts in northeast Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Saturday resulted in widespread power outages for members. Ja...
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January
10,
2020
| 07:45 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC is closely monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday, and the potential impact on our area. We are ready to respond, if conditions warrant. Current forecasts indicate a line of scattered storms with damaging winds and heavy rainfall co...
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2019
December
31,
2019
| 03:33 PM America/New_York
Kim Chapman is the director of Jackson EMC’s fleet services. She oversees Jackson EMC’s fleet, which includes more than 258 total vehicles: 131 light vehicles, 38 spare/pool vehicles, 19 small service bucket trucks, and 70 large bucket trucks and dig...
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December
20,
2019
| 10:44 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC employees came together from across the company to create a magical experience for children and adults with its Christmas parade floats. More than 100 employees participated in all aspects of the project, from building to riding the float...
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December
20,
2019
| 10:13 PM America/New_York
Throughout the year, Jackson EMC has committed to giving back to the community. During the holiday season, employees from the cooperative help spread cheer in the community. Through partnering with local volunteer initiatives and supporting families ...
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December
18,
2019
| 02:20 PM America/New_York
Designed as a protective headgear for miners, the hardhat turns 100 this year. Edward Bullard invented the hardhat in 1919 after returning to the United States from serving in France during World War I. Dams, bridges and skyscrapers were being bui...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:47 PM America/New_York
Kaye Morris has many Christmas traditions. None of them, however, are as unique as her long-standing holiday tradition here at Jackson EMC. Since 2007, Kaye has collected Willie Wiredhand ornaments that appear each year as she decorates her office at...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC awarded $61,720 to 40 middle school classrooms in 25 schools with grant money from the Bright Ideas program. Winning entries represent a variety of disciplines that interest students, including biology, information technology, history, la...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:28 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC tracks how much electricity you use and pay for each year.  At the end of the year, Jackson EMC looks at the cost to maintain and deliver reliable electric service to determine if there are excess revenues. The cooperative allocates t...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:27 PM America/New_York
At Jackson EMC, we’re interested in serving our community and helping young people develop the skills and knowledge they’ll need in their future careers. We're long-time supporters of programs that serve students throughout their educational jour...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:25 PM America/New_York
Foster parent Alecia King credits Bethany Christian Services with expanding her family in Hoschton. With assistance from the foster care and adoption service, King has fostered several children and adopted two. “Bethany has always been there to he...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:25 PM America/New_York
Scammers are known to target customers of utility companies, including Jackson EMC, by pretending to be a representative of the company. Oftentimes, these imposters threaten to disconnect services if they don’t receive a payment immediately. You c...
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December
16,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/New_York
Looking for a contractor for energy efficiency upgrades or repairs? Jackson EMC’s contractor network connects members with qualified contractors to make weatherization, insulation and HVAC improvements. To be part of the cooperative’s contracto...
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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
27,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC donated $25,000 to the Extra Special People Miracle League, which will provide accessible baseball to children with disabilities. Extra Special People (ESP), a nonprofit organization creating opportunities for people with disabilities ...
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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
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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