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July
17,
2018
If you’re making plans for new landscaping — perhaps even a new deck — make sure you call 811 before you dig. Underground utilities, such as buried gas, water and electric lines, can be a shovel thrust away from turning your weekend plans for new
June
20,
2018
Severe weather can happen any time of the year. You can stay prepared by following these tips: Prepare a 72-hour emergency kit with food, water & supplies. Make a household plan, including where to take shelter during major storms. Prepare
June
20,
2018
It was 20 years ago that Jackson EMC and its neighboring co-op, Walton EMC, started a home security business, called EMC Security. In October 2006, GreyStone Power Corporation, based in Douglasville, joined as a partner in the cooperative-owned
February
13,
2018
It’s the kind of unexpected call that grabs your attention: “Pay now or your electricity will be turned off immediately.” Based on recent reports, increasingly consumers in the United States are getting these types of phone calls – often called
February
13,
2018
Every home could use an indoor security camera as an extension of their home security system. They are great for extra security and protection against crime. But, if you have an indoor security camera, where should you place it? Consider these
November
14,
2017
(JEFFERSON, GA. Nov. 14, 2017) – Jackson EMC’s Tim Sweat, senior director of job safety and training, received the prestigious Cofer-Langston Award during the 2017 fall meeting of the Georgia Foreman and Supervisors’ Association. The honor is
November
09,
2017
Jackson EMC has received multiple reports of members receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from their power company and urging immediate payment for power bills. Members should be aware of the rise of this recent scam, called
October
11,
2017
A fire can move very fast through a residence. You could have less than two minutes to safely leave your home once the smoke alarm sounds. That’s why the National Fire Prevention Association is advising families that “Every Second Counts: Plan
August
07,
2017
Do you want to know what goes on at home while you're away? Want to make sure your kids got home from school safely? If so, EMC Security can help. Video doorbells available at EMC Security allow you the immediacy of being at home, even when
July
04,
2017
JACKSON EMC’S DEDICATION TO DELIVERING SAFE, RELIABLE AND UNINTERRUPTED ELECTRICITY IS MANIFESTED DAILY IN MULTIPLE WAYS. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT—AND VISIBLE— IS THROUGH OUR TREE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM. When trees or their heavy branches grow too
June
23,
2017
Summer is often the time we dust off the tool box and tackle some of those home improvement projects. Knowing that many Georgians have home improvement projects on the mind, scammers seize the opportunity to knock on your door and offer