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Change Makes a Difference


For more than 10 and a half years, contributions from Jackson EMC members have made a positive difference in our community. Through Operation Round Up® and the Jackson EMC Foundation, members have the opportunity to give back by rounding up their electric bills to the next dollar amount. And that spare change adds up!

Utility Scammers Springing Up

Green leaves, flowers and pollen aren’t the only thing spring is bringing Northeast Georgia – scammers targeting utility customers are springing up as well, according to Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC).

“Scammers were fairly quiet over the winter, but it seems that spring has brought them out of hibernation. We’re receiving reports from customers that they’re being contacted by phone and email by imposters claiming to be their utility company, warning them that their bill is overdue,” says Jackson EMC Director of Customer Service Brent Cochran.

Four area youth leaders selected for national leadership development program

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has selected four young Northeast Georgia leaders to participate in the national Washington Youth Tour June 9-16, an all-expense paid leadership development experience sponsored by Georgia’s electric cooperatives and organized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).  

Jackson EMC Deactivates Emergency Restoration Plan

A massive winter storm moved across the eastern United States this weekend, but spared Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s (EMC) Northeast Georgia service area of any serious damage when most damaging snow and ice accumulations stayed further north. Jackson EMC released contract crews on Saturday afternoon, and deactivated its Emergency Restoration Plan as of 7 p.m. as winter storm warnings expired. 

Local Students Attending College in Georgia Can Apply for $1000 Scholarships


Jefferson, Ga. — Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is currently accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia’s 41 electric cooperatives. The scholarship fund will provide $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue a post-secondary education in Georgia.

Jackson EMC 9 p.m. Outage Update

(October 4, 2015) - Heavy rains and wind this morning caused outages across Northeast Georgia. Jackson EMC crews along with contractors have worked throughout the day, restoring power to more than 5,000, but scattered outages remain. As of 9 p.m., Jackson EMC has 131 separate outages, impacting 699 members.

Crews will continue to work throughout the night until all power is restored.



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