News & Announcements
(Jefferson, Ga) — Jackson EMC recently awarded graduating Mountain View High School senior Stephen Jenkins a 2014 Walter Harrison Scholarship.
The son of Brent and Carol Jenkins of Lawrenceville, Stephen will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall and pursue a degree in electrical engineering.
(Gwinnett County)— Wanda James, professional school counselor at Collins Hill High School, in Suwanee, was recently selected as one of 12 Georgia chaperones to accompany student-delegates on this summer’s Washington Youth Tour, a weeklong leadership program sponsored by 38 of Georgia’s electric membership corporations, including Jackson EMC.
Jackson EMC has selected four students for the 2014 Washington Youth Tour leadership trip.
(Jefferson, Ga., March 12, 2014) The Board of Directors of Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) announced today the selection of Ernest A. “Chip” Jakins III as the cooperative’s new President/CEO. He succeeds Randall Pugh, who announced his retirement last October.
(Jefferson, Ga., March 3, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has been recognized as a 2014 Customer Champion—one of 50 companies to have earned this distinction this year.
To qualify for inclusion on this elite list, companies must excel, not only within their own industry, but also among the 9 industries included in the Customer Champions analysis by J.D. Power. To determine the J.D. Power 2014 Customer Champions, J.D. Power examined five factors, including: People, Presentation, Process, Product, and Price.
(Jefferson, Ga., February 17, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has dispatched line crews to two of the central Georgia electric cooperatives hardest hit by ice during last week’s winter storm.
At mid-Day Wednesday, Jackson EMC crews had responded to few weather related outages, but remained on standby to quickly respond as needed. In the Hamilton Mill area of Gwinnett, a tree large took out lines and briefly cut power to around 1,500 members. Crews were able to quickly restore power to all but 910 of those, and had the line repaired and power restored to the remaining customers within an hour.
(Jefferson, Ga., February 11, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has activated its Emergency Restoration Plan and, based on the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, is preparing for a major winter weather event that has the potential to create widespread power outages.
(Jefferson, Ga., February 10, 2014) With the National Weather Service winter storm warning in effect, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is following its Emergency Restoration Plan and is preparing its line crews, right of way crews and office staff in case severe winter weather disrupts electric service.