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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.


Jackson EMC Foundation honors its members’ $10 million contribution to Northeast Georgia

For 10 years,  Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s (EMC) members have steadily contributed pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters by rounding up their electric bills to the next dollar amount.  And that spare change has added up in a very big way, resulting in $10,226,411 in charitable grants that have helped local organizations and people in need, with all of it going into 10 northeast Georgia counties.


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