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October is National Cooperative Month

Governor signs proclamation saluting cooperative member-service mission

Atlanta, GA. – During October, cooperative businesses across Georgia will observe National Co-op Month, celebrating the state’s member-owned and democratically-controlled businesses like Jackson Electric Membership Corporation.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a proclamation designating October as National Cooperative Month.

Right Choice Homes Selling, Saving In Hall County

Hall County is experiencing a residential building boom. Mundy Mill and Cresswind are selling new homes faster than anywhere else in Georgia. Sterling on the Lake in Hall County is also among the top 10 developments in Georgia, at number nine in fastest home sales. Mundy Mill will have 2,200 homes when completed; Creswind will have 1,100 homes and Sterling on the Lake is planned to include 980 homes. All three subdivisions partner with Jackson EMC to build Right Choice Homes.   

Right Choice Homes are built to save homeowners money, and they are guaranteed to be comfortable. 

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. 


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