(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.
(Jefferson, Ga., November 7, 2014) Joel Harbin, owner of the Allstate Insurance agency in Jefferson, has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors, succeeding Verlin Reece, who retired from the board in September.
(JEFFERSON, GA., September 19, 2014)—At the 75th Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Annual Meeting on September 18, the Board of Directors announced that in December the cooperative will mail $6 million in margin refunds to more than 207,000 members who received electric service in 1989 and/or 2013.
(Jefferson, Ga., June 20, 2014) Jackson EMC will soon receive energy from one of the largest solar energy projects in Georgia, President/CEO Chip Jakins announced today. Jackson EMC is one of 27 Georgia electric cooperatives that will purchase the output of the planned project for a 25-year period through Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs).
Georgia’s 109 Washington Youth Tour (WYT) delegates have chosen Lawrenceville’s Michael Smith, sponsored by Jackson EMC, as the 2014 state representative to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Leadership Council (YLC).
(Hull, Ga., June 6, 2014) Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) today dedicated a new Neese District Office complex located at the intersection of US Highway 29 and Spratlin Mill Road in Madison County.
The complex will serve approximately 15,000 customers in Madison, Clarke, Jackson and Oglethorpe counties. It replaces a 55-year-old facility on Highway 106 that cooperative operations have outgrown.
(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.