Make the Most of Ceiling Fans…

If you are like most Americans, you have at least one ceiling fan in your home. Ceiling fans help our indoor life feel more comfortable. They are a decorative addition to our homes and, if used properly, can help lower energy costs. Check out these tips for making the most of your ceiling fans: FLIP… Read More

Record Crowd Attends Annual Meeting

A record crowd of members joined the co-op’s board of directors and staff came at this year’s annual meeting on Friday, March 23, at the American Legion Building at the Onslow County Fairgrounds. Free hot dogs and drinks, giveaways, the business meeting and special entertainment by bluegrass band Unspoken Tradition highlighted this year’s event. Attendees… Read More

Recognizing May as National Electrical Safety Month

While ensuring the safety of our members and employees is a top priority year round, during the month of May, JOEMC joins other electric cooperatives across the state and nation in recognizing National Electrical Safety Month to promote awareness of the dangers of electricity and how to be safe when using electrically powered devices. Electricity… Read More

From the CEO: Safety Above All Else

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small as well as companies across all industries are committed to safety. Sports leagues take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in the interest of… Read More

Stay Out of Hot Water…Operate Your Pool or Hot Tub Efficiently

While your swimming pool or hot tub can be a great place to unwind, you may tense up again when you get your power bill. There are a few things you can do to keep bills in check like starting with regular maintenance. For pools, keep the pump and strainer baskets clean and backwash the… Read More

Area Students Selected for 2018 Youth Tour

Four high school juniors— Ashton Lee, Nirali Patel, Olivia Rodriguez, and Calyssa Stevenson—will be heading to our nation’s capital this summer for a visit. They will represent JOEMC at this year’s Rural Electric Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.  The week-long visit in June, sponsored by Jones-Onslow and other North Carolina co-ops, lets our future leaders… Read More

From the CEO: The Power Behind Your Power

As April arrives, it brings with it the showers that produce spring flowers. It also heralds the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While JOEMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out a… Read More

Do You Want Some Cash Back?

Did you know that JOEMC offers rebates to members who purchase Energy Star appliances, HVAC equipment, or a heat pump water heater? Some details and qualifications of the program have changed in recent months so for the latest guidelines and rebate form click here or call the office and speak to a representative. REBATES •… Read More

Spring is Here…Time for Home Renovation Projects

The ground is thawing and people are eager to take on outdoor projects that will give their home a fresh face for spring. Whether building a new deck or just planting shrubbery, follow a few safety tips to make sure your spring is a happy one. Keep an eye on sharp blades and power cords:… Read More

Five Items to Add to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

While you’re scrubbing and inspecting your home this spring, check for energy efficiency around the house. Making a few energy-related repairs could help lower your electric bill all year long: While you’re cleaning the windows, check for loose or leaky panes and identify any single-paned windows. These energy no-no’s allow cool air to escape from… Read More

#ThankaLineman on Lineman Appreciation Day

Electric cooperatives across North Carolina and the nation will recognize the many contributions of our linemen by celebrating Lineman Appreciation Day on Monday, April 9. Join us in thanking the hardworking men and women whose diligent efforts and skilled expertise keep the lights on for co-op members. “We couldn’t carry out our mission without the… Read More

Satisfaction Survey….

This spring, Jones-Onslow will partner with TSE Services and Data Decisions Group to conduct our second quarter member satisfaction survey. Starting this quarter, member feedback will be collected via telephone interviews as well as online surveys. If JOEMC has your email address on file and you are one of the randomly selected participants, you will… Read More

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