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HEMC Collecting Toys for Tots and Family Connection Donations


Habersham EMC has partnered with Toys for Tots and Family Connection to collect donations this holiday season.


Donations may be dropped off in the Clarkesville and Cleveland offices, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday until December 14, 2018.


Items being collected:

  • New, unwrapped toys
  • New or gently used coats, gloves, hats and scarves


Family Connection's warm clothing drive is for adult, youth and children sizes. They are especially in need of these items for children.

Website Additions To Improve Transparency


Habersham EMC is committed to transparency, honesty and integrity. Over the past year, the cooperative and Board of Directors have taken many steps to improve transparency between the cooperative and members.


One such step is communicating the time, date and location of board meetings on this website, in Georgia Magazine and other communication channels. Regular board meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month, at 3 p.m., at the HEMC headquarters located at 6135 Hwy. 115 West, Clarkesville.


Habersham EMC Announces $2.5 Million Rate Decrease


Habersham EMC's Board of Directors has approved a rate decrease for its members by reducing the Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment (WPCA) factor for the remainder of 2018. This reduction will benefit almost every Habersham EMC (HEMC) member.


Scammers Targeting HEMC Business Customers

Habersham EMC has been notified that some members with commercial accounts have received telephone calls stating their power would be disconnected unless they make a payment.

If a member receives such a call:

New Scam Targeting HEMC Members


Habersham EMC has been notified that some members have received telephone calls stating their power would be disconnected unless they make a payment. The scam appears to target Hispanic members as the information is given in Spanish.


Members should hang up at once and report the call to their local law enforcement. Do not give out any personal information.


If HEMC members have questions regarding their accounts, member service representatives can be reached at 706-754-2114, 706-865-4362 or 800-640-6812.

HEMC Sends Equipment to Auction


HEMC recently sent 26 pieces of equipment to be auctioned off through J.J. Kane.


September Georgia Magazine Correction


The EMC Security ad for security cameras included an incorrect phone number. If you would like more information regarding EMC Security services, please call them at 770-963-0305.


The phone number has been corrected in our online newsletter (the middle four pages of the Georgia Magazine) and may be viewed here.


We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Beware: Scam Targeting HEMC Members

Some HEMC members have recently received telephone calls stating their power would be disconnected unless they make a payment.


Habersham EMC Celebrates 80th Anniversary at Annual Meeting of Members

The 2018 Habersham EMC Annual Meeting of members will be held Thursday, July 19 at the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy at 171 Raider Circle, Mt. Airy.  This year marks the cooperative’s 80th anniversary of being chartered as an electric cooperative.  To celebrate this historic event, HEMC will be giving away a SUV from its fleet of vehicles to a member in attendance.


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