Firefly Celebrates 10,000th Customer Mark

Three years ago, Firefly Fiber Broadband started with five customers connected, and none of them had paid a bill yet. Now, Firefly, Central Virginia Electric Cooperative’s internet subsidiary, has crossed the 10,000-customer mark and it’s nowhere near finishing the...

Lineworker Training Program Opens on the Eastern Shore

With the support and partnership of Choptank Electric Cooperative, the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives has announced the start of its apprentice lineworker training program on the Delmarva Peninsula.v The eight-stage program is...

Edwards to Retire as CEO of Southside Electric Cooperative

Southside Electric Cooperative President and CEO Jeff Edwards has announced his retirement, effective July 2022, closing a 37-year career at electric cooperatives in North Carolina and Virginia. He served as a cooperative CEO for 24 of those years, including the last...

Greg White Honored at Va. Cooperative Council Event

Greg White, who retired last year as president and CEO of Northern Neck Electric Cooperative, received recognition for his long and distinguished career as part of the Virginia Cooperative Council’s annual breakfast. White received the 2021 Cooperative Career...

Community Electric Cooperative and RECORE Team Up in Pink

In support of everyone touched by breast cancer, CEC and RECORE are proud to present CECares, a sincere pledge and commitment to the community around us. Breast cancer is not a disease that has a single story. It is as diverse and complex as our global community and...

Powerful Careers: Ryan Barrack

Just a few weeks before Christmas, on a mandatory conference call, Ryan Barrack learned that the bank he had worked at for more than a decade was being sold. “What does tomorrow hold for my family?” he...