15-Dec-2016 2016 Patronage Capital Checks on the Way
Patronage capital payments (similar to a dividend) totaling $750,000 were issued today to BARC customer-owners. This amount is 36%, or $200,000, higher than what was issued in 2015. The checks were mailed to customers living in Bath, Rockbridge, Alleghany, Highland, and Augusta counties who ha..
13-Apr-2017 Now Hiring: Fiber Technician/Service Installer
BARC Connects is a customer-focused Internet, voice, and video service provider based in Lexington, VA. We are building a world-class fiber network and have an immediate need for an experienced fiber technician and service installer to join our growing team. BARC Connects is owned by BARC Electr..
17-Mar-2017 Make Ready Work Begins
At long last, we have cut through all the red tape and field work has begun! The first step, now underway, is to prepare the electric system for the fiber deployment. This effort is commonly referred to as "make ready" work. It entails replacing poles that may be too short, adding new guy wires, and..
22-Aug-2016 Broadband Project Moving Forward
Virginia Cooperative Moving Forward to Bring High-Speed Internet to Its Members BARC Electric Cooperative (BARC) is moving forward with a $66 million fiber-to-the-home project that will make high speed Internet available to both BARC and non-BARC members over the next 7-8 years. ..
19-May-2015 Now Playing: BARC if You Want Broadband!
Click on the following link to watch our short animated video and learn everything you ever wanted to know about signing up and supporting our fiber-to-the-home project in the City of Lexington and Rockbridge County, Virginia: https://youtu.be/hVHWY2VjKcA. Help us reach our supporter goal by sig..