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Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

SPRINGFIELD – Sen. John Sullivan and Rep. Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, March 25th in Springfield. More than 250 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on…
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Perry Can Expect Fiber This Spring

Adams Fiber construction is expected to begin in the Perry community in late April.  With this innovative service, Perry residents can expect ultra high-speed Internet access which will allow them to experience more robust Internet and voice services. Adams Fiber requires commitment of town residents prior to the start of construction.  Adams first began their fiber-to-the-home initiative in 2007 serving…
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Construction Bringing Fiber to Bowen

Adams Fiber proudly announces that construction will begin on April 6th to bring ultra high-speed Internet access to the Bowen community enabling more robust Internet and telephone services. Adams Fiber has packages starting at $49.95 and encourages residents to Lock your Price in for Life to save $120.00 per year by pre-registering. To sign up for this service visit FollowTheFiber.net…
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2015 Scholarship Application Deadline

Golden, IL— Applications are due on February 20, 2015 for the 2015 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, available to our local students through a partnership between Adams Telephone Co-Operative and the FRS.  This provides Adams Telephone member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school.  Adams has participated in…
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High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 12-19, 2015, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to represent the cooperatives at Illinois…
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Construction Begins in Second Quincy Fiberhood

              Adams Fiber was excited to break ground on the second “Fiberhood” construction project earlier this week, giving more Quincy homes access to fiber optic ultra-fast Internet and telephone service. Adams crews begin installing fiber optic cable in their second “Fiberhood” which includes the following streets: Cadbury Ridge, Hampton Lane, Harrison Plaza, Newcastle Drive,…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative holds 62nd Annual Meeting of Members

On September 10th, Adams Telephone Co-Operative held their 62nd Annual Meeting of Members at their Cooperative headquarters in Golden, providing members with a unique opportunity to connect with their Cooperative and to celebrate sixty-two strong years in business.  Approximately 700 people attended and everyone enjoyed a meal prepared by the Mendon Lions, business meeting, giveaways, and an evening of family…
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Adams Breaks Ground with Fiber to the Home in Quincy

Adams and the City of Quincy have formally announced plans to bring ultra high-speed Internet access to homes in Quincy. Adams Fiber will provide gigabit Internet with the highest speeds available for Internet and home telephone service. “Becoming a Fiber City is a real selling point for Quincy”, said Mayor Kyle Moore. “Having technology at this level available is a…
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Local Students Attend Youth to Washington Tour

Connor Klingele, Trevor Maiers, Miranda Taylor, Kylie Hull, Annika Lewis and Randallynn Smith represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 13-20. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction for rural youth to our democratic form of government…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarship to Local Teen

Adams Telephone Co-Operative sponsored a college scholarship program to award a $500 scholarship to a local high school senior. The winner of this year’s scholarship is Marcus Jansen.  Marcus graduated from Unity High School, and participated in numerous extracurricular and volunteer activities.  His future plans include attending Iowa State University, majoring in Horticulture.  Marcus is the son of Michael and…
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