The Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is officially certified as a “Shovel Ready” site for the food and beverage industry after concluding a 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant provided by The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY. The Russell County Industrial Development Authority (RCIDA) received an ARC Flex-E-Grant for $10,000 to contract […]
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The Business & Community Training Center has announced five new training classes for May.
Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Scholars Rogers Scholars is all about helping young people “be the best they can be” and seize their potential as the region’s new generation of community and business leaders. Sixteen-year-old Lauren Williams of Adair County may not know her career […]
Thirty-two high school students graduate from first week of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program “Rogers Scholars has truly been a life-changing experience. My time at Rogers Scholars has opened my eyes and taught me how to be a leader and have a heart for community service.” – 2016 Rogers Scholars graduate Allison “Alli” Wade of […]
The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce the name of our career and workforce training program—formerly Your Center of Learning—has been changed to more accurately reflect the diverse selection of training courses we offer our business community.
You have until Sept. 30 to submit your nominations for Forward in the Fifth’s AppLE Awards.
An innovative business idea that will give iPhone users a safe, convenient way to charge their phones at night has earned four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) an exclusive college scholarship offer from Eastern Kentucky University. Grace Sink, 16, a student at Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County; Carly […]
Innovators and entrepreneurs from across the state gathered in Pikeville on Monday for the 3rd annual SOAR Innovation Summit, which focused on areas such as leadership development and broadband expansion.
Harlan County basketball coach Tim Engle of Grays Knob is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland.