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September 23, 2017

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Second broadband workshop in Morehead attended by community leaders

Community leaders and elected officials from Southern and Eastern Kentucky attended the second “Broadband and Your Community Workshop 102: A Closer Look” on August 31st at the Morehead Conference Center in Morehead, KY. The workshop was sponsored by The Center for Rural Development through an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant. The event featured leaders from […]

Lawson joins broadband panel at SOAR SUMMIT

The fourth annual Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit took place on August 4, 2017 in Pikeville at the East Kentucky Expo Center. The Summit included a panel discussion on “Broadband and the Digital Economy” in support of Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers’ (KY-05) vision to bring high speed, high capacity broadband to Eastern Kentucky. Lonnie […]

Join us for BroadBand Workshop 102

Register now for Broadband Workshop 102 on August 31 in Morehead

Broadband workshop draws large crowd

Nearly 100 community leaders and elected officials in Southern and Eastern Kentucky attended the first Broadband and Your Community Workshop 101: Getting Started on Thursday, June 29, at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

Moving Eastern KY Forward with Broadband initiative finalists announced

The promise of accessible, high-speed broadband is motivating communities in Eastern Kentucky to come up with creative, innovative projects that will move Kentucky forward and create training and employment opportunities in a 21st Century digital economy.

Eastern Kentucky business succeeding globally through high speed broadband connectivity

High-speed internet access and reliable connectivity will equip businesses to compete globally and could increase economic opportunities for communities in Eastern Kentucky.

SOAR Exec Board receives broadband progress report

Members of the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Executive Board recently heard progress reports from representatives of SOAR’s working groups on key projects identified in a regional blueprint for economic growth. U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05), co-chairman of SOAR, was joined by Executive Cabinet Secretary Scott Brinkman, filling in for Gov. Matt Bevin, at […]

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TechHire program graduates first class

Big Sandy Community & Technical College graduates 35 Eastern Kentucky students through inaugural TechHire program

Leading broadband efforts

The Center for Rural Development will help lead the Southern and Eastern Kentucky portion of this project in partnership with the Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA).

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