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September 19, 2018

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Center staff attend Appalachian Region Commission annual conference

The Center for Rural Development staff recently attended the Appalachian Region Commission’s annual conference in Mississippi. The annual gathering brings together economic development leaders and specialists from 13 states to share information and learn about upcoming funding opportunities.

The Center for Rural Development Participates in SOAR Summit 18

The Center for Rural Development is laser focused on helping bring high-speed, high-capacity internet service to all of eastern Kentucky.

The Center for Rural Development Provides Broadband Training to County Officials

Representatives from The Center for Rural Development and Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA) shared valuable information at a recent KACo broadband training in Frankfort.

Center staff attends 2018 Fiber Connect conference

Lonnie Lawson, President & CEO at The Center   The Center for Rural Development recently attended the 2018 Fiber Connect conference hosted by the Fiber Broadband Association in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference amassed industry leaders from across the United States and the world to share ideas, skills and resources. The conference was an important opportunity […]

Technology event hosted at The Center

The Center for Rural Development recently co-sponsored a technology event in conjunction with the East Region Association of Technology Coordinators (ERATC). The event brought together several Eastern Kentucky school districts to focus on enhancing the integration of technology into the educational process. The effort aims to impact school curriculum, staff development and community relations. While […]

Center staff attends TVC National Summit

The Center for Rural Development recently attended the Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC) National Summit

Fiber-Optic Cables installed at The Center

KentuckyWired contractors drill an underground pathway for fiber-optic cables at The Center for Rural Development, bringing the fiber into The Center’s Network Operations Center (NOC). When completed, the NOC will serve as the KentuckyWired digital gateway into Eastern Kentucky. The Center, a non-profit organization located in Somerset, Ky., has partnered with the Commonwealth of Kentucky […]

KentuckyWired: Making progress

The Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA) installed a “hut” next to Maysville Community and Technical College on December 14, 2017. 

Announcing Broadband Workshop 103

Register now for Broadband Workshop 103 on Nov 14 in Hazard

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 […]

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