Briefs: Harvest Foundation invests $7 million in economic development in Martinsville/Henry County. Tech announces changes to promote research growth. Grants announced for Russell County, Dabney S. Lancaster.
Small town on Wise-Russell county line hosts summit of Appalachian leaders.
What Appalachia really needs is more private investment. So why aren’t all those companies who profess a commitment to social values making Appalachia one of those?
The commission meets next week in Southwest Virginia; this is an exciting time to visit.
This small town on the Wise-Russell line will host an Appalachian summit designed to showcase how it’s changed its economy.
The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to communities in Southwest Virginia to help fund broadband infrastructure expansion, and incentivize workforce development and job growth.