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High-Speed Internet ‘Crisis’ Hits Alcorn County, State Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The lack of high-speed Internet in Alcorn County is an “infrastructure crisis,” a state official told the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors on Monday morning. “The demand for this service from your constituents is not going to get slower,” Northern District Public Service…

Alabama Broadband Program Eyed as Model for Mississippi

By Ray Van Dusen For Corinth Today Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has high hopes that a rural broadband model in Alabama that will help supply Marion County, Alabama, residents with access to high-speed internet can do the same for Northeast Mississippi. Presley invited a delegation Thursday of…

Alcorn County Officials Consider Applying for USDA Rural Broadband Grant

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County officials might apply for grant money to expand broadband Internet in rural areas. The deadline is May 14 to apply for the USDA Rural Development Community Connect funds. The Rural Utilities Service will hold webinars Thursday and April 10 to “provide detailed guidance…