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Voyles Seeks Info on Rural Broadband Expansion

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County Supervisor James Voyles on Tuesday participated in a national webinar to learn more about USDA grant money to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. Voyles watched the USDA Rural Development webinar from a computer at the Alcorn County Supervisors Office on…

Communities Can Apply for USDA Rural Broadband Grants

USDA is accepting applications for grants to fund broadband infrastructure projects in unserved rural communities, the agency announced last week. USDA is accepting applications through May 14 in the Community Connect program. Grants from $100,000 to $3 million are available to state and local governments, federally-recognized tribes, nonprofits and for-profit corporations. Applicants…

Rural Broadband Money Announced, Alcorn County Eligible

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Numerous locations in Alcorn County are eligible for recently announced federal funding to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. The Connect America Fund Phase II aims to help people on the wrong side of the “digital divide,” Federal Communication Commission officials said. Nearly…