Giles County Broadband Project Awarded $124,600 Grant
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded the New River Valley Regional Commission $124,600 for the Painter School Road Broadband Project in Giles County. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement:
“Closing the digital divide is essential for economic development, job growth, and the quality of life in rural areas. ARC’s award of $124,600 for the Painter School Road Broadband Project will offer the people of Giles County more opportunity and benefit the local economy.”
According to ARC, the grant will allow fiber-to-the-premises to subscribers in Commissary Hill Road and Painter School Road, allow fiber connectivity to pass 45 households and allow work-at-home and virtual learning for students.