Annual UCDA Board Meeting

UCDA held their annual board meeting, Wednesday, July 26th at Brushy Fork Event Center.   Overview of the past year – a celebration perhaps of the accomplishments of securing two grants almost totaling $5M.   Our new officers for FY2017-18 are:  President, Kathy McMurray; Vice President,  Skip Gjolberg; Secretary, Bobby Gompers and Treasurer, Wanda Bailey. … Read more

New Tennant – Upshur Co Industrial Park

Buckhannon WV:  Rob Hinton, Executive Director UCDA announced a new Industrial Park tenant FECC out of Orlando, FL are making improvements to their new site.  Fencing going up!  New job creation getting started in Upshur County.

Broadband Grant Awarded

News Press Releases 06.20.17 CAPITO DELIVERS EXPANDED BROADBAND TO BARBOUR, RANDOLPH AND UPSHUR COUNTIES Senator’s Capito Connect plan making progress to connect West Virginia WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today announced $3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide broadband access in Barbour, Randolph and … Read more

Justice signs broadband bill

West Virginians will soon have more options when it comes to getting a broadband connection. Gov. Jim Justice signed into law House Bill 3093 today, a bill designed to incentivize competition among internet providers and expand broadband access through various methods, ranging from co-ops to easier access to telecommunications poles. Throughout the session, various groups … Read more