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

Panel to push for faster internet speeds in WV

Eric Eyre, Charleston Gazette-Mail Staff Writer The new chairman of a governor-appointed panel wants to set a lofty goal for broadband speeds in West Virginia: Make gigabit internet service available statewide. That’s 100 times faster than average broadband speeds in the Mountain State. Some cities, like Chattanooga, Tennessee, offer access to gigabit internet service, but … Read more