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Rural Talk: Water, the hidden challenge in rural NC

How are water and wastewater infrastructure a hidden challenge for rural North Carolinians? Community water is both privately and publicly...

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Rural Talk: Shelter during a pandemic and the affordable housing crisis

How many North Carolinian households are considered cost-burdened? According to 2012 data by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies,...

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Perspective | A harmonious partnership between a church and community college

The congregation of Harmony United Methodist Church understood that the rural town of Harmony was hungry. They had several successful...

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Rural Talk: The state of rural health care

What does a well-functioning health care system require? In the third installment of Rural Talk: A Virtual Advocacy Speaker Series by...

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Rural Talk: Why do small businesses matter?

According to a 2019 report from the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA), there were 30.7 million small businesses in the...

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Rural Talk: When will broadband access make it the last mile?

On Thursday, May 7, the NC Rural Center and Rural Counts kicked off Rural Talk: A Virtual Advocacy Speaker Series...

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Perspective | It’s time to stop thinking of broadband as a luxury

If you are like me, your email has been flooded with stories about COVID-19 lately. Most articles use faceless data...

 

NC Rural Center receives grant to deliver leadership training in North Carolina’s Appalachian region

RALEIGH – The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded the NC Rural Center a $100,000 grant to increase regional leadership development in North...