Exciting news from the Office of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper today: Bertie, Gates, Hertford and Northampton are among 19 counties statewide that will benefit from grant funding to expand internet access. Matching grants will be made available to internet service providers and electric cooperatives under the GREAT grant program (Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology). Read the news release issued by the governor’s office.
Thank you, Gov. Cooper! We wish you a full and speedy recovery from Monday's back surgery.