Internet Expansion Underway In Wise Continue Thanks To Grant
More than 430 southwest Virginia students in Wise County are now receiving internet services thanks to a 232 thousand 500 dollar grant. The grant will expand Starlink satellite based internet service and is provided by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority. The agency is increasing access among unserved or underserved children in the county and also expect to expand telehealth access. Wise County also committed 155 thousand dollars toward the project.