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PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments in conjunction with its members Bladen, Hoke, Richmond, Robeson and Scotland counties, and the municipalities therein have been working on a broadband (internet access) demand study aimed at improving broadband  availability within the five-county region. 

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ROCKINGHAM — High-speed broadband internet access is critical to the growth of the local economy in both community and business development. 

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PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments in conjunction with its members Bladen, Hoke, Richmond, Robeson and Scotland counties, and the municipalities therein, are conducting a study aimed at improving broadband availability within the five-county region.

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RALEIGH — When the General Assembly reconvenes next week, broadband promises to be a hot topic.

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RALEIGH — Leaders in the General Assembly and governor say they have reached a deal to ensure $30 million for the GREAT rural broadband program.

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Tuesday, 08 December 2020 16:50

OP-ED: Rural broadband a great grant issue

On Sept. 3, a bipartisan supermajority in the North Carolina General Assembly appropriated $30 million for rural broadband to help rural areas impacted by the pandemic.

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