$8M ‘1 Clay County’ initiative aims to spur investment

Unprecedented state-federal partnerships will boost economic development in ManchesterCredit: lanereport.com MANCHESTER, Ky. — State and federal officials unveiled a $7.95 million 1 Clay County plan Monday, a package of new investments that will spur economic development in Clay County. The “1 Clay County” initiative feature unprecedented and coordinated investment by the federal and state government in projects […]

$24.4 million in funding for economic development

Credit: lanereport.com PIKEVILLE, Ky. — During the annual SOAR Summit, Gov. Andy Beshear and U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced $24.4 million in Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization (AMLER) Program funds for economic development projects in nine Eastern Kentucky counties. When completed, the projects in Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Knox, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary and Wolfe counties will […]

Economic development projects announced in Clay County

Credit: WYMT – Ethan Sirles and Chas Jenkins MANCHESTER, Ky. (WYMT) – Two economic development projects were announced in Clay County at the Eastern Kentucky University Manchester campus. They are in partnership with AdventHealth, Volunteers of America (VOA), and AppHarvest. VOA President and CEO Jennifer Hancock said these partnerships have been in the works for a while. […]