Bland County receives nearly $500,000 to improve internet service

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

BLAND COUNTY, Va. - Nearly a half-million dollars has been awarded to Bland County for broadband deployment. 

Rep. Morgan Griffith announced Thursday that the Appalachian Regional Commission is giving the county $459,764.

“Access to reliable broadband is critical for participation in the 21st century economy,” said Griffith. “Today’s announcement of $459,764 for broadband deployment is great news. It will provide a significant boost to economic development and open doors to new opportunities for the people of Bland County.”

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