University Of Cumberland Gives Back

University Of Cumberland Gives Back One school in Eastern Kentucky is giving back to it’s student body…literally.The University of the Cumberland recently received nearly $6 million in COVID-19 relief funding and has decided to direct all of it to funding it’s undergraduate students.Full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates will receive direct payments of $1,500, with Pell eligible…

COVID-19 Variant In The Commonwealth

COVID-19 Variant In The Commonwealth As the world’s battle with COVID-19 rages on, another variant has made its way into America.According to the Associated Press, a new variant of the coronavirus emerged Thursday. The mutated version of the virus, first identified in South Africa, was found in two cases in South Carolina. Public health…

Small Business Grants In Whitesburg

Small Business Grants In Whitesburg Appalshop in Whitesburg is partnering with the Letcher County Tourism Commission and CANE Kitchen to provide grants to small businesses in Whitesburg.They selected nine businesses based on their efforts to keep the community safe during the pandemic.The grants can be up to $2,000. Businesses selected include Heritage Kitchen, and…

Feeding KY Gets Inaugural Funds

Feeding KY Gets Inaugural Funds The Beshear-Coleman inaugural fund had $15,673 left in it.Remaining inaugural funds are only allowed to be donated to charitable organizations, and on Thursday, the governor announced that the leftover funds would be donated to the Feeding Kentucky group.“We are grateful for Gov. Beshear’s continued support of Feeding KY and…