Planting Churches

Planting Churches Churches, organizations and faith-minded folks gathered at the Appalachian Wireless Arena Tuesday for a summit to share ideas and network, hoping to plant the seed of change for area churches. Rooted Church Pastor Michael Clark says the hope is the event will plant the seeds and the people will plant the churches,…

Appalachian Wireless 5G

Appalachian Wireless 5G Appalachian Wireless announced it will use a partnership with a technology company to bring 5G cell phone service to its customers in Eastern Kentucky.A news release from Ericsson said both companies will replace existing equipment which will allow them to build a new “cloud-native dual-mode core network for 4G and 5G.…

Middlesboro Steel Manufacturing

Middlesboro Steel Manufacturing Federal, state and local officials gathered in Bell County on Wednesday to break ground on a new steel manufacturing facility in Middlesboro.In the next 15 years, Flash Steelworks plans to invest more than $12 million and create 250 full-time jobs with an hourly rate of $39. Officials say 100 of those…

New East KY Dental Facility

New East KY Dental Facility Big Sandy Community and Technical College has announced the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art dental facility, the East Kentucky Oral Health Training Center (EKOHTC). A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently.The center, according to a statement from BSCTC, will be the new home for the College’s Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene…

Pike County Flood Insurance

Pike County Flood Insurance The Pike County Fiscal Court is attempting to bring down the cost of flood insurance in Pike County.The fiscal court heard a presentation during the court’s Oct. 4 meeting from Tetra Tech, which has 450 offices worldwide and offices in both Lexington and Louisville regarding flood insurance rating in the…

Coleman Looks At Flooding

Coleman Looks At Flooding Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman stopped by the mountains on Monday to meet with displaced families, living in travel trailers.“We’re here to check on them and to listen to the concerns that they have or the challenges that they are still facing. And to let them know that we will be…

iPhone 14 911

iPhone 14 911 The iPhone 14?s crash detection feature is causing problems for some thrill-seekers such as on the roller coasters at Dollywoods; the phones are dialing 911 for users who ride roller coasters.Apple’s newest phones come with a feature that automatically calls 911 when users are in car accidents. The phones can detect…