Million in Job Grants Coming to Eastern Kentucky

Grants totaling more than $34 million have been announced in an effort to spur economic development and job creation in eastern Kentucky.

Officials said Friday the grants will support projects impacting 14 counties.

The support includes nearly $4.8 million for Pikeville Medical Center to develop a children’s hospital and pediatric clinic. The facility is expected to provide health care services for more than 100,000 children.

Leslie County will receive more than $2 million to develop a program expanding internet connectivity and providing job training.

Source: MG News

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