Ten Projects In WV To Be Funded By Appalachian Regional Commission

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Ten projects in West Virginia will be funded by more than $4.3 million in Appalachian Regional Commission grants.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the grants Thursday.

Among the projects are refurbished laptop computers and training for 785 middle-school students and their families in McDowell County.

The computer purchase also was funded through a matching grant from the nonprofit group Connect2Compete and the Reconnecting McDowell public-private partnership.

Projects in Marshall and Summers counties also being funded with ARC investment program grants, as are projects spanning multiple counties.