Governor McAuliffe Recommends $300,000 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants for the St Paul Lyric Project

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced he is recommending more than $2.7 million in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awards for ten projects in the Appalachian Region, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest Virginia. ARC will finalize approval of these project awards later this year. “Supporting Virginia’s Appalachian Region with investments in water, sewer, and critical…

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The Heart of Appalachia Economic Transition Project receives $1.3M ARC Grant for Jobs

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced $26 million to expand and diversify the economy in coal-impacted communities in 5 Appalachian states. These 31 awards are projected to train more than 7,300 workers and students impacted by the changing coal economy in certificate, credentialing, and other workforce development programs. They will also create or retain more than 2,500 jobs, leverage an…

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