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May–August 1996 Issue

A Dream, Hard Work, and Belief
by Carl Hoffman

The faculty of this unusual east Kentucky school are dedicated to the proposition that their students, many of whom have dropped out of other schools, can succeed in academics, work, and life.


A Georgia City Takes a Chance on Success
by Fred D. Baldwin

A city in the Georgia mountains took a gamble when it lured an innovative but unproven manufacturer to its new municipal industrial park. It's a win-win situation for everyone, and for the environment, too.


Appalachian Highways: Almost Home but a Long Way to Go
by Fred D. Baldwin

Three decades after ground was first broken for the ADHS, there is indisputable evidence that a modern highway system is the key to development in Appalachia.


ARC Conference Showcases Telecommunications Services
by Fred D. Baldwin

ARC's April conference on telecommunications in Binghamton, New York, was a trip through the state-of-the-art technology of the Information Highway.


Inside Information: May–August 1996 Issue

Federal Co-Chairman Testifies on Highways; John D. Whisman Scholars; ETAC Meeting in Asheville; Measuring ARC Results; ARC Forms Alliance with Community Colleges; Legislative Update. Inside Information, May–August 1996


Mike Duncan: Mentor to Eastern Kentucky
by Carl Hoffman

Mike Duncan established an intern program in 1981 that is meant to be a life-changing experience. Each spring he invites the top 10 percent of the junior class at Lawrence County High School and the top 25 percent of the junior class from Sheldon Clark High School to apply.


West Virginia's Corridor L Opens the Door to Tourists
by James E. Casto

Four West Virginia counties are collaborating on a tourism plan that will build on the development already spurred by Appalachian Corridor L.

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