The Appalachian Region includes all of West Virginia and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The Region is home to more than 25 million people and covers 420 counties and almost 205,000 square miles.
In the Region This Week: July 20
In South Carolina's upcountry, development tour highlights diverse ARC investments in entrepreneurship, local agriculture, and tourism; new study estimates economic impacts of the Appalachian Development Highway System; West Virginia's Appalachian Hatchery helps coal-focused manufacturers shift markets. Read more and subscribe to ARC's weekly news snapshot.
In the Region This Week: July 13
Arts trails in Appalachia connect, promote, and increase revenues for independent artists and crafts workers; QuickJobs Training Center trains workers for in-demand jobs in South Carolina; RCBI's TEN50 Accelerator fosters entrepreneurship.
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In the Region This Week: July 6
Ground broken for new building to house expanded industrial training programs in Tennessee; Sustainable Jobs Initiative creating a buzz around growing industries in Central Appalachia; Virginia's Crooked Road anchors century-old tradition of live music in state. Read more and subscribe to ARC's weekly news snapshot.
New Resource: ARC Investment Fact Sheets
A new downloadable fact sheet series details ARC's recent investments and their impacts in each of the 13 Appalachian states and across the Region. In addition to funding data, the fact sheets offer snapshots of individual investments at work and county economic status maps. Download fact sheets