Towns in Rutherford County and across the state have an opportunity to apply for the 2016 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative. The program will provide funding for cities and towns to develop comprehensive bicycle or pedestrian plans. Even small communities with populations of less than 5,000 can apply to develop bicycle and pedestrian plans.
Cheers ... to Isothermal Community College for receiving an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant for almost $2 million. The money will go toward the development of Isothermal Comprehensive Applied Sciences and Workforce Development Center.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is having another fiscal heart attack. That, sadly, is routine, a day in the life of the giant federal bureaucracy that can’t keep up with the health-care needs of our nation’s veterans.
Headlines in our Wednesday newspaper and again today bring our readers updates about the highly successful and innovative Robert and Janice McNair Educational Foundation.
It’s that time of year when visitors from across the country are arriving in Rutherford County for a number of summer-like sporting events.
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