Elmore County

Elmore County Broadband Expansion Partnership

On Tuesday, July 7, Elmore County hosted a press conference to announce its broadband expansion plan. I was honored to speak along with Elmore County Commission Chair Troy Stubbs, Elmore County Commissioner Bart Mercer, Central Alabama Electric Cooperative and Central Access President/CEO Tom Stackhouse, Elmore County Board of Education Superintendent Richard Dennis, and One Oak…
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Broadband Divide: Elmore County’s Response to COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the nation, schools have turned to online learning as a means to finish the 2020 school year. Many school systems have adapted to this new normal, but what about Alabama’s rural communities that do not have the broadband infrastructure to support the demand? The Alabama State Legislature defines “broadband”…
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