With this expansion plan, the state will give providers an opportunity to apply for a grant to attach to six towers across Scioto and Jackson Counties. Husted says this will ultimately provide low-cost internet to unserved households in those communities.
Thursday’s announcement comes after the fatal shootings by law enforcement of two black men, Andre Hill and Casey Goodson Jr. Both killings raised questions about how bodycams are used by law enforcement in the city.
The Kentucky Department of Education tells WSAZ that 82,158 people of public and private K-12 educators and support staff indicated they wanted to receive the vaccination, and it’s a number expected to rise.