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Commission hears update on broadband expansion

Melissa O’Brien with the firm Thompson & Litton was one of the first to address the County Commission at their regular meeting last Friday, April 15. O’Brien’s firm has been employed by the Roane County Economic Development Authority to provide engineering services for a project to expand broadband capabilities over 287 miles in a seven-county area which includes Braxton. The Roane based group is working with the local Commission and the Braxton County Development Authority to add just over 31 miles of fiber optic cable that could potentially serve 903 households and businesses.

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