One-day, intensive training sessions seek to catalyze requests for funding in region
JAN. 11, 2017 | The Center for a Better South will offer one-day grant-writing courses in February and March by recognized professionals to help organizations improve skills for seeking federal funding available through the S.C. Promise Zone.
By Andy Brack, Center for a Better South | There’s a palpable sense of energy flowing through the six counties of the southern tip of South Carolina in the federally-designated Promise Zone, which is now a year and a half old.
OCT. 19, 2016 | The Center for a Better South this week will lead an eight-member team from Allendale and Hampton counties in the S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone for leadership training offered by the national outreach group NeighborWorks America.
The training in Columbus, Ohio, will focus on ways that neighbors can work with neighbors to build communities …
AUG. 17, 2016 | A $50,000 grant for technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow the Center for a Better South to develop and implement a new entrepreneurial training program in the S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone.
If you’re in northeastern Mississippi, it’s hard NOT to stop in Tupelo to visit the two-room birthplace of superstar Elvis Presley.
Tupelo, in the news still for the fatal shooting of a black man who ran from a car by a white police officer, is a growing city of 35,000 peopl
Center for a Better South board member Warwick Sabin, who is executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, took part in the Asia Regional Agricultural Innovation Summit 2016 on May 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand.
After seeing these petunias growing outside a house in St. Matthews, S.C., on a plant stand made of a three-wheeler, it’s pretty clear that spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner.
You can see bricks on the roof of this Bridge Street house in St. Matthews, S.C., a town of just over 2,000 people in the central part of the state. Bricks? Yep. They’re keeping the tin on the roof from blowing away from periodic high winds that accompany thunderstorms.
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