Board Spotlight: Last-Mile West Virginia Broadband Expansion Project Will Bring Fiber to the Premises to Unserved Customers in Logan and Mingo Counties

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Rural counties in West Virginia have long been affected by the growing digital divide as the state has historically been one of the least broadband-connected in the country. This situation, however, is poised to dramatically change through the last-mile construction and deployment of fiber to the premises for 13,432 unserved residences, businesses, and community institutions in Logan and Mingo Counties. Click through to learn more from DDAA Board Member Chris Chiles!

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DDAA Monthly: January 2024

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly 2024 DDAA Annual Conference Registration Now Open! Join DDAA for sessions focused on regional development, the federal landscape, and the programs and policies that matter most to Local Development Districts and their stakeholders. Conference content will begin on the afternoon of Sunday, March 10 for DDAA Board […]

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DDAA Monthly: November 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly DDAA Annual Conference Registration Now Open! Join DDAA for sessions focused on regional development, the federal landscape, and the programs and policies that matter most to Local Development Districts and their stakeholders. Conference content will begin on the afternoon of Sunday, March 10 for DDAA Board Members. […]

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DDAA Monthly: October 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly Land of Sky Regional Council Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS): Our Region, Our Future DDAA Board Member: Town of Cameron Housing Rehabilitation Project To prepare their region in Western North Carolina for a more resilient, equitable and prosperous future, Land of Sky Regional Council in 2022 convened […]

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Land of Sky Regional Council Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS): Our Region, Our Future

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To prepare their region in Western North Carolina for a more resilient, equitable and prosperous future, Land of Sky Regional Council in 2022 convened the Chambers of Commerce in our five-county region. The Land of Sky CEDS is doubling down on greater collaboration so our region will have a brighter, more prosperous and equitable future for all. Click through to learn more about how Land of Sky developed their CEDS.

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DDAA Monthly: September 2023

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For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly DDAA Board Member: Improving Water Infrastructure in Northeast Georgia In 2020, the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (NEGRC) assisted the City of Hoschton with securing funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The project included construction of a 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank for the Hoschton water system which […]

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DDAA Board Member: Improving Water Infrastructure in Northeast Georgia

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In 2020, the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (NEGRC) assisted the City of Hoschton with securing funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The project included construction of a 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank for the Hoschton water system which increased water storage, pressure, and fire safety for 3,601 households and 153 businesses.

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2024 Annual Conference: Call for Session Proposals

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The Development District Association of Appalachia is holding its Annual Conference in Arlington, Virginia from March 10-13, 2024. We plan to share cutting-edge ideas, highlight success stories and lessons learned, and engage with other LDDs during our annual gathering. DDAA is seeking compelling session proposals to ensure a comprehensive program. Session proposals should address topics and trends that reflect the wide-ranging needs and interests of member region, states or LDDs, with a focus on this year’s theme of Rural Prosperity.

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DDAA Monthly: August 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly Register Today for New DDAA Trainings! New Executive Directors Training Are you a new Executive Director? Join DDAA’s New Executive Director Training! October 19, 2023 Arlington, VA By attending the training, we will help you conquer challenges, network with other new executives, and learn practical lessons from […]

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