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Anderson County Joins Connected Community Engagement Program

By Jennifer Cobb

Last Tuesday, Anderson County and the city of Palestine, Texas hosted their Connected Community Engagement Program kickoff meeting at the Anderson County Courthouse with over 20 people in attendance. In the kickoff meeting, attendees discussed the need for turbocharging existing businesses, integrating virtual workplaces, incorporating broadband and technology in government, public safety, and integrating technology in the classroom. “Bringing broadband Internet to our community is vital. Technology will pave the way to a more robust job market and a brighter future for our region,” said Tammy Lightfoot, emergency management coordinator in...

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