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Innovative Rural Leadership: Randolph Keaton

Innovative Rural Leadership: Randolph Keaton

What I've gained through REDI are connections. If I need something here in my rural community, I've got someone I can call on. -Randolph Keaton On any given weekday, in an unassuming building on Dream Avenue, men and women face computer screens to fill out...

Jones Street Journal

Jones Street Journal

It’s two days after the 2018 midterm election and I’m sure we’re all still on the struggle bus from staying up late to watch the results come in. But there’s a lot to talk about, let’s just jump right in.  North Carolina showed up to the polls in historic numbers,...

Zero Barriers Policy Roundtables

Zero Barriers Policy Roundtables

From its very beginning, the Rural Counts advocacy program has been committed to taking its lead from the wisdom of local champions and Rural Center partners.    After collaboratively developing our 10 strategies agenda in 2016, we spent a year on the road hosting...

Impact Stories: CEA Manufacturing

Impact Stories: CEA Manufacturing

“This loan allowed us to jump to the next level in our capabilities." -Steve Yauch It’s quiet here, perhaps surprisingly so, on the manufacturing floor of CEA Manufacturing’s 55,000-square-foot headquarters in Smithfield. The room is brightly-lit and spotless....