"These new institutions, these justices of the peace, rural councils
, what hideousness it all is!"
Several years ago I mentioned an idea of linking up the old mining areas of Cleveland with a tourist trail; this idea was then mentioned in print in the Darlington & Stockton Times newspaper, on the front cover by the rural council
, not that it ever materialised.
Members of NTCA--The Rural Broadband Association, officials from the Obama administration, and leaders from state and local government and academia gathered at the White House Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 30 for an event hosted by the White House Rural Council
centered on how NTCA member networks can enable rural telemedicine.
This conference was hosted by the White House Rural Council
and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) for, in the words of the DRA Federal Co-Chairman Chris Massingill, * engaging in conversations necessary to sparking growth, innovation, and opportunity for rural communities in the Delta and across the country*
Pokrovka rural council
of Manas district, Kara Buura council of Kara Buurinksy district, Ak-Dobo council of Bakai-Ata district are among them.
Construction of a new division for El Mahamid Rural Council
"This fund represents a new approach to our support for job-creating projects across the country," said Tom Vilsack, USDA secretary and chair of the White House Rural Council
Among other things, the Rural Council
will hold an "Investing in Rural America" conference later this year to connect major investors with rural business leaders, high-level government officials, economic development experts, and other partners, according to a USDA statement.
The chief of Deir-Abu-Mishl Rural Council
in Ramallah, Jamal Zahran, was quoted by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) as saying that Israeli occupation forces arrested six Palestinians in their twenties from the Town.
* Then, at the April 18 meeting of the White House Rural Council
at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the two secretaries signed an interagency agreement to advance agricultural education.
In June, President Barack Obama issued an executive order establishing a White House Rural Council
to coordinate the Administration's efforts in rural America, further the Administration's rural economic strategy and promote public-private partnerships to address challenges and solutions specific to rural communities.
Waleed Abadi and the Head of Serres Rural Council