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MLEC receives Broadband Grant

Commitment to bring broadband to all members gets a boost


April 23, 2020

Governor Bill Lee announced Friday, April 3, 2020 that Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative will receive a $593,166 Broadband Accessibility Grant through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Economic and Community Development for the southern part of Perry County. MLEC submitted four grant applications: one in Hickman County and three in Perry County.

“We are grateful to Gov. Lee and our legislators for recognizing and supporting the need for reliable broadband in our rural hometowns,” says MLEC President and CEO Keith Carnahan. “When residents wrote in support of our grant ap...

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