Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, which is why nearly 62 million people – nearly one in five Americans – call them home. These small towns, farming communities and frontier areas are places where neighbors know each other, listen to each other, respect each other and work together to benefit the greater  [ Read More ]

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 Subscribe to our weekly newsletter “Rural Focus”     Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service has released an Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America, a compendium of statistics on people and jobs in rural areas as well as factors that impact local economies such persistent poverty,  [ Read More ]

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South Carolina’s 19th Annual Rural Health Conference is being held this year November 17-19, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville, SC. We’d like to invite you to join us! This is our premier event where participants learn about issues affecting South Carolina’s rural communities.  Our attendees’ primary role is to serve rural populations. View a tentative agenda and register  [ Read More ]