In Georgia, murals aim to revitalize rural downtowns, one main street at a time.
In Oregon, virtual reality technology will provide realistic training for first responders.
North Carolina electric co-ops have something to cluck about.
Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative sparks long-overdue economic development in south Texas.
In latest round of USDA electric loans, 27 co-ops in 21 states receive funds.
The money will help co-ops build or improve power lines and finance smart grid technologies.
USDA loans will help 214,000 rural residents and businesses in 10 states.
In Indiana, a co-op uses fiber to improve health care and grow a local economy.