The project received regular news media coverage. Here are links to several media outlets and community organizations that published stories on the progress among the communities participating in the Downtown Retivalization Project.

First Impressions leaves good impression with participating communities. [Harlan County]. By Carol Lea Spence. Published September 25, 2017. UK Ag News.

Students plan to give Downtown Manchester a face lift. By Taylor Upchurch. Published July 2, 2018. WYMT.

Business retention, expansion discussed. By Joe Asher. Published Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Harlan Enterprise.

Williamsburg Holds First River Fog Festival. By Hannah Reynolds Published October 6, 2018. WYMT.

Pineville’s revitalization truly a community effort.  Published October 9, 2018. SOAR.

The Burg Group working to find its mission [in Williamsburg]. By Mark White.  Posted February 27, 2019. News Journal.

Students present ideas for revitalization in downtown Harlan. By Hannah Reynolds. Published July 12, 2019. WYMT.

Appalachia’s New Day: Downtown Revitalization in Eastern Kentucky. Published August 1, 2019. The Mountain Association.

Downtown revitalization to continue thanks to grant. By Ashley Collingsworth. Published Thursday, August 22, 2019. Middlesboro News.

Appalachia’s New Day: Sidewalk Accessibility in Eastern Kentucky. Published December 16, 2019. The Mountain Association.

Historical banners coming to downtown [Manchester]. Posted Jun 19, 2020. The Enterprise.

City partners with organizations to space into city park. By Jarrod Mills. Published October 15th, 2020. The Times-Tribune.