Nation’s largest 4G LTE now in Danville
With the vice presidential debate set for Oct. 11 at Centre College, Verizon Wireless is preparing its 4G LTE network in the area to ensure strong, reliable wireless coverage for visiting newsmakers and media, as well as for local residents and businesses.
“We are experienced in Kentucky with major events such as the Kentucky Derby and the World Equestrian Games, and we expect the nature of the vice presidential debate to light up the airwaves once again,” said John Granby, president–Kentucky/Indiana/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. “Our investment in Danville and the surrounding area will ensure that our local customers as well as national visitors will experience the best possible wireless coverage and services.”
- Deploying a temporary cell site, called a Cell on Wheels (COW), to improve indoor coverage in the Norton Center for the Arts on campus, where the debate will be taking place, and to add capacity in and around the Danville area;.
- Modifying permanent cell sites in the area to maximize network performance.
- In addition, Verizon Wireless recently launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Danville, along U.S. 127 and on the Centre College campus. Verizon’s 4G LTE network enables customers to stream video, share music and photos, download files and surf the Web with speeds up to 10 times faster than before. In real-world, fully loaded network environments, Verizon Wireless 4G LTE customers should experience average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.
For more information about Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
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Southerland Joins PBK Bank
PBK Bank announces the addition of Scotty Southerland to its staff.
Southerland will serve as a loan officer at PBK Bank’s Danville office. He worked in local manufacturing for more than 30 years before joining PBK Bank.
He lives in Danville with his wife, Dana, and has two grown sons and two stepdaughters. Southerland has been involved in Little League and booster clubs in both Lincoln and Boyle counties. Also, he is involved with United Way and looks forward to becoming more involved in his community.
In making the announcement, Bruce Edgington, chief executive officer, said, “We are pleased that Scotty has decided to join PBK Bank. Scotty will be an asset to PBK Bank and to our Boyle County community. Scotty’s experience will benefit both PBK Bank and our customers.”
Call Southerland at (859) 238-2265 or stop by and visit him at 1001 Hustonville Road.
PBK Bank has offices in Lincoln, Boyle and Rockcastle Counties.
Longtime hairdresser opening new studio
Tammy Huff has opened Hair Action Studio at 215 Stanford Ave.
She welcomes walk-ins and offers styles for the whole family.
Huff is formerly of Hair Express, which will remain open, and has been a hairdresser in Danville for 23 years, with 29 years of total experience.
The new salon will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (859) 238-2227.
Danville Medical Specialists recognized as Distinguished Community Employer
Danville Medical Specialists has been recognized for its continued support of employee education by being named a Distinguished Community Employer by the Danville of National College.
Danville Medical Specialists provides externship opportunities to National College students so they can get real-world experience before entering the workforce. The medical office also currently employs three graduates from the Danville campus’ medical assisting degree program.