Google’s at it again with another product that everyone wants. This time it makes more sense than Buzz or Wave. Google is looking for a community to serve as a test bed for its 1 gigabit fiber optic Internet connection, and Greenville wants it.
Of course, so do several other cities. Topeka, Kansas notoriously renamed itself “Google” for a day or so, and Google reciprocated by renaming itself “Topeka” for April Fool’s. Locally, folks gather in Falls Park with glow sticks to form the Google Logo.
An informal poll is now open for people to vote on one of the twenty communities in competition. Right now Greenville is in the lead with 31% of the vote, but Asheville isn’t far behind, with 26%.
So, all you Greenville readers follow the link below, and make sure you vote for Greenville!