Those who intend to take advantage of the federal appliance rebate had better act fast.
Just a week into the program, which began last Thursday, more than 60 percent of the $4 million allotted to Kentucky has been spent. The program continues until the funds are gone.
And local businesses have benefited from the program's early success.
"We've been overwhelmed," said William Johnson, one of the store managers at Coppock Appliance & Electronics. "For us, it's been a very good success."