Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced more than $1 million in federal grants for airports in Pelion, Ridgeland, and St. George.
The Town of Pelion will receive a $321,696 grant for the construction of a new fuel farm facility at the Pelion Airport.
Jasper County will receive a $50,000 grant for airfield pavement maintenance and rehabilitation and relocation of existing runway lighting at the Ridgeland Airport.
Dorchester County will receive a $700,000 grant for runway and apron rehabilitation at the St. George Airport.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.