May 27 2003

Lowcountry Council of Governments to Receive $52,000 for Economic Development

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) announced today the Lowcountry Council of Governments in Yemassee has been awarded a $52,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The funds will be used to support regional economic development planning. “Economic development is vital to improving the future of our state,” Graham said. “The Lowcountry is very attractive to potential investors and businesses, and this money will help ensure the area remains competitive in their ability to recruit new investment.”