Wes Hickman or Kevin Bish
-- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) will receive two grants for more than $480,000 to be used for parks in Camden and North Augusta.
PRT has been awarded a $231,458 grant to assist Kershaw County in acquiring approximately 45 acres of land for the development of an athletic complex. Federal funds will be matched by an equal amount of local funds.
PRT has been awarded a $250,000 grant to assist the City of North Augusta in the development of walking trials on approximately 33 acres of land along the Savannah River. The trail will connect the City’s greenway to Riverview Park. Federal funds will be matched by an equal amount of local funds.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service.