Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced nearly $1.5 million in federal funds for projects in the Pee Dee.
Award recipients include:
The Town of Chesterfield will receive a $16,500 grant for the purchase of a new street sweeper.
The City of Darlington will receive a $58,650 grant for the purchase of a refuse collection vehicle.
Marion Rescue Squad will receive a $194,000 loan and a $131,000 grant for the purchase of a new rescue truck.
Centenary Community Volunteer Fire Department will receive a $40,000 grant for the purchase of a new brush truck.
Wallace Water Company will receive an $844,000 loan and a $171,500 grant for infrastructure improvements. The funds will be used for the extension of water lines on SC Highway 38. It will include 4,600 feet of 10-inch line; 9,500 feet of 8-inch line; 32,600 feet of 6-inch line; and 24,500 feet of 4-inch line.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development.