Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced $1.2 million in federal funds for projects in Allendale and Barnwell Counties.
Award recipients include:
Allendale County will receive a $105,000 grant for the purchase of a new fire truck for the Town of Allendale.
The Town of Allendale will receive a $50,000 grant to for the purchase of four new police cars. The town was previously awarded $55,000 and $108,040 grants for this project.
The Town of Olar will receive a $616,000 loan and $521,700 grant for water system improvements. The funds will be used for the installation of a new storage tank in Olar, a new well in Govan, and new lines, hydrants, and taps in both towns. Olar was previously awarded a $15,000 grant for this project.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development.