Aug 13 2007

Graham Announces $1.2 Million for Allendale, Barnwell County Projects

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.