Waynesboro, Washington County, Millen get slice of federal grant

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) -- Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects.

Deal says the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $39.7 million to 82 Georgia communities through its Community Development Block Grant program.

Deal says 71 communities are being given $35.8 million in grant funding for infrastructure improvements, neighborhood revitalization and services to help the needy. Deal says 11 communities are being given $3.9 million to invest in economic redevelopment projects that are expected create jobs and spur private investment.

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  • Emanuel County Economic Development $300,000
  • City of Waynesboro Economic Development $250,000
  • Emanuel County Economic Development $300,000
  • City of Waynesboro Multi Activity Program $800,000
  • Washington County Health Center $500,000
  • City of Thomson Multi Infrastructure Improvements $500,000
  • City of Millen Drainage/Streets Improvements $500,000

(Copyright 2014. The Associated Press.)

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