Appalachian Regional Commission Awards Va Grants

By: Virginia AP Email
By: Virginia AP Email

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $2.3 million for 10 projects in southwestern Virginia.

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the grants Friday.

Grants of $500,000 each were awarded for classroom lab facilities at Emory and Henry College, a sewer project in Wise County and a building renovation project in the town of St. Paul.

A $289,000 grant will assist a trails center development project in the town of Haysi and a $200,000 grant will go to the New College Foundation's Center of Excellence in Martinsville.

Smaller grants went to five other projects. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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