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News Briefs

The cities of Barnwell, Cayce, Conway, Darlington, Greenville, Mullins, North Augusta, Spartanburg, Sumter and Walterboro; and towns of Allendale, Batesburg-Leesville, Cheraw, Olanta, Saluda and Springdale were recently awarded a Litter Prevention Grant from PalmettoPride. The Litter Prevention Grant is a competitive grant that provides organizations up to $10,000 to develop successful anti-litter programs and enforcement activities at the local level.

Several municipalities received funding from the SC Department of Commerce’s Community Development Block Grants. Awarded in amounts from $200,000 to $750,000, the grants cover revitalization and improvement efforts from streetscaping to emergency vehicles. Grant recipients include the cities of Beaufort, Bennettsville, Denmark and Georgetown; and towns of Cheraw, Cowpens, Jonesville, McCormick, Pamplico and Port Royal.