SC to receive more than $1.4M in federal grants

Washington D.C. - WASHINGTON (WBMF) – South Carolina will receive more than $1.4 million in federal grants through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced Thursday that South Carolina will receive federal grants from the U.S. Department of Justice that will fund programs focusing on law enforcement, prosecution and courts, prevention and education, corrections and community corrections, and drug treatment.

The following areas in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee were included in the grant:

  • Horry County - $133,182
  • Dillon County - $28,333
  • Georgetown County - $25,653
  • City of Hartsville - $22,555
  • City of Darlington - $15,663
  • City of Marion - $12,426

Other areas receiving grants include Greenville County, Richland County, Berkeley County, York County, Orangeburg County, Oconee County, Pickens County, Clarendon County, Abbeville County, the City of North Charleston, the City of Columbia, the City of Greenwood, the City of Simpsonville, the City of Clinton, the City of Camden, and the Town of Summerville.

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