Federal grant benefits Georgetown County Airport

Georgetown County, SC - GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A portion of a $1.4 million federal grant announced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will benefit an airport in Georgetown County.

A spokeswoman for Graham said Georgetown County will receive a $395,275 grant for environmental mitigation, land acquisition and runway safety improvements. The money will benefit the Georgetown County Airport.

Airports in Barnwell, Dorchester, Lancaster, Orangeburg and Spartanburg counties also received funding from the federal grant.

The individual grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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