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Two Region 8 Communities Awarded CBDG Monies

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Community Development Block Grants from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission have been awarded to two Region 8 communities.

Grant applications were approved for Amagon (Jackson County), which will get $192,736 for the paving of city streets.  Oil Trough (Independence Co.) will be awarded $142,675 for the renovation of a building that serves as a food pantry.

These grants were awarded under the General Assistance and Innovative Projects line item for the CDBG program.  This is the third year that grants have been awarded under this new competitive line item.


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