Federal grants awarded to New River Valley projects

November 7, 2020

Funding is being awarded toward an effort to expand the New River Water Trail in Giles County.

Gov. Ralph Northam announced this past week that just under $32,940 will go to the Fairlawn-based New River Valley Regional Commission for the New River Water Trail expansion strategic plan.

The grant is part of more than $3.9 million from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s federally funded Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative.

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