$250,000 GRANT FOR WALNUT APPROVED

CATEGORY: ARC

AUTHOR: STAFF

$250,000 GRANT FOR WALNUT APPROVED

WALNUT – The Appalchian Regional Commission has approved a $250,000 grant for the town of Walnut to improve the sewer system at the North Tippah Industrial Park.

The announcement was made this week by 1st District U.S. Rep. Roger Wicker and U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Trent Lott.

The ARC grant will be combined with a $335,280 Community Development Block Grant and a $100,000 state capital improvements loan for a total project cost of $685,280.

The park is located on a 438-acre tract on state Highway 72.