Thursday, 20 December 2007 21:58
U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry announced Caldwell
County will receive three federal grants.
Over $300,000 has been allocated for
the Caldwell County Interoperability project, which will help the Caldwell
County Sheriff’s Office upgrade its communications systems.
Almost $100,000 has been allocated for the Appalachian State
University Center at the Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute in
Hudson. The Center offers training and support for local teachers and the
funding will go to further enhance the education resources available to local
Additionally, over $130,000 goes to law enforcement
and fire departments in North Carolina’s 10th District- including
over $30,000 to Lenoir Police Department for emergency preparedness training.