On Friday, members from the town of Seven Springs met with state officials at the Granddaughter community center to announce multiple grants that the town has received from several agencies from the state.
A grant of $400,000 dollars was announced as part of the Resilient Neighborhoods program. This grant is focused on community development and quality of life improvements and was offered through the North Carolina Department of Commerce and its Rural Economic Development. Kenny Flowers, Assistant Secretary of the North Carolina Commerce Department for the Rural Economic Development talked about the importance of this grant to the community.
A second grant of $380,000 was awarded to the town by the North Carolina Land and Water fund. Will Summer, Director of the Division of Land and Water Stewardship and Executive Director of the North Carolina Land and Water Fund spoke about the importance of this grant to the town.
The town has also received a grant of 262,000 to help improve their water and sewer throughout the town. North Carolina House of Representatives, Jimmy Dixon spoke about the importance of these grants, as did Craig Foucht of the Wayne County Board of Education.