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City of Buena Vista gets
$6 million federal grant

From the Sept. 22, 2021 issue
of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   Federal, state, and local officials gathered on the front steps of Buena Vista City Hall last Thursday, September 16 to make a major announcement. While it was technically a grant announcement, it felt more like a party, as there was a great celebratory feeling in the atmosphere.
   The announcement was that the small town of Buena Vista was the recipient of the largest grant from the United States Department of Rural Development for a project in the state of Georgia – ever.
   The city is receiving a $6 million grant, along with a $2 million loan to build ...
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