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13281 Towns County, Ga.

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U.S. Georgia Towns
Population 308,745,538 9,687,653 10,488
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $13,793,005,173 $10,934,694
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,424 $1,043
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.6
6.1
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.6
10.2
+2.2
8.3
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.0
10.2
+0.6
8.9
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.1
10.3
+0.2
9.1
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.6
9.7
-0.3
8.8
Unemployment Rate, 7/08 – 7/12

This site was updated in September 2012. It includes recipient-reported data through the second quarter of 2012, which was released in July 2012.

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Funding by Federal Agency and Department

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Commerce, Department of $4,000,000
Education, Department of $1,398,316
Justice, Department of $1,061,656
Small Business Administration $1,036,500
Social Security Administration $904,000
Agriculture, Department of $855,256
Environmental Protection Agency $809,138
Transportation, Department of $629,167
Energy, Department of $238,216
Health and Human Services, Department of $2,445

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Towns County, Ga. Data last updated on September 2012.
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Note: For some programs where states do not report where money will be distributed across the state, we do not have the allocation for individual counties. Those programs include: Medicaid, unemployment benefits and food stamps. Those amounts are included in the totals for where the state agency receiving that money is located.

Amount refers to both the amount of stimulus funding going toward the project and the face value of the loan.

Recipient Amount Type Description Federal Dept./Agency Date
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION $4,000,000 Grant Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) North Georgia Network award funds a 260-mile fiber optic ring that will deliver Gigabit speed, reliability, affordability and abundant interconnection points into the region, enabling a new technology-based economy in North Georgia. The network will i... Show more
This spending item is part of a $33,490,537 allocation. See details
Commerce, Department of / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 12/15/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $890,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $565,967 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/30/2009
TOWNS, COUNTY OF $535,828 Grant Recovery Act -Assistance to Rural Law Enforcement to Combat Crime and Drugs Competitive Grant Program Title: Sheriff's Initiative to Combat the Manufacture and Growth of Drugs in Towns County. Purpose: Hire, equip, and train deputies to locate crime associated with drug manufacturing and distributio... Show more Justice, Department of 9/16/2009
TOWNS, COUNTY OF $525,828 Grant Recovery Act -Assistance to Rural Law Enforcement to Combat Crime and Drugs Competitive Grant Program Sheriff's Initiative to combat the manufacture and growth of drugs in Towns County. Purpose: Hire, equip, and train deputies to locate crime associated with drug manufacturing and distribution. Gr... Show more Justice, Department of 9/16/2009
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $499,471 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/17/2009
City of Hiawassee $404,569 Grant Capitalization Grants for Clean Water State Revolving Funds Funding through this program provides assistance to local governments for wastewater, nonpoint source, and estuary projects for the improvement of water quality in Georgia as aligned with the objectives of the federal Clean Water Act of 1972... Show more
This spending item is part of a $84,336,750 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 6/08/2009
HIAWASSEE, CITY OF $404,569 Grant Capitalization Grants for Clean Water State Revolving Funds Funding through this program provides assistance to local governments for wastewater, nonpoint source, and estuary projects for the improvement of water quality in Georgia as aligned with the objectives of the federal Clean Water Act of 1972... Show more
This spending item is part of a $84,336,750 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 6/08/2009
Towns County Board of Education $396,518 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund- for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education, as, applicable, early childhood education program and services.
This spending item is part of a $1,260,799,095 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
Mountain Falls Golf Center LLC $378,000 Loan 504 Certified Development Loans TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS BY PROVIDING LONG TERM FINANCING THROUGH THE SALE OF DEBENTURES TO THE PRIVATE SECTOR Small Business Administration 1/14/2010
MCWALL ENTERPRISES LLC $345,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 4/27/2010
Georgia Vision Center Inc. $313,000 Loan 504 Certified Development Loans TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS BY PROVIDING LONG TERM FINANCING THROUGH THE SALE OF DEBENTURES TO THE PRIVATE SECTOR Small Business Administration 3/04/2010
YOUNG HARRIS, CITY OF $238,216 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The purpose of this award is to provide funding to assist local governments in creating and implementing strategies to improve energy efficiciency and reduce fossil fuel emissions in a manner that is environmentally sustainable and that m... Show more
This spending item is part of a $21,630,700 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / Golden Field Office 9/14/2009
YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE $217,729 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/13/2009
Towns County Board of Education $216,556 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 611 ensures that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes special educatio... Show more
This spending item is part of a $313,758,336 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
Towns County Board of Education $216,556 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 611 ensures that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes special educatio... Show more
This spending item is part of a $313,758,336 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE $163,625 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
Towns County Board of Education $162,888 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Title I, Part A, is a formula grant program that provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
This spending item is part of a $351,008,292 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $132,653 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 5/31/2009
HIAWASSEE, CITY OF $130,100 Contract Connection service for water connection to public system for Jackrabbit Recreation Area. Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 2/01/2010
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $129,695 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 11/17/2009
Towns County Board of Education $24,470 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability The grant is competative and allows approved schools participating in the National School Lunch Program to increase the efficiency of their food service operations by providing fund to purchase equipment.
This spending item is part of a $4,420,793 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 6/11/2009
Towns County Board of Education $7,212 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 619 ensures that all children with disabilities, ages 3-5, have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes ear... Show more
This spending item is part of a $10,449,347 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
Towns County Board of Education $7,212 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 619 ensures that all children with disabilities, ages 3-5, have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes ear... Show more
This spending item is part of a $10,449,347 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE $5,191 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
YOUNG HARRIS COLLEGE $4,829 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 11/20/2008
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
TOWNS, COUNTY OF $2,445 Grant ARRA - Immunization Georgia Immunization Program used ARRA funding to increase vaccine availability and services to adults and adolescents and increase the capacity of for data collection for Public Health Immunization data systems. The Georgia WIC program serves approximat
This spending item is part of a $1,850,152 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/28/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,066 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010