Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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December 18, 2012

Mercer County awarded $1 million in SBA funds to replace school boilers

CHARLESTON — School construction and repair projects in eight counties are getting funding from the state.

The West Virginia School Building Authority awarded more than $6.2 million in grants Monday.

Mercer County received $1 million to replace boilers at four schools. Upshur County also received $1 million to renovate heating and air conditioning at three schools.

Kanawha County received $750,000 to build a classroom addition at John Adams Middle School.

The authority awarded $771,600 to Cabell County and $768,950 to Doddridge County for heating and air conditioning projects.

Fayette County received $806,760 to replace a boiler at Divide Elementary School.

Grant County received $934,808 for improvements at Maysville Elementary School.

The authority awarded $210,910 to Ohio County to repair the foundation and replace a ramp at Triadelphia Middle School.


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