January 07, 2013 | News Article from WDBJ7 Web Staff
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is giving grants to add 12 new boat access sites. The grants total $440,900. They will help pay for constructing new access sites and improving existing sites.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the funding from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries on Monday.
Localities receiving grants are: Franklin, Lee and Warren counties, the cities of Covington, Emporia and Poquoson, and the towns of Clifton Forge, Glasgow, Port Royal, Pearisburg and Urbanna.
Several localities received more than one grant.
Here is a list of the grants:
Small Hand-Launch Category
Name of Project: Clifton Forge Site
Name of Locality: Town of Clifton Forge
Name of Water Served: Jackson River