Horry and Georgetown counties are among 22 communities in the state to receive federal grant money through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, according to a release from Sen. Lindsey Graham’s office.
The state will get more than $1.4 million in federal grant money through the program. Horry County is slated to receive $133,182 and Georgetown County will get $25,653.
The money can be used for programs focusing on law enforcement; prosecution and courts; prevention and education; corrections and community corrections; drug treatment; planning, evaluation, and technology improvement and crime victims and witnesses. The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice.