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Myrtle Beach granted over $1 million for debris removal after Hurricane Matthew

- The Sun News file photo
- The Sun News file photo

Myrtle Beach has been awarded about $1.1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help offset costs for debris removal after Hurricane Matthew hit the Grand Strand in October 2016, according to a press release.

The total cost of the project was $1,363,978. FEMA granted Myrtle Beach $1,159,382.

In South Carolina 26 counties were designated for public assistance funding, according to the release. "To date, FEMA has obligated more than $224 million to South Carolina under the Public Assistance program."

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