Lumpkin Police gets $34,150 to Update Communications
September 27, 2023

 The City of Lumpkin has been awarded $34,150 in a combination grant/loan through the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants Program.
 The funds will be used to purchase communications equipment for the seven patrol vehicles used by the Lumpkin City Law Enforcement Department. It will replace outdated equipment and will aid the department in quickly responding to emergencies.
 The USDA award to the City of Lumpkin includes a loan of $15,400 and a grant of $18,750.
 Lumpkin Police Chief Matt Holloway said: "The grant and loan will allow the police department to update all communication equipment and printers in the seven patrol vehicles. Once the equipment is updated, it will help...

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