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State grants are awarded to Dougherty County

May 9, 2003

Albany- The One Georgia Authority announced its latest awards Friday. The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority will get a $500,000 loan to help build a 120-room Hilton Garden Inn Hotel as a part of the Downtown Riverfront Center.

A one-million dollar grant will help pay to build the American Signature Bedding Manufacturing Plant in the Pecan Grove Industrial Park.

Dougherty, Lee, Baker, and Terrell counties will also share a grant to research the economic impact of nature-based tourism.

Posted at 10:10 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com

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