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FEMA grant money officially approved for Lee Co.

Home on Creekside Drive that will be one of the properties (Source: WALB) Home on Creekside Drive that will be one of the properties (Source: WALB)
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

Lee County commissioners announced Wednesday night that FEMA has officially approved a hazard mitigation grant.

The grant for $2,434,947 will pay for Lee County to buy and demolish 15 flood prone properties, most of them off Creekside Drive.

Here is the list:

  • 523 Creekside Drive 
  • 549 Creekside Drive
  • 583 Creekside Drive
  • 604 Creekside Drive
  • 637 Creekside Drive
  • 650 Creekside Drive
  • 684 Creekside Drive
  • 786 Creekside Drive
  • 802 Creekside Drive
  • 288 Cypress Point Circle
  • 154 Dogwood Lane
  • 184 Foxworth Drive
  • 282 Kinchafoonee Creek
  • 137 Sapp Road
  • 171 Sapp Road

Lee County officials told WALB News 10 the homeowners are excited to have their homes purchased.  

With the grant money, the homes will be torn down and green space will replace them.

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