New Promise Zone includes Colleton

Excerpted from the Walterboro Press and Standard:

APRIL 30, 2015  |  The six counties in the SouthernCarolina Regional Development Alliance became the second rural area in the United States to be designated a Promise Zone by the federal government.

Promise Zones are high poverty communities where the federal government partners with local leaders to increase economic activity, improve educational opportunities, leverage private investment, reduce violent crime, enhance public health and address other priorities identified by the community.


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