RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia has awarded 15 grants to localities to improve boating access to public waters.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the funding from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries on Monday.
The grants total $440,900. They will help pay for constructing new access sites and improving existing sites.
Localities receiving grants are: Franklin, Lee and Warren counties, the cities of Covington, Emporia and Poquoson, and the towns of Clifton Forge, Glasgow, Port Royal, Pearisburg and Urbanna.
Several localities received more than one grant.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Which big cat had some trouble coughing this up? (Photos)
Clothes have a starring role at the Cannes Film Festival. (Photos)
"Jenny from the Block" wants you to buy Verizon phones from her.
Doctors saved this boy's life with a medical first involving a printer.