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Federal stimulus dollars: Who got what in Chatham County

Posted by on Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 12:49 PM

ProPublica, the investigative nonprofit based in New York City, has compiled an exhaustive accounting of the federal stimulus money for every county in the U.S.

Of the $7.4 billion allocated to North Carolina, Chatham County received $4.9 million in grants, loans and contracts, or an average of $79 for each of the county's 63,077 residents.

Here are some of the beneficiaries. Click here for a complete list. We'll be updating other Triangle counties throughout the day.

FlyLeaf Books which has opened in Chapel Hill on Airport Boulevard: $126,000 Small Business Administration loan

Starrlight Mead, a honey winery opening in Saxapahaw in nearby Alamance County: $55,000 SBA loan

Town of Pittsboro: $607,500 to build a fire station

Chatham County Sheriff’s Office: $44,746 K9 Field Team Supervisor

Silk Hope Ruritan Club: $950,000 for rural housing

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