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Some of our most requested residential electrical services include the following.

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Electrical Services for Spas and Pools

Looking to add value to your home? Installing a spa or pool is a wonderful idea to add to your list. Plus, your backyard barbecues will be much more fun. The process of installing a pool or spa isn't something you can handle on your own, though. You will need a team of experienced electricians in Marshville, SC to ensure your system is set up correctly. That way, you can enjoy your pool or spa for years to come, and it'll be in great working order when it's time to sell.

Why Do I Need an Electrical Contractor for Pool or Spa Installation?

Installing a pool or spa is a very involved job that includes more than digging out space for a pool or spa. These units are very complex and have a whole host of electrical needs, from heating units and filters to color-changing lights that wow your guests. Having a professional install these parts is vital. Otherwise, you'll be swimming in a dirty, near-freezing pool or spa.

Hiring Sievert Electrical Contractors guarantees your pool or spa will be in proper working order for years and years.

EV Charging Station Installation

Finding a reliable EV charging station when you're out and about is still a gamble in this day and age. While EV charger availability is improving, most EV owners prefer to have a charging station installed at home. But doing so is easier said than done and often requires the help of a professional electrician.

Why Do I Need an Electrical Contractor for EV Charging Station Installation?

If you're like most homeowners, you don't have the proper permit to install your own EV charging station. For that reason alone, you need to rely on a pro who has the right tools and electrical know-how to handle the job. Plus, EV chargers need much more voltage than standard electrical systems you may find in your home. That makes installing these devices much more dangerous than average appliances. Hiring Sievert Electrical Contractors to install your charging station ensures it's completed quickly, correctly, and safely.

Electricians Marshville, SC
Electricians Marshville, SC

Standby & Portable Generators

South Carolina's hurricane season is nothing to take lightly. Every year, homeowners in the Lowcountry prepare for high winds, heavy storms, and even evacuation. One of the best ways to protect your home and family in the event of a power outage is to purchase a standby or portable generator that can power your home when electricity is out.

At Sievert Electrical, we offer the equipment and electrical services needed to keep your lights on during emergency power outages. As an Authorized Generac dealer in South Carolina, our standby and portable generators can give you the power you need when it matters most. Contact our office today to discuss what type of Generac generator is best for your home or business.

Why Do I Need an Electrical Contractor for Generator Installation?

It's always a safe choice to rely on professionals than yourself when electrical matters are involved. That's true for generator installation, too. At Sievert Electrical Contractors, our team uses OSHA and National Electrical Code standards when installing residential and commercial generators. We know how to properly install generators, maintain them, and recommend them depending on your needs.

Because we truly care about your property and your family, we always take great care to operate with safety and efficiency in mind. When we're done, you'll know without a doubt that you made the right choice hiring our electricians in Marshville, SC

Commercial Upfits

Here at Sievert Electrical Contractors, one of our many commercial services involves turning working vehicles into vehicles that work for you. Whether you're an electrician or occupy a different profession, our commercial upfit services will help make your workday easier and more productive, so you can be more profitable.

Our commercial upfits help experts with a wide range of issues, including:

Electricians Marshville, SC

Organization: One of the most common complaints we hear from tradespeople and business owners is that their trucks or vans are an organizational mess. Our upfit services help you get organized, so you're not having to toss important tools into the back of your truck.

Efficiency: With our commercial upfits in place, you won't waste time trying to find all those items you had to toss in the back of your truck. Our upfits let you carry more gear, maximize your space, and ultimately be more productive.

Professionalism: When you travel to a client's home or business, you need to present a proper image of professionalism. You'll give the wrong impression if your work van is messy and disorganized.

Don't see the commercial electric service you need? Chances are we can still help. Give our office a call today and let us know about the challenges you're facing. In the meantime, here are some additional commercial services that we offer:

  • New Business Construction Wiring
  • Commercial Upfits
  • Panel Upgrades
  • Electrical Grounding
  • Circuit Testing
  • Circuit Breaker Replacement
  • Troubleshooting
  • Commercial Lighting Installation
  • Rewiring and Remodels
  • Safety Inspections
Industrial Panel Upgrades and Installations

Industrial Panel Upgrades and Installations


Are you fed up with spending money on new fuses? Do your employees nag you about weird electrical glitches that interrupt their workflow? If so, it's time to call Sievert Electrical. Our team of commercial electricians will diagnose and remediate your electric panel problems quickly and effectively.

Installing or updating the panels in your industrial facility protects you, your co-workers, employees, and your building from electrical fire risks. Electrical panel installation from our electricians in Marshville, SC is important because it protects your other electrical systems, which prolongs the overall lifespan of your system. Safety is always our top priority at Sievert Electrical Contractors, which is why we believe the right way is the only way to install or upgrade your industrial-grade electrical panels.

Our industrial panel services include:

  • Rewiring
  • Updating
  • Replacing
  • Age of System
  • Bringing Systems Up to Code
Industrial Electric Repair

Industrial Electric Repair


When it comes to electrical repair services, serving industrial needs is often more comprehensive and complex than those in the residential space.

Industrial electricians must deal with more complex electrical systems. These advanced systems often need different equipment and tools when repairs to industrial-grade elements are required. Unlike residential repairs, in industrial settings, electrical systems are usually custom-made for the facility and include unique parts with higher voltages than in the typical home. And while no electrical issue is good, industrial failures have massive repercussions that can often shut enterprises down when their temperature control, machinery, and automated PLCs are affected.

For those reasons alone, you need the best electric pros to perform industrial-level electric repairs. Fortunately, Sievert Electrical Contractors is here to help. Our industrial electricians have the experience and expertise to tackle the most complicated industrial electric repairs, whether you own a warehouse, medical center, or another type of industrial facility.

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The Tri-County Area's Most Trusted Electricians in Marshville, SC

Don't leave your home or business in the hands of unqualified handymen or unlicensed contractors. With decades of combined experience, Sievert Electrical Contractors specializes in a wide variety of custom electrical services. We go the extra mile to exceed expectations, because that's how we would want our families treated. Call us today to discover the Sievert Electrical difference.

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Mountain Dew High School Huddle Game of the Week: Holly Springs High School defeats Apex High 31-19

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WTVD) -- Holly Springs defeats Apex High School 31-19 Friday night in the High School in the Mountain Dew High School Huddle Game of the Week.Apex High school made the trip over to Holly Springs where both teams were undefeated in the conference.Heading into Friday night's game, Apex High School was two games away from an undefeated season, and Holly Springs High won seven straight games.SCORES ACROSS NCAndrews 28, Robbinsville 12Ashe County 56, South Caldwell 48Asheville ...

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WTVD) -- Holly Springs defeats Apex High School 31-19 Friday night in the High School in the Mountain Dew High School Huddle Game of the Week.

Apex High school made the trip over to Holly Springs where both teams were undefeated in the conference.

Heading into Friday night's game, Apex High School was two games away from an undefeated season, and Holly Springs High won seven straight games.

SCORES ACROSS NC

Andrews 28, Robbinsville 12

Ashe County 56, South Caldwell 48

Asheville 49, North Buncombe 0

Asheville Erwin 41, McDowell County 35

Asheville Reynolds 28, Asheville Roberson 0

Asheville School 42, Camden Military Academy, S.C. 0

Avery County 45, Swannanoa Owen 35

Belmont Cramer 42, North Gaston 0

Belmont South Point 42, Gastonia Forestview 7

Boonville Starmount 14, Alleghany County 0

Burlington Williams 56, Hillsborough Cedar Ridge 0

Cameron Union Pines 13, Southern Lee 7

Cape Fear 21, Hope Mills South View 14

Cary Panther Creek 19, Cary 0

Catawba Bandys 35, West Caldwell 28

Central Davidson 21, North Davidson 7

Chambers 30, West Charlotte 14

Charlotte Catholic 57, East Mecklenburg 6

Charlotte Christian 52, Arden Christ School 7

Charlotte Harding 26, Palisades 6

Charlotte Independence 52, Mint Hill Rocky River 7

Charlotte Latin 35, Charlotte Country Day 7

Charlotte Myers Park 17, South Mecklenburg 12

Charlotte Northside Christian 69, Lejeune 12

Charlotte Olympic 34, Charlotte Ardrey Kell 21

Charlotte Providence Day 24, Rabun Gap-Nachoochee, Ga. 21

Cherokee 28, Hayesville 21

China Grove Carson 35, Central Cabarrus 34, 2OT

Claremont Bunker Hill 38, Newton-Conover 27

Clayton 63, Willow Spring 0

Clinton 40, Newton Grove Midway 14

Concord Cannon 33, Metrolina Christian Academy 8

Concord Cox Mill 34, Hickory Ridge 31

Croatan 45, Holly Ridge Dixon 20

Davie County 30, Winston-Salem Parkland 14

East Bladen 54, Red Springs 32

East Carteret 52, Chocowinity Southside 13

East Duplin 13, Wallace-Rose Hill 12

East Forsyth 26, Robert B. Glenn 0

East Lincoln 50, North Iredell 7

East Rowan 37, South Rowan 20

East Surry 54, West Wilkes 7

Eastern Alamance 42, Pittsboro Northwood 14

Eastern Guilford 62, Greensboro Smith 14

Elizabeth City Northeastern 39, Currituck County 21

Fayetteville Britt 27, Gray's Creek 0

Fayetteville Byrd 28, Pembroke Swett 20

Fayetteville Pine Forest 48, Harnett Central 0

Fayetteville Sanford 51, Fayetteville Smith 0

Fayetteville Seventy-First 61, Lumberton 14

Fayetteville Westover 35, Western Harnett 6

Forest City Chase 68, Morganton Patton 0

Goldsboro Rosewood 45, North Duplin 8

Greene Central 26, Farmville Central 20

Greensboro Dudley 50, Southern Guilford 0

Greensboro Grimsley 27, Greensboro Page 22

Havelock 45, Jacksonville Northside 21

Hendersonville 24, Brevard 7

Hertford County 57, Manteo 26

Hickory 47, Newton Foard 14

Hickory Home 28, Carolina Pride 7

High Point Christian Academy 20, Southlake Christian 0

Holly Springs 31, Apex 19

Indian Trail Porter Ridge 63, Monroe Piedmont 6

Jacksonville 51, South Central Pitt 6

Kings Mountain 48, Gastonia Ashbrook 14

Kinston Parrott Academy 38, Rocky Mount Academy 35

Lake Norman 29, South Iredell 12

Lawndale Burns 64, Cherryville 7

Lenoir Hibriten 28, Alexander Central 17

Maiden 35, Lincolnton 13

Marshville Forest Hills 28, Trinity Christian 6

Matthews Weddington 49, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 14

Mitchell County 56, Rosman 6

Monroe 61, West Stanly 0

Mooresboro Jefferson 58, Gastonia Highland Tech 0

Mooresville 27, Kannapolis Brown 26

Mount Pleasant 28, North Stanly 10

Murphy 20, Swain County 14

Nash Central 39, Louisburg 0

New Bern 49, Greenville Conley 0

New Hanover County 42, West Brunswick 26

Newton Grove Hobbton 58, Rose Hill Union 14

North Brunswick 35, South Brunswick 34

North Lincoln 15, West Iredell 12

North Mecklenburg 37, Huntersville Hopewell 14

North Moore 35, Graham 0

North Rowan 42, Lexington 0

North Wilkes 56, East Bend Forbush 21

Northampton County 46, Northwest Halifax 0

Northwest Guilford 37, Southeast Guilford 10

Oak Grove 54, Montgomery Central 20

Pfafftown Reagan 17, Winston-Salem Mt. Tabor 0

Polk County 42, East Rutherford 9

Princeton 47, Wilson Beddingfield 14

Providence Grove 48, Southwestern Randolph 21

Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 56, Raleigh Athens Drive 6

Raleigh Ravenscroft 55, Harrells Christian 6

Randleman 70, Trinity 0

Reidsville 51, Mayodan McMichael 14

Richlands 25, Jacksonville White Oak 8

Riverside Martin 41, Robersonville South Creek 6

Roanoke Rapids 17, Bunn 14

Rocky Mount 45, Franklinton 23

Shelby 61, East Gaston 7

Shelby Crest 40, Gastonia Huss 0

South Columbus 54, East Columbus 20

South Davidson 30, West Davidson 7

South Granville 51, Oxford Webb 18

South Lenoir 25, North Lenoir 20

SouthWest Edgecombe 42, Washington 27

Southern Alamance 44, Durham Jordan 36

Southern Durham 20, Vance County 13

Southern Pines Pinecrest 35, Hoke County 12

Southwest Guilford 13, Jamestown Ragsdale 7

Spring Lake Overhills 35, Erwin Triton 13

St. Pauls 42, West Bladen 13

Statesville 30, Hickory St. Stephens 14

Thomasville 33, East Davidson 29

Thomasville Ledford 56, Asheboro 7

Topsail 31, Wilmington Ashley 30

Wake Forest 24, Rolesville 20

Walkertown 38, Eden Morehead 2

Warsaw Kenan 43, Southwest Onslow 21

Watauga County 49, Morganton Freedom 14

Waxhaw Marvin Ridge 35, Monroe Sun Valley 14

Waynesville Tuscola 17, Sylva Smoky Mountain 16

West Carteret 39, Swansboro 20

West Columbus 26, Pender County 22

West Craven 26, North Pitt 14

West Forsyth 31, Winston-Salem Reynolds 10

West Henderson 28, Franklin 14

West Lincoln 56, East Burke 12

West Rowan 14, Concord 7

Whiteville 42, Rocky Point Trask 12

Wilmington Hoggard 28, Wilmington Laney 14

Winston-Salem Atkins 12, High Point Central 8

UNC Football: Tar Heels Offer 2025 In-State Target

The UNC football target has already gained the attention of Power 5 programs and is impressing early in his sophomore campaign.With the UNC football program seeing success on the recruiting trail in the month of August, the Tar Heels are continuing to look towards the future, offering a 2025 prospect.After a successful freshman season at Forest Hills High School, the UNC football recruiting staff has extended an offer to wide receiver Jerel Bolder....

The UNC football target has already gained the attention of Power 5 programs and is impressing early in his sophomore campaign.

With the UNC football program seeing success on the recruiting trail in the month of August, the Tar Heels are continuing to look towards the future, offering a 2025 prospect.

After a successful freshman season at Forest Hills High School, the UNC football recruiting staff has extended an offer to wide receiver Jerel Bolder.

Blessed to receive an offer from The University of North Carolina @UNCFootball @CoachGalloway7 @CoachMackBrown @CoachDeese @ForestHillsFBNC @Rivals @247recruiting @247Sports pic.twitter.com/wTGX3aPvBp

— Jerel Bolder (@JerelXB4) June 15, 2022

As a high school freshman, Bolder recorded 10 catches for 212 yards and three touchdowns, according to Inside Carolina.

Two games into his sophomore season, Bolder has continued to impress, tallying five receptions for 65 yards and three touchdowns.

Bolder is the second in-state target in the class of 2025 to receive an offer from the Tar Heels. The Marshville, NC native has received seven other offers, including the likes of NC State, South Carolina, Duke, and Wake Forest.

Most recruiting services have yet to release rankings for the class of 2025, but Bolder certainly looks to be a highly-coveted recruit as he continues his high school career.

It should be expected that more programs will jump into the mix, but it may be a good sign that the UNC football program is getting an early start in this recruiting battle.

The question remains: Mack Brown and the UNC football recruiting staff earn Bolder’s commitment over conference rivals and other potential suitors?

Follow us @KeepingItHeel on Twitter and like our fan page on Facebook for continued coverage of UNC football news, updates, and recruiting.

The Debutante Club of Greenville to hold its 66th Annual Ball

The Debutante Club of Greenville will present 13 young women at its 66th Annual Ball at the Poinsett Club on Dec. 28, 2022.Sarah Grace Calder is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Connelly Calder, Jr. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Everette Arden Weathers of Orangeburg, and Mrs. Thomas Harold DeWitt of Simpsonville and the late Mr. DeWitt. Miss Calder is a student at Clemson University.Anne Stuart Cox is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert William Cox. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Venable Reve...

The Debutante Club of Greenville will present 13 young women at its 66th Annual Ball at the Poinsett Club on Dec. 28, 2022.

Sarah Grace Calder is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Connelly Calder, Jr. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Everette Arden Weathers of Orangeburg, and Mrs. Thomas Harold DeWitt of Simpsonville and the late Mr. DeWitt. Miss Calder is a student at Clemson University.

Anne Stuart Cox is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert William Cox. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Venable Revercomb of Roanoke, Virginia, and the late Mr. Revercomb, and Mrs. William Lee Cox of Greenville and the late Mr. Cox. Miss Cox is a student at the University of Georgia.

Charlotte Irene Grover is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Austin Grover. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jesse Calvin Helms of Indian Land and the late Mr. Helms, formerly of Marshville, North Carolina, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Austin Grover, formerly of Piedmont. Miss Grover is a student at the University of South Carolina.

Bates Elizabeth Hinsdale is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Eric Hinsdale. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Robin Hope Pearce and Mr. Thomas Butler Pearce III, both of Marietta, Georgia, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Rodney Hinsdale, formerly of Greenville. Miss Hinsdale is a student at Clemson University.

Hilton Elizabeth McGill is the daughter of Mrs. Leigh McCall McGill and Mr. Frank Hilton McGill III. She is the granddaughter of Dr. Lenora Clary McCall and Mr. Arthur Crosswell McCall, Jr., both of Greenville, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hilton McGill, Jr. of Kingstree. Miss McGill is a student at the College of Charleston.

Sarah Foster McKissick is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Powers McKissick. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marion Porter Brawley Rose of Greenville and the late Mr. Rose, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Foster McKissick II, formerly of Litchfield Beach. Miss McKissick is a student at Clemson University.

Reedy Buyck Newton is the daughter of The Honorable William Weston Jones Newton and Mrs. Newton of Bluffton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. William Otis Buyck of Manning and the late Mrs. Buyck, and Mrs. Thomas Earle Macfie of Greenville and the late Mr. Macfie, and the late Mr. Howard Ellis Newton, Jr., formerly of Greenville. Miss Newton is a student at the University of South Carolina.

Dayton Elizabeth Nuckolls is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jeremiah Nuckolls III. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Newton Turrentine of Spartanburg, and Mrs. Ann Lowe Nuckolls of Greenville and the late Mr. Thomas Jeremiah Nuckolls, Jr., formerly of Greenville. Miss Nuckolls is a student at Clemson University.

Janie Gage Schmitt is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Brent Schmitt. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Clyde Belcher of Greenville, and Mrs. John Davis Schmitt of Greenville and the late Mr. Schmitt. Miss Schmitt is a student at Sewanee: The University of the South.

Helen O’Dell Smith is the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Jones Smith and Mr. Samuel Wilson Smith IV. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edgar Eugene Jones II of Greenville and the late Dr. Jones, formerly of Mount Pleasant, and Mrs. Samuel Wilson Smith III of Greenville and the late Dr. Smith. Miss Smith is a student at Auburn University.

Eleanor Louise Usry is the daughter of Mrs. David Chadwick Jones and Mr. Charles Matthew Usry. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Richardson, Jr., formerly of Greenville, and Mrs. George Howard Usry of Clemson and the late Mr. Usry. Miss Usry is a student at the College of Charleston.

Sarah Elizabeth Usry is the daughter of Mrs. David Chadwick Jones and Mr. Charles Matthew Usry. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Richardson, Jr., formerly of Greenville, and Mrs. George Howard Usry of Clemson and the late Mr. Usry. Miss Usry is a student at the University of South Carolina.

Virginia Slater Weston is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Patrick Weston. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Epps Coker of Manning, and Dr. Shannon Nelson Weston of Columbia and the late Mrs. Weston. Miss Weston is a student at Washington and Lee University.

Officers of The Debutante Club of Greenville are Mrs. Thomas Jeremiah Nuckolls III, president; Mrs. Lynwood Breeden Hollis, Jr., vice-president/ president elect; Mrs. Bryson Gary Thomason, secretary; Mrs. Thomas Martin Fridy, assistant secretary; Mrs. William Bradley Chastain, treasurer; and Mrs. Edward Perry Heidtman, assistant treasurer.

Other board members are Mrs. Lance Townsend Burnett, Mrs. David Matthew Chambers, Mrs. Allison Gulledge Easterby, Mrs. David Bynum Poole, Mrs. Franklin Michael Selvy and Mrs. Timothy Shaler Smith.

Mrs. Raymond Patrick Weston is the ex-officio member of the board. Mrs. Robert Baldwin Thompson III is the advisor to the board. Mrs. Stephen Frank Cassell is the calendar chair. Mrs. Howard Lee Einstein, Mrs. Francis Watters Jackson, Jr., Mrs. Jennings Gillem Pressly and Mrs. Edward Holmes Stall, Jr. are the historians. Mrs. Robert Connelly Calder, Jr. is the chairman of the Mothers’ Committee.

$134M bond would replace aging schools in Union County

If approved by voters on Nov. 8, the bond will invest more than $100 million into Union County Public Schools.UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Officials with Union County Public Schools announced Wednesday that they will hold six public meetings about the 2022 bond package, which will invest more than $100 million into schools across the district.The meetings will address several things, including school capacity and new renovations planned for campuses. In a n...

If approved by voters on Nov. 8, the bond will invest more than $100 million into Union County Public Schools.

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Officials with Union County Public Schools announced Wednesday that they will hold six public meetings about the 2022 bond package, which will invest more than $100 million into schools across the district.

The meetings will address several things, including school capacity and new renovations planned for campuses. In a news release, Union County Public Schools said officials will explain the bond history in the county and outline why the bond is necessary for schools.

District officials said Union County has over $800 million in facility needs to address renovations, upgrades and future planning. The 2022 bond will build on previous investments and provide adequate facilities for students, as well as additional space for academic and athletic programs.

The district will also show renderings of proposed new schools during each meeting. The proposed bonds would replace buildings for East Elementary and Forest Hills High, which were built in the 1950s and '60s.

Voters in Union County will vote on the bond on Election Day, which is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Union County Public Schools bond public meeting dates

Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m.Forest Hills High School100 Forest Hills School Road South, Marshville

Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m.Porter Ridge High School2839 Ridge Road, Indian Trail

Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m.East Elementary School515 Elizabeth Avenue, Monroe

Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.East Elementary School515 Elizabeth Avenue, Monroe

Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m.Weddington High School4901 Monroe Weddington Road, Matthews

Thursday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.Forest Hills High School100 Forest Hills School Road South, Marshville

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Check out the 5 Triad communities that will get North Carolina dollars for community development plans

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Five rural municipalities across the Piedmont Triad are receiving state funds through the American Rescue Plan to help develop their core business districts and extend the reach of their staffs.The NC Department of Commerce on Thursday announced that 42 local governments in rural areas will divide $19.76 million in grants that are designed to help those governments overcome challenges that limit their economic competitiveness.Those from the Triad – Elkin, Archdale, Jonesville, Liberty and P...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Five rural municipalities across the Piedmont Triad are receiving state funds through the American Rescue Plan to help develop their core business districts and extend the reach of their staffs.

The NC Department of Commerce on Thursday announced that 42 local governments in rural areas will divide $19.76 million in grants that are designed to help those governments overcome challenges that limit their economic competitiveness.

Those from the Triad – Elkin, Archdale, Jonesville, Liberty and Pilot Mountain – will receive just less than $1 million combined.

These grants are a continuation of an effort to revitalize downtown districts, build local government staffs, revitalize neighborhoods, help small businesses recover and support economic growth initiatives, the state said in its release.

“More support for North Carolina’s rural communities is on the way with these transformative grants, made possible by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan,” Gov. Roy Cooper said in announcing the grants. “These funds, backed up by the expertise of our rural development team at the Department of Commerce, will bring more economic opportunity to people across the state.”

The grants were broken down into four categories:

Projects in the Triad

Elkin, a town of about 5,000 that straddles the Surry and Wilkes County lines, will receive $800,000 – the most any community received – for downtown revitalization, which it plans to use for the expansion of the Heritage & Trails Center on the Yadkin River.

Archdale, Liberty, Pilot Mountain and Jonesville will receive $49,999 each in the Rural Community Capacity category:

Archdale, Liberty and Pilot Mountain – and many of these current recipients – in May received Rural Community Capacity grants that were designed to expand the capabilities of staff members from towns that the Department of Commerce called “rural and distressed communities.”

There are deeper descriptions of the projects being awarded at the Department of Commerce’s website, and communities can apply for an additional round of grants in the spring.

The full list of statewide grants

Downtown Revitalization Category

Resilient Neighborhoods Category

Community Enhancements Category

Rural Community Capacity ($49,999 each)

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