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Calhoun Community College Gets $1.5M Grant for Auto Tech Facility

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April 12, 2018—Calhoun Community College in Tanner, Ala., is getting money to build a facility to help students get an education in auto service and repair, reports WAAY-TV.

The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced Wednesday that Calhoun will receive a $1.5 million grant to help build the Automotive Technology Program Facility on Calhoun’s Decatur campus.

The 23,400 square-foot building will cost about $7 million and will train students for a career in the auto service and repair industry. Calhoun officials estimate the center will create 219 jobs and generate $32 million in private investment.

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