Page County Sheriff’s Office receives a grant for de-escalation training

Page County Sheriff Chad W. Cubbage wrote on Page County Sheriff’s Office social media site that the Page County Sheriff’s Office has received a grant.

The grant totals $200,000 from the U.S. Department of justice.

The grant was applied for by Ms. Tina Sumpter for the department according to the post.

The monies will be used to implement de-escalation training for the agency’s deputies.

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16 communities receive grants including Winchester

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Gov. Northam announced that 16 communities across Virginia will receive more than $200,000 in Virginia Main Street grants.

The grants are earmarked to support projects aimed at revitalizing historic commercial districts, expanding small businesses and growing local economics.

The City of Winchester will receive $25,000 for facade improvements on a distressed section of Piccadilly Street.

The project will also support 12 facade improvements, 16 community designed parklets and a large exterior mural to enhance curb appeal for businesses and engage residents.

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