Grant will bring observation deck to Riverbend Park
Catawba county was recently awarded $100,000 which is a portion of $730,000 in new grants from the Duke Energy Water Resources Fund.
The grant money will be utilized by Catawba county to replace a platform at Riverbend Park that was destroyed during the 2013 flood. Riverbend Park is located along the Catawba River in the northern part of the county. The Park entrance is off Highway 16 just before the Oxford Dam.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.