From the Scott County Virginia Star of Aug. 10, 2005:
$2.56 Million Going to D-B ProjectBe sure to avoid the potholes as you're driving to the Expo Center.
Lisa Watson McCarty
The long-anticipated Daniel Boone Visitors' and Exposition Center earned a big boost Tuesday as Ninth District Congressman Rick Boucher announced receipt of some federal dollars to jumpstart the project.
The federal appropriation comes on the heels of today's signing of the Highway Bill by President George Bush. Boucher assured his audience yesterday that Bush's ceremonial signing of the bill in Chicago heralded good news for Scott County.
When complete, the visitors' center will house an exhibit area that meets Smithsonian Institute standards for museum collections. It will also feature Daniel Boone and Revolutionary War era archives, a library for genealogical research and a theater.
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