Beaufort, Charleston, and Georgetown Counties and the contiguous counties of Berkeley, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Marion, and Williamsburg in the State of South Carolina constitute an economic injury disaster loan area as a result of extended cold and severe freezes that occurred between December 17, 2000 and January 7, 2001. Eligible small businesses and small agricultural cooperatives without credit available elsewhere may file applications for economic injury assistance as a result of this disaster until the close of business on December 14, 2001 at the address listed below or other locally announced locations: U.S. Small Business Administration, Disaster Area 2 Office, One Baltimore Place, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30308.
The interest rate for eligible small businesses and small agricultural cooperatives is 4 percent.
The number assigned for economic injury for the State of South Carolina is 9K9800.
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 59002)Start Signature
Dated: March 13, 2001.
[FR Doc. 01-6859 Filed 3-19-01; 8:45 am]
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