The city of St. George took one of the top spots in Walmart’s "Fighting Hunger Together" Facebook campaign and now will receive a $50,000 grant to help fight hunger, officials announed Wednesday.
The southern Utah city received more than 13,000 online votes during the contest which ran from April 9- 30.
For the contest, Walmart selected the 200 U.S. communitieswith the highest rates of unemployment and asked people to vote for the most deserving. In all, more than 396,000 votes were cast.
|1.||BYU football: No. 21 Cougars basking in national attention|
|2.||Ice-cold, high-point beer a new niche for Utah brewery stores|
|3.||Family says police shot Utah man because he was black|
|4.||Restaurant review: Not your typical fast food at Zao Asian Cafe|
|5.||UTA to cut top bonuses from $30,000 to $7,500|
|6.||Monson: Utah has new reasons for big hope|
|7.||Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006|
|8.||Utah Jazz: Newest Jazzman Booker making inroads in SLC|
|9.||Utah teacher accused of sex abuse resolves criminal case|