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by Virginia Annable, Hickory Daily Record

Catawba Valley Community College has plans to grow its public safety training complex on 21st Street Drive SE in Hickory. Photo by Virginia Annable, Hickory Daily Record.

Catawba Valley Community College intends to create a campus complex to train firefighters and police officers.

The College has been planning an expansion of its public safety traiing complex for about 20 years, CVCC President Garrett Hinshaw said.  The college is now in a position to move the project along, he said.

"Our vision for it is to have a comprehensive fire, rescue, EMS and law enforcement training facility that's one of a kind in this region that will benefit our communities and provide oportunities for local public safety officials to be educated and trained at the highest level they possibly can, becuase these are the people that are going to show up at our houses when we're having a crisis," Hinshaw said...

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