In an initiative driven by Commissioner Shirley Hines and the support of the members of the Meriwether County Board of Commissioners, Meriwether County has been awarded a Rural Development Grant from the Department of Agriculture in the amount of $61,724.00. Reported to the Board in this past Wednesday's Board of Commissioners meeting by Finance Director Bill Gregory who had received the news during the Board meeting. County Manager Theron Gay announced the funds have been earmarked to fund a new much needed parking lot for the area behind the Tax building just off the square in Greenville.
MERIWETHER COUNTY CAPTURES ANOTHER GRANT OPPORTUNITY
By Brin Jones