ABBEVILLE, Ala. (WTVY) – Henry County is receiving recognition for recent economic projects in the area.
With the help of grants and other aid, the county has spent $3.6 million to fund three projects and bring over 200 jobs to the county.
“Projects like this are the lifeblood of a small county, a small town,” says David Money, Henry County probate judge and county commission chairman.
The county invested in infrastructure and community facilities across Abbeville and Headland, encouraging a sense of unity.
“It’s a team effort, you know,” says Money. “Sometimes smaller counties, rural counties are left out. But when you band together as a team, then good things happen, and it’s what we see here today.”
The Economic Development Administration grant awarded over $1.7 million for a water and tank well at Abbeville Fiber.
$850,000 was invested into the same company by the Economic Development of Rail Improvements for rail…