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Henry County makes new economic development gains

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…

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