Jones County officials look for more grant money

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Grant Administrator is working hard to bring tax dollars back to the county.

Lance Chancellor said the county has been awarded more than $650,000 in grant money.

In addition to that, Chancellor said he has applied for $2.7 million in state and federal grants within the last 10 months.

The president of Jones County Board of Supervisor Andy Dial said without grant money cities and counties could not afford much need equipment and supplies.

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