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Grant to help Grenada County with equipment purchase

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has awarded $170,600 to Grenada County.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 1:20 PM

GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has awarded $170,600 to Grenada County. 

One amount is $84,500 through the Rural Business Development Program. The other amount is $86,100 through the Community Facilities Program. 

The Rural Business Development funds will be used to purchase equipment for Provine Machine Works. 

The Community Facilities funds will be used to purchase a backhoe for District II of Grenada County, as well as a dump truck for District IV. 

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