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Rural Development Grants Awarded in Humboldt and Milan

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn.-There is good news for Gibson County residents as the USDA announced two grants for two separate cities through its Rural Development program. In all, the money totals more than $30,000.

The money will go toward purchasing computers and software. The city of Milan will get a separate grant for $13,000, which will help with reconstruction of downtown Milan.

"I'm thrilled and I appreciate any help I can get and USDA has been so good to Milan and they're just a good friend to us," said Milan Mayor Chris Crider.

The city of Humboldt also received a more than $15,000 grant.
The money will go toward computers and improving local businesses.