Funding for Henry County seniors service approved

A $44,037 contract with the Georgia Department of Human Services was approved by the Henry County Board of Commissioners at its Sept. 8 regular meeting to provide services to low-income citizens utilizing federal CARES Act funding. There is no required local match. Senior Services will use the money for case management, meals, supportive services and rent/mortgage/utility assistance to residents impacted by COVID-19.

In other business, the board approved the appointment of Henry County Fire Department assistant chief Michael Hicks and the reappointment of Henry County Police Department detective Bess Simpson to the Department of Family and Children Services Board for five-year terms ending in September of 2026. Information: henrycounty-ga.com.