Dougherty County Still Working To Secure Millions In Storm Recovery Funds
Dougherty County still working to secure millions in storm recovery funds
Representatives from Cornerstone Government Affairs discuss their current work with Dougherty County commissioners on Monday. / Mary Green
Eight months after the January storms, Dougherty County and other Southwest Georgia counties are still working to secure major funds to aid in recovery.
Dougherty County is currently working with Cornerstone Government Affairs, a lobbyist group with Southwest Georgia ties. County commissioners voted on Monday to extend their contract with Cornerstone for another six months, until the end of next March, at which point they will decide on a month-by-month basis whether to extend it further.
Through the state, Dougherty County is trying …