- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - Pike County supervisors are moving ahead with plans to build a walking track at the multi-purpose complex and continue renovations at the old courthouse in Holmesville.

The Enterprise-Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1N9J3O0) the board voted Monday to advertise for bids to build a 2/3-mile paved walking track around the county multi-purpose complex property in Magnolia.

Supervisors also approved a $86,841 engineering contract with Neel-Schaffer for the project.

The project is funded by a $280,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation, plus $50,000 from the Pearl River Basin Development District.

Supervisors also pledged matching funds toward a grant to continue renovations at the old county courthouse.

The board committed $52,706 toward a Mississippi Department of Archives and History Community Heritage Preservation?Grant for which they’re applying.

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Information from: Enterprise-Journal, https://www.enterprise-journal.com

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