Accountability Court receives grant

Special to The Times

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the acceptance of a $9,750 technology grant from the Office of the Governor/Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the Accountability Court Program for the 2017 fiscal year, after the approval from the regular Board of Commission meeting held on Tuesday in McDonough.

Funds from this technology grant will go towards reducing recidivism within the county and is divided into sections. A portion of $5,500 is for the DUI/Drug Court, $3,300 is for the Juvenile Mental Health Court and $950 is for the Resource Court.