Mercer County Commission approves grant for West Virginia Coalfields Highway Safety Program

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – The Mercer County Commission held a lengthy meeting yesterday with several items on the agenda.

The commission approved a grant to the West Virginia Coalfields Highway Safety Program. The grant is for the fiscal year of 2020-2021.

“We’re glad to be able to continue that grant program and to continue that service to the public,” said Mercer County Commissioner Bill Archer. “We think of ourselves, and all of Southern West Virginia, as a very special place. It’s also a place where we’re glad to have good law enforcement.”

The grant will help this program continue to aid the public in seven counties throughout Southern West Virginia.