Michelle Lowe

About Michelle Lowe

Delivering the news in North MS and West AL. has been just one more "Day in the Life" since 2007. Anchor of WCBI News at 9 on MYMS, co-anchor WCBI News at 10. Email me with story ideas!

Video: Grant to Fund West Point Summer Work Program Approved

WEST POINT, Miss. – (WCBI) West Point gets two grants that will help clean up the city if different ways. A $35,000 state grant combined with 10 thousand in city dollars will fund a summer work program for about two dozen 16 to 24-year olds. The youths work on city projects throughout the summer. Hiring should start in the next two weeks.

Meanwhile, a $400,000 federal grant will help the city do environmental tests on old buildings and properties for possible chemical contamination.

Getting the properties cleaned up will help make the properties more marketable for new development.