Reviving Downtown Perry County

The Perry County Community Foundation is supplying $20,000 in grants for the city orf Hazard to use in an effort to restore downtown’s once lively atmosphere. Plans include additional parking and a desire for more restaurants and shopping outlets.Co-chair Wanda Brown remembers the days when Hazard was a weekend metropolis and she says that goal for these grants is to get it back to that.“I remember what downtown Hazard used to be like when I was growing up,” Brown said. “On Saturdays, it was an event to go downtown and shop and eat.”

Source: MG News

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