Warner Robins gets a $2 million grant for natural gas improvements

Benefits also extends to Byron, Perry, Hawkinsville, and Cochran.

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— The U.S. Economic Development Administration is giving a $2 million grant to Warner Robins. The money will help improve natural gas infrastructure.

City leaders made the announcement Friday. More than $4 million in local funding will also match the Federal grant creating more than 200 jobs and generating $310 million in private investment.

Benefits also extends to nearby Byron, Perry, Hawkinsville, and Cochran.

“We’re getting more done when we work together,” said Warner Robins Mayor Randy Toms. “This is as good a picture as you’ll ever see of collaboration among 5 cities initially but then it benefits Middle Georgia as a whole.”

The grant was made possible through the work of Midstate Energy and the Middle Georgia Regional Commission.

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