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Board of elections to receive funds for COVID-19 expenses

The Lawrence County Board of Elections will be receiving federal funds to cover expenses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toni Bradshaw, deputy director of the board of elections, said they were notified of the funding on Tuesday.

She said they have not received a specific figure yet, but that Lawrence County will get at least $25,000.

She said the funds are to cover “anything in addition to what we would typically spend.”