NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Representative Michael Curcio (R-Dickson) and State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald)said today that they have been informed by Secretary of State Tre Hargett that the Maury County Archives will receive an archives development grant. The $4,800 grant will be used for digitization training utilizing a consultant, and digitization of a sampling of prioritized records for the preservation, arrangement, and description of historic records.
“This investment in our local archives is tremendous news for the citizens of Maury County,” said Representative Curcio. “These funds will enable our facility to modernize their process of protecting important historical documents and information so future generations will be able to learn about our impressive history.”
“The preservation of Maury County’s proud history is an important cause and we were pleased to have supported the application for this grant,” added Senator Hensley. “This funding will help better protect our important historical information and improve access for citizens. I congratulate our local officials for their work on helping secure these funds and thank Secretary Hargett for recognizing the need.”
Michael Curcio serves as Vice-Chairman of the House Criminal Justice Committee. He is also a member of the House Insurance & Banking Committee, as well as the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee. Curcio lives in Dickson and represents House District 69, which includes Hickman County, as well as parts of Dickson and Maury Counties. He can be reached by email at[email protected] or by calling (615) 741-3513.
Joey Hensley serves as 2nd Vice-Chair of the Senate Finance, Ways, & Means Committee. He is also 2nd Vice-Chair of the Senate Health & Welfare Committee, as well as a member of the Senate Education Committee. Hensley lives in Hohenwald and represents Senate District 28, which includes Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Maury, Perry and Wayne Counties. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or by calling (615) 741-3100.