Columbiana County will be receiving over $993,000 for several projects.

According to a news release from the office of State Representative Monica Robb-Blasdell, the county will receive a total of $993,036.08 for projects including housing support multi-use trails, and historic site improvements. The funding for these projects was approved during the State Controlling Board's hearing on Monday.

The funding includes $400,000 from the Mental Health and Addiction Services Community Assistance Projects Fund for the renovation of the Kendall Home, as well as the purchase of four permanent supportive housing sites.

Meanwhile, the county also received $375,000 from the Clean Ohio Trail Fund to connect downtown East Liverpool to the Ohio Greenway Trail.

Finally, the county received $334,036.08 from the Ohio Historical Connection for improvements to the Museum of Ceramics and Goodwin Baggot Museums.

Representative Robb-Blasdel says these funds mark a significant investment for the county fostering positive changes.

"Not only will we enhance housing support for our most vulnerable, but we'll also contribute to the well-being of our community by improving trails and restoring museum facilities for everyone to enjoy," Robb-Blasdel said.