Jay gets $1,500 grant to upgrade Marketplace

Town also eyes other key projects in town

The Jay Town Council received a $1,500 grant from the Florida League of Mayors Monday night for renovations on the Marketplace and heard an update of its on-going projects.

The town applied for the annual Florida League of Mayors grant this past summer. The grant promotes projects to help build the community.

Florida League of Mayors Executive Director Scott Dudley, who presented the check, spoke to the council about the importance of their jobs and thanked them.

"Thank you for what you do," said Dudley. "This is my favorite part of my job. I get to travel and meet city council members from bi...