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Fayette, Mineral Counties Receive Head Start Funding

Parent, Joanna Witlatch, with a happy baby in a Early Head Start program

Fayette and Mineral counties have been awarded federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $2 million to Fayette County. Mineral County received about $871,000.

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding on Tuesday in a news release.