Alabama DHR will set up new home in Phenix City

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -  The Alabama Department of Human Resources is preparing to make a new home in Phenix City. City council members announced that the state approached them about building a brand news 40,000 square foot facility in Phenix City.

Mayor Sonny Coulter says they were excited about this new growth in the area, "We're doing the best we can to take advantage of people's needs and wants. This is exciting with the Department of Human Resources and we're ready to get moving today."

The existing DHR building does not meet current needs, and Phenix City officials hope to buy property for the new facility in a central location in the city.

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