New Castle City Council member Jerry Walden has been staying busy. He’s been digging deeper into the Henry County Comprehensive Plan and looking at ways to make New Castle and Henry County a more desirable place to be.

The Henry County New Castle Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has been working on many different things as of late. Besides grants and regional ideas, the EDC is also focusing on their latest objective: local tourism.

The coronavirus Delta variant has been on a lot of peoples minds. Vaccinated or not, in favor of masks or not, it’s been one of the major talking points in America the last few weeks.