Monroe County school board members toured the new College and Career Academy in Jones County, and funding for one in Monroe County was inserted last year. But school officials failed to apply for the grant.

Monroe County school board members toured the new College and Career Academy in Jones County, and funding for one in Monroe County was inserted last year. But school officials failed to apply for the grant.  

Monroe County is getting a career academy, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.

The Technical College System of Georgia’s governing board has approved $3 million in bonds and a $100,000 cash investment to each of the two new academies, to be located in Monroe and Dooly counties.