JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- The new Twiggs County public library is in danger of closing.
Thelibrary could close its doors as soon as next week, just days after Georgia's first lady dedicated the facility.
Billy Humphries, acting chairman of the library's board of trustees, said the board has no choice but to close the library because the three local governments that fund it have either reduced or cut funding entirely. The library gets its funding from the Twiggs County Commission, the Twiggs County school board and the city of Jeffersonville.
The library was built with about $1.15 million in state money and about $650,000 in insurance money after the previous library burned down in April 2010.