Williams Investments Doing Better

Some good finan­cial news for Williams County… The county’s income from inter­est from invest­ments for the first nine months of 2015 is up about $9,000 over the same period last year. The Bryan Times reports that total inter­est rev­enue through Sept. 30 of this year is $98,697. It was $89,620 for the first nine months of 2014 and $65,000 for the first nine months of 2013. The good news comes fol­low­ing a few years of not so good news regard­ing the county’s invest­ments. Williams County earned about $816,000 on invest­ments in 2007, ver­sus $111,293 in 2014. County offi­cials say they adhere to a con­ser­v­a­tive invest­ment strat­egy focused on pre­serv­ing prin­ci­pal and tak­ing advan­tage of bet­ter inter­est rates when available.

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