Gov. Ivey announces grant for Carrollton sewer system upgrade

June 7, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $345,947 grant to assist the town of Carrollton with the upgrade of a vital community service. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help upgrade sewer and wastewater collection systems for residents and businesses in the Pickens County town. “This proactive step by the town of Carrollton […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to expand Chilton County ATV park

June 6, 2024

MONTGOMERY — A large acreage motorized vehicle park in Chilton County is about to get larger in size and likely in popularity thanks to an award of nearly $560,000, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The award from the federal Recreational Trails Program will enable the Chilton County Commission to purchase an additional 160 acres for Minooka […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to expand STEM education in Walker County

May 30, 2024

MONTGOMERY — A $1 million grant announced by Gov. Kay Ivey will help Walker County students blaze their paths to successful futures and rewarding careers. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the Walker County Board of Education to construct a facility at Bankhead Middle School in Cordova that specializes in helping students […]

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