Governor awards grant for training to help achieve safer communities

March 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $75,000 grant to help law enforcements officers, community leaders, educators and others reduce crime in their communities. Auburn University Montgomery will use funds to conduct training on methods to reduce crime and make communities safer. Those who attend the training are expected to bring that information back […]


Governor awards grant for Dallas County drug court program

March 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $50,000 grant to allow parents who have had drug-related issues to retain or regain custody of their children provided that they adhere to certain guidelines. The grant would enable the Dallas County Family Drug Court to conduct screening and undertake other measures to ensure that people who […]


Governor awards grant to reduce youth crime in Covington

February 25, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $33,000 grant to continue a program aimed at preventing juvenile crime in Covington County. The city of Andalusia along with the Youth Advocate Program will use funds for its Opportunity for Change for Covington County Youth program. The program helps guide juveniles, who may have committed minor […]


Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Courtland water lines

February 24, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to provide sufficient and clean water for residents in the town of Courtland by rehabilitating parts of a 90-year-old water system. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to replace water lines in the downtown area. The ARC grant will be combined with […]


Gov. Ivey awards grant for drug rehabilitation in state prisons

February 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $505,552 to continue a program that assists inmates at seven state prisons to overcome drug addictions which in many cases led to their incarceration. The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment program is a volunteer six-month course intended to break the link between drug addiction and criminal activity. “There is no […]