Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist victims of violent crimes in 8 counties

November 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $167,000 to assist victims of violent crimes in eight southeast Alabama counties. The Wiregrass Angel House in Dothan will use the funds to provide services to help victims of robbery and other violent crimes as well as family members of homicide victims. The program assists victims in Barbour, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance outdoor recreation in Alabama

November 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – The great outdoors is about to become even greater thanks to $2.2 million in grants awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey for recreation projects in Alabama. Funds from the federal Recreational Trails Program will support 14 trail projects involving Alabama cities and counties and a state agency. “With a varied landscape and geological features, […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant for upgrades at Lake Guntersville State Park

November 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — An Alabama state park is about to get a makeover thanks in part to a $200,000 grant, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to restore and improve a campground at Lake Guntersville State Park in Marshall County. The Town […]

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Governor awards $4.8 million for innovation and research in Alabama

October 28, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $4.85 million to encourage new and continuing research that will result in innovations to improve life in Alabama and beyond. The grants, awarded to five Alabama universities and a research institution, are from the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund. The state-funded program was created in 2019 under the […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to prepare students in Clay County for in-demand careers

October 26, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to advance education in Clay County and to provide students with the skills needed for in-demand vocations. The Clay County Board of Education will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to renovate and convert the former Pete Phillips National Guard Armory in Ashland into […]

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Gov. Ivey awards COVID-19 recovery funds to Coosa County

October 25, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $200,000 grant to help Coosa County continue its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent further spread of the virus in the county. The award is part of $40 million allocated to Alabama under a special Community Development Block Grant program funded from the federal Coronavirus Aid, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards nearly $2.8 million for assistance to state’s homeless

October 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $2.8 million to help Alabamians who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless to obtain shelter and other related services. The funds from the federal Emergency Solutions Grants program will enable 13 regional agencies to provide shelter, legal and health services and other assistance to help individuals […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve drainage in Falkville

October 7, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $98,541 grant to help the town of Falkville eliminate a drainage problem and relieve unnecessary sewage inflows at the town’s wastewater plant. The town will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to improve storm drainage and prevent that water from seeping into sewer lines. The additional inflow […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in west Alabama

October 6, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to help the town of Woodstock upgrade infrastructure to adequately serve a local school, several businesses and attract new commerce to the area. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the town to replace an undersized and dilapidated sewage pump station to meet current and […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Moulton

September 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to improve services for residents in the city of Moulton. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the city to replace nearly 3,000 feet of sewer lines with larger lines and improve a pump station. The project will improve flow to the city’s wastewater treatment […]

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