Local agencies receive $494,875 in grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents

June 27, 2022

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $494,875 to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy costs. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority for assistance is given to people with disabilities, the elderly and […]

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Online state surplus property auction starts today

June 16, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and other items are among the lots up for bid in the next state surplus property auction starting today, June 16. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via GovDeals.com starting at 7:30 a.m. with bidding running until 6 […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Scottsboro

May 26, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to help the city of Scottsboro improve sewer service and eliminate a potential health hazard. The city will use the funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to replace lines and make other sewer-system improvements in the Ashmore Lane area where aging, damaged sewer lines cause […]

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Gov. Ivey awards COVID relief funds to the city of Gadsden

May 10, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $400,000 in federal COVID Relief Funds to the city of Gadsden. The grant is part of the $40 million in Community Development Block Grant funds allocated to Alabama under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “This and other grants will go a long way in […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to Oneonta for urgent street repair need

March 16, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $350,000 grant to assist the city of Oneonta with a critical need to repair a road damaged by a landslide that has left about 60 residents with limited access to their homes. The Community Development Block Grant funds will be combined with about $350,000 in local resources to […]

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ADECA names agency to assume long-term responsibility for Low-Income assistance programs in Jefferson County

March 1, 2022

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs announced today that the Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama will assume long-term responsibility for managing three programs that assist low-income families and individuals in Jefferson County. The Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama will assume responsibility for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the […]

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Next online state surplus property auction starts Jan. 20

January 19, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and other items are among the lots up for bid in the next state surplus property auction starting Thursday. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via GovDeals.com starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 with bidding running until […]

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ADECA releases state’s official Alabama Broadband Map, Connectivity Plan

January 5, 2022

Innovative mapping tool will guide state efforts to address broadband accessibility gaps MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs today released the Alabama Broadband Map, the official broadband map for the state of Alabama. The interactive map is available at https://broadband.alabama.gov. ADECA also released the Alabama Connectivity Plan which uses mapping data […]

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