Gov. Ivey awards grant to equip Birmingham domestic violence courts for virtual hearings

May 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $27,339 grant to help the Birmingham Municipal Court provide necessary equipment and technology to continue to hear domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Birmingham is using funds to purchase equipment to conduct hearings with defendants and domestic violence victims during the global pandemic. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help child abuse victims in east Alabama

May 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $30,000 grant to an east Alabama nonprofit agency that assists child victims of sexual assault and abuse in Lee and Macon counties. Twin Cedars, based in Opelika, is using funds to purchase equipment for forensic interviews for children ages 12 and older. Funds will also be used […]

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Next online state surplus property auction set for May 13-19

May 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and even a trash compactor are among the items up for bid in the next state surplus property auction this week. 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. this Thursday, May 13 with […]

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Governor awards grants to aid victims in north Alabama

April 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $214,500 to four agencies in north Alabama to continue providing services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims. The grants will support the agencies as they serve victims in 11 counties. “Domestic violence and sexual assault victims deserve access to professional assistance in a timely […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $116,000 to assist abuse victims in 10 south central Alabama counties

April 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $116,000 to help victims of abuse in 10 south central Alabama counties receive needed care and support. The grants to Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center in Clanton and The Family Sunshine Center in Montgomery will help the organizations continue to assist victims. “Those who have experienced […]

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Governor awards grants for law enforcement equipment in northeast Alabama

April 6, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $127,722 to help six law enforcement agencies in northeast Alabama purchase new or update existing equipment. “New equipment can help police and sheriff’s deputies be better prepared for what they may face on any given day as they work to protect and serve our communities,” Gov. […]

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Gov. Ivey grants to assist domestic violence victims in south central Alabama

March 29, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $193,000 to assist specialized groups that help domestic violence and sexual assault victims in south central Alabama. “The extremely negative effects of domestic violence and sexual assault can linger for years for victims and their families,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend these agencies for helping victims […]

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Governor awards grants to assist low-income residents in Hale County with utility costs

March 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $561,527 to help low-income households in Hale County with home heating and cooling bills. The two grants to the Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization will provide emergency assistance to help low-income families heat and cool their homes in 2021. The program gives priority to low-income households […]

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Governor awards law enforcement equipment grants in Jefferson, Walker counties

March 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $80,823 to help four law enforcement agencies in the Birmingham area update or purchase new equipment. “New equipment for these officers will help them better protect the residents and visitors in their communities,” Gov. Ivey said. “I am pleased to assist these departments in their efforts […]

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