Gov. Ivey announces grant to bring jobs to Shoals area

February 3, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $373,500 grant to improve infrastructure and provide new jobs in northwest Alabama. The Shoals Economic Development Authority will use the Appalachian Regional Commission grant to extend water and sewer services to meet the expansion needs of Dura Automotive Systems at the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Industrial Park. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to enhance public safety in DeKalb County

February 1, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to improve public safety in DeKalb County. The grant will enable the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department to purchase equipment to establish a special response team. The team, made up of specially trained and equipped deputies, will respond in potentially violent situations in which someone is […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help former inmates find employment

January 31, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to assist state inmates who have obtained job skills to obtain employment once they are released from prison. The grant will assist J.F. Ingram State Technical College in Deatsville in linking graduates who trained while in prison for a vocation at the school with employers […]

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Open house to be held for Tallapoosa basin federal flood maps

January 23, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Property owners in parts of seven counties in central and east Alabama may be impacted by a proposed updating of federal flood insurance rate maps. A come-and-go open house this Thursday, Jan. 26 at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee will assist landowners in the Lower Tallapoosa Watershed area in determining if their property and […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $2.5 million grant to create jobs in Baldwin County

January 19, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $2.5 million grant to help a world leader in aluminum manufacturing and recycling build a plant in south Alabama and create 800 new jobs. Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to provide infrastructure required for Novelis Inc. to invest in a $2.4 billion facility in […]

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Governor awards grants to assist child abuse victims in 10 counties

January 3, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $769,578 to help provide services to child victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault in 10 central and east Alabama counties. The grants will help five nonprofit organizations provide services including advocacy and accompaniment, emotional support and safety services, court assistance and assistance in filing compensation […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $3.4 million in grants to help sexual assault victims

December 21, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.4 million to support organizations that assist victims of sexual assault across Alabama. The grants will enable the nonprofit agencies to provide a variety of services to victims, including advocacy, referrals, counseling and emotional support, safety services, assistance with navigating the criminal and civil justice system and […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to assist crime victims in Alabama

December 19, 2022

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $5.6 million to help multiple agencies in Alabama assist victims of crime in their communities. The grants will assist 17 agencies in providing services to people in their regions who have been the victims of violent acts, abuse, robbery and assault, domestic violence and sexual abuse. Funds will […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help low-income resident become self sufficient

December 16, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $3.3 million for programs that help low-income residents become economically self-sufficient, alleviating poverty. The Community Services Block Grants will be distributed to 18 community action agencies to provide services to eligible individuals and families in Alabama. “Life’s curves sometimes cause people to be knocked down,” Gov. Ivey said. “The […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring new hotel, visitors to Cullman

December 15, 2022

MONTGOMERY— A Cullman water park has helped reel in a new hotel and restaurant that will provide new jobs for the city. Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded the city a $150,000 grant to provide infrastructure required for Cobblestone Hotels to construct a 63-room hotel on Main Avenue. The hotel, which will employ at least 15 […]

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