Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Red Bay

March 10, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to improve a major component of the Red Bay sewer system which will avoid a disruption in service and reduce a potential health risk. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the city to replace a 70-year-old major sewer line that serves much of […]

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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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Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Millport water system

February 25, 2022

MONTGOMERY — While no one can guarantee that the electricity won’t temporarily go out at some point in the town of Millport, residents will still be able to get a glass of water. Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $170,380 grant that will provide emergency back-up power to enable the town’s water system to function […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help domestic violence victims

February 15, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded five grants totaling $567,424 to provide services for domestic violence victims. The grants are supplemental funds from the American Rescue Plan and relate to the COVID-19 pandemic. “These funds will assure victims that they have help and resources they can turn to in situations involving domestic violence,” Gov. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to ALEA for protective equipment

January 28, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $15,239 to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to purchase life-saving bulletproof vests for law enforcement officers. “Our state troopers and other agents with ALEA put their lives on the line every time they put on their badge,” Gov. Ivey said. “I hope this equipment never has to be used […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring new jobs to Hanceville

January 27, 2022

MONTGOMERY— A $100,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help a fledging Hanceville company continue to grow and employ more people. Community Development Block Grant funds will help provide infrastructure needed for DB Technologies to relocate to an existing building where it will hire 10 additional employees. DB Technologies produces high-strength fiber materials that […]

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ADECA releases statewide Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

January 26, 2022

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs today released a comprehensive, statewide plan to guide current and future efforts to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The plan is designed to guide the deployment of future state and federal funds to expand the availability of fast charging stations along Alabama’s major travel corridors. […]

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