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Governor announces grant for infrastructure to Athens Buc-ees

April 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $750,000 grant to bring 170 new jobs to Limestone County while enhancing travel in north Alabama. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the city of Athens will provide infrastructure necessary for a Buc-ee’s Travel Center that will be built off Interstate 65 at the Browns Ferry […]

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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 awards grant for certification program at Bevill State

April 1, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $20,000 to establish a building operator certification program at Bevill State Community College in Jasper. The building operator certificate training is geared toward people who manage and maintain equipment in commercial buildings including heating and air systems and lighting. “This program will ensure that building managers have a […]

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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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ABC for Students Program a “game changer” and “life saver” for Alabama schools

March 29, 2021

Over 200,000 Alabama students have been connected to broadband service through the ABC for Students Program. Governor Kay Ivey committed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to deliver free internet access to eligible K-12 students in their homes this school year. The State of Alabama is using the funds to purchase internet […]

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