Gov. Ivey announces ARC award to help bring jobs to Macon County

May 8, 2024

MONTGOMERY — A $500,000 grant announced by Gov. Kay Ivey will further help lead to hundreds of imminent and future jobs in Macon County. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be combined with a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant, awarded last year by Gov. Ivey, to construct a needed entrance to Regional East Alabama […]

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Gov. Ivey announces $1 million grant to increase water capacity in Scottsboro area

May 7, 2024

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant for infrastructure improvements to meet a growing demand for water in Scottsboro and western Jackson County. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to improve water service to 3,360 households and 35 businesses in the western part of Jackson County, which […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to repair industrial road in Glencoe

May 6, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $500,000 grant to assist the city of Glencoe with improving traffic safety while also helping local industries retain jobs. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to make major road improvements along Websters Chapel Road. Three industries along with several private residences rely on the […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Fort Payne water lines

May 3, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to help Fort Payne improve a public service and eliminate a potential health hazard in the city’s downtown. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the Water Works Board of the City of Fort Payne to replace old and undersized water lines primarily […]

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A Legacy of Progress: ADECA releases 2023 Annual Report

April 30, 2024

The numerous programs managed by ADECA have a significant impact on Alabama’s communities and residents in many ways. The achievements made in 2023 certainly continued to uphold and advance ADECA’s Legacy of Progress here in Alabama. The Communications and External Affairs team presents this annual report to give a snapshot of the many ways that […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $184,000 to assist domestic violence victims

April 18, 2024

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $184,000 to six agencies that help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. “These grants are supporting organizations that offer a lifeline to victims and their families in times of crisis,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend them for providing timely assistance along with outreach and education […]

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Gov. Ivey awards 11 grants for facility upgrades to lower energy costs

April 12, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 11 grants totaling more than $300,000 to help Alabama cities, utilities, nonprofit organizations and others save operating costs through the installation of energy-efficient lighting, heating and air systems and other measures. The grants from the State Energy Program provide funding and technical assistance to decrease energy waste and […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $5.8 million in grants to weatherize homes of low-income residents

April 11, 2024

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling more than $5.8 million to agencies that help low-income residents lower their energy costs by weatherizing their homes. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program, which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority is given to people with disabilities, the […]

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