Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve north Alabama port facility

May 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to improve commerce in north Alabama while improving an existing avenue for importing and exporting goods. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to make improvements at the Decatur-Morgan County Port Authority. The proposed project is part of a multi-phase $3.3 million […]

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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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Gov. Ivey awards grant for inmate substance abuse treatment

May 7, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $12,801 grant to the Alabama Department of Corrections to support a substance abuse treatment program at seven prisons. The funds will be used to purchase updated program materials for the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program, which is conducted by trained drug counselors and program specialists. “Helping […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve access road in city of Cullman

May 5, 2021

  MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $350,000 grant that will help the city of Cullman improve public safety and alleviate a traffic hazard. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to reconstruct a 2-mile segment of 24th Street between U.S. Highway 31 and Alabama Highway 69. Twenty-fourth Street is a […]

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Persistence During the Pandemic: ADECA releases 2020 Annual Report

April 30, 2021

2020 was certainly a challenging year for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic change much of our routines and interactions. Yet, while the pandemic changed lives, ADECA – after a short period of adjustment – never skipped a beat. Our grant programs continued on schedule and many new and many new programs created as a result of […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims in east Alabama

April 29, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $122,500 to provide services that help victims of domestic violence and child abuse in the recovery process. The funds have been allocated to four agencies, which together serve nine counties in east Alabama. “Crimes involving domestic violence and child abuse should not happen – not in Alabama, not […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to provide healthy foods to communities

April 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $200,000 to ensure that more Alabamians have access to safe and healthy food. The five grants come from the state’s Healthy Food Financing Program. The program was created by the Alabama Legislature in 2015 and is intended to ensure that fresh and healthy foods are available […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist abuse victims in west Alabama

April 22, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $39,000 grant to ensure that victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in west Alabama have access to free services to help them overcome the physical and mental scars suffered in the abuse. Tuscaloosa SAFE Center will use funds to provide victim-related medical care, advocacy and counseling […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help child abuse victims in north Alabama

April 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants to assist two non-profit organizations that help child abuse victims in six north Alabama counties. “The physical, mental and emotional wounds of child abuse can remain with victims for the remainder of their lives,” Gov. Ivey said.  “These agencies in north Alabama have the staff, resources and […]

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