ADECA sets online state surplus property auction for Feb. 25 – March 3

February 22, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Laptops, office furniture, vehicles, generators and even portable paint booths are among the 365 lots of 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, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant for drug rehabilitation in state prisons

February 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $505,552 to continue a program that assists inmates at seven state prisons to overcome drug addictions which in many cases led to their incarceration. The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment program is a volunteer six-month course intended to break the link between drug addiction and criminal activity. “There is no […]

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Gov. Ivey awards funds to 17 agencies that assist domestic violence victims across Alabama

February 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Seventeen nonprofit agencies across Alabama whose primary focus is to assist domestic violence victims will receive additional financial assistance through the state’s Domestic Violence Trust Fund, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The trust fund was created by the Alabama Legislature in 2015 and endorsed by then Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, who continues her support of […]

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Governor awards grant to upgrade state forensic equipment

February 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $238,268 grant to the state Department of Forensic Sciences to upgrade equipment that will improve evidence gathering and timeliness in investigations. “The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences is called on daily by law enforcement agencies throughout Alabama to analyze crucial information critical to investigations,” Gov. Ivey said. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help bring 125 new jobs to Cullman

February 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $350,000 grant to help a Cullman manufacturer expand and provide 125 jobs in the city. The city will use the Community Development Block Grant to provide road improvements and improve traffic safety to a main thoroughfare to REHAU Inc. The company produces plastic-injection products that are used in […]

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Governor awards grants to assist low-income residents in Jefferson County with utility costs

February 9, 2021

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.5 million to help low-income households in Jefferson County with utility costs during the winter and summer months. The two grants are helping the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity provide emergency assistance to help low-income families heat and cool their homes in 2021.The program gives priority to […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to provide jobs in Tuscaloosa County

February 9, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $258,000 grant to help a Tuscaloosa County industry expand and create 162 immediate jobs, while allowing an Alabama automobile manufacturer to rev up its production of electric powered vehicles. Tuscaloosa County will use the Community Development Block Grant to provide infrastructure needed by Schnellecke Logistics Alabama to locate […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to nurture new industry in Sulligent

February 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY— A $500,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help provide more than 100 jobs in the city of Sulligent while creating additional economic opportunities in west Alabama. The Community Development Block Grant will help Sulligent renovate a commercial building that will be used by Resource Fiber, a company that manufactures sustainable bamboo building […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help Cullman industry expand, create jobs

February 4, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $500,000 grant to help a Cullman industry continue its expansion and hire at least 50 new employees. The Community Development Block Grant will help Reliance Worldwide Corp. expand its distribution center. Once the expansion is completed, Reliance Worldwide, which produces water control and plumbing products, will occupy more […]

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