Governor awards grant for Dallas County drug court program

March 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $50,000 grant to allow parents who have had drug-related issues to retain or regain custody of their children provided that they adhere to certain guidelines. The grant would enable the Dallas County Family Drug Court to conduct screening and undertake other measures to ensure that people who […]


Gov. Ivey awards grants to continue assisting victims in north Alabama

February 26, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling $140,000 to continue providing direct service to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and elder abuse in north Alabama. “Victims of any kind of abuse at any age deserve access to professional assistance in a timely manner,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend these […]


Governor awards grant to reduce youth crime in Covington

February 25, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $33,000 grant to continue a program aimed at preventing juvenile crime in Covington County. The city of Andalusia along with the Youth Advocate Program will use funds for its Opportunity for Change for Covington County Youth program. The program helps guide juveniles, who may have committed minor […]


Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Courtland water lines

February 24, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to provide sufficient and clean water for residents in the town of Courtland by rehabilitating parts of a 90-year-old water system. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to replace water lines in the downtown area. The ARC grant will be combined with […]


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 starting at 7:30 a.m. this Thursday, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]