Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve access for Stevenson plant

June 27, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to help a Stevenson industry expand and hire 30 additional employees. The city of Stevenson will use the funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to upgrade Adams Street, a main thoroughfare for Taylor Manufacturing and several other businesses. Taylor Manufacturing is a metal fabrication business […]

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Local agencies receive $494,875 in grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents

June 27, 2022

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $494,875 to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy costs. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority for assistance is given to people with disabilities, the elderly and […]

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Online state surplus property auction starts today

June 16, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and other items are among the lots up for bid in the next state surplus property auction starting today, June 16. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via starting at 7:30 a.m. with bidding running until 6 […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist wayward youth in Opelika

June 14, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $29,167 grant to support an Opelika program that guides youthful offenders away from unlawful activities and offers them alternatives that can help lead to successful lives. Funds to the Curtis House will be used as a major component of the city’s Youth Incarceration Prevention Program in which […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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