Gov. Ivey announces $1 million for health clinic in Cullman County

May 22, 2024

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to build a new home for a medical clinic that serves uninsured people in Cullman County. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help fund the construction of a new 5,040-square-foot building to house the Good Samaritan Health Clinic, which provides medical care […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant for Winfield sewer line improvements

May 21, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $500,000 grant to improve a vital public service in the city of Winfield. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will fund upgrades to part of a city sewer line. The upgrades are required to adequately serve multiple businesses in the city’s Industrial Business Park and along […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help create jobs in Livingston

May 20, 2024

MONTGOMERY— A $175,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will enable a Sumter County company to expand and provide additional jobs. The Community Development Block Grant will support infrastructure needed for Southwest Paper Sales Inc., to expand and add 20 employees over the next three years. Located in Livingston’s North Industrial Park, Southwest Paper Sales […]

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Online state surplus property auction starts May 18

May 16, 2024

MONTGOMERY – A wide variety of items, including electronics, bicycles, agricultural equipment, cars, trucks and vans will be up for bid starting this Saturday in the online state surplus property auction. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will hold the auction from 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18 until […]

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