Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Wedowee

August 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to the town of Wedowee that will improve its wastewater collection system and alleviate a potential health hazard. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to help the town rehabilitate its wastewater lagoon. The facility has been cited by the Alabama Department of Environmental […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring new jobs to Scottsboro

August 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY— A $500,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help provide both new commerce and jobs in the city of Scottsboro. The Community Development Block Grant will help in the construction of a new shopping center that will include a grocery store, restaurants and retail stores resulting in 100 new jobs for the city. […]

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Governor awards funds for energy assistance to low-income persons

August 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY– Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $39.8 million in special grants to help qualified low-income households with the costs of their home energy bills. The grants will enable 20 community service agencies to provide emergency funding to help low-income families remain comfortable in their homes during the hot summer months and cool winter […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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