Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve north Alabama port facility

May 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to improve commerce in north Alabama while improving an existing avenue for importing and exporting goods. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to make improvements at the Decatur-Morgan County Port Authority. The proposed project is part of a multi-phase $3.3 million […]

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Next online state surplus property auction set for May 13-19

May 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and even a trash compactor are among the 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, May 13 with […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant for inmate substance abuse treatment

May 7, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $12,801 grant to the Alabama Department of Corrections to support a substance abuse treatment program at seven prisons. The funds will be used to purchase updated program materials for the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program, which is conducted by trained drug counselors and program specialists. “Helping […]

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