Gov. Ivey awards grant for Muscle Shoals Police equipment

March 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $51,000 grant to assist the city of Muscle Shoals in purchasing new equipment for the Muscle Shoals Police Department. The grant funds will purchase 14 “Entry Kits” that will be used in potentially dangerous situations when officers need added protection and the ability to safely gain entry into […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring jobs, commerce to Evergreen

March 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $200,000 grant to provide new jobs, create commerce and improve public utility service in the city of Evergreen. The Community Development Block Grant will pave the way for the construction of a Hampton Inn hotel and Dollar General store by improving sewer services. Hampton Inn plans to hire […]

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Next online state surplus property auction starts March 4

March 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and more are among the lots up for bid in the next online state surplus property auction starting this Saturday. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via starting at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 4 with bidding running […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer service in Berry

March 1, 2023

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to help the town of Berry improve a public utility service and eliminate a potential health hazard. The town will use the funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to replace damaged and dilapidated sewer lines in the downtown district. Town officials said sewage backups occur routinely in […]

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