Gov. Ivey awards $1 million to land new jobs in north Alabama

February 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $1 million grant to help a north Alabama airport expand and bring in a new industry creating 250 jobs for the area. Awarded to the Limestone County Commission, the Community Development Block Grant will be used to extend infrastructure needed for an aviation related company  to locate […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to bring jobs to Shoals area

February 3, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $373,500 grant to improve infrastructure and provide new jobs in northwest Alabama. The Shoals Economic Development Authority will use the Appalachian Regional Commission grant to extend water and sewer services to meet the expansion needs of Dura Automotive Systems at the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Industrial Park. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to enhance public safety in DeKalb County

February 1, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to improve public safety in DeKalb County. The grant will enable the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department to purchase equipment to establish a special response team. The team, made up of specially trained and equipped deputies, will respond in potentially violent situations in which someone is […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help former inmates find employment

January 31, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $150,000 grant to assist state inmates who have obtained job skills to obtain employment once they are released from prison. The grant will assist J.F. Ingram State Technical College in Deatsville in linking graduates who trained while in prison for a vocation at the school with employers […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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