Gov. Ivey awards grant to help Walker County repair damaged water line

May 18, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $273,000 grant to help Walker County repair a damaged water line that, if unrepaired, could leave more than 300 households without water. The Community Development Block Grant funds will be used by the Copeland Ferry Pumpkin Center Water Authority to repair the leaking line that was damaged when […]

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Gov. Ivey awards COVID relief funds to the city of Gadsden

May 10, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $400,000 in federal COVID Relief Funds to the city of Gadsden. The grant is part of the $40 million in Community Development Block Grant funds allocated to Alabama under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “This and other grants will go a long way in […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Dora infrastructure

April 22, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $170,000 grant to help the city of Dora replace a vital component in its infrastructure and avoid a potential health and safety concern. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to replace a sewage system pump station. “For more than 50 years the Appalachian […]

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