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Governor announces grant for infrastructure to Athens Buc-ees

April 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $750,000 grant to bring 170 new jobs to Limestone County while enhancing travel in north Alabama. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the city of Athens will provide infrastructure necessary for a Buc-ee’s Travel Center that will be built off Interstate 65 at the Browns Ferry […]


Appalachian Regional Commission

Overview The Appalachian Regional Commission was established by Congress in 1965 to promote growth and to improve the quality of life in the thirteen Appalachian States. Thirty-seven of Alabama’s counties are included in the ARC region, and the local participation is facilitated by eight local development districts. The development organization for the ARC program in […]