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Alabama awards more than $6.3 million to assist in community development

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently awarded more than $6.3 million in grants to assist 26 Alabama towns, cities and counties in improving their communities.

Posted: Jan. 26, 2018 3:15 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVA) – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently awarded more than $6.3 million in grants to assist 26 Alabama towns, cities and counties in improving their communities.

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The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is administering the grants from funds made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

One such local recipient is the Lamar County Commission, which will receive $222,000 for water extension.

Another recipient is the City of Aliceville, which will receive $206,272 for a fire truck for the volunteer fire department.

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