C Spire, a privately-owned telecommunications and technology company with offices in Alabama, announced plans to invest $1 billion over the next three years to accelerate the deployment of all-fiber Gigabit broadband internet in Alabama and Mississippi.Continue reading “C Spire to invest $1 billion to expand ultra fast broadband in Alabama”
Looks like Governor Kay Ivey is looking out for our beloved pets just as much as we are. She awarded a $52,000 grant to help pets whose owners are in domestic violence situations. Keep reading to learn more.Continue reading “Gov. Ivey awards thousands to help pets whose owners are in domestic violence situations”
Governor Kay Ivey recently announced a program to help small businesses during the pandemic—Revive Plus. Whether you’re a small business owner or know one, the perfect time to apply is now. Want to know how the program works and how you can support small businesses with the chance to win a little extra cash? Just keep on reading.Continue reading “How Alabama is supporting small biz with $200M grant program + how you can too”
On September 30th, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued an amended Safer at Home Order, including a statewide mask requirement. The extended order will last until Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 5:00PM. Here’s what you need to know.Continue reading “Gov. Ivey extends statewide mask order to November 8”
With the support of Dr. Scott Harris from the Alabama Department of Public Health, Governor Kay Ivey extended the current #SaferatHome order for five weeks. This will include extending Alabama’s statewide mask ordinance until Friday, October 2.Continue reading “Statewide mask ordinance extended until October 2”
Today, the city of Birmingham passed an ordinance to require the wearing of a face covering in public during the COVID-19 health emergency. Meanwhile, Governor Kay Ivey released a new stay at home order that gradually reopens retail businesses and the state’s beaches.Continue reading “Birmingham requires face covering to fight COVID-19 while Alabama gradually opens up”
Recently, a couple of Alabama turtle species, the Gopher tortoise and Diamondback terrapin garnered support from Governor Kay Ivey and UAB.
Last week, $3.3 million in grants were awarded by Governor Kay Ivey to expand recreational trails in several communities across the state. Included in the announcement is a $200,000 grant to the Shelby County Commission to construct a trailhead and a five-mile-long, multi-use trail at Cahaba River Park.