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Expansion Announced for Alabama’s Comfort Dog Program

A state program that helps victims of crimes received a boost Monday. The Alabama District Attorney’s Association and others announced the expansion of the state’s Facility Dog Program. A $700,000 grant from ADECA will help the state provide more comfort dogs to those in need. “He’s made a big difference in a lot of the interactions that he’s had with…

Gov. Kay Ivey Awards Grant to Child Victims in Covington County

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $160,298 grant to the Covington County Child Advocacy Center to ensure that child victims of physical or sexual abuse have access to free, professional care to help them overcome their situation. The Covington County Child Advocacy Center will use the grant to continue helping children recover from abuse and working with law enforcement agencies…

Butler County Deputies get Tech Upgrades

  Butler County Sheriff’s Deputies are getting some new technology upgrades, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. The grant money was used to purchase two new car camera systems for the deputies, something Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden said they desperately need. “We’ve got some that’s out of date, quit working and…