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Teachers in Need of Supplies Ahead of School Year

Summer is almost over and school is right around the corner for teachers and students. The first day for students to come back to school in Butler County is August 11th, but teachers have to come back to the classroom almost a week earlier on August 5th. It’s not so bad for the teachers though, because they’ve been preparing all…

Domestic Violence Agencies Across Alabama Receive More Funds

Seventeen domestic violence agencies across Alabama will begin receiving additional funds to provide services for victims. The Domestic Violence Trust Fund, which went into effect in January, will supply supplemental revenue for the agencies to provide shelter for victims and conduct educational and prevention programs. The law, enacted by the Legislature and signed into law in June 2015 by Gov….

Lawmakers Vote to Protect Funds for Roads and Bridges

The Alabama House of Representatives today voted 90 – 3 in favor of Senate Bill 180. The bill was introduced by Sen. Gerald Dial (R-Lineville) and is designed to protect revenue for Alabama’s roads and bridges. Based on the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2015 Report Card for Alabama’s Infrastructure, Alabama’s roads received a grade of D+, and its bridges…

Gov. Bentley Awards Tallassee Police Funds for New Equipment

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded nearly $5,000 to purchase new equipment and improve public safety in Tallassee. The Tallassee Police Department will use the $4,942 grant to purchase equipment for use by patrol officers. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is administering the grant from funds made available by the U.S. Justice Department. ADECA has awarded numerous grants…