Access to broadband is a request that virtually every major corporation desires when locating within our state. Earlier in the year, Governor Kay Ivey signed the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Act, which authorized the creation of a broadband accessibility grant program. The bill, sponsored by Senator Clay Scofield and Representative Donnie Chesteen, also created the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund. This is a great start to achieving the goal of bringing accessibility to all areas of Alabama.
The United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) is in the process of designing a pilot program to bring broadband infrastructure to rural areas within Alabama. Federal assistance for the infrastructure, combined with state assistance as well as private sector investments, is a team effort that helps projects come to fruition and ultimately enhances the quality of life for Alabamians.
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It was an honor to attend the His Way Recover Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Tour today. Since 2007, His Way has assisted over 550 men with drug and alcohol addiction through the incorporation of Bible-based principles into careers, behavior, and everyday life. Thank you, His Way, for serving our community, and more importantly, His Kingdom!
Thank you to the River Region Republicans for hosting an informative meeting today. In addition to hearing from excellent speakers, we learned more about how the community plans to rebuild after a fire that destroyed the historic Booker T. Washington High School building (BTW Magnet School) earlier this month. I look forward to continuing the conversation and teaming with others to help Montgomery's young people. #Our67
It was an honor to meet Penny Nance and the women who travel around the country emphasizing the need for conservative judges on the bench. Thank you to all who organized and participated in the event.
Alabama Political Reporter article: http://www.alreporter.com/2018/08/28/women-for-kavanaugh-rally-in-hoover/
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It was a joy to spend Saturday evening with the Million Dollar Band for the 2018 Preview Show and BBQ Dinner. Thank you to the incredibly talented Million Dollar Band. We are looking forward to the upcoming season featuring Proud Mary, Livin' on a Prayer, and more! Roll Tide! #Our67
Thank you to the Republican Club of Central Alabama and the Capital City Young Republicans for hosting Thursday's Montgomery Biscuits game featuring Governor Kay Ivey and many dedicated servant leaders from around our state. This was a well-organized event with purpose as well as an opportunity for fellowship - indeed one of the best gatherings I have attended in a long time. #Our67
Huntsville Police Department's Breakfast with the Chief was a well-attended event that featured Chief Mark McMurray and special guest, Toffee, the little puppy from Huntsville that made worldwide news.
Breakfast with the Chief is an excellent community policing initiative held once a month in various locations around Huntsville. We appreciate you, HPD. #Our67
Yesterday the Women for Kavanaugh Bus Tour stopped in Hoover. It was an honor to meet Penny Nance and the women who travel around the country emphasizing the need for conservative judges on the bench. Thank you to all who organized and participated in the event.
#Our67 #AnotherGreatJustice #ConfirmKavanaugh
Today ExpoDisplays hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce their new Huntsville showroom. The company manufactures products in-house at their facility/headquarters in the Birmingham-Trussville area. ExpoDisplays employs approximately 90 people - a great #MadeInAlabama story! #Our67
Yesterday the United Way celebrated 75 years in Madison County. Thank you to all who contribute to United Way programs.
Learn more here: https://whnt.com/2018/08/20/madison-county-united-way-celebrates-75th-anniversary/
Congratulations to the United Way on 75 years in Madison County. It was an honor to join you at this afternoon's press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony. Thank you, United Way, for all you do for our community! #Our67
One of my family's favorite destinations - Point Clear, Baldwin County #Our67
This morning candidates with opposition in the general election spoke at the Madison County Republican Men's Club. The room was filled with hundreds of dedicated public servants in various capacities from throughout our state. Thank you to all who take the time to participate in the political process! #Our67 #VoteGOP
Thank you to the Alabama Department of Archives and History for hosting a presentation entitled, “Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant: An American Story” today. Ken Gaddy of the Bryant Museum did an excellent job narrating the life of one of our nation’s most beloved coaches of all-time. Roll Tide! #Our67
It was great to be home in downtown Huntsville as we celebrated the groundbreaking of the Von Braun Center Music Hall. It was a special evening for Marie Alrighi, who after 19 yrs with the @VonBraunCenter witnessed her first expansion! Rock and roll and a little soul in #Our67
Distribution centers, one of the State of Alabama’s foundational business targets, provide products and services that support a myriad of industries within our state. The Walmart Distribution Center in Irvington, one of six distribution centers in the United States, will be a significant addition to the estimated $22.4 billion economic impact generated last year by the Alabama State Port Authority.
At last week’s economic development conference hosted by the EDAA, Port Authority CEO Jimmy Lyons shared with us that empty shipping containers are a much-needed commodity in Alabama. When fully operational, Walmart will carry in approximately 50,000 containers per year, which will thus create a surplus of empty cargo containers that exporters can use (and therefore reduce their costs). As a result, Alabama’s port will retain business that would otherwise divert to alternate ports due to a lack of containers. Keeping more business at home - this great news for Mobile County, The Port, and our entire state.
Thank you to VIP Shoals Magazine for featuring Tomato Sandwich Day in downtown Tuscumbia, held last month on the lawn of the Colbert County Courthouse. #Our67
Our family and church family enjoyed Spirit Day today - the one day out of the year when everyone wears their home team colors. (Roll Tide!) Thank you to Huntsville First United Methodist Church also for praying over children from infants through college with a Blessing of the Backpacks ceremony. #Our67
Through collaboration and leadership, Alabama has fostered an environment conducive for economic growth. Governor Ivey, the Alabama Department of Commerce, and thousands of members of the public and private sector work daily to make Alabama a place where a myriad of industries can grow and prosper.
The EDAA Summer Conference provides an opportunity for economic development professionals from our 67 counties to learn and share best practices. We are making history in the state of Alabama. When members of a community have the opportunity to collaborate, cities and towns are built.
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About Dr. Nicole Jones
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Dr. Nicole Jones
Post Office Box 667
Huntsville, Alabama 35804
Post Office Box 67
Arley, Alabama 35541
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