Ivey grants Escambia County (Ala.) $60K

Escambia County is one of four recipients of grant funds to support programs that assist domestic violence victims and prosecute offenders in south Alabama.

The county was awarded $60,698 of the $199,192 allocated by Gov. Kay Ivey.

“Domestic violence victims and their families deserve professional support to assist them in overcoming the trauma, as well as advocates to help them pursue justice in the legal system,” Ivey said. “I commend the work of these organizations for helping those who need it most and for prosecuting those responsible for abuse.”

In Escambia County, the money i...