On Friday, the state awarded a $2.7 million grant to help victims of domestic violence.
The grant was awarded to Safeplace Inc. of Florence so it can help victims in Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion and Winston counties. The grant will help Safeplace provide care and support to victims.
Gov. Kay Ivey said in a statement "I am thankful for organizations like Safeplace that assist victims through these troubled times."
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