Alabama Governor Kay Ivey awards grant to help provide new jobs in DeKalb County

19Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

MONTGOMERY, AL (STL.News) — A $130,000 grant awarded by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will help DeKalb County gain a new foothold on the textile industry and create 15 new jobs.

The town of Sylvania will use the Community Development Block Grant to assist the expansion of Alabama Wholesale Socks Inc.

DeKalb County and the city of Fort Payne, in particular, was often dubbed the “Sock Capital of the World” up until the 1990s when textiles took a tumble in the United States. 

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