Press Releases

Two Prominent Alabama State Agencies Win Bronze in International Web Award Competition

MONTGOMERY, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two Alabama websites hosted by Alabama Interactive have been recognized by the Horizon Interactive Award competition in the government category this year. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's (ALEA) official website,, and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' (DCNR) official website,, won bronze awards from thousands of media pieces entered in the overall competition.

Websites were judged in five categories: Design, Creativity, Technical, Message and Effectiveness. Both websites provide information to the public in a concise, direct manner using strategically placed action points on the homepage that encourage minimal clicks to access online services or critical information. uses aesthetically pleasing colors that purposely connect the user with Alabama's natural beauty to enhance the overall web experience and increase the effectiveness of the agency's central message. A large portion of's homepage is dedicated to creatively highlighting online services or features that encourage citizen/agency interaction. Both websites were strategically designed to assist users in connecting with Alabama government in a more efficient manner. allows users to:'s features allow users to:

• Report game and Red Snapper

• Renewing your driver license or State ID card

• Purchase a license

• Staying informed with missing persons alerts

• View most up-to-date news

• Access all available online services and more!

• Find more way to explore Alabama's outdoors and more all from the homepage!


An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, evaluated categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications.

The 2018 winning entries showcase the industry's best interactive media solutions, including: websites, mobile applications, print media, interactive displays, public exhibits, online advertising, video, email and more.

About the Horizon Interactive Awards

The competition recognizes, promotes and awards the best websites, videos, online advertising, print media and mobile applications. Each year, the Horizon Interactive Awards receives thousands of entries from all over the world and a volunteer panel of industry professionals, from diverse multi-media, graphic design, advertising and marketing backgrounds, review the entries to determine the work that is to be recognized.

About the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama's natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. ADCNR is an executive and administrative department of the State of Alabama created by statute. To learn more about ADCNR, visit

About the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) was created by Act 2013-67 and represents the consolidation and realignment of 12 state law enforcement agencies/functions into one entity. ALEA is responsible for the functions and missions of the Alabama Department of Homeland Security, Department of Public Safety, Alabama Bureau of Investigation, Fusion Center, Criminal Justice Information Center, Marine Police, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Enforcement Division, Department of Revenue Enforcement, Forestry Commission Investigations, Agriculture and Industry Investigations, Public Service Commission Enforcement, and Office of Prosecution Services Computer Forensic Laboratories.

The Mission of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is to efficiently provide quality service, protection and safety for the state of Alabama through the utilization of consolidated law enforcement, as well as investigative and support services. To learn more about ALEA, visit

About Alabama Interactive

Alabama Interactive is the official digital government solutions provider for the state of Alabama. The company builds and manages interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly owned subsidiary of firm NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV).

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at


Jonathan Kimbrough
Alabama Interactive
(866) 353-EGOV

Back to Press Releases


August 08, 2019

West Virginia DMV Helps Citizens Skip the Trip with Gov2Go

Read More

View All Stories


July 15, 2019

Worried About A Ransomware Attack Where You Work and Live? You’re Not Alone

Read More

View Blog


View our library of graphics, presentations, videos and more.

View Library
We go where the meetings are

Next Event:

September 04 - 05

Virginia Innovative Tech Symposium // ,

View All Events

Press Kit

Facts, photos, logos — everything you need to know about NIC.

View Press Kit