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Once upon a time in America, there was such a thing as a one room schoolhouse.
Students learning from new Jeff Davis HS ‘Man Rules’ program WSFA
Like most principals, Bobby Abrams expects a lot from his students at Jefferson Davis High school.
Confederate named high schools: Some say no more, others say changing names unnecessary Montgomery Advertiser
Of the 109 public schools named after Confederates, at least 39 were built between 1950 and 1970, including two in Montgomery.
2019 Alabama Failing Schools List Released Alabama News Network
The Alabama Dept. of Education has released its list of failing schools for 2019. This list, which is based on test scores and is required by The Alabama ...
This is the nation's most culturally divisive football game AL.com
Both Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis high schools are predominantly black, and there is a growing movement among parents in Montgomery to change the ...
Montgomery teen wins gold at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games WSFA
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Jefferson Davis High School Senior Joseph Bradley has already won four medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games.
Montgomery Mayoral Election 2019: Here's who is running ... so far Montgomery Advertiser
Montgomery will elect a new mayor in August. Mayor Todd Strange, who has held the office since 2009, will not run for re-election, paving the way for the city's ...
Montgomery attorney JC Love announces mayoral campaign Montgomery Advertiser
The Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett attorney joins several other candidates in the race.
Downtown road closures for Monday’s inauguration, parade WSFA
Some roads in downtown Montgomery will begin to close Friday with more beginning Monday at 6:30 a.m..
JD student injured in incident involving guard Montgomery Advertiser
A Jefferson Davis High School student and his mother accused a school security guard of throwing him against a locker.
Shannon Ferrari, "City Watch Uncut" Founder, Enters Montgomery Mayor's Race Alabama News Network
Shannon Ferrari has announced that she will run for Montgomery mayor. She may be best known as the creator of “City Watch Uncut – Montgomery”, ...
Jefferson Davis HS teacher responds to allegations WSFA
A Montgomery Public School teacher is offering up her defense.
Teacher Mocks Summer School Student in Viral Video: 'You Weren't Ashamed During the School Year' Newsweek
A video has gone viral of an Alabama teacher shaming and mocking a high school student in the classroom. The video was taken by the teacher and was posted ...
Two Jeff Davis students choose ASU on signing day Montgomery Advertiser
Editor's Note: A past version of the story incorrectly spelled the Jefferson Davis High School wide receiver's name, calling him Jacquan Williams. The correct ...
Jeff Davis shooting threat leads to arrest Montgomery Advertiser
A minor was arrested Wednesday night after threatening to initiate a shooting at Jefferson Davis High School Thursday, according to officials with Montgomery ...
Mother raises funds to attend Special Olympics World Games to support competing son WSFA
A Jefferson Davis High School senior is preparing for a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Jeff Davis coach announces retirement WSFA
Jefferson Davis High School's head basketball coach, Terry Posey, is retiring after 20 years of coaching and more than 200 career wins.
Making music and memories at Jeff Davis HS WSFA
Described in his nomination as a leader, a coach, a parent and a friend to all the kids in the Jefferson Davis High School band, one educator is teaching his ...
Business leaders share vision for downtown, city Montgomery Advertiser
New president takes over Downtown Business Association.
24 students honored for performance in ASF play WSFA
Students were honored at the Montgomery Public Schools board meeting for their roles in an Alabama Shakespeare Festival play.
WATCH LIVE: MPS 2018 graduation ceremonies WSFA
Here are the dates, times, and locations for graduation ceremonies for each of Montgomery's public schools. Because of limited seating, however, a ticket is ...
Graduation Ceremonies Set for Montgomery Public Schools Alabama News Network
Montgomery Public Schools has announced its high school graduation ceremonies. Once again, graduations will be broadcast Live over the Internet so that ...
Confederate monuments offend, but there is something much worse in Alabama AL.com
Removing the names of Confederate leaders from public schools is the correct and moral thing to do, and of that there is no doubt.
Family and friends barred from JD graduation due to crowd WSFA
The Alabama State University Acadome reached full capacity during Jeff Davis' graduation ceremony, and some had to be turned away in compliance with ...
Political newcomer joins growing Montgomery mayoral field Yellowhammer News
The growing field to be Montgomery's next mayor added its first *fresh*-to-politics face Thursday, when local attorney JC Love, III announced his candidacy.
24 year old to launch telecommunication company AL.com
24 year old Chaymeriyia Moncrief has launched Telecommunication and Technology Company. Tesix Wireless Network and Technologies based in her ...
Octavia Spencer before she was a star WSFA
Before she was a Hollywood star, she was Octavia Lenora Spencer, a Jefferson Davis High school student. Spencer's guidance counselor during her high ...
Kay Ivey inauguration: Inaugural parade complete lineup WTVY, Dothan
Hank Williams' daughter, country singer Jett Williams, will be rolling down the street today in Kay Ivey's inaugural parade in – what else? – a 1953 powder blue ...
Jeff Davis High placed on lockdown after false alarm 911 call reporting men with guns in cafeteria al.com
Officers searched the cafeteria and found that no subjects were in the area at the time of the call.
Montgomery Co. Probate Judge Steven Reed to Run for Montgomery Mayor Alabama News Network
Today in a statement emailed to Alabama News Network, Montgomery Co. Probate Judge Steven Reed announced his candidacy for mayor of Montgomery.
Black, poor, Southern: One of the deadliest demographics for pregnant women in America AL.com
One Montgomery woman shares her story of a catastrophic birth and what it took to survive.
Failing Alabama public schools: 75 on newest list, most are high schools AL.com
The newest list of Alabama's 75 "failing" public schools was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education's web site today. As in 2017, most on ...
Katorie Bell becomes an inspiration at Jeff Davis after bout with cancer al.com
Gallery: MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Jefferson Davis High School senior Katorie Bell Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Bell is a regional winner in the Bryant Jordan ...
Mack Goes Public With Commitment To Ole Miss 247Sports
Ole Miss reaches into Alabama to reel in a commitment from three-star defensive end/linebacker Brandon Mack...
Rabies clinics to be held at Montgomery County schools this weekend WSFA
Over the next two Saturdays, citizens can get their pets vaccinated for rabies at 12 different schools in Montgomery County.
Return of Hornets Baseball | Sports Union Springs Herald
Tuesday, March 5, 2018, marked a day to remember for the athletic department of Bullock County High School. The Hornets' baseball team traveled to the ...
Local CEO gives 10 Montgomery grads scholarships Montgomery Advertiser
Ten seniors from Montgomery Public Schools not only graduated this month, they were also surprised with scholarships to give them a jump start in college.
Principals in Montgomery's failing schools get 10 percent raise AL.com
Principals at the 27 Montgomery county schools taken over by the Alabama state department of education due to poor student achievement will receive a 10 ...
Glenn Howerton, star of new NBC show AP Bio talks on Alabama Live WSFA
Wednesday on Alabama Live, Anchor Tonya Terry interviewed Glenn Howerton, Alabama native, co-writer, and star of the new show, A.P. Bio.
'63 church bombing victims were more than 'Four Little Girls' Montgomery Advertiser
New Alabama Shakespeare Festival production opens Jan. 25, featuring cast of Montgomery Public Schools students.
New list of Alabama's failing schools released WSFA
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama State Board of Education has released a new list of the state's failing schools, which is defined by the Alabama ...
Teen gives tearful account of crash that killed Montgomery student WSFA
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Carefree teenagers are now bearing one of life's heaviest burdens as they mourn the loss of their friend after a car crash on ...
MPS: State intervention schools list announced Montgomery Advertiser
Twenty-seven schools have been deemed "low performing" by the Alabama State Department of Education, and those 27 schools will be taken over by the state, ...
'Sunny' star talks 10th season, childhood in Montgomery Montgomery Advertiser
In many ways, Glenn Howerton's involvement in the FXX comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" has lasted longer than anything else in his life, outside of ...
Confederate schools, mascots, and monuments around Alabama AL.com
The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 prohibits local governments from removing historical monuments that have been in place for 40 years or more.
Changes, challenges bring millennials home to Montgomery Montgomery Advertiser
Homegrown young professionals see opportunities in a changing Montgomery.
Alabama releases new list of failing schools AL.com
The Alabama Department of Education today released a new list of 75 public schools labeled as failing.
"Octavia Spencer Day" proclaimed in Ala. WSFA
Montgomery native and Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer is being honored today by the Alabama Legislature for her achievements. Today ...
With 'common sense' platform, Will Barfoot hoping to represent district he grew up in Montgomery Advertiser
Will Barfoot was 9 years old when his mother drove him from house to house to knock on doors and convince east Montgomery residents to vote his uncle, Joel ...
Kevin Glackmeyer, longtime Troy Univ. photographer loses cancer battle WSFA
Troy University's chief photographer, Kevin Glackmeyer, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, the university said in a statement.
10-year-old Montgomery student hit by school bus on Carter Hill Road AL.com
Authorities say the child was transported to an unspecified local hospital as a precaution.
Meet this year’s new MPS principals Montgomery Advertiser
As teachers straighten desks and decorate hallways, Montgomery Public Schools is making way for a new school year and with it comes nine new principals to ...
Veterinarians comment after rabid raccoon bites 2 people WSFA
"If you are bitten, please seek medical attention immediately,"
20 largest public high schools in Alabama AL.com
There once was a time that children in all grades attended school in one classroom. Those times are long gone.
Looking for Memorial Day weekend events? Montgomery Advertiser
As the nation enjoys patriotic-themed grill-outs and picnics this Memorial Day weekend, there are some fun events Friday through Monday that also reflect on the ...
Jacks and Jills Take Their Bows Montgomery Advertiser
Local Chapter of National Organization hosts biennial presentation ceremony.
76 Alabama schools 'failing,' state says: See the list AL.com
Seventy-six Alabama schools are included on the State Department of Education's 2016 list of "failing schools," an increase from 66 a year ago.
Montgomery actress Octavia Spencer may become a star with 'The Help' (with video) The Birmingham News - al.com
Movie based on Kathryn Stockett book opens Wednesday.
20 largest high schools in Alabama AL.com
The days of the little red schoolhouse are long gone.
Former U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner to become Ivey's chief of staff Montgomery Advertiser
Senior adviser will replace Steve Pelham, hired for Auburn University executive position.
Alabama A&M grad spreads spirit of service with free mowing AL.com
Rodney Smith Jr. said 130 young people across the country are now participating in his 50-yard challenge, which provides free mowing for the elderly, disabled, ...
'American Idol' 2018: Alabama's Samuel Swanson makes his debut on tonight's episode AL.com
Swanson, 28, is from Pine Level, a small town near Montgomery. He was featured in an "Idol" promo video, showcasing his backstory and hopes for stardom on ...
State plans takeover of MPS after failing schools list grows Montgomery Advertiser
The State Department of Education is preparing to take over Montgomery Public Schools after the district reportedly almost doubled its list of failing schools in ...
Girl who vanished 17 years ago walking to corner store remembered on Alabama's first Missing Persons Day AL.com
On the afternoon of Oct. 30, 1998, Kimberly Arrington left her home and walked the short distance to the CVS Pharmacy on Forest Avenue in Montgomery to pick ...
State, 2 educators in MPS grade changing case reach agreement WSFA
The Alabama State Department of Education has reached agreements with two of the six educators who were connected to the Montgomery Public Schools ...
Crimson Tide's Charvez Davis giving defense his best shot The Birmingham News - al.com
TUSCALOOSA - The transformation is complete. Charvez Davis now can be called a complete basketball player. A year ago, when Alabama needed offense, ...
Octavia Spencer Day in Alabama a thrill for Oscar winner (with slideshow, video) al.com
'The Help' actress returns home to cheers from fans, Alabama legislators, governor.
More photos of famous people who graduated from Alabama high schools AL.com
By Kelly Kazek. Recently, I wrote about celebrities or well-known people who attended Alabama high schools and invited readers to submit additional names.
Fallen teammate inspires Holt High School players Tuscaloosa News
HOLT -- What does it mean to be Ironmen?The Holt High School mascot pays respect to the community's industrial history.It represents the tough, gritty men who ...
Three men charged in hit-and-run crashes WSFA
Montgomery Police officers took three people into custody Tuesday afternoon following two hit-and-run crashes. A preliminary investigation indicated that a ...
Reality vs. intent: Alabama Accountability Act serves mostly students from nonfailing schools Montgomery Advertiser
More than $130 million has been used to give students from "failing schools" or low-income families the opportunity to go to private schools.
Get to know: Twinkle Cavanaugh Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Alabama Today
Republican Lt. Governor-hopeful Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh is no stranger to state politics and getting things done. She currently serves the people of ...
List of failing schools in Alabama for 2017 WVTM13
The Alabama State Department of Education on Thursday released the list of failing schools for 2017. [CLICK HERE FOR 2018 FAILING SCHOOLS LIST].
Octavia Spencer likely to become first Alabama actress to win Oscar since Louise Fletcher al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- In the likely event that Montgomery's Octavia Spencer wins the Academy Award tonight for her performance in "The Help," she would ...
At least 109 schools named after Confederate figures, study says WSOC Charlotte
A study from the Southern Poverty Law Center says that at least 109 public schools in the United States are named after prominent figures in the Confederacy ...
Teacher accused of falsifying grades caught ranting on tape kdvr.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The mother of a Montgomery high school student said she's angry and heartbroken about the way a teacher treated her son at school.
Passing the torch at Sterling Bank Montgomery Advertiser
Alan Worrell was 41 when he co-founded Montgomery-based Sterling Bank in the 1980s. Nearly three decades later, he's ready to hand over the reins to ...
Former Viking QB Tarvaris Jackson Steps Into Coaching College Daily Norseman
A name you don't often hear anymore is Tarvaris Jackson. The former Minnesota Vikings quarterback is looking to a *fresh* start not on the field, but rather as a ...
Montgomery's Octavia Spencer joins a small circle of Alabama-born Oscar nominees (with video) al.com
Louise Fletcher, Lionel Richie, Fannie Flagg and Mary Badham among other nominees from the state.
Whose Heritage? Southern Poverty Law Center
Read the report. Read about the 1,747 monuments, place names and other symbols still in place honoring the Confederacy. Read the full report · It's time to lose ...
School board votes to rename schools after Frank Greene, Ellen Fletcher Palo Alto Online
The Palo Alto school board voted unanimously on Tuesday to rename two of its middle schools, one after an African-American technologist and the other after a ...
Alabama places 'failing' label on majority black schools only AL.com
African American children account for a third of the 731000 students in public schools across Alabama. Yet last week they accounted for 92 percent of the ...
Four-time state high school basketball champion Tim Miller leaves Capstone to coach Hazel Green girls al.com
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Four-time Alabama high school basketball champ coach Tim Miller will back in high school gyms this year after a year in the college ...
Alabama news links: Teacher of the Year axed in Tuscaloosa; 'most wanted' mom nabbed in Gulf Shores al.com
A Tuscaloosa teacher hailed as the city school district's Teacher of the Year gets a pink slip with 34 other teachers, 'most wanted' mom arrested in Gulf Shores, ...
Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22 247Sports
The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...
Phenix City Board of Education approves administrative appointments Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
During a called meeting Tuesday night, the Phenix City Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent Randy Wilkes' recommendation to make the ...
Prattville High athletes had grades changed, may have been ineligible, newspaper reports The Huntsville Times - al.com
PRATTVILLE, Alabama -- A former Prattville High School teacher told the Montgomery Advertiser that athletes' grades were changed to keep them eligible.
Rosa Parks Scholars to be feted The Detroit News
Hadiya Knight can be spotted right away when she plays her violin in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Civic Youth Ensembles. At age 18, she is the first ...
Interfaith's Vandervoort dead at 60 Anniston Star
Martha Vandervoort was known for her work to aid the community's homeless, abused, and poor residents — people who she saw as no different from herself, ...
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