Charter schools in Birmingham one step closer to reality

Charter schools in Birmingham one step closer to reality
(Source: Raycom Media Image Bank)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Greetings from WBRC FOX6 News! This is Jonathan Hardison with a look at the stories we're working on for you tonight.

Charter Schools in Birmingham

Birmingham's Board of Education is in the middle of taking a big step towards allowing charter schools within the city system. Our Sherea Harris is at their meeting right now where they're figuring out how the charter schools will work and how they may help kids who haven't had a good alternative before. She's live with what these new schools may offer your student on WBRC FOX6 News at 9.

280 Traffic and Grandview Medical Center

And we got our first look at the new Grandview Medical Center on 280 today as it gets ready to open in less than a month, but how in the world is all of that extra traffic going to fit onto an already jam-packed road? Christy Hutchings all new on WBRC FOX6 News at 10 tonight with how state and local officials are game planning for this new reality.

Those stories and more beginning at 9 on WBRC FOX6 News. I hope you'll watch us on air, online at or in the WBRC News app by clicking "Live Newscasts."

Keep up with the latest news on, in the WBRC News App and follow me on Twitter @FOX6Hardison and on Facebook.