Members of the non-profit Hatching Hope had just returned home from Louisiana last week after helping people there, following Hurricane Laura. Now, they need your support to help those in the Alabama Gulf Coast.
Hoover City Schools' leaders announced elementary school students will move from a staggered in-person/remote learning schedule to a four-day a week in-person schedule. Middle and high school students who have chosen in-person instruction will remain in the staggered schedule at this point.
A large number of parents were expected to show up at the Shelby County Board of Education meeting Thursday night, and some planned to voice concerns about how their children are receiving instruction, but one parent said she feels like her voice is being silenced.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating after two toddlers died in a hot car over the weekend. As it stands right now, the coroner has ruled these deaths “accidental.” But she said you need to understand how quickly tragedies like this can happen.
The City of Hoover has experienced protests within the past 48 hours that have resulted in 45 arrests for both felony and misdemeanor charges. Damage to private property has also occurred from these activities.
COVID-19 forced the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo to cancel its traditional Memorial Day ceremony. Instead, the group had a small service with a flyover, wreath laying, moment of silence and taps.
These additional classrooms expand access to the state's award-winning First Class Pre-K program and are a result of the Legislature recently appropriating an additional $6 million to the department for the 2021 fiscal year.