Councilman's Plan for Charter School in Bullock County

The first charter schools in the state could be opening their doors as early as 2016. Each year there's a limit of 10 start-up charter schools and one local city councilman is hoping Bullock County makes the cut.

New Bill Would Allow Minors to Possess Pistols

A new bill making its way through the state house would make it legal for people under 18 to have a pistol with parental consent.

What's Right With Your Community: Magic of Storytelling Virtual Book Drive

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Alabama News Network is teaming up with First Book and BMW of Montgomery for a special project that will make a positive impact in the historic city of Selma for years to come.

House Committee Passes Teacher Prayer Bill

The House Education Policy Committee passed a bill that would require teachers to take up to 15 minutes at the start of every day to pray and recite a congressional prayer to the class.