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.
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.
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.
Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange was the guest on Alabama News Network at 5:00's Talkback.