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Students Help Salvation Army Prep For Thanksgiving Day Crowd

The Salvation Army in Montgomery is preparing to serve one of its largest crowds of the year, on Thanksgiving.  Wednesday, the organization got a little bit of help from  nearly a dozen Lee High School rolled up their sleeves  to prepare the hot meals for those in need. “It helps me feel better about myself as a person knowing that…

Troy Community Prepares to Say ‘Goodbye’ to University’s Sartain Hall

Troy Students, faculty, and residents will say goodbye to a campus landmark on Tuesday. The former basketball arena Sartain Hall is set to be demolished later this year to make room for more parking. An event hosted by Troy University’s Alumni Association will give those in attendance an opportunity to bid farewell to the building. “It’s just an event where…

Selma Board of Education Regains Control of School System from State

The Selma Board of Education is regaining control of the city’s schools after almost four years of state control. The state board voted Thursday to release the city system from state intervention that followed an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct between a teacher and students. Selma school board chairman Johnny Moss tells the Selma Times-Journal he’s relieved. Moss says…

College Students Participating in Maxwell International Orientation Program

Students from Alabama State University, Alabama University-Montgomery and Trenholm State Community College are helping the children of foreign soldiers transition to life in America at Maxwell Air Force Base. The families of the students enrolled in the Maxwell Air University’s International Officer School attend a week long program over the summer to help them learn about their new home. The…

ASU Holds “Lunch And Learn” Financial Seminar For Students

One of the best ways to attract a crowd of college students is with free food. Today, Alabama State used the lure of free food to get college and high school students hooked on their financial futures. The student government association at Alabama State, wants students to really dig in to financial literacy. “I saw an interesting curiosity with our…

New MPACT School Opens Doors for Students

It’s a brand new day at a brand new school for hundreds of students in Montgomery. The doors to the new Montgomery Preparatory Academy for Career Technology or MPACT, opened today at the old Montgomery Mall.  The nearly $9 million dollar construction project will allow more than 400 students in the Montgomery Public School system to get hands on training…

Butler County Students’ First Day of School

The first day of school can be hard on the younger students, like those in Kindergarten. They might have tears at the morning drop-off or afternoon pick-up, but it’s nothing like what the moms of first time students go through. Thursday was the first day of school for Butler County students, and it was the first day of school for…

Montgomery Superintendent Welcomes Students Back to School

Montgomery Public Schools superintendent Margaret Allen welcomed students back to school at TS Morris Elementary on Wednesday. Allen gave students high five and hugs to the teachers and parents while encouraging them to have a successful school year. She also handed out last minute school supplies to some students.  Allen said it’s so important to make sure students, parents and teachers…

ASU Holds Summer Research Program for Students from Around the World

Eleven undergraduate students from around the world are working on original research this summer at Alabama State University. The exciting and stimulating 10-week summer research training program runs through July 30. The program aims to introduce the students to a variety of careers and fields of study in the STEM disciplines. “We anticipate that this exciting research experience will lead…

I-Team Investigation: Teacher Sex Charges

The state of Alabama has received bad grades for a number of things in the past, but one failing grade, according to a 2014 study, really stands out. The study, compiled by a former U.S. department of education staffer Terry Abbott, found Alabama is ground zero for teachers convicted or accused of having sex with students. Several cases have made headlines…