Today, the Athens City Schools Superintendent will announce plans to upgrade and improve the district's schools.
A 17-year-old who was shot in the head on Eastbrook Drive died at the hospital.
Police said Damon Gross and two other friends were walking down the street when a vehicle approached them and started shooting around 9 p.m.
Officers said they arrived on the scene and found Gross unresponsive, lying in the street close to a mailbox.
He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.
Police are looking for an older model four door Honda, possibly purple in color. The shooting remains under investigation.
Witnesses said they heard shots fired earlier during the day.
Copyright 2012 WAFF. All rights reserved.
1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations
FCC Public File