Today, the Athens City Schools Superintendent will announce plans to upgrade and improve the district's schools.
A ceremony to remember victims of last week's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school is being held in Montgomery.
State officials will gather at Alabama's Capitol for the remembrance on Friday.
A bell will ring 26 times in honor the children and adults who were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is also asking people across the state to observe a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims.
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