Are your car doors actually locked? For most drivers, locking your doors is such a habit it has become an afterthought. Law enforcement officers across Alabama are now pushing a social media campaign to ensure you remember.
Every school employee from the cafeteria to the classroom must get a state background check, according to Alabama law. With the start of the school year across the state it appears that process is slower, which has resulted in hundreds of vacancies in school systems.
It has been more than a year for the family of a Huntsville teen shot and killed, and they say their fight for justice continues. Brandon Thornton, 17, was murdered in January 2018, and his family says nothing is being done.
“It’s game day. We’re so excited, we’re so ready!" That’s how Madison City Schools Superintendent Robby Parker described the first day of class during a live interview with WAFF 48 on Wednesday morning.
Open Door, a local business providing independent work, social and life skills to those on the autism spectrum, opened its own doors this afternoon. A ribbon-cutting ceremony at their Rhett Avenue location.
Tuesday, the NAACP of Madison County celebrated 54 years of voting rights. On this day in 1965, the Voter Rights Act was passed ensuring that every eligible voter has their voice heard free from discrimination. Some say all these years later, there is still more work to be done.