Despite 10 positive COVID-19 cases and more than 100 in quarantine throughout the Lauderdale County school system, Superintendent Jon Hatton said he's been pleased with the following of protocol.
CHEROKEE — The town's telecommunications provider, TEC, just got a lot busier as vouchers through the Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students program are now being received.
TUSCUMBIA — Tuscumbia City Schools Superintendent Darryl Aikerson is the second top administrator in the Shoals to be stricken with COVID-19.
TUSCALOOSA — The University of Alabama has issued a prohibition on student gatherings, including off-campus parties, and fraternity and sorority events as the school tries to curb the spread of COVID-19.
SHEFFIELD — Students at Threadgill Primary School arrived for their first day of classes Monday, masked and well versed on keeping their social distance.
TUSCALOOSA — Frustrated by scenes of crowded entertainment districts and bars on the first weekend many students returned to the University of Alabama, officials on Monday looked for ways to improve safety during the coronavirus pandemic, and hopefully save college football this year.
FLORENCE — Dr. Chandra Bondugula knew he'd come up with a much-needed product two years ago when he was chosen as a winner of the 2018 Shoals Idea Audition for his health care savings app, ZeaMed.
FLORENCE — Eco magician Steve Trash is featured on the cover of the current edition of "The Linking Ring" magazine, the monthly journal of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Local hospital officials say the number of COVID-19 cases they've treated in the past week seems to be leveling off at Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, while there's been a slight decline in daily average patients at North Alabama Medical Center (NAMC) in Florence.
MONTGOMERY — The State Department of Education is making funds available to help schools better meet the needs of students requiring mental health services.
FLORENCE — Riverhill School sixth-grader Lincoln Platt said nothing could thwart his excitement about returning to school Tuesday, not even that pesky mask he had to wear.
FLORENCE — Students at Florence Middle School, Florence Freshman Center and Florence High School will return to class Aug. 20 on a staggered schedule, joining other area districts that are following the same protocol.
FLORENCE — Riverhill School reopens today, and officials say they're comfortable with the numerous safety protocols they've implemented.