ON YOUR SIDE: Coronavirus and the Classroom

Learn how COVID-19 is affecting your local schools

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

Anxious parents around the country are looking to schools that have already opened for signs of how it might go.
  • National

States strain to carry out Trump order on unemployment aid

Governors and state labor department officials around the country are scrambling to figure out if it is feasible to implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend enhanced unemployment insurance for millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pandemic-scarred economy

TOP STORIES

Athens mom gets life sentence for murder of 4 year old

  Scattered storms and heat on the way again today

  Huntsville Police Officer shares her story of starting her career during the pandemic

  Local municipal candidates hold virtual forum this week

  Alabama jury trials to resume with new safety protocols

Starting in September, jury trials will resume in Alabama with new procedures in place to decrease exposure to COVID-19.
  • Coronavirus

  90% increase in COVID-19 cases seen in US children over last month, report says

Severe symptoms still appear rare among those kids infected, making up less than 2% of hospitalizations. However, at least 90 children have died from the disease.

  Alabama jury trials to resume with new safety protocols

  Even with safety measures, fewer people using Guntersville buses

  Students in Dekalb County return to school for first day

  Summer heat continues with daily storm chances

  Hartselle man dies in two-vehicle crash

  Despite COVID-19, Lockheed Martin seeing growth

Governor’s office evaluating Trump unemployment plan

Beware of scam callers claiming to be from Social Security Administration

  • National

Boy with autism kicked out of NJ church for making noise during sister’s baptism

The boy's family says the priest refused to apologize and instead attempted to justify his actions. However, he later said he regrets the mistake in a statement released by the archdiocese.

SPORTS

  UNA Makes Changes to Fall Practice Schedule

UNA football practices suspended

Calhoun Teams to Offer Free COVID Testing

  Albertville Aggies make jump to Class 7A

SEC Announces Cross-Divisional Opponents for 2020 Conference Only Football Season

SEC releases Cross-Divisional opponents

MORE TOP STORIES

  Federal Investigation: White people given preferential treatment at Decatur Housing Authority

  COVID-19 outbreak at Athens church

  Athens High School football team members test positive for COVID-19

  Hartselle City Schools reopen Monday

UAH professor earns NASA achievement medal

A professor at the Univeristy of Alabama in Huntsville was awarded NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal.
  • National

  Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

The White House was placed on lockdown following the incident.

UAH professor earns NASA achievement medal

  Man faces multiple drug charges after Colbert County bust

  Athens driver charged with murder, DUI after deadly wreck involving bicyclist

Off-duty Birmingham police officer among 6 people shot at motorcycle club in Ensley; 1 man dead

HUNTSVILLE - MADISON

  Local municipal candidates hold virtual forum this week

  Citizens awarded for helping Madison police officer

  Despite COVID-19, Lockheed Martin seeing growth

LIMESTONE - MORGAN

Athens mom gets life sentence for murder of 4 year old

  COVID-19 outbreak at Athens church

  Athens High School football team members test positive for COVID-19

SAND MOUNTAIN

  Students in Dekalb County return to school for first day

UPDATE - Scottsboro City Schools delays opening

  Authorities identify body found in wooded area of Marshall County

SHOALS

  Hartselle man dies in two-vehicle crash

  Man faces multiple drug charges after Colbert County bust

UNA football practices suspended