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Leeds voters reject property tax increase for education, city upgrades  WBRC

LEEDS, AL (WBRC) - Voters in Leeds have rejected a property tax increase that would have generated additional funds for use by the school system and the city ...

Leeds voters resoundingly reject property tax increase — Alabama Political Reporter

Leeds voters went to the polls Tuesday and overwhelmingly voted to reject a property tax increase. This was a very highly controversial proposal from the ...

Leeds proposed tax increase would fund athletic complex, Civic Center, library & more  Alabama's News Leader

A new football stadium, civic center and library are all parts of the pitch from the city of Leeds for a property tax increase. January 22, the people will vote on a ...

Leeds residents to vote on tax increase for new football stadium, city hall  WBRC

The City of Leeds will be asking residents in a vote on Jan. 22 to increase property taxes to pay for building new school athletics facilities behind Leeds High ...

Leeds residents to vote on property tax increase to fund city and school projects

LEEDS, Ala (WIAT) - The community will vote later this month on a tax referendum to increase property taxes. Leeds City School Superintendent of Education, ...

Student threatens Leeds High School prom  WBRC FOX6 News -

A Leeds High School student has denied intentions of harming any classmates after threatening the school's prom.

Leeds Moody Messenger | Community  Newsaegis

I came across a neat idea for 2019. Start the year with an empty jar. Each week, add a note with a good thing that happened. On New Year's Eve,

Leeds High School seniors receive over $2.5 million in scholarships  Newsaegis

Leeds High School Class of 2018 was awarded over $2.5 million in scholarships. The Charles Barkley Scholarship Foundation awarded over $50000 in ...

Leeds High School halftime show gets local support and outside opposition  Newsaegis

The Leeds High School Marching Band halftime performance has gained a lot of attention the past week.

National group asks Leeds City Schools to stop Christian-themed halftime show

The Freedom from Religion Foundation is asking Leeds City Schools to stop a Christian-themed football halftime show put on by the high school band.

Leeds' Jonathan Rose crushes Johnny Manziel with goal-line hit in CFL

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel gets stopped by Ottawa Redblacks cornerback Jonathan Rose (9) during the second half of a Canadian ...

Diplomats tour St. Clair County Law Enforcement Training Center  Newsaegis

The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce High School Diplomats' visited the St. Clair County Law Enforcement Training Center in Ashville last week. The St. Clair ...

Multiple students arrested after making threats in the wake of Florida school shooting

A 15-year-old Dothan High School student was arrested and jailed Friday after other students told school officials he threatened to "shoot up the school," ...

Leeds High School marching band's halftime performance will continue despite complaints  Alabama's News Leader

A sweet medley of Christian hymns performed in a high school marching band halftime show is receiving a lot of backlash.A national religious freedom ...

Leeds High School hires Lee Gibson as new head football coach  Alabama's News Leader

The defending 4A state champion Leeds Green Wave football team has a new head coach.Lee Gibson will be hired as the school's next head coach pending ...

Kay Ivey inauguration: Inaugural parade complete lineup  WTVY, Dothan

Hank Williams' daughter, country singer Jett Williams, will be rolling down the street today in Kay Ivey's inaugural parade in – what else? – a 1953 powder blue ...

Walk out of school day 2018: Alabama students leaving class to protest gun violence

Schools across Alabama are responding to the call for students to walk out of their classrooms for 17 minutes to protest gun violence. The #ENOUGH: National ...

Milestone moments happening at Leeds High School | Sports  Newsaegis

Senior night is upon the students at Leeds High School (LHS). Wrestlers Brandon Franklin, Chandler Teems, Dawson Anderson, Jacob Gill, Ryan Dozier and ...

Leeds Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Event draws large crowd  Newsaegis

The Christmas season was kicked off this year in Downtown Leeds on the Parkway with a Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting event that brought huge crowds to ...

Leeds High School gets new principal, Michael Turner

Leeds High Principal Andrew Briseky moving to Leeds Elementary.

Leeds steers course to being an Alabama Community of Excellence  Alabama NewsCenter

Leeds is a mere 15 miles east of the ever-sprawling Birmingham, and signs of big-city encroachment are steadily popping up along the way. Most notably, Exit ...

Florence High tabbed a 'School of Distinction' | Education  Times Daily

FLORENCE — The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools has selected Florence High School as one of three 'Schools of Distinction" in District 7.

Do school secessions worsen racial segregation? It’s complicated  Brookings Institution

Richard Reeves and Nathan Joo look at whether school district secessions are leading to increase segregation.

New leadership means innovation for Leeds City Schools  Newsaegis

It's often said that “the only thing constant in life is change.” Leeds City Schools (LCS) is currently experiencing that constant and looking forward to how this ...

Downtown road closures for Monday’s inauguration, parade  WSFA

Some roads in downtown Montgomery will begin to close Friday with more beginning Monday at 6:30 a.m..

Vic Watts is flexing his way past the competition  Newsaegis

Life sometimes has a way of getting the best out of us. In the case of Vic Watts life has done just that up to this point.

Atheist group demands HS marching band stop its 'religious' show. But the school isn't backing down.

The Freedom from Religion Foundation — a national atheist activist group — has demanded that an Alabama high school marching band stop its "religious" ...

Leeds High School coach arrested after texting sex messages to student

Police say they have no evidence of physical contact by coach with girl.

Alabama's 15 'standout' high schools

We've all seen rankings of the best high schools in Alabama. This one is a little different. education2.jpg. M.D. Keener |

Alabama number one in nation for Advanced Placement score growth

In spring 2017, Alabama public high school students took 49860 AP exams and earned 26279 qualifying scores, earning the equivalent of more than $47 million ...

Alabama school district ignores atheist group's demand to stop marching band from playing Christian  The Christian Times

A school district has ignored an atheist group's demand to stop the marching band of an Alabama high school performing Christian music during football games.

Leeds forfeiting all basketball and football games from the 2011-2012 school year

Leeds High School has forfeited every basketball and football game it played this season for the use of an ineligible player. That's the result of an Alabama High ...

Decision Day: Where will Leeds athlete TaDarryl Marshall land?

TaDarryl Marshall is set to announce his college football commitment Tuesday at 2 p.m. during a ceremony at Leeds High School. Marshall hasn't named any ...

NSD18: National Signing Day Central  WBRC FOX6 News -

It's National Signing Day! Keep up with all the excitement from around the area, from high schools across Central Alabama.

Paralyzed former Leeds High wrestler, family file lawsuit claiming they were victims of insurance fraud  The Birmingham News -

LEEDS, Alabama -- A former Leeds High School wrestler paralyzed in a 2011 wrestling accident and his parents have filed a lawsuit claiming they were ...

Where are all the big high school football games around Birmingham on Sept. 5?

Leeds quarterback Tadarryl Marshall runs with the ball. Leeds High School vs. Madison Academy football at Madison Academy Friday Au. 22, 2014.

Former Auburn receivers earn CFL All-Star honors

The receiving corps for the Canadian Football League's West Division All-Stars for the 2018 season has an Auburn flavor.

Mother starts petition after Leeds Elementary School sent home 'corporal punishment' permission slip (video)

LEEDS, Alabama -- A Leeds mother started an online petition urging passage of a bill to end corporal punishment in schools nationwide after Leeds Elementary ...

Leeds High wrestler Tanner Hunter paralyzed in match is improving, family says

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Tanner Hunter was lying in a bed at UAB Hospital on Wednesday when he awoke to see his wrestling coach standing in the room. Hunter ...

The future of Pell City football: With the arrival of Coach Etheredge and the forthcoming press box, residents and faculty eagerly await the 2016 football season  Newsaegis

The room was packed at the Feb. 16 Pell City Board of Education meeting with anticipation running high on the night's promised announcement. readers have had their say on the best team in Leeds football history

The 2014 Leeds squad can make a case for the best team in school history. But was it the best? The 2008 team might think differently. By Jeff Sentell ...

Houston Academy hits 'jackpot' in hiring of legendary football coach Jamie Riggs  Dothan Eagle

Feeling it was hitting “the coaching jackpot,” Houston Academy headmaster Scott Phillipps confirmed the school has hired former T.R. Miller head coach Jamie ...

T.R. Miller legend Jamie Riggs taking over Houston Academy football program

Jamie Riggs, who spent 27 years as head coach at T.R. Miller, will take over the program at Houston Academy. (Mike Kittrell | By Ben Thomas ...

Leeds football coach Keith Etheredge leaving to take Pell City job  WBRC FOX6 News -

Leeds High School head football coach Keith Etheredge is leaving Leeds to take over the football program at Pell City, WBRC FOX6 Sports has confirmed.

Sisters remember Homewood victim as convicted killer nears execution

Twenty-three years after her brutal death, and with her convicted killer just four days from his execution, Jo Deann Campbell's two sisters remember her as a ...

Pelham's school district formation is latest one over past decade in Birmingham area  The Birmingham News -

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Pelham is the latest school system from the greater Birmingham area to break away and declare its independence from a county ...

Super 7 2015: Leeds overpowers Fayette County to claim 2nd straight 4A title  Alabama's News Leader

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. AP - Tre Nation rushed for 186 yards and five touchdowns to help Leeds High School win its second straight Class 4A state title Friday, 55-7 ...

Leeds community remembers Charcey Glenn; funeral services June 27  Newsaegis

Charcey Glenn represented strength, family and dedication to her community. Love of her hometown of Leeds caused her to continuously give back, and with ...

Charles Barkley says he played in an NBA game while 'blasted,' but he has an explanation

Former Auburn star Charles Barkley said he played in some NBA games when he was hung over, but he took the court in one when he was intoxicated.

Stadium Project: Cramton Bowl - Montgomery, Alabama  High School Football America

Here are Stadium Project photos of the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama that played host to the first night football game in the South in 1927.

Miss Alabama 2017: Miss University of Alabama, University of Mobile win Thursday preliminary

Ventriloquist Paige Phillips Parnell, a former Miss America first runner-up, emceed the second night of competition of the 2017 Miss Alabama Pageant.

5 cool stadiums to watch a high school football game in the Birmingham metro area

The area has its share of shiny new stadiums, but which ones stands out? Peruse this visual tour of a few of the area's standout high school football stadiums.

Already in school, Leeds linebacker Javiere Mitchell officially on Auburn's signing day list  The Birmingham News -

AUBURN, Alabama -- Javiere Mitchell didn't begin playing football until the ninth grade, but became a fast leaner. The linebacker from Leeds High School had ...

Mike Turner takes over as principal at Pinson Valley High  North Jefferson News

Mike Turner is now the big man on campus, in more ways than one.

Graduation guide: Dates and locations of ceremonies at Birmingham-area high schools

Our 2014 graduation guide provides a list of dates, times and locations for ceremonies at all Birmingham-area high schools.

Charles Barkley 'embarrassed' by 'ignorant folks in Alabama'

Former Auburn basketball great Charles Barkley said he was "embarrassed" by the "rousing" reaction of an Alabama crowd to President Donald Trump's call for ...

Leeds High names students of the month | Community  Newsaegis

Leeds High School Students of the Month for September are, from left, sophomores Jonathan Reyes and Kaci Moses, juniors Sharon McCombs and Nathan ...

Inside Alabama Workforce Training Center Where Students Build For Future  Birmingham Times

Tytiania Dukes, a senior at P.D. Jackson-Olin High School, loves to tear up and rebuild—and that makes the Alabama Workforce Training Center (AWTC) ideal ...

Funeral services Friday for former Moody Police Chief, Leeds Councilman Johnny Kile

LEEDS, Alabama -- Visitation will be held this evening with funeral services following on Friday for Johnny Kile, former chief of the Moody Police Department and ...

Dickie Drake, Paige Parnell vie for Alabama House District 45 seat today

Voters today will pick a new representative of Alabama House District 45. Leeds residents Dickie Drake, co-owner and operator of Drake Lawn Maintenance, ...

ABC 33/40 Blitz Fall Camp Tour: Northridge, McAdory, Wenonah  Alabama's News Leader

ABC 33/40 Blitz Fall Camp Tour continued Tuesday with stops at Northridge, McAdory and Wenonah. Hear from the players and coaches above.The Friday ...

Double impact: Miss Leeds Area 2016 Briana Kinsey joins Jessica Proctor at Miss America pageant  Newsaegis

Leeds has much to talk about this week with two different Miss Leeds Area girls winning state titles one week apart and go on to compete for the Miss America.

UAB adds JUCOs, prep stars and transfer in early signing

By Evan Dudley, special to UAB got a head start on the future with 10 signees in the inaugural early signing period. That class included five junior ...

Leeds cheerleader, Mountain Brook dancers join Macy's parade

A community's kindness is sending Stephani Payne of Leeds on the trip of her dreams -- The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 18-year-old Leeds High ...

Good as gold: Paralympian Bryan Kirkland turned tragedy into triumph

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2012 Saturday at the Birmingham Sheraton. Other inductees include Mal Moore, E.J. Junior, Artis Gilmore ...

'Moon River' canoe launch planned as part of new Cahaba River partnership (updated-photos, video)

LEEDS, Alabama -- Moon River was once a combination gas station, fish camp and dance hall near the Cahaba River on U.S. 78 from the 1930s until the early ...

Jamie Riggs comes out of retirement to rebuild Houston Academy's football program  Dothan Eagle

Jamie Riggs went ahead and posed the question he figured so many of those in attendance at Houston Academy on Monday night were wondering about.

Stranded students, teachers at some Birmingham-area schools staying the night after winter storm

Owing to a surprise snow storm that left roads in the Birmingham area impassable, many students are stuck at school, their parents unable to reach them and ...

The Best Celebrity Prom Photos

Prom photos are even funnier when they're of famous people.

Charles Barkley, Luis Gonzalez become Hall of Fame classmates

Two athletes with Alabama connections were inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. Former Leeds High School and Auburn ...

Orange Beach Elementary named one of top safest schools in state

The ongoing security upgrades at Orange Beach Elementary School continue to draw attention as the campus was one of eight in Alabama to receive the ...

Freshman Zeke Pike arrives early, in school as member of Auburn's 2012 signing class  The Huntsville Times -

He's the third member of the 2012 signing class in school for the Tigers.

Mother of 20-year-old fatally shot in head pleads for killer to surrender

A young Birmingham man found shot to death in his driveway Saturday morning was remembered by family today as a workaholic who never met an enemy.

‘Beauty from ashes’  Opelika Auburn News

Deshler players lean on faith, each other after coach's death to take on Super 7.

See this year's Smith Scholarship winners from across Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- ABC prime-time anchor John Quinones gave the keynote address Saturday as the Smith Scholarship Foundation awarded 26 ...

Organization sends complaint letter on loudspeaker prayer at Hewitt-Trussville games  Trussvilletribune

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports. TRUSSVILLE – The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a letter of complaint to Trussville City Schools ...

Rubies and Pearls Debutante Cotillion honors 16 young ladies (Scribblers photos)  The Birmingham News -

Jefferson County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated introduced 16 young ladies at its sixth annual Rubies and Pearls Debutante ...

Former baseball pro from Gordo reflects on career with Giants  Tuscaloosa News

He would stand ready on the mound, right hand firmly gripping the baseball, feeling its laces, his blue eyes locked on the catcher's mitt. He was rarely nervous.

Birmingham Community Service Officer Heather Campbell offers plenty of compassion, courtesy  Birmingham Times

By Karim Shamsi-Basha. Alabama NewsCenter. Officer Heather Campbell has been with the Community Services Division at the West Precinct for eight years.

Alabama Humanities Foundation takes root throughout the state (your word)

Growing up in Mobile, I learned that Alabama's regions are remarkably different demographically, culturally and socially. Kudzu, however, was everywhere.

2013 Horse Rangers Founder's Day - Hampton Court Palace  Horserangers

Sioux City sports history  Sioux City Journal

Sioux Cityans have had an active interest in all types of sports, both spectator and participant, since their home town was a wide awake frontier settlement.

Not Allowing a School to Administer Corporal Punishment  New York Times

A parent e-mailed me as her child's school began this fall, outraged at one of the forms she found in her packet: the “Corporal Punishment Parental Consent ...

Information for parents  Raleigh

As a parent it's natural to have queries and concerns about your child's time abroad. This section of our website should help answer some of the most common ...

Twin teachers busted over lewd act  WorldNetDaily

Twin sisters – both teachers – have been arrested in Southern California in connection with alleged lewd acts with an underage female student. Franca and ...

UK | Education | The worst GCSE-level results  BBC News

The schools in England in which 30% of pupils or fewer achieved the Level 2 threshold with English and maths.

The Atheist Worldview: Is Life Without God Bleak?  Patheos

This is a popular Christian attack: life without God is bleak. For example, Christian apologist Ken Ham said about the atheist worldview,. None of our ...

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