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China Council for the Promotion of International Trade officials visit Leeds  Newsaegis

Leeds, AL-Leeds was one of the first stops in Alabama for a group from the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade based in Arlington, Virginia.

Jerry Hood unanimously approved by school board as head coach for Leeds High School football

Jerry Hood unanimously approved by school board as head coach for Leeds High School football. Hood returns to coaching after taking a couple of years off.

Leeds Moody Messenger | Community |  Newsaegis

Leeds High School Students lead Community Cleanup Efforts.

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

The community will vote later this month on a tax referendum to increase property taxes. Leeds City School Superintendent of Education, John Moore, says the ...

Leeds High School 2019 Graduates | Community  Newsaegis

Leeds High School Senior Awards. Distinguished Young Women Program. Emmy Beason. Jefferson State Community College Counselor's Scholarship.

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

Voters in Leeds have rejected a property tax increase that would have generated additional funds for use by the school system and city.

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 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 ...

Congratulations 2019 Graduates! | Community  Newsaegis

SPRINGVILLE - Adelle Williams Nolin (Maw-Maw), age 88, was called home on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Mrs. Nolin was a long-time resident of Springville, ...

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.

Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Executive Director tours Moody Miracle league  Newsaegis

Over the past few weeks Alabama Baseball Coaches Association (ALABCA) Executive Director, Barry Dean, has been on a tour of our state's Miracle Leagues ...

Leeds natives take top spots at Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen competition  Newsaegis

Fifty young women from all over the state competed for the title of Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen this past Saturday and Sunday at Thompson High School.

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 gets new principal, Michael Turner

Leeds High Principal Andrew Briseky moving to Leeds Elementary.

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 ...

Leeds High School coach arrested after texting sex messages to student

LEEDS, Alabama -- A coach at Leeds High School has been arrested after police say he sent sexually explicit text messages to a female student. Curtis Lloyd ...

Charles Barkley invested $6.1 million with Donald Watkins, documents in fraud trial show

Charles Barkley made several investments or loans with Donald Watkins Sr. and his various companies totaling $6.15 million between 2007 and 2014, ...

SPARK Academy receives district award  News Courier

The honors keep on coming for SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary, as the school was recently named a CLAS Banner School for District 8.

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 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 ...

Couple uses football, faith to help athletes looking for a second chance  Alabama's News Leader

They are the Birmingham football champions you've probably never heard of. Birmingham Prep, an amateur football team, just won their championship game for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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..

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 ...

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," ...

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

View full sizeTanner Hunter pictured in 2013 from the Facebook page Prayers for Tanner Hunter. LEEDS, Alabama -- A former Leeds High School wrestler ...

Suspect in St. Clair County woman's death kills self during traffic stop

Barbara Posey was found deceased inside a residence. St.Clair County Investigators, Moody PD and Jacksonville State Forensics are on the scene. . For the ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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" ...

15 most diverse high schools in Alabama

Which Alabama high schools have the most diverse student bodies? Don't Edit. Photo: Homewood High School. Alabama's diverse high schools. Diversity ...

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 ...

Charles Barkley Auburn: What College Did Chuck Go To?

Where did Charles Barkley go to college? Check out Barkley's Auburn stats and highlights from college.

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.

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

Pelham Board of Education members include Paul Howell, Angie Hester, Brian Long, Barbara Regan and Rick Rhoades. (File photo) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama ...

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 ...

Birmingham's big storylines for 2013: Tre-mendous young talent in the Leeds backfield this fall (poll, videos)

Rising sophomores Tadarryl Marshall and Tre Nation are back this fall after starting as freshman at quarterback and running back, respectively.

Alabama number one in nation for Advanced Placement score growth

More Alabama students are succeeding in college-level, Advanced Placement (AP) courses than ever before. That's good news for parents of students heading ...

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 ...

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

Gallery: BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- 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 ...

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.

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

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 ...

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.

Friday Night Blitz: Toby Banks, Leeds Green Wave superfan and 'rock' of 34 years  Alabama's News Leader

The person who's had the biggest impact on Leeds Athletics has never played a game. But for over three decades now, Toby Banks has been the rock at Leeds, ... readers have had their say on the best team in Leeds football history

The 2014 team was outstanding in all phases,but was it worthy to be called the best football team in school history?

SPARK Academy in Athens named Banner School | Limestone County  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary was named the 2018 Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools Banner School for the state school board's ...

Alabama drug trafficker arrested, makeshift nightclub raided

The Walker County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) have arrested a local drug trafficker who was distributing in both Walker and Jefferson County. . For the latest stories ...

Immovable faith taking Leeds graduate from homelessness to possible CIA career  The Birmingham News -

For two years, starting when she was 12, Jimeria Williams had nowhere she could truly call home. After the deaths of two grandparents and an uncle in a single ...

Retired firefighter, veteran asks for cards to celebrate 88th birthday

A former firefighter and Korena War veteran is asking for something different this year for his birthday. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the ...

27 celebrities who attended Alabama high schools

By Kelly Kazek. Think you know which famous people have attended Alabama high schools? A few of these may surprise you. Don't Edit. Kelly Kazek ...

Home catches fire on 13th court in Pleasant Grove

There is a house fire on the 700 block of 13th Court in Pleasant Grove. It appears that no one was home at the time of the fire. No one is hurt. . For the latest ...

Argument over basketball leaves 1 man dead

An argument over basketball caused one man dead and another man in jail late Friday night. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top ...

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.

Shooting under investigation at Uptown Apartments in Fountain Heights area

Birmingham detectives are investigating a shooting overnight in Fountain Heights, at an apartment complex called Uptown Apartments, on 19th Street North.

Funeral services Friday for former Moody Police Chief, Leeds Councilman Johnny Kile  The Birmingham News -

View full sizeJohnny Kile LEEDS, Alabama -- Visitation will be held this evening with funeral services following on Friday for Johnny Kile, former chief of the ...

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.

Decision Day: Where will Leeds athlete TaDarryl Marshall land?

Leeds High School Football Players. Leeds quarterback TaDarryl Marshall is announcing his commitment Tuesday afternoon. (Frank Couch/

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.

1 injured in west Birmingham shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Police are investigating a shooting that took place Friday night injuring one person.

UPDATE: Birmingham police investigating shooting death on Ensley Avenue

UPDATE (2:05 a.m.): Birmingham police confirm the shooting took place at the Citgo gas station on Ensley Avenue. They are interviewing a person of interest, ...

Cahaba River Society launches 50 mile Cahaba cleanup

The Big Cahaba Cleanup will take place Saturday, June 8. Volunteers will help clean up 50 miles of the Cahaba River in stretches from Trussville to Helena, ...

Terrell Owens hosts alumni basketball game

Five-time NFL Pro Bowl selection and Alabama-native Terrell Owens hosted his third annual alumni basketball game in Montgomery. . For the latest stories in ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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

Jamie Riggs isn't done coaching yet. The 30-year veteran, who won four state titles at Houston Academy's new coach, an source confirmed to

Mother of student killed by drunk driver during Magic City Classic shares tragedy to help others  The Birmingham News -

View full sizeJoyce Jones, with photo of her son, Marcus MitchellSpecial to LEEDS, Alabama -- This is Magic City Classic week, leading up to the annual ...

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 ...

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.

Creating champions LMS program turns corner under Coach Turner  Newsaegis

In his first year as head coach for Leeds Middle School football, Jesse Turner has taken a team with a previous 1-7 record to a winning 4-3 season. Proud of.

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 ...

Which former Alabama high school basketball player has the most NBA/ABA points?

The top 10 NBA point-producers from Alabama high schools. The NBA's 2015-16 regular season ended on Wednesday night, and former LeFlore High School ...

New principal a familiar face at Maplesville High School - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

Since being hired as principal at Maplesville High School in July, Steven Hunter has spent time reacquainting himself with a school and town he got to know ...

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 ...

High School Yearbook Photos of Famous Sports Figures

Here's a look through the years at some High School yearbook photos of famous figures in sports.

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 ...

10 dogs seized in Homewood animal cruelty investigation

Homewood animal control found 10 malnourished dogs at an abandoned home in Homewood on Wednesday. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, ...

Police: 12 killed in Virginia Beach Municipal Center shooting

Virginia Beach Police said a longtime city worker shot and killed a dozen people and injured several others on Friday when he opened fire and shot ...

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.

Auburn Basketball: The Importance of Charles Barkley  FanSided

Here we discuss the impact of Auburn basketball legend Charles Barkley on the basketball culture in Auburn, Alabama, as a transformation takes place.

NHL team "hires" Charles Barkley as special adviser for April Fools' Day

Sports teams got in on the April Fools' Day fun on Sunday, and the Arizona Coyotes really did fool a few folks on social media with their announcement that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

See this year's Smith Scholarship winners from across Alabama  The Birmingham News -

ABC prime-time anchor John Quinones gave the keynote address Saturday as the Smith Scholarship Foundation awarded 26 scholarships to graduating ...

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.

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 ...

Woman arrested in death of dog left in car in Walmart parking lot

A Trussville woman is facing felony charges for aggravated cruelty to animals after a dog died when it was left for hours in a car in a Walmart parking lot.. For the ...

Birmingham PD: Person shot on 1st Ave. North  WBRC FOX6 News -

A person suffered life-threatening injuries after a shooting in the 5000 block of 1st Avenue North Sunday.

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.

‘Beauty from ashes’  Opelika Auburn News

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

Sylacauga Police say they ran into problems during child abduction case

When 5-year-old Malachi Quintanilla went missing earlier this week, it took seven hours for the missing child alert to go out, according to Sylacauga Police.

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.

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.

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