The Calhoun County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to name Summer Davis as the school system’s deputy superintendent. Davis, principal of Weaver Elementary for the past seven years, will oversee federal programs for county schools. Read the full story
The rankings from U.S. News and World Report looked at math and reading scores on statewide tests, as well as graduation rates. But the biggest factor was college readiness – and, in particular, participation in Advanced Placement courses designed to give students a leg up on college content. Read the full story
An Ohatchee woman was charged last week after, police said, she was found with bank account numbers, credit card numbers and other personal information from more than 20 people in April.
The rankings from U.S. News and World Report looked at math and reading scores on statewide tests, as well as graduation rates. But the biggest factor was college readiness – and, in particular, participation in Advanced Placement courses designed to give students a leg up on college content.
The Calhoun-Cleburne Major Crimes Unit made three felony drug arrests in March. One arrest is connected to a recent incident and two arrests stem from 2015, according to court documents.
A student was charged Sunday after he allegedly made threats on social media to bring a gun to Weaver High School, according to Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade.
The architect said builders had used lightweight concrete supported by a non-porous metal sheet. That’s not a typical arrangement for roofing: Concrete absorbs water and over time can cause rust in the metal.
Calhoun County will see two businesses hold grand openings this week — one a reopening of a Weaver favorite, the other a fresh face to Piedmont.
Phillip Fulmer, 21, and Sydney Marie Heany, 19, who both list an address at Connamera Place, were each charged by Weaver police with chemical endangerment of a child.
Raider Time at Pleasant Valley and a similar time blockat Weaver Elementary has earned both schools recognition this month by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools.
Conditions weren’t quite polar, but that didn’t keep about 50 “plungers” from hitting the cold water Saturday at the Piedmont Aquatic Center during its sixth annual Polar Plunge.
Dalton Ray Summers, 20, of Weaver was charged with promoting prison contraband in the third degree after he was caught delivering six bundles of tobacco to an inmate who is charged with murder.
The Weaver Christmas parade has been moved to 2 p.m. on Sunday, according to Mayor Wayne Willis. The parade had been previously slated for Saturday morning, but a 100 percent chance of thundershowers throughout the day caused Willis to reschedule.
Piedmont Elementary School was presented a $650 check Thursday morning for finishing in first and second place in a contest sponsored by the Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention.