Both Talladega County Schools Superintendent Dr. Suzanne Lacey and Talladega City Schools Superintendent Tony Ball said they will be taking a hybrid approach to distance-learning instruction after April 6.
With Gov. Kay Ivey’s order that all schools will transition to online-only instruction for the rest of the academic year, many questions remain about what the last few weeks of school will look like for students.
According to Capt. John McCoy, the victim said he was sitting in his car with a female passenger when two black males approached his vehicle; one of them was armed, according to the victim.
According to Capt. John McCoy, the victim said she was in her bedroom between 10:15 and 10:22 p.m. Friday when she reported hearing a “pop” and then saw a hole in the door of her closet.
“What’s going to happen in our district is we’re going to do a combination of online instruction and hard-copy instruction, which is packets being sent home or books being sent home.”
TALLADEGA -- The southern end of Talladega County may see some severe weather Tuesday, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.
“All of our advisors are working tirelessly right now to help small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19,” said small business advisor Cassie Chandler.
Gov. Kay Ivey this morning announced the state-mandated closure of all “non-essential” retail businesses beginning Saturday as Alabama’s death toll from COVID-19 rises.
Ryan Shurette, interim district ranger for the Shoal Creek District of the Talladega National Forest, said that as of Thursday, four popular facilities have been shuttered due to the virus.
Virus-related business closures have delivered a gut-punch to the nation’s economy, with jobless claims skyrocketing in the past two weeks. The bill passed Friday by Congress is by most accounts bolder even than the measures lawmakers took in the wake of the 2008 financial crash.
“In addition, due to restrictions on public events by state and federal officials, all traditional commencement ceremonies have been postponed until Dec. 17, 2020.”
Amid the growing fear and frustration stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, two Talladega teenagers have decided to channel their energy (and funds) into giving something back to their community.
The announcement Thursday evening that the 2019-20 school year is basically over did not come as a particular surprise to leaders of the four public school systems in Talladega County.
Members of the Talladega City Board of Education on Thursday night split on which Alabama Association of School Boards free training course they would all need to take this spring.
With many businesses shutting their doors and people staying home, law enforcement officials are having to make changes to better serve the public while also protecting officers from exposure.
St. Clair County school systems are going through a transformation in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
At this time, we feel it is appropriate to postpone, and we will be back in touch at a later date, organizers said. We greatly appreciate our loyal supporters, they said.
Alabama’s unemployment rate remained a record-low 2.7 percent in February. But few are likely to celebrate that news, as March’s numbers, to be released next month, should show the damage COVID-19 has inflicted on the economy.
Down in Alpine, Debbie Wade read the news, and it was ruthlessly bleak. The darkness was unabated: the spread of the novel coronavirus, the sickness, the deaths, the fear, the unknown. But there was one thing she could do. So she started sewing.
The first accident, and the first call of the week, was March 19 near the intersection of Plant and Renfroe roads, where one vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree.
“Our intent is for each student to attain all grade level standards before the June 5 announced end of the school year.”