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Full investigation promised after Montgomery school shooting  WBRC

New details are being released regarding the shooting that happened at Montgomery's Robert E. Lee High School shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.



3 guns were at Lee High School Tuesday; 4 students arrested  WBRC

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Four Lee High Schools students are facing charges after a student was injured in a shooting in the school's gym Tuesday.



Per video, A&M hoops signee Kobe Brown to look elsewhere  247Sports

The trickle-down of coach Billy Kennedy not returning to Texas A&M for a ninth season has affected the 2019 class. Last Friday, 4-star guard signee Chris Harris ...



Students surprise teacher at Lee High School in Huntsville  WAAY

A choir director at Lee High School, Tyler Henderson, was surprised by his students with special glasses on Friday, so he can now see some colors after years of ...



Darian Stewart looking for new team after release by Denver Broncos  AL.com

Darian Stewart said he has a lot of football left in him after the Denver Broncos released the former Lee-Huntsville standout on Wednesday.



StubHub surprises Birmingham band students with more than $41,000 in musical instruments  AL.com

The musical sounds from the band at Oxmoor Valley Elementary school in Birmingham will have a different ring after today. This morning, StubHub surprised ...



Independent Musical Productions presents “Five Guys Named Moe” at Lee High School’s Black Box Theater  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- IMP Huntsville presents Five Guys Named Moe at the Lee High School Black Box Theater February 7 -10, 2019. The musical is a tribute to ...



Lee High parent files Title IX lawsuit against Huntsville City Schools over inequality between male and female sports programs  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville parent has filed a Title IX lawsuit against Huntsville City Schools alleging unequal treatment and benefits between the boys' ...



Students at predominantly black Lee High School start petition to change school name  AL.com

A group of students at Lee High School in Huntsville have started a petition to change the school's name to honor the first black student who integrated Lee High.



Lee High School History teacher’s history twitter lesson goes viral  WAFF

Local Lee High School history teacher, Jennifer Denton brought the American Revolution to life with “tweets", and the response online was #astounding.



Petitions for and against renaming Lee High School gaining traction  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Debate has erupted once again over the name of Lee High School. A group of students have led the charge to change the name of the ...



Lee-Huntsville 48, Albertville 44: Generals rally in 4th quarter  AL.com

Class 6A, No. 2-ranked Lee-Huntsville used a fourth-quarter comeback, sparked by defense, to beat Albertville tonight 48-44 in a sub-regional. The host ...



Lee High students honored at first ever Academic Signing Day  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Lee High School held its first annual National Academic Signing Day on Tuesday. "I'm feeling empowered. This is a milestone," said senior ...



Tickets for Alabama Youth Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ now available  WAFF

You can reserve your seats for a December performance of the 'Nutcracker' in Huntsville.



Alabama Youth Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ is a production for the community, by the community  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre prides itself on not just being a dance company, but having a mission to inspire students to achieve their ...



Huntsville City Schools magnet school application window for 2019-2020 school year is open  WAFF

The Magnet Application for Academy for Academic and Arts, Academy for Science & Foreign Language, Columbia High School, Creative and Performing Arts at ...



Huntsville teacher sees the full rainbow thanks to generous students  PHL17 Philadelphia

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The musical director at Lee High School received a big surprise Friday. As the students worked on their production of Joseph and the ...



Which Alabama high school has the most players in the NFL?  AL.com

Daphne High School and Oxford High School have four alumni apiece on the rosters of NFL teams as the league plays on the first Sunday of its 2018 season.



Lyrique Music Productions presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Looking for a way to support local theater? The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be taking the stage starting next week at Lee High School's ...



Lee High’s Malik Langham chooses Florida on national signing day  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A four-star recruit from Lee High School in Huntsville has decided he'll play college football at Florida. Defensive End Malik Langham made ...



High school basketball sub-regional games underway  WHNT News 19

High school basketball teams from all over the state are working towards the state championship, including several from the Tennessee Valley. The Lee High ...



Former Lee High teacher pleads Guilty to distributing obscene material to a student  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - According to Madison County court records, former Lee High School teacher Aundrea Winbush has entered a guilty plea to distributing ...



See schedule for AHSAA's 4 regional basketball tournaments  AL.com

The 2019 AHSAA regional basketball tournaments begin Thursday, continuing the state basketball tournament for all seven classifications for boys and girls.



Columbia, Bob Jones basketball game cancelled due to threats  WAAY

The boys basketball game between Bob Jones High School and Columbia High School scheduled for Thursday night has been cancelled due to threats.



Remembering the Lee High School Bus Crash  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It will be 10 years this Sunday since the Lee High School bus crash left four teenage girls dead. "Obviously you're even more concerned.



Huntsville City Schools present schedule for safety improvements  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Thursday Huntsville City Schools presented the timeline for its school safety task force, the group that will present safety ...



Parents share ideas of how Huntsville City Schools can improve  WAAY

Only 3 parents of students in Huntsville City Schools came to the community meeting at Grissom High School. The meeting was designed to get feedback to help ...



Former Lee High School teammates pitch in same MLB game  AL.com

Craig Kimbrel and Buddy Boshers have known each other since they were 5 years old. They were baseball teammates at Lee High School in Huntsville, and the ...



Independent Musical Productions presents Shrek, The Musical this weekend  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Tony award-winning fairy tale is headed to the Lee High School Main Stage Theatre. Produced by Independent Musical Productions, ...



Public school board hearing for Lee high school special ed teacher  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- A Lee High School special-ed teacher asked for a public hearing before the school board Friday regarding his termination. The school ...



Parents, students, teachers ready for first day at new Athens High School  WAAY

WAAY 31 got an early look at the campus and talked with those who have been waiting patiently to learn their way around.



Huntsville City Schools to hold meetings to develop strategic plan  WAFF

The school board will be holding five meetings in late October to discuss the draft of the plan and hear feedback from the public.



Student caught with gun at Lee High/New Century Technology School, lockdown over  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A student was caught with a gun and arrested Monday on the campus of Lee High School and New Century Technology Schools. School ...



Old Lee High’s Last Salute  WHNT

The year 1964 marked Lee High School's first graduating class. In 1986, Huntsville City Schools created the Lee arts and pre-engineering magnet programs, ...



Jemison parents want to provide input on next principal  WAAY

The school has already had two principals in the two years it's been open.



Alumnus from Huntsville’s Lee High School lands role in hit musical on Broadway  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Lee High School alumnus, Michael Luwoye, will make his Broadway debut in Hamilton as Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the ...



See Tuesday's AHSAA boys sub-regional basketball scores  AL.com

The 2019 AHSAA regional basketball tournaments are set. Boys sub-regional games were played Tuesday night, with winners advancing to one of the four ...



Three Huntsville City Schools appear on state list of failing schools  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Wednesday, the Alabama State Department of Education released its 2018 list of failing schools, as defined by the Alabama Accountability ...



Huntsville native brings live concert to Von Braun Center Friday  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville native and Lee High School graduate Devan Davis will put on a live concert of drama, music, poetry and more Friday night at the ...



Huntsville City Schools holds first of five School Safety Engagement Forums  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Huntsville City Schools wants to hear from the community about what it should do next with regard to safety and security. After a recent ...



Buckhorn High School is the Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week!  WHNT News 19

NEW MARKET, Ala. - Buckhorn High School was pumped up for this week's Pep Rally of the Week! The Bucks were loud and proud and ready for this week's ...



Huntsville superintendent backtracks on proposal to rename Lee High School after protest  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Dr. Casey Wardynski, Huntsville's new superintendent, backtracked on his proposal to change the name of Lee High School Thursday ...



Amid murder trial, prosecutors drop case in fatal shooting of Huntsville woman  AL.com

As he emerged from a Madison County courtroom as a free man, Lopez Rice offered condolences to the tearful family of Mercedes Morris. "I hope they find ...



Huntsville City Schools to host community meetings about 3-year strategic plan  WHNT News 19

Huntsville City School district leaders are asking for input from parents about the 3-year strategic plan. Community conversation meetings will be held from ...



10 Years Later: Lee High School bus crash  WAFF

Sunday marks 10 years since four students were killed and dozens of others were injured when their school bus plunged off I-565 in the center of Huntsville.



Huntsville board accepts $35 million bid to build new Lee High School  The Huntsville Times - al.com

The board accepted a bid from Atlanta-based Winter Construction. Nine other companies -- including four from Alabama -- bid on the project, but Winter bid the ...



Thank You Tennessee Valley!  WHNT News 19

The broadcast news business can be very transient. It's common for people to spend a few years in a market and then seemingly disappear. Their departures ...



25 Alabama high schools with lowest ACT scores  AL.com

The ACT (American College Test) is designed as a college readiness test with a maximum high score of 36. Alabama is one of 18 states where every student ...



2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...



Huntsville City School students walk out to end school violence  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE Ala. -- Students across the country, walked out of their classrooms today to call attention to school safety, and to remember the lives lost in the ...



Ashley Remkus  AL.com

Safety reporter for AL.com's Huntsville Hub covering crime, police and emergency personnel across north Alabama. Twitter logo · Facebook logo · Email logo.



Lee's Langham commits to Florida over Bama, Auburn  WAAY

Lee High School four-star defensive end Malik Langham committed to the University of Florida on National Signing Day over in state school's Alabama and ...



Finding life after death 10 years after school bus crash killed four  AL.com

"When everyone else forgets, you never forget because that was your child," a mother of one of the four bus crash victims said.



Huntsville nurse surprised with Army honor  WAAY

A Huntsville nurse has been honored by the United States Army for going above and beyond the civilian call of duty. Olivia Parsons worked with the Red Cross ...



2019 AHSAA boys area championship scores  Montgomery Advertiser

Scores from around the state. CLASS 7A. Area 1: Baker 64, Theodore 60. Area 2: McGill-Toolen 54, Fairhope 53. Area 3: Lee-Montgomery 67, Enterprise 52.



24 former Alabama prep stars in Super Bowl LIII race  AL.com

In Super Bowl history, 86 players from Alabama high schools have appeared on the active rosters of the participating teams. They've come from 67 schools and ...



Two injured in house fire in Huntsville  WAAY

Multiple units from Huntsville Fire and Rescue put out the fire. Two adults and two children are now looking for another place to live.



Status of assistant principal acquitted in Lee High School sexual abuse trial under review by school system  The Huntsville Times - al.com

The Huntsville school board did not take up Eason's employment tonight as anticipated, but board attorney J.R. Brooks is reviewing whether Eason should be ...



Annual Cornerstone Conference for Community Compassion to take place Feb. 26  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The 6th annual Cornerstone Conference for Community Compassion or "C4" will be held Tuesday, February 26 from 8:30am - 2:30pm at ...



Police arrest man after foot chase near Lee High School; school briefly on lockdown due to this  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Lee High School in Huntsville was briefly put on lockdown Tuesday morning. A student first contacted WHNT by social media to let us know ...



Lee High students, faculty mourning loss of Huntsville teen hit by train (updated)  al.com

Dylan DeWayne Jones, 14, died after being struck around 3:30 p.m. Friday on the tracks at Oakwood Avenue and Lee High Drive, near the school.



District Attorney files order to not proceed in Huntsville murder case  WAAY

An order of Nolle Prosse has been filed to not proceed further in the murder case against Billy Cardwell.



Two Huntsville schools make state's failing schools list; two drop off  AL.com

Lee High. Columbia and Lee High Schools were the only two Huntsville City Schools to make the state's failing schools list, for low test scores in reading and ...



Players with Alabama baseball roots earn places in MLB postseason field  AL.com

Colorado outfield David Dahl hit a home run for the sixth time in seven games on Sunday as the Rockies ended their 2018 regular-season schedule with a 12-0 ...



White students in Huntsville can't transfer out of 'failing' schools  AL.com

"She's not being given the same opportunities as her black peers."



Alabama Roots: 47 MLB All-Stars  AL.com

Former Lee-Huntsville/Wallace State star Craig Kimbrel will be at the MLB All-Star Game for the seventh time on Tuesday.



Lee High School Bus Crash: 5 years later  WAFF

On November 20th, 2006, a bus from Lee High School headed to the Huntsville Center For Technology plunged from I-565 to the gravel below, killing four ...



WEDC Foundation announces 2018 "Women Honoring Women" Recipients  WAAY

The Womens Economic Development Council Foundation announced the recipients of the "Women Honoring Women" celebration Tuesday night at Burritt on ...



Dollar General Bowl Countdown: Miami (Ohio) defeats Louisville 49-28 in fifth game  AL.com

In anticipation of the Dollar General Bowl between Buffalo and Troy at 6 p.m. CST Dec. 22 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, AL.com is counting down the bowl through ...



Security fence at Lee High School causes concern at board meeting  al.com

The fence, an electronic sign and a manned guard shack will cost the district about $600000 on top of the $46.5 million already spent on the new northeast ...



Huntsville's Craig Kimbrel selected for MLB All-Star Game for seventh time  AL.com

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel has been selected for Major League Baseball's All-Star Game for the seventh time. The rosters for the 89th annual All-Star ...



Lee, New Century to remain separate schools under one roof  al.com

The Huntsville school board on Thursday also voted to close the Seldon Center alternative school at the end of this school year. It will be replaced by The ...



Probable cause determined in Lee High bus crash  al.com

A report released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed horrifying details of the Lee High School bus crash that killed four students in ...



This is the nation's most culturally divisive football game  AL.com

Both Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis high schools are predominantly black, and there is a growing movement among parents in Montgomery to change the ...



Fight at Columbia high school injures teacher  WAAY

Students tell WAAY 31 it was a history teacher at the school that was injured when he tried to break up a fight.



Teen charged in Montgomery high school shooting used stolen gun, documents show  AL.com

A 15-year-old girl, a student at Robert E. Lee High School, was walking outside the school when she was struck in the neck by a bullet last week. The teen ...



Alabama Women in Jazz Festival  WAAY

Alabama Women in Jazz Festival to be held September 6-8.



Alabama alum, Huntsville native will play lead in smash musical 'Hamilton' on Broadway  AL.com

Michael Luwoye, an alum of Lee High School in Huntsville and the University of Alabama, has been cast as the alternate for the lead role in the multiple Tony ...



Revisiting Motley Crue's infamous 1988 trial in Alabama  AL.com

Heavy-metal bad-boys faced a $1.3 million lawsuit stemming from injuries young fans said they suffered because of pyro displays during band's 1985 'Theatre of ...



Something Rotten! coming to Broadway Theatre League in Huntsville November 16 – 18  WHNT News 19

Huntsville, Ala. - Set in 1595, Something Rotten! tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local ...



Huntsville superintendent: Fight at Lee High School was gang initiation  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The four students from Lee High School who filmed a fight in a school bathroom and posted the video to YouTube did so as a gang ...



All children can get a free meal with the Huntsville City Schools Summer Feed program  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - No child should go hungry this summer. Free meals will be provided for all children under the age of 18 thanks to the staff with Huntsville ...



Jukebox musical ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ coming to Huntsville  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Mark your calendar! In just a few weeks, Theatre Huntsville will be presenting a jukebox musical the entire family won't want to miss.



Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents “Lyle the Crocodile”  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theater presents "Lyle The Crocodile" October 12-14th and 19-21st. "Lyle the Crocodile" tells the delightful ...



Former Huntsville teacher charged with murder in city's first homicide of 2017  AL.com

A suspect was arrested in Huntsville's first homicide of 2017.



Former Huntsville teacher charged with murder  WAFF

Huntsville police have arrested a man in the murder of 29-year-old Marcus White.



After 25 years, Lee High's Butch Weaver bids farewell to his labor of love  al.com

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – At least twice a week during baseball season – sometimes three times, sometimes four, depending on Lee High's schedule ...



Huntsville Hall of Fame: Butch Weaver has been one of most successful baseball coaches in city's history  The Huntsville Times - al.com

This is one in a series of profiles on the Class of 2013 of the Huntsville-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame, which will be enshrined in ceremonies April 1 at the ...



Craig Kimbrel saves clincher as Red Sox head to World Series  AL.com

Huntsville native Craig Kimbrel worked a scoreless ninth as the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros to win the American League Championship Series on ...



Lee, New Century high schools briefly placed on lockdown Monday morning  AL.com

Lee High School.JPG. Lee High School in Huntsville is pictured. (File photo). A threat against a student put both Lee and New Century Technology high schools ...



Little Orange Fish Presents: Feelings are Real, Expressions in Laughter  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Feelings are real. That's a central message of Little Orange Fish, a non-profit focusing on mental health issues in our community.



Local agencies respond to fallen Birmingham police officer  WAAY

It's been a deadly year for police officers. Just 14 days into the new, 7 police officers were killed in the line of duty. That includes the Birmingham officer killed ...



Huntsville's Keith Butler becomes defensive coordinator for Pittsburgh Steelers  AL.com

Keith Butler is the new defensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the NFL team announced on Tuesday. Butler is a former football standout at Lee High ...



25 largest - and 25 smallest - high schools in Alabama  AL.com

Where are Alabama's largest – and smallest – high schools? lgore@al.com. Student population varies widely. Alabama's high schools range from student ...



Falkville vs. R.A. Hubbard – Week 4  WHNT News 19

The Falkville Blue Devils battled against the R.A. Hubbard Chiefs on Friday. Blue Devils won, 19 - 6....



Huntsville Police charge Harvest man in connection to Callahan Drive murder  whnt.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Huntsville Police have arrested 49-year-old Milton Tyson of Harvest in connection to the murder of 29-year-old Marcus White.



Kimbrel brothers want to resurrect baseball in hometown Huntsville  Miami Herald

Brothers Craig and Matt Kimbrel love the game of baseball, and they would like to see the game resurrected on the youth level in their hometown, Huntsville, Ala ...



Superman honors the passing of Marvel’s Stan Lee in Metropolis (Illinois)  WHNT News 19

METROPOLIS, Ill. — He may be a DC Comics hero, but the Superman that stands in Metropolis, Illinois, is honoring a fallen Marvel titan. Super Museum in ...



20 Alabama schools with the lowest average ACT scores  AL.com

A list of average ACT scores from the 2015-2016 school year has been released, ranking all Alabama schools with their average ACT score. Check out the ...



Huntsville Jr. High student dies from complications of flu  WAAY

A Huntsville Junior High School student has died after suffering complications from the flu. According to school administrators, Aaron Masterson died Sunday at ...



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