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Past articles by Jemma:

Alabama has jaw-dropping gender pay gaps. What one report recommends.

State's Workforce and Wage Gap Task Force recommends leveraging federal funding for child care and banning questions about salary history when hiring. → Read More

Alabama schools chief expects lawmakers to take up teacher raises

State Superintendent Eric Mackey said he believes there will be some form of teacher pay raise, although he’s unsure of what it will be. → Read More

GOP legislators reviving 'divisive concepts' bill

It would ban public school teachers from kindergarten to college from teaching that certain groups are “inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive." → Read More

Choices, choices: Hope Hull student lands over $2.5 million in scholarships

Annsley Wallace applied to over 65 colleges and has been offered over $2.5 million in scholarships. → Read More

Facebook post of two Alabama band students sparks world of support

After a Facebook post goes viral, the two MPS students featured in it say they hope it inspires other kids to get involved in music. → Read More

Application open for Montgomery high schoolers to visit DC or New York

Montgomery traditional 11th graders can apply for program, which includes access to college prep help. → Read More

Gov. Kay Ivey signed four education orders on Wednesday; here's what they do

Ivey said she wants Alabama ranked in the top 30 states in numeracy and literacy by the end of her term. → Read More

Selma tornado puts a stop to everyday life

No fatalities were reported, but a wide swath of Selma lost houses, cars and even jobs to the tornado. → Read More

See when Santa Claus is coming to your town with NORAD tracker

Track Santa's annual journey with the 67th annual Santa tracker. NORAD provides live updates on Christmas Eve. → Read More

Is Montgomery in for a snowy Christmas? Here's what to expect.

Cold arctic air will bring frigid temperatures to Alabama this weekend. → Read More

Man injured in Sunday morning Montgomery shooting, police say

A Montgomery man was shot Sunday morning. Police say his injuries are not life-threatening → Read More

Wetumpka man died after wreck in Elmore County

A Wetumpka man has died after Saturday night car wreck in Elmore County, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. → Read More

Shooting in Montgomery leaves one injured, police say

Montgomery police say a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a Wednesday evening shooting. → Read More

Tuskegee receives million dollar endowment for organic production

A new endowment fund at Tuskegee University aims to increase the amount of Black leaders that will enter into organic agriculture. → Read More

State adds graduation requirements for Alabama high schoolers

The new requirements increase what Alabama high schoolers must do to get a diploma, beginning with those who graduate in the 2027-2028 school year. → Read More

Lawsuit: First grader hit by truck after school lets him walk home alone

Lawsuit against Enterprise school board and school principal alleges boy, 6, struck after school allowed him to walk home alone. → Read More

Lanier-to-Carver transition plan includes option for siblings

Lanier students entering the 9th grade in fall 2023 will begin their high school careers at George Washington Carver High School. → Read More

MPS renames Lee, Jeff Davis high schools for chemist, civil rights heroes

After two years, the Montgomery County Board of Education has voted to change the names of Robert E. Lee High School and Jefferson Davis High School. → Read More

Montgomery County Board of Education likely to have two new members in December

Montgomery Board of Education appears to be on track to have two new members. → Read More

Man suffered life-threatening gunshot wound Sunday afternoon

A man suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound after shooting Sunday afternoon, police say. → Read More