The Act allows children from failing schools to transfer to non-failing or private schools and get a tax credit to help offset costs.
According to the statement, Scales was sentenced to one year and jail, but she later applied for probation. After her application, the court placed Scales on one year of probation and ordered her to pay court costs within 30 days.
She’s also suspected in similar cases in Gadsden, Trussville, Mountain Brook, Gardendale, Hoover, Ashville, Oxford and Jacksonville.
USA Today reviewed government records and medical databases. Their review found that doctors are absolutely performing surgeries when they don’t need to perform them.
Based on that criteria, Alabama ranks fifth in the nation for smoker-friendly states.
Both cities were added to the list of cities that Southwest will no longer offer non-stop flight for out of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.
According to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the school is now in the clear.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother, who are accused of racial and sexual discrimination in a lawsuit by a former manager
17-year-old Justin Jones had a preliminary hearing. At the hearing, the case was bound over to a grand jury.
Ryan is performing at the Work Play in Birmingham on Thursday evening.
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds as traders reacted to news that the Federal Reserve could end its massive bond-buying program as next year and as China’s manufacturing slowed.
Sometimes young people need a little extra help soothing out the rough edges.
Jarvis M. Britton was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lynwood Smith on Thursday in Huntsville.
Volunteers from across Blount County are joining forces with several rescue agencies to search for 19 year old Allyssa Huffstutler.
Update // The body of the missing 19-year-old UA student has been found.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes surpassed the 5 million mark in May, the first time that’s happened in 3 ½ years. The gain shows the housing recovery is strengthening.
The National Association of Realtors
When it comes to ruling on California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the U.S. Supreme Court has many options.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the average on the 30-year fixed loan remaining just under 4 percent. But rates likely will surge next week now that Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve