Alabama Pre-K system named best in the nation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (EETV) – Governor Kay Ivey is applauding the announcement that for the 12th year in a row, Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program is being hailed as one of the nation’s highest quality state-funded pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds. This report released today by the National Institute for Early Education Research in its 2017 State of Preschool Yearbook.


Plain Talk: Justice Sue Bell Cobb

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Former Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb talks about her campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor on this episode of Plain Talk. 


Pet of the Week: Crystal

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- This week's Lee County Humane Society Pet of the Week is Crystal. Crystal is a two-year-old mutt who has been at LCHS for three months.


Two Auburn City Schools Teachers are finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Two Auburn City Schools teachers were named finalists for the 2018-2019 Alabama Teacher of the Year Award. According to a press release from the Alabama State Department of Education, Dr. Brittney Duncan from Wrights Mill Elementary School and Dr. Blake Busbin from Auburn High School made the list of 16 finalists. The release says those teachers who made the list, “exemplify teaching at its best.” Auburn City Schools reacted to the news on their Facebook page posting, “CONGRATS: Auburn City Schools is proud to announce that we have not one, but two teachers reach this year's "Sweet 16" in the Alabama Teacher of the Year program!” The 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year will be announced May 9 at a ceremony in Montgomery.


Ivey expands behavioral health services for Alabama youth

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that Alabama has set aside $11 million in its recently passed budgets for the Alabama Department of Mental Health to expand behavioral health services for Medicaid-eligible children and youth.


Opelika Middle School wins award for safety

OPELIKA, Ala. (EETV)- Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall Tuesday presented Opelika Middle School for the second year in a row with the Attorney General’s Safe School Initiative Award of Excellence for Alabama State Board of Education District 2.


Web Extra: Sen. Gerald Dial

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Longtime Alabama Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, stops by to discuss his run for the Republican nomination to be Alabama's next Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries.


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