Thursday, November 29, 2007

Friday's' Star

Coming Friday in The Star:

The Calhoun County Board of Education may be in hot water after pressing ahead on construction of White Plains Middle School before reporting the construction to a judge overseeing its desegregation order. Steve Ivey examines this story.

Markeshia Ricks looks at the practice of giving state legislators two free tickets to the Iron Bowl. Why? And what do our local legislators do with theirs?

With the tainted-toy scare, this seems like a fine time to ask: Why not get kids something to read for Christmas? Steve Ivey talks with folks about buying literary gifts.

Alabama 77 could be rerouted because Wellborn Cabinet wants it moved for an expansion. Andy Johns follows up on this story.