Good Evening I'm Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom. Here's a look at some of the stories we're following for News Leader 9 at 11.
School Board Begins to Tackle Funding Shortfall
The Muscogee County School Board met for the first time of this new school year and already members are dealing with a multi-million dollar shortfall in Splost funding. We'll tell you what this could mean for future projects. Meantime, one of the projects that will benefit from Splost - a new middle school officially has a name. We'll have that and all the details from tonight school board meeting.
Auburn's New Superintendent Looks Ahead on First Day of School
Students in Alabama returned to school today. Tonight hear from Auburn's new superintendent about her plans for this new school year.
Drowning Victim's Friends Speak
He's the fourth drowning victim in 8 days on the Chattahoochee River. Tonight, you'll hear from witnesses and the latest victim's friends about what happened.
Eeeeek – A Mouse!
Mice have been removed from pet stores, because they could be carrying a deadly virus. We talk to local pet stores about what's happening here.