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Tuscaloosa Public Library brings back summer reading program

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mason Smith After two years off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tuscaloosa Public Library is bringing back its in-person summer reading program. Beginning Monday, June 6, the program is taking place every Monday through…

Celebrate Local returns to Tuscaloosa River Market next month

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Celebrate Local, a showcase of independently owned businesses from across West Alabama, returns to the Tuscaloosa River Market Tuesday, June 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event, in its fifth year, features…

"101 Days of Safety" begins Friday at midnight

Starting at midnight on Friday, May 27, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will kick off "101 Days Of Safety," a summer-long initiative promoting public safety through partnerships with first responders…

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Bama lands 4-Star QB Eli Holstein

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Tuesday morning, four-star quarterback Eli Holstein from Zachary, Louisiana, announced his commitment to play at the University of Alabama. The 6-foot-4, 225…

Alabama gymnastics names new head coach

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Less than one week after Alabama gymnastics head coach Dana Duckworth stepped down from her position, Alabama has named her successor. On Monday evening the program named former Alabama gymnast and Auburn associate…

Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan The final round of the 2022 PGA Championship Sunday saw a playoff thriller with former University of Alabama golfer Justin Thomas coming out victorious.…

Holy Spirit wins first AHSAA Title

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Holy Spirit Catholic High School softball team captured their first Alabama High School Athletic Association 1-A State Championship Saturday as they defeated…

Bama baseball wins final season series

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Alabama baseball exploded at the plate on Saturday, clinching the series victory against a top ranked Arkansas 18-5. The Tide hosted the No.7…

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"101 Days of Safety" begins Friday at midnight

Starting at midnight on Friday, May 27, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will kick off "101 Days Of Safety," a summer-long initiative promoting public safety through partnerships with first responders…

Man wanted in Texas captured in Tuscaloosa County

A man with active warrants in Texas was taken into custody after a police chase that injured a Northport Police officer Wednesday afternoon. The incident started around 3:45 p.m., when a Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputy stopped a vehicle that…

Rainey named Northridge Middle principal

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Northridge Middle School is getting a new principal, as the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education unanimously approves James Rainey Jr. for the job. Rainey, who…

Shelton State receives $5k donation from fraternity

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick The members of the Alpha Tau chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. donated $5,000 to Shelton State Community College on Tuesday, May 24, to benefit the college's HBCU designation. Inspired by the…

Here's how to safely enjoy splash pads this summer

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick This week is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, an annual initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hosted by the Alabama Department of Public Health. The designation is focused on ensuring…

Pedestrian dead in Marengo County crash early Wednesday

A single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian early this morning in Marengo County has claimed the life of a man from Gallion. The wreck happened on Alabama Highway 25 near the 33-mile marker, about 5 miles south of Faunsdale. Willie J.…

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