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6 sentenced for smuggling contraband into Fayette County Jail

Six people have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms following an investigation into contraband smuggled into the Fayette County Jail. The defendants each played a role in smuggling illegal drugs and paraphernalia including methamphetamine, heroin, Suboxone and syringes to inmates…

Your Personal Best: Staying hydrated

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick As high temperatures continue to oppress the citizens of Tuscaloosa, Dr. Milady Murphy emphasized the importance of staying hydrated. "Every 20 minutes that you're…

"Mayberry Man" feature film premiering at The Bama Theatre

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Gordo native Kenneth Junkin has spent almost four decades playing the part of a dissolute town drunk. The 73-year-old dons a seersucker sport coat, a crushed straw fedora and totes a brown jug…

Stillman teaming up with Christian media outlet

Stillman College is partnering with a faith-based media outlet in a bid to strengthen the college's Christian identity and help students succeed in today's social media-heavy world. FAVR Lifestyle is a Christian media outlet that shares music, blogs and videos…

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Meet Stillman's rising baseball star: Kelvin Reese

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mason Smith He's only completed his second season for Stillman College's baseball team, but Kelvin Reese's resume is already pretty lengthy. After batting .333 with 11 doubles and 24 RBIs in 117 plate appearances last…

Tide hoops to play Oklahoma in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan The SEC announced Thursday that Alabama's men's basketball team will face the University of Oklahoma Sooners in the 10th annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge. In last year's SEC-Big 12 challenge, the Tide defeated No.4…

Alabama football players coach Tuscaloosa youth at skills camp

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mason Smith During the fall, many people in Tuscaloosa spend their Saturdays cheering on the Alabama Crimson Tide football team in a packed Bryant-Denny Stadium. This week, the roles were reversed as several University of…

Tide softball lands North Alabama transfer

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Alabama softball took a big hit following this year's early exit from the NCAA tournament, losing six players to the transfer portal. But…

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"Mayberry Man" feature film premiering at The Bama Theatre

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Gordo native Kenneth Junkin has spent almost four decades playing the part of a dissolute town drunk. The 73-year-old dons a seersucker sport coat, a crushed straw fedora and totes a brown jug…

Stillman teaming up with Christian media outlet

Stillman College is partnering with a faith-based media outlet in a bid to strengthen the college's Christian identity and help students succeed in today's social media-heavy world. FAVR Lifestyle is a Christian media outlet that shares music, blogs and videos…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: June 23, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Joshua Adam West, 31, is last known to be living in the area of Century Drive…

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