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Deputies welcome students back to school Wednesday

Wednesday marked the end of summer break for many students around Tuscaloosa County, as Tuscaloosa City and Tuscaloosa County students headed back to their classrooms. At Englewood Elementary School in south…

Tuscaloosa City Schools has new dress code for new year

Tuscaloosa City Schools students are heading back to class today, and they've got a brand new dress code for the new year. The new dress code nixes gendered language, meaning all students must adhere to the same rules. Like school…

2nd suspect arrested in Spades shooting

A second person is now facing assault charges in the wake of a shooting at Spades Restaurant and Lounge last month. Timothy Powell, 39, of Eutaw was arrested Aug. 5 on a charge of first-degree assault. During his arrest, investigators…

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It's the first day of school this week around West Alabama, so WVUA 23 News is showcasing some of our talents' back-to-school pictures alongside your own! You can submit your photos via the gallery on this page or via…

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Tuscaloosa Academy makes jump to AHSAA

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan Longtime Alabama Independent School Association member Tuscaloosa Academy has officially joined the Alabama High School Athletic Association in Class 2A Region 5. This…

Tider Insider: Aug. 9, 2022

Gary Harris and Rodney Orr discuss the Tide's second week of fall practice. Also, we got to hear from Alabama's offensive and defensive coordinators for the only time this year and…

Alabama beginning to show its signature mentality

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Juliet Brown Chemistry within the Alabama football locker room seemed to be lacking last season; however, leaders on the team stepped up to make sure it doesn't happen again. Junior linebacker Will Anderson says the…

NCAA hoops leagues grapple with unequal pay for women's refs

The NCAA earned praise last year when it agreed to pay referees at its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments equally. The gesture only cost about $100,000, a tiny fraction of the roughly $900 million networks pay annually to broadcast March…

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Share your back-to-school photos

It's the first day of school this week around West Alabama, so WVUA 23 News is showcasing some of our talents' back-to-school pictures alongside your own! You can submit your photos via the gallery on this page or via…

1 dead after tractor-trailers collide early Tuesday

A two-vehicle crash early Tuesday in Sumter County claimed the life of a man from Louisiana. The wreck happened around 8:45 a.m. on Interstate 59 near the 6-mile marker, about 4 miles north of York. Webster J. Joseph, 37, of…

United Way kicks off annual fundraising campaign

Businesses and nonprofits from around West Alabama gathered at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa Tuesday for the United Way of West Alabama's annual campaign kickoff. This year's campaign goal? $4,375,000.…

Stillman hosts back-to-school supply drive

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Gracie Johnson Mister and Miss Stillman along with The Pride of Tuscaloosa hosted a Back to School Supply Drive at the college Sunday afternoon. School supplies were…

Arrangements announced for Donna Aaron memorial

Longtime Tuscaloosa County educator and former Northport Mayor Donna Aaron died earlier this week. Aaron was the first woman elected as mayor of Northport in 2016. She served a single term,…

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