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Pickens County first responder reacts to high fuel prices

PICKENS COUNTY - Sky high gas prices are fueling problems for people everywhere, including local first responders. "That is a problem you know," Pickens County Sheriff Todd Hall said. "We do hope they will recover. How quickly that will happen…

Urgent hiring fair needed in Fayette 

FAYETTE - The hiring fair is a result of the Fayette Fabrication company unexpectedly closing its doors, laying off more than 90 employees. "Imagine waking up one day... you have a…

NAACP Hosts Community Job Fair March 30th 

TUSCALOOSA - If you or someone you know is looking for a job, look no further. The Tuscaloosa branch of the NAACP is hosting a community job fair. Employers from all different sectors such as medical, automotive, manufacturing, production, law…

Thrifting: What's old is new again

By: WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Sierra Fletcher TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –  As the price of everything is heading sky-high, many people are looking toward the past for their future. When it comes to clothes and household items, anyway. There are plenty…

Alabama's Hidden History: Melvin Jones-Conley

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Mister Melvin Jones-Conley. Jones-Conley is a music teacher for Tuscaloosa City Schools and started playing the violin…

Alabama's Hidden History: Bryce Christopher Young

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Bryce Christopher Young. Young is the current quarterback for The University of Alabama where he holds…

Alabama's Hidden History: Rev. Lorenzo Bonner

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Rev. Lorenzo Bonner. Bonner is the senior pastor of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where…

Alabama's Hidden History: Brian Robinson Jr.

  By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Brian Robinson Jr. Robinson grew up in Tuscaloosa and attended Hillcrest High School. He is a senior running back for the University of Alabama…

Alabama's Hidden History: Roland Lewis

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Mister Roland Lewis. Lewis is the senior district executive and director of scouting outreach for the…

Alabama's Hidden History: Cynthia Miles-Peebles

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Cynthia Miles-Peebles. Miles-Peebles is a retired educator and president of the Tuscaloosa Education Retiree Association. She…

Alabama's Hidden History: Quin Kelly

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Quin Kelly. Kelly is a graduate of Stillman College where he served as student government president.…

Alabama's Hidden History: JacQuan Winters

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor JacQuan Winters. Winters is the author of two children's books teaching positivity. He is also a…

Alabama's Hidden History: George Daniels

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor George Daniels. Daniels is an associate professor at The University of Alabama. It's currently his 19th…

Alabama's Hidden History: Rev. Tyshawn Gardner

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Rev. Tyshawn Gardner. Gardner serves as the senior pastor at Plum Grove Baptist Church and the…

Alabama's Hidden History: Rev. William McDowell

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller WVUA and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Rev. William McDowell. McDowell is the pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa. He serves on…

Alabama's Hidden History: Paul Rollins Jr.

WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Paul Rollins Jr. Rollins is a local funeral director and the second-generation co-owner of Rollins' Mortuary. He serves on the boards of…

Alabama's Hidden History: Laquisha Chandler

  WVUA 23 and the Murphy African-American Museum honor Laquisha Chandler. Chandler organized a COVID relief essentials drive for residents in West Tuscaloosa who were financially affected by the pandemic. She…