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It's getting cold, so stay warm to ward off hypothermia!

The Alabama Department of Public Health is encouraging residents to take precautions and stay warm during the weekend's cold spell. Prolonged exposure to the cold can cause hypothermia, which can be deadly or result in permanent damage to digits, limbs…

Tuscaloosa City Schools extending mask mandate another 2 weeks

Tuscaloosa City Schools is staying masks-on for at least another two weeks, the system announced today. As of Jan. 28, TCS is reporting a two-week average COVID-19 positive rate of 2.92%. The system's threshold for removing the masking requirement is…

Judges maintain order for Alabama to draw new districts

BY KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A three-judge panel has refused to stay its decision that orders Alabama to draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections. The panel on Thursday denied Alabama's request to put the…

Ivey honors state’s first Black poet laureate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s governor is honoring the state’s first Black poet laureate, a creative writing teacher from Birmingham who delves into the pain and difficulty of being Black in America. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey presented a commendation Wednesday…

Street named for fallen officer has signs installed

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A stretch of a street in west Tuscaloosa now recognizes Investigator Dornell Cousette, a police officer killed in 2019 while trying to take a suspect into custody. Some Tuscaloosa Police officers said they were surprised last week…

Alabama Wins the Iron Bowl 24-22 in Quadruple Overtime

Sports impact millions of people around the world every day. There’s always that one game that fans circle on their calendars. For Alabama, that’s the Iron Bowl. And this year, the Crimson Tide squeaked by with a 24-22 win over…