fayette county

Agnew, Burkhalter for Fayette County BOE

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Steve Sawyer struck out against incumbent Jim Burkhalter for the Republican nomination for the Fayette County Board of Education Superintendent. Burkhalter has served as superintendent since 2014. His tenure saw the expansion of…

Here's who's on the ballot in the June runoff

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Sample ballots for the primary runoff election on Tuesday, June 21 are available now on the Alabama Secretary of State's Office website. According to a press release, Secretary of State John Merrill certified…

Northport man dies in Fayette County wreck Wednesday

A man from Northport is dead in the wake of a single-vehicle wreck Wednesday afternoon. The wreck happened on Fayette County Road 12 near Center Road, about 13 miles south of Fayette. Bradley O. Hallman, 28, was fatally injured when…

West Alabama Mayors Association elects 2022 officers

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller Fayette Mayor Rod Northam was elected as president of the The West Alabama Mayors Association and Brookwood Mayor Joe Barger was chosen as vice president. Northam was elected mayor in 2020 and earned an…

EF0 tornado causes minor damage in Berry Thursday

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Ryan Gillin Strong winds and heavy rain moved through parts of Central Alabama Thursday evening. The National Weather Service confirmed Friday that an EF0 tornado touched down in…