northport news

After years of mourning son, mom moves to make a difference

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Gracie Johnson A Northport mother who lost her son to gun violence several years ago doesn’t want other families traveling in her shoes. So she’s doing something about it. On Thursday, Lolita Richey hosted an…

Northport city leaders OK new employee pay plan

  Northport's leaders are taking steps to improve employee compensation so the city can attract and keep employees. This new pay plan was approved Monday at Northport’s City Council meeting. Northport…

3 escape from house fire early Tuesday

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Elise Anzaldua A family of three escaped an early morning fire at their home Tuesday in the Northwood Lake subdivision in Northport. Investigators said they believe…

Northport offers update on school system creation

The city of Northport is still studying whether or not it's feasible to splinter off from the Tuscaloosa County School System and develop its own public schools system. On Monday, Northport City Administrator…