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Could a Starbucks be coming to Northport?

Jeff Hogg, the president of the Northport City Council spilled the beans on social media announcing that a Starbucks will be coming to Northport. According to councilman Hogg, the coffee shop will not be a stand alone building, instead it…

Road repaving projects begin in Northport

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Jeremiah Hatcher  There's a reasonable chance you will notice more road construction in Northport in the next few weeks. It's part of a $4 million reconstruction…

Northport mobile home park prepares for severe weather

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Caleb Aguayo Some residents at the Hunter Creek Mobile Home Park in Northport were concerned for their homes ahead of Tuesday night's storms. In March, park residents were forced to evacuate due to flooding.…

Fire burns for hours at Northport lumber mill

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Emily Benito   Firefighters quickly responded to a fire that started at an abandoned lumber yard in Northport Monday morning. Smoke could be seen for miles…

Kentuck Festival of the Arts happening Oct 15-16

By: WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Zoe Blair The 51st annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts will celebrate creativity and imagination this weekend, with work from over 270 artists from painters to broom makers, and everything in between. There will be…

Northport retirees getting one-time bonus

Employees who retired from the city of Northport will soon see a one-time bonus on their retirement checks. Northport City Council recently approved the one-time bonus for retirees, which is coming from $82,000 given to the city by the state.…

Northport community supports local talent

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Karnera Gafford NORTHPORT -The city of Northport threw its support behind local vendors and student musicians on Tuesday with the first-ever Wildcat Bash at Christ Harbor Church.…

Northport one step closer to renaming 28th Street

NORTHPORT -The city of Northport may soon be celebrating one of its own by renaming a street. On Monday, the Northport City Council's Public Safety Committee passed a petition requesting renaming 28th Street to…

Focus 50+ looking at Northport expansion

  Older adults living in Northport may soon have another place where they can gather and stay active. Focus 50+ Executive Director Nicole Harshman said the organization is in…

Northport woman dies in fatal Friday crash

A Northport woman is dead in the wake of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 43 Friday evening. The wreck happened just before 5:30 p.m. near the 217-mile marker, about 15 miles north of Northport in Tuscaloosa County. Alisa J.…

Eat more chicken in Northport: Chick-fil-A reopens

After 16 weeks of eating less chicken, Chick-fil-A in Northport has reopened its doors bigger and better than ever. The super popular Southern fast-food staple has two Tuscaloosa locations alongside the one…