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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…

No Juneteenth holiday for Northport this year

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Jayda Russell The City of Northport will not observe Juneteenth as a paid holiday for city employees on Monday, June 20. Mayor Bobby Herndon explained the city…

Northport police dog retires after eight years

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Gracie Johnson After eight years of service with the Northport Police Department, K-9 Officer Ooze is turning in his badge. The Northport City Council unanimously approved the black hound's…

Here's what's happening around Tuscaloosa this weekend

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick This Friday night boasts a vast crop of arts and entertainment events for the whole family across downtown Tuscaloosa and Northport. The first concert of the City of Tuscaloosa's annual Live at the…

Shooting sends one man to the hospital

NORTHPORT -  One man was taken to the hospital after being shot Tuesday night. The call came in to Northport Police shortly after 8 PM on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Jack Kennedy of Tuscaloosa's Violent Crime Unit said the multi-jurisdictional…