tuscaloosa county

Single-vehicle crash Monday kills 1 in Tuscaloosa County

A woman from Birmingham is dead in the wake of a single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Tuscaloosa County. The crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. on Sylvan Loop Road, about 10 miles south of Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County. Jamarria E.…

Millport man killed in fatal U.S. 82 crash Friday

A two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 82 Friday afternoon claimed the life of a man from Millport. The wreck happened around 3 p.m. Oct. 28, on U.S. Highway 82 near the 33-mile marker, about 3 miles west of Coker in…

Commuters dread bridge repair closing lanes on 20/59

TUSCALOOSA - The Alabama Department of Transportation has temporarily closed Covered Bridge Road and two westbound lanes of Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa County after a bridge inspection revealed a structural…

New mentorship program helps Tuscaloosa youth

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Daniel Tomas TUSCALOOSA-  A new mentorship program is teaming up with the Tuscaloosa County Juvenile Detention Center. The Verb Kind is partnering with local…

Ranch Rodeo brings country fun to Tuscaloosa County

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Giselle Hood RALPH - Dust off your cowboys boots, because the rodeo is back in Tuscaloosa County. The 4-R Arena in Ralph was bustling with people on Friday, Sept. 9 for their first Ranch…

Two men survive plane crash in Tuscaloosa County

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY - Two men were lucky enough to walk away from a plane crash in northern Tuscaloosa County this morning. Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Ron Abernathy confirmed to WVUA 23 News that the two-seat Cessna 150 crashed on County Road…

State Troopers investigating after man drowns at Lake Lurleen

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's Marine Patrol Division are investigating after a man drowned Sunday afternoon at Lake Lurleen. State Troopers on Monday identified the man as 21-year-old Rocael Ramos. The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Ramos…

Two dead in Sunday car crash

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Two people died this Sunday in a two-vehicle crash that occurred south of Brookwood in Tuscaloosa County. According to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 25-year-old Woodstock native Chance Mizzell…

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…

Household hazardous waste disposal back this Saturday

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Tuscaloosa County residents will have the opportunity to get rid of any weird and dangerous chemicals sitting around the house this weekend. The city of Tuscaloosa will host Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day…

Tuscaloosa voter turnout lower than Greene County, state

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Registered voters in Tuscaloosa County outnumber registered voters in Greene County almost 22 to 1. Yet, based on the latest numbers from the Office of the Secretary of State, Greene County voters seem…

West AlabamaWorks program to give students summer job opportunities

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick West AlabamaWorks is launching a new program focused on getting students ages 14-18 summer work with area companies and businesses. The I.G.N.I.T.E. Student Employment Program will connect students and employers for "opportunities in…

West Alabama Recycling receives $150,000 grant

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The West Alabama Recycling Partnership — comprised of the city of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority, the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College — has received a grant…