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Absentee ballot applications due Thursday

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Today is the last day absentee ballot applications can be returned by hand ahead of the primary election on Tuesday, May 24. Tuscaloosa County Circuit Clerk and…

DCH Chief Operating Officer to resign in July

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick DCH Health System announced Wednesday that Chief Operating Officer Paul Betz will resign on July 29. Betz decided to pursue other career opportunities after serving with hospital administration since February 2018. A statement…

City economy to continue recovering this summer

During his annual revenue report to the Tuscaloosa City Council on May 10, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said the city's economy has done an incredible job recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. But…

Health Matters: Adult Mental Health

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick The COVID-19 pandemic continues to takes its toll on physical and mental health. University of Alabama Wellness Clinic Director and College of Community Health…

This summer's Live at the Plaza lineup announced

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick The city of Tuscaloosa released the schedule for this summer's Live at the Plaza, a family-friendly festival featuring live, local music and food vendors held at Government Plaza every Friday night in June…

Downtown Tuscaloosa parking woes may soon be addressed

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Zhoee' Williams Locals and visitors traversing downtown Tuscaloosa say finding a decent parking spot in the area is nigh impossible, despite a large parking deck existing nearby. Tuscaloosa's Intermodal Facility, which features a large parking…

Domestic dispute turns deadly

TUSCALOOSA - Jonathan Peebles, age 38, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter following a deadly shooting involving his 27-year-old girlfriend. Tuscaloosa Police was dispatched Thursday evening to the 3500 block of McKenzie Avenue, which is in the McKenzie Courts…

Double murder suspect arraigned in court 

TUSCALOOSA -  Tyrese Bell, age 19, appeared for his arraignment hearing Wednesday, March 16. Court documents show Bell was the driver of the vehicle involved in the drive by shooting that killed 25-year-old Marcus Winston and 2-year-old Ashton Jones. Bell…

NAACP Hosts Community Job Fair March 30th 

TUSCALOOSA - If you or someone you know is looking for a job, look no further. The Tuscaloosa branch of the NAACP is hosting a community job fair. Employers from all different sectors such as medical, automotive, manufacturing, production, law…

Stillman College makes NASCAR debut

TUSCALOOSA – Stillman College will make its NASCAR debut Sunday, March 20 in the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. The No. 44 Stillman College themed Chevrolet Camaro will be driven by Greg Biffle…

Suspects charged in Tuscaloosa drive-by double murder

TUSCALOOSA - A second person is arrested and charged in a double murder from over the weekend that killed one man and a two-year-old little boy. We are not able to release the most recent suspect's identity due to the…