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Alabama hosting dozens youth summer events, camps

Looking for a place where your children can have plenty of summer fun? The University of Alabama is once again offering a plethora of youth camps in and around campus throughout the summer. Music lovers have options including Marching Percussion…

Graduation weekend a boon for local businesses

With the University of Alabama’s spring 2022 graduation over the weekend, Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas were filled to the brim with visitors celebrating monumental achievements. Not to mention several UA sporting events,…

Coming to Alabama this weekend? Prepare for parking problems

If you'll be on or near the University of Alabama campus this weekend, prepare for a potential parking nightmare. Graduation ceremonies Friday and Saturday are happening at Coleman Coliseum alongside the Crimson Tide baseball team's series against the LSU Tigers…

Alabama entrepreneur team competing for $50K

Four college entrepreneur teams, including the University of Alabama, are hoping their ventures to help the environment will take home the $50,000 first-place prize to start their business. CEO Dalton Morris…

Young and struggling: Students detail monetary woes

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Melanie Bumpus As it gets harder and harder to make ends meet, University of Alabama students say they're concerned about managing rent, groceries and student expenses. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the consumer price…

Bama Blitz raises $6.1 million

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday The University of Alabama raised more money than ever during its annual Bama Blitz. Alumni and supporters donated 1,329 gifts totaling more than $6.1 million during the campaign, passing a previous record of…

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…

Bama baseball falls to UAB 7-6

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama baseball was defeated by the UAB Blazers Tuesday, 7-6. The Blazers won the two-game season series after defeating the Crimson Tide earlier in the year in Birmingham, 5-4. The Crimson…

Tide softball takes both in doubleheader

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama softball won both games of its doubleheader Tuesday at Rhoads Stadium. The Crimson Tide defeated North Alabama in the first game, 6-1, and then took down Alcorn State 4-0. Bama'…

Keon Ellis announces plans for upcoming NBA draft

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant University of Alabama senior guard Keon Ellis has made the decision to move on to the next level with the announcement he is signing with an NBA agency. EZ Sports posted the news…

NOAA awards largest grant in history to University of Alabama

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded $360 million to the University of Alabama. The funds will go toward national water research at the Alabama Water Institute that will improve the ability to…

A-Day bringing excitement, optimism to fans and legends

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant One of the most anticipated spring events for Alabama football is nearing to give fans their first glimpse at what the the team will look like for the new season. The Golden Flake…

Alabama receiver's future on roster up in the air

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant Alabama football is not quite back, but the drama has already begun to swirl for one of the more mysterious headlines as A-Day approaches. Alabama recently posted their 2022 spring football roster, and…

Jaden Shackelford declares for NBA Draft

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama guard Jaden Shackelford has announced he is declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft with the intention to sign with an agent. https://twitter.com/jayunooo/status/1510743366358736899?s=20&t=CVaZnBTVs69RUETliY3StQ Shackelford declared for the draft last season but…

Alabama softball going for series win over UGA

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama softball will look to win its series against the Georgia Bulldogs Monday night. The Crimson Tide dropped the first game to the Bulldogs, 5-3, but bounced back to win the…