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Water damage closes schools in Carbon Hill

Carbon Hill Elementary, Junior High and High school will be closed until Monday, Jan. 9. All three schools sustained severe damage and flooding due to frozen pipes that…

Missing Tuscaloosa woman still not located

It's been several days since 49-year-old Wanda Gordon went missing. Tuscaloosa Police say she may have become lost and disoriented while driving. Gordon was first reported missing by her family. She was last seen Thursday, Nov. 3 in Northport around…

Walker County getting nearly $5M for broadband expansion

More than 2,000 homes in rural Walker County are joining the high-speed internet train thanks to a grant from the state. Spectrum Southeast is getting $4.95 million to provide broadband access to 2,097 households, businesses and public institutions in Oakman…

ASI Staff to hire at Jasper job fair

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick The Jasper Career Center will host a job fair for ASI Staff, a full-service staffing and recruiting firm, on Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday July 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representing…

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…

Buffalo Rock hiring in Jasper

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Beverage and food distributor Buffalo Rock will be hiring delivery drivers and sales people at the Jasper Career Center (2604 Viking Drive) on Tuesday, June 14. Positions include Class A CDL delivery merchandiser,…

Grant going toward Walker County waterline repair

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick The state of Alabama is helping a Walker County company fix a water line that services more than 300 homes. The $273,000 Community Development Block Grant, awarded to the Copeland Ferry Pumpkin Center…

Walker County firefighter accused of starting fire

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick A Walker County volunteer firefighter is facing felony charges after being accused of starting a fire so he could respond and put it out. As first reported in the Tuscaloosa Patch, Rodney Olin…

Jasper neighborhood getting big revitalization update

The 19th Street neighborhood in Walker County's Jasper, one of the city's oldest, will soon get a major makeover thanks to several grants from the state of Alabama. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced today that a $200,000 grant from the…

2 arrested, charged after 115 dogs found at Walker County home

Two men are facing animal cruelty charges after law enforcement agencies and animal welfare organizations discovered 115 dogs living in squalid conditions at their home in the Prospect community in Walker County. The dogs range in age from puppies to…