Homecoming is one of the most exciting times of year on the campus of the University of Alabama! WVUA brings you coverage from each Homecoming event.Allison Montgomery representing Tri Delta Sorority was named UA Homecoming Queen and the ladies of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority were named Lawn Decoration winners!
New York Yankee and Tuscaloosa native David Robertson and his wife Erin created their nonprofit High Socks for Hope to help those hurt by the tornadoes that swept across Alabama in 2011. However, their efforts have been stretched far beyond storm victims. High Socks for Hope is helping to furnish the apartments at Valor Grove. Located on the grounds of the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, Valor Grove is a transitional housing complex for homeless veterans. Around $38,000 is still needed to complete the project. For information of how you can help visit www.highsocksforhope.com
UA student and ESPNU volunteer receives bad press for tweet involving Jameis Winston
A University of Alabama student and ESPNU volunteer was feeling the heat on social media Thursday after a tweet she made about the Florida State University shooting that occurred Wednesday night in which three students were injured.
A Twitter account owned by UA student Marisa Martin tweeted late Wednesday night the following tweet: ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
Firefighters are urging citizens to take extra safety precautions this Thanksgiving.
The number of house fires triples on Thanksgiving Day due to the immense amount of
home cooking that takes place.
It is easy to get distracted or lose track of what is going on in the kitchen when busy or inexperienced cooks are trying to prepare several dishes, said fire officials. ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
A plan for a $3 million redevelopment in downtown Tuscaloosa was headed to the City Council yesterday. In a unanimous vote, the planning and
zoning commission recommended approval for Rock Point Estates Co.'s plans.
Rock Point Co. was proposing a three-story
building with loft apartments, retail shops, and a restaurant at the southeast
corner of the intersection of Lurleen Wallace Boulevard south and University Boulevard. ...Read more
Ala. – The Alabama Department of Revenue has teamed up with a database system
as part of their efforts to protect citizens from fraudulent tax returns and
department is sending out letters to thousands of Alabamians regarding their
tax returns, but the letter isn’t cause for panic: Alabama Commissioner of
Revenue Julie Magee said the letter is aimed at stopping tax returns filed with
stolen identities. ...Read more
By WVUA Staff
The Tuscaloosa City Council unanimously
approved an amendment for the “infra-structure” project on Juanita Drive
The nearly $840,000 will go toward putting in
sewer improvements, new water lines, sidewalks and lighting on both sides of the
street. It will take place in two phases.
The project follows the destruction caused by
the April 27, 2011, tornado that destroyed approximately 60 percent of the
houses along Juanita Drive. ...Read more