Gyspy, the dog who's eluded rescue in Northport on numerous occasions, is in the care of people for the first time in years, but what got her there was a tragic accident that could have been much worse.She was struck by a car Thursday morning (1-29-15). Gypsy survived, but one of her legs in severely broken. She's been taken to Birmingham to undergo reconstructive surgery. ...Read more
Less congestion, and shorter travel times..that's the goal of a year-long project on McFarland Boulevard.
With 30 to 50 thousand vehicles on highway 82 each day, drivers often hit stalled traffic and multiple stop lights.
That's why the Alabama Department of Transportation is studying the stretch of McFarland, from Rose Boulevard to Jug Factory Road.
One idea is to install "adaptive" traffic signals.
Construction is set to begin summer 2015 and crews will steer clear of rush hour and ballgame days.
Choral music filled the Shelton State Community
College campus throughout the day Saturday.
High school and college students spent
the day with a nationally known conductor from California's Mount San Antonio Community
Bruce Rogers led the “Bruce Rogers Choral
Festival,” ending with a grand finale in the Bean-Brown Theatre.
Shelton State vocal choral instructor Glinda
Blackshear told WVUA why the students benefit from this kind of event. ...Read more
The Alberta School of Performing Arts
held an Open House from 2:00 to 4:00 Sunday afternoon.
Parents were able to get familiar with
the school and the art programs it offers.
Alberta Elementary School was destroyed
in the 2011 tornado.
The new school was rebuilt in the same
location, and opened in December of 2014.
Principal Brenda Parker told WVUA she
hopes the programs will help students appreciate art throughout their lives. ...Read more
A single car crash killed a Winfield
man Saturday afternoon around 4:30.
It happened on Marion County 69 about
one mile south of Winfield.
State Troopers tell WVUA 87 year old Mack
Dodd, Jr., was walking in the road when he was hit by a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer.
The driver of the car was not injured and
did stay on the scene.
State Troopers continue to investigate
Original airdate: Sunday, January 25, 2015.