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Bearden Family Christmas Light Display

December 10, 2014 - 10:27pm
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We got a call from a viewer about a renowned Christmas light display in Bibb County, so we just had to check it out!Meet the family behind the lights and learn the story of how it all got started! There's even a portion of the display that has music synced with 90.1 FM. The Bearden's encourage everyone to come out to the display each day between the hours of  5:00 and 11:00 PM. They're located in West Blocton at the end of Vance Blocton Road near Highway 5.

Foods Food Banks Need

December 9, 2014 - 10:19pm
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With the holiday season in full swing, local food banks are needing your help with food donations for families in need.Through extensive research, an initiative here on the campus of the University of Alabama called UA Matters has put together a list of the top ten foods that folks in our area truly need. Along with peanut butter, canned meats and canned vegetables, also making the the list are soups, rice, pasta and grits, cooking oil, spaghetti sauce, dry and canned beans, healthy cereals, saltine crackers and sugar-free shelf stable products like jams and jellies. ...Read more

Newborn Found in Garbage

December 9, 2014 - 6:25pm

West AL Christmas Parade

December 8, 2014 - 10:14pm
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Hundreds of people lined the streets of Tuscaloosa as West Alabama celebrated the holiday season with the 39th Annual PARA Christmas Parade! Folks tell WVUA, it doesn't matter if this was your first parade experience or if you make it a point to come the event each year, it's quite the production!

Missing Teen Found

December 7, 2014 - 3:14pm

BIBB COUNTY -- The Bibb County Sheriff's Office
confirms 16-year-old Kaylan Falls has been found safe and returned to her
mother.

The teen's family reported her
missing Saturday morning. According to her mother, the family ate dinner
around 7 p.m. Friday then watched a movie. At some point during the night, her
mother heard a vehicle in the area, but it wasn't until early Saturday morning
she discovered the backdoor unlocked and saw that her daughter was not in her
room. ...Read more

Bibb County Christmas Parade

December 5, 2014 - 10:31pm
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The streets of Brent and Centreville are filled with floats and Christmas lights around this time each year. It's the Bibb County Christmas Parade!Leading the parade as citizen of the year was long time University of Alabama employee Mr. Jim Oakley, who's lived in Bibb County his entire life and says he wouldn't have it any other way!

Wilkins Pleads Guilty

December 5, 2014 - 5:43pm
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The man accused of shooting and injuring numerous people in a mass shooting in Downtown Tuscaloosa has pleaded guilty. This comes just days before he was set to stand trial.

OAD: Friday, December 5, 2014

43rd Christmas On the River

December 4, 2014 - 10:36pm
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Christmas On the River in Demopolis started back in 1972 as a nautical parade.Today, there are a variety of events throughout the week of the celebration.From parades to food, there is something for everyone!For a full agenda of COTR events you can visit www.demopolischamber.com