Prom is a special occasion that high school students look forward to all year, but prom can be a concern when it comes to the safety of students. Many local high school proms are approaching including Paul W. Bryant High School's prom, which is this Friday.
Lieutenant Brad Mason with the Tuscaloosa Police Department said prom season can lead to more accidents due to distracted driving. Mason added that underage drinking is also a problem and parents should never condone after parties with alcohol because they could be charged with giving alcohol to minors. ...Read more
Workers are putting the polish on preliminary preperations for A-Day. The University of Alabama is working hard to make sure everything sparkles for this weekend's events. At Bryant-Denny, A-Day means optimism. It means dusting off the legacy, and rembering the place of the grizzled legends, while making space for the heroes of the future. ...Read more
The University of Alabama Wheelchair Basketball team held its annual banquet Wednesday night at the University Club. Both the Men's and Women's teams were being honored for their achievements in the 2011 season. Head Coach, Brent Hardin, gave out several awards including the Iron Man and the most improved player of the season. Guests included University of Alabama President Dr. Robert E. Witt, and the University of Alabama's head basketball coach, Anthony Grant. ...Read more
There was a lot of activity on the Walk of Champions Wednesday. Restoration Company Stuart Dean worked on polishing the statues that have not been touched since they were put in. General Manager James Arntzen said, "We're restoring and preserving the statues of the coaches that have won national championships, and the two statues that are the ones they put up to donate the years the football team started." You can see the unveiling of Coach Nick Saban's statue on WVUA. ...Read more
Want to make a difference in the life of a child right now? You can! Just by simply donating a book.
Tuscaloosa's Public Library is celebrating, National "Donate a Book" day Thursday, and they are looking for donations to help Northside Middle School's library that was recently damaged by fire. The Tuscaloosa Public Library is asking the community to donate both, fiction and nonfiction books, for kids ages 11 to 14 at any of their locations. ...Read more
If you have a case heading to court you may have to wait a while longer. Alabama's courts are facing major budget cuts and lawmakers are considering a budget with 16 million dollars less than what judges had been expecting. Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb says that means layoffs, shorter trials, and the possibility of closing offices one day a week. Cobb says all this could lead to delays in trials. ...Read more
Every minute counts when a medical emergency happens, and the care you receive in those first few minutes can make a big difference. NorthStar EMS knows this, and that is why they took proactive steps today to improve their patient care. NorthStar EMS Medical Director, Dr. Elwin Crawford, participated in a ride-along today with his EMS crews. ...Read more