A Christmas wish came true
in January for one U.S. Navy and Army Reserve veteran. John Hembree suffers from a
nuerological disorder, which caused him to lose the use of his legs. His
electric wheelchair of 10 years that he relied on for mobility recently stopped
working. Circlewood Baptist donated the electric wheelchair to Hembree and Batteries
Plus donated the battery it needs to
run. Hembree says he is grateful for the donation.
When the temperatures drop you need to think about the four P's... People, pets, plants, and pipes!
Here are some things to keep in mind:
Cover all outdoor water spigots with a foam cover or rag to keep them out of the wind. Also, let faucets run overnight - just a stream of cold and hot water will help keep pipes from freezing. Open cabinets under the kitchen sink at night. And if your pipes freeze, turn off the main water valve for your home and call a plumber.
The following is a media release from Tuscaloosa Police Dept. ...Read more
The City of Tuscaloosa celebrated its very own professional boxer Deontay Wilder in a send-off party at the Tuscaloosa Rivermarket.He's 32- 0 and those 32 wins have all been knock-outs. The Bronze Bomber says his road to his success has not been a smooth one.At tonight's send off party, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox declared January 17th, Deontay Wilder Day.That's the day he'll fight Bermane Stiverne for the heavy weight title.
Firemen are used to the extreme heat, but what about the extreme cold? Temperatures like we're having now can actually make fire fighters job even more dangerous.
We already know this is one of the busiest seasons for fire rescue teams due to fires started by heat producing elements.
Cold weather is extremely tiring on the firefighter's bodies. ...Read more
The city of Northport is sending one of its own to undergo a unique kind of training!Officer Carrie Baker will go to Birmingham in February to complete multiple phases of self defense training.Once she is certified, she'll teach Equalizer Self Defense women's classes locally.As of now, the only local self defense classes are taught through the Tuscaloosa Law Enforcement Academy.Northport officials want to make it clear, they are not separating from the Academy classes, but are simply adding another option for residents.Public Information Officer Carrie Baker is excited to begin this journey ...Read more