Local News

Shooting

October 19, 2014 - 3:14pm

TUSCALOOSA-- Celebration turned to gunfire at a party in Tuscaloosa late Saturday night. According to Sgt. Dale Phillips with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide unit, two individuals were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. A 19-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the shoulder was admitted to the ICU and an 18-year-old female with a gun shot wound to her hand was later released from DCH. Both injuries are considered non-life threatening. ...Read more

Customer Appreciation Day at Pet Supermarket

October 18, 2014 - 10:18pm
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Pet Supermarket in Northport played host to pet owners and their furry companions on Saturday. The pet retailer’s customer appreciation day ranged from discounts on items throughout the store to pet photography to face painting. Sales associates feared Alabama’s home game would overshadow the event, but they believe the effort  proved a success filled with variety. ...Read more

Make-a-Wish

October 18, 2014 - 10:08pm
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OAD: Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 

UAB Robbery Update

October 18, 2014 - 6:27pm

Tanker Truck Explodes

October 17, 2014 - 5:11pm
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Hundreds are without power in Tuscaloosa County and a man is recovering from non life threatening injuries after the truck he was driving crashed and burst into flames.

OAD: Friday, October 17, 2014

 

Fire Prevention Pizza!

October 16, 2014 - 10:04pm
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Northport Fire Rescue and Domino's Pizza have partnered together for the second time to keep residents in our area safe from residential fires. Select Northport residents who called in pizza, had their orders delivered by Engine 6. Along with their tasty treats, they also received a free smoke detector check. If their alarms work properly, their pizza is free! If not, the firemen install a smoke detector into their home for no charge!

Fire Prevention Pizza!

October 16, 2014 - 9:53pm
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Northport Fire Rescue and Dominos Pizza have partnered together for the second time to keep residents in our area safe from residential fires.Select Northport residents who called in pizza, had their orders delivered by Engine 6.Along with their tasty treats, they also received a free smoke detector check.If their alarms work properly, their pizza is free!If not, the firemen install a smoke detector into their home for no charge!.

Seismic Shift

October 16, 2014 - 3:07pm

(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) “Seismic Shift” will be hosted by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center during the month of Nov. The exhibit, composed of works by UA faculty member Sky Shineman, will open with a reception on Nov. 7, 2014 from 5 – 8 p.m. during First Friday and will conclude on Nov. 26.  ...Read more

Firefighters deliver pizza, check smoke detectors

October 16, 2014 - 2:12pm

Pizza from Northport Fire Department could be free if detector is working

As part of Fire Prevention Month, the Northport Fire Department is teaming with Domino's Pizza to bring
awareness to smoke detector use.

Tonight and Friday night, beginning at 6, randomly selected orders will be delivered by a Northport firefighter by fire truck. ...Read more

Shelton State takes precaution against Ebola

October 16, 2014 - 2:07pm

School seeks to heighten awareness, offers risk assessments

With concerns about the Ebola virus increasing in the United States, Shelton State Community College President Andrea Mayfield sent out a mass email yesterday morning advising the campus about Ebola awareness and safety.

In the email, Mayfield said students and employees who feel symptoms similar to those caused by Ebola should identify themselves to designated personnel, and a health care provider will do a risk assessment. ...Read more