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Abernathy Elected Sheriff

November 5, 2014 - 8:57am

Bentley Re-Elected

November 4, 2014 - 7:40pm

UA Goes Smoke-Free

November 4, 2014 - 4:36pm

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WVUA) - The University of Alabama will start the New Year by cracking down on an old habit for many of its students, employees, and campus guests. The University announced Tuesday that it will enact a smoke-free policy on January 1st, 2015. The policy forbids smoking on campus, and extends beyond traditional tobacco products to electronic cigarettes. ...Read more

Evangelist asked to remove sign on quad by UAPD

November 4, 2014 - 10:56am

A woman was asked to remove a large, bright orange sign from the quad Monday after she displayed it without obtaining the proper permits.

 

By WVUA Staff

A woman received a lot of attention Monday when she stood on the University of Alabama quad and
held up a bright orange sign.

The sign read on one side, “The world is cruel, God knows
your pain, churches are a joke, seek the living Jesus,” and on the other, “Seek Jesus, not church.” It could be seen across the quad. ...Read more

Voter Need-to-Knows

November 3, 2014 - 10:22pm
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Do you have questions or concerns before hitting the polls?Tuscaloosa County Registrar Matthew Wyers explains which forms of identification are accepted and says that it's not too late to get a voter ID card.For more info you can visit www.alabamavotes.gov

District 21 Race

November 3, 2014 - 5:35pm

Child Sexually Abused

November 3, 2014 - 8:49am

Tuscaloosa Police Juvenile Investigators arrested a 32 year old Tuscaloosa man at 2:50 pm on 10/31/14 on four counts of Sodomy 1st Degree, two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than Twelve, and one count of Rape 1st Degree. The sexual abuse was reported to police on 9/25/14 and investigators have been working on the case since that date. The sexual abuse occurred multiple times between 2011 to 2014. The female victim was 10 years old at the time the report was made. ...Read more

Stillman Strong

November 2, 2014 - 10:17pm
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TUSCALOOSA -- Stillman College has created a fundraising campaign called "Stillman Strong" to help raise money for the College during homecoming week festivities. Alumni and Friends are encouraged to text scfund to 71441. Any donations are encouraged. The campaign will start November 4th and end at the end of the season. 

Turkey Shoot!

November 2, 2014 - 4:33pm
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COTTONDALE -- What's better than a good ol' fashion Turkey Shoot? How about shots that help a good cause along the way? That was the goal of VFW Post #6022 and Moose Lodge in Cottondale this Saturday. All proceeds went to benefit local charities that both organizations help to support, including the VFW Relief Fund that helps area veterans. 

The shoot included hamburgers and hotdogs and more than 400 targets shot over the course of the day. But the most important part of the day for VFW Chaplain Walter Turner is knowing the lives that will be touched thanks to proceeds.  ...Read more

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

November 2, 2014 - 4:17pm
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TUSCALOOSA -- Thousands came together on Saturday morning for the third annual Making Strides for Breast Cancer walk. The walk was held in downtown Tuscaloosa, while hundreds of other events were held across the nation on the same day- all with the same purpose in mind: Putting an end to breast cancer for good.

Participants were made up of survivors and people who knew someone with breast cancer. The message was about positivity and putting up a fight against the disease, but also to create awareness for early detection.  ...Read more