TUSCAOOLSA, Ala. (WVUA) - Storms across Alabama and the Southeast today have left residents cleaning up, including a tornado killing one in east Mississippi.
The worst of the damage in West Alabama is likely in the Pickens County community of Macedonia.
Local residents are cleaning up after an early afternoon storm caused minor structure damage off County Road 75.
Dozens of trees and power lines were toppled as a result of the high winds.
Workers cleared trees and Alabama Power crews worked to restore electricity back in the area. ...Read more
BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Wednesday was a nice day for some baseball.
The Birmingham Barons are once again back in the magic city and the first pitch in their brand new ballpark Wednesday night
It was an electric atmosphere all night at regions field in Downtown Birmingham and the fans were glad to see baseball back in town.
“This is where they started and they're coming back tonight. I think all the fans in the community are very excited about it,” Don Logan, owner of the Barons, said. ...Read more
The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater announced Wednesday a big name act is headed to the Druid City.
Country superstar Brad Paisley will be performing this summer.
The concert is set for Friday, June 14th.
Doors open at 6 p.m.with the music starting at 7 p.m.
Tickets cost from $35 - $59 and will go on sale Friday, April 19th at 10 a.m.
That is also the same weekend that Earth, Wind, and Fire are playing the Amphitheater.
Automaker Mercedes-Benz has begun accepting applications for about 1,000 new jobs it plans to add with the start of C-Class sedans at its Vance assembly plant near Tuscaloosa.
The company expects to begin training workers on the sedan production later this year. Mercedes spokeswoman Felyicia Jerald says the firm will begin making the vehicles for delivery to dealer showrooms sometime next year. ...Read more
Police are on the lookout for a suspect after at 17-year-old male was shot and killed on Jack Warner Parkway in Tuscaloosa. Police believe the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim was found laying next to his car. He later died at DCH Regional Medical Center. Police have no suspects or a motive at this time.