Vets for Vets is a spinoff of Tuscaloosa Habitat for Humanity. The group of veterans offers their help to other area veterans in anyway they can. On Saturday October 11, 2014 they built a new deck and access ramp for WWII and Korean War veteran Thomas Wood. WVUA spoke with Wood's daughter about the work the group is doing.
This was only the second project the group has worked on but they hope to gain more veteran volunteers so they can do more projects.
Tracey Grissom was back in Judge John England's courtroom..making a motion for a new trial.She's the woman who was sentenced to 25 years in prison last month for the murder of her ex-husband Hunter Grissom.Defense Attorney Warren Freeman says he has 42 days from today's date to file the notice of appeal.Supporters nearby shouted words of encouragement to Grissom as she was taken back to prison.Hunter Grissom's family along with the prosecution denied any comment.
Director Gary Shore takes on the man behind the legend in "Dracula Untold". Set in Romania during the Turkish Invasion, it stars Luke Evans as the doomed Vlad the Impaler. No match for the advancing enemy, he makes the ultimate sacrifice to save his family and his homeland. "Dracula Untold" is rated PG-13. ...Read more
What does the bling on your ring finger say about your marriage? Probably not what you think. A new study from Emory college suggests the larger the diamond the shorter lifespan of the marriage. The same study found that the more expensive the wedding the higher likelihood of divorce. Males who spent more than $4000 on the ring were more likely to get divorced than those who spent less than $2000. And ladies, the more expensive the big day is the more likely you are to divorce. Guys, being cheap doesn't improve your chances either. ...Read more
Brookwood Middle School Teacher, Chasity White has been named to the National Assessment Governing Board. The panel will help establish policy for what's known as the "Nation's Report Card" on student performance.White will still be teaching at Brookwood Middle School full-time while fulfilling her duties in our nations' capitol.
Jerry Pike took home the 2014 Citizen of the Year Award for his work in founding Eagles Wings, the rehabilitation center for adults with special needs. He and his wife Sandra founded the center to help young men and women like their son Joey. Pike is also an active member of Northport First United Methodist Church and the Chamber of Commerce of West