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5th Street Vintage Market

March 1, 2015 - 10:51pm
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The 5th Street Vintage Market in Northport was open Sunday. Items like old records, custom jewelry, vintage clothing and homemade bread were on display. 

Original airdate: Sunday, March 1, 2015.

 

Into the Woods

March 1, 2015 - 10:36pm
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Looking for a glass slipper? A handsome prince? Or a crimson red cape? Then you're in luck. Fairy tale creatures from Cinderella to Little Red Riding Hood all came together Sunday at the Bama Theater. It's all parts of the Actor's Charitable Theater Group performance of "Into the Woods". They performed the classic Stephen Sondheim musical adapted for the big screen earlier this year. ...Read more

30th Place Shooting in Tuscaloosa

March 1, 2015 - 10:30pm
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Authorities say Marcellus Keandre Deshon Britton and Antonio Dancer are charged in connection with a shooting on 30th Place in Tuscaloosa. ...Read more

Coker Crash

March 1, 2015 - 10:30pm
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Crews worked the scene of a head on collision Sunday night.

It happened right after 8 p.m. on Highway 82 in Coker right past the Dollar General.

We're told that the traffic was detoured around 9 pm.

There are also reports of injuries but it is not known how many or the extent.

Original airdate: Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Fatal Northport Wreck

March 1, 2015 - 10:19pm
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Northport Police Traffic Division is investigating a fatal wreck that happened Sunday around 10:30 a.m. 

Northport Police Lt. Keith Carpenter told WVUA one person was killed and one person was sent to the hospital with injuries.  ...Read more

Fatal Wreck | McFarland Blvd. & Rose Blvd.

March 1, 2015 - 5:15pm

Northport Police Traffic Division is investigating a fatal wreck that happened Sunday, March 1, 2015 around 10:30 a.m. 

Northport Police Lt. Keith Carpenter told WVUA one person was killed and one person was sent to the hospital with injuries. 

According to Carpenter, the driver of a dark colored Acura was stopped at a red light heading east on McFarland Blvd. Carpenter says the orange Chevrolet Avalanche, also traveling east on McFarland, struck the Acura in the rear.  ...Read more

Pontoon Boat Show

February 28, 2015 - 10:33pm
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After a week of crazy weather, the sun was shining Saturday just in time for Smith's Marina to host its annual boat show. 

Smith's is the only full-service marina on Lake Tuscaloosa, offering pontoon sales, rentals, and storage. 

The boats on display are courtesy of Sanpan, Aquapatio, Sweetwater and Southbay and are being offered at the lowest prices of the year. If you'd like to check out a pontoon boat, the marina is in Northport off Highway 43 next to Lake Tuscaloosa. 

Original airdate: Saturday, February 28, 2015.

 

Krispy Kreme Challenge 2015

February 28, 2015 - 10:27pm
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The annual Krispy Kreme Challenge took place Saturday, February 28th in Tuscaloosa.

WVUA's very own Jenn Chapman participated in the challenge and won first place for the women!

The challenge originally started in North Carolina among ten friends, and has transformed into a national publicized race. 

Each competitor or team had to run a mile, eat a dozen doughnuts, then run another mile to the finish line.

The Krispy Kreme Challenge has been going strong for two years and will continue in 2016. ...Read more

Brunch For Boobs

February 28, 2015 - 10:18pm
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The Tuscaloosa Chapter of Soroptimist International hosted its annual Brunch for Boobs conference Saturday morning.

The event was held at the Bryant Conference Center. 

This year, over 550 seats were sold and more than $40,000 was raised. That money will be used to sponsor projects for women and young girls in Tuscaloosa. It will also help upgrade equipment used at the breast cancer center.

Saturday's brunch included a breakfast buffet and a spring fashion show preview. This marks the 40th year for the event. ...Read more

"Snow Day" In Tuscaloosa

February 25, 2015 - 6:29pm
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Did you have Wednesday off for a "Snow Day?" Lots of northern parts of our coverage area saw lots of snow, but not so much as of 6:30 p.m. in Tuscaloosa. 

WVUA's Emileigh Forrester set out to find out what Tuscaloosa residents chose to do on their "Snow Day."

With a winter storm warning in effect,
children out of school, and some parents home from work, a quiet Tuscaloosa
awaited the snow. But, while some decided to brave the chilly rain to shop,
others stayed home. Steel City Pops manager Crawford Rogers says in the span of
one hour, their business was slight. ...Read more