It's a story that you'll see on WVUA News, after serving over seas, a mother and child are reunited just in time for Christmas. Natasha Rutledge has been serving in Kuwait for the past nine months, Thursday, she gave her daughter, Phoenix, the gift of a lifetime.
OAD: Thursday, December 18, 2014
A local church is collecting funds to help a family who lost everything in a house fire last week. This isn't Vann and Heather McCullar's first time facing a hardship of this nature. The young couple also lost their home in the April 2011 tornado. Those at Forest Lake United Methodist Church are recognizing their need and stepping up this Christmas season
If you're interested in helping the McCullar's, you can drop off any donation at Forest Lake United Methodist Church or mail in donations to:
1711 4th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
They also have a Go Fund Me account.
The local chapter of Bama Carry spent their evening spreading some Christmas cheer. Gifts given include a variety of groceries, a pre-lit Christmas tree, free hair cuts, a Publix gift card and $1,680. Needless to say, this will be quite the Christmas for Meghan Palmer and her children Faith and Caleb. After the act, Palmer took to Facebook stating that she can't wait to bless someone else the way she's been blessed tonight.
Many West Alabamians ran a race this holiday season for a good cause despite the chilly temperatures!The second annual 'Twas the Night before Christmas Run took place at Kentuck Park. All proceeds go straight to the DHR here in Tuscaloosa County for children and families in need this Christmas. Northport City Councilman Rodney Sullivan expects next year's race to be even bigger!