With the lingering winter weather just now starting to move on, some people are worried about summer fruits coming up in time for a spring harvest.
Mary Charles Burnette of Burnette Farms in Chilton County says the deep freezes that affected the South in January and February have not bothered their peach crops so far. Burnette says the real trouble happens if a late frost sets in after peach buds have already bloomed. ...Read more
A Lamar County city is seeing something of an economic upturn. Vernon leaders say for the first time in over a decade revenue is on it's way up.
When he first got into office, Vernon's Mayor says he refused to take a salary until at least 50 jobs were created or revenue increased by 20 percent.
OAD: Friday, March 7, 2014.
With the recent two year extension for health insurance policies under Obamacare comes concerns for those who still can't afford insurance...
The Good Samaritan Clinic in Northport treats West Alabama residents who cannot afford health insurance of their own...The executive director of the clinic says it isn't going anywhere and neither is their high quality of care.
OAD: Thursday, March 6, 2014.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WVUA) - At the 16th Annual Alabama-Germany Partnership dinner, leaders from the Heart of Dixie, and the European country discussed ways to strengthen economic and cultural ties. Some Germans who call Alabama home say one way to improve relationships is to have more Alabama students learn German as a foreign language.
The Community Soup Bowl feed over 200 Tuscaloosa residents everyday and now they need the community's help in stocking their own shelves.
Anyone is welcome to participate, organizers just as the canned foods be dropped off between 8:30am and 1:00pm at the soup bowl's back door the week after Easter.
OAD: Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WVUA) - Organizers and friends are setting up a fundraiser for a man allegedly assaulted at a 2013 Kid Rock concert in upstate New York. While Jason McNeil continues to go to rehab five days a week, the University of Alabama Circle K Club is inviting the public to the Super Skate on McFarland Boulevard on Wednesday, March 12, to benefit the his fund. There is a five dollar door charge.