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Alabama baseball star transferring to Tennessee

The Third Saturday in October divide has once again been crossed, but this time in baseball. Alabama third baseman Zane Denton, a Nashville-area native, posted on Instagram on Saturday that he was “coming home” and transferring to Tennessee. “I’m coming home” Denton posted, along with a picture of...
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Chelsea fireworks show bigger than ever despite high prices

Fireworks may be more expensive this year but that didn't stop the City of Chelsea from throwing one of the biggest fireworks shows they've ever had Saturday. "I like how they look in the sky, " said Birmingham Resident Hailey Manley. Hundreds of people attend Chelsea Fest just to see...

Metro Roundup: New Vestavia Hills development coming on U.S. 31

After years of changing hands and sitting empty, the large lot on the southern end of U.S. 31 in Vestavia Hills is set to be turned into a large commercial development. The former Motor Lodge property is now owned by Ward Neely, who is working with local developer John Michael Bodnar and the city to turn the property into a home for multiple tenants, which will include retail, restaurant and service industries, said Vestavia Hills City Manager Jeff Downes.

BPD Chief on combatting Birmingham gun violence

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Recently, President Joe Biden signed a new gun violence bill aiming to tighten nationwide gun crime. That new legislation will make background checks tougher for young gun buyers and keep firearms from those previously convicted of domestic violence. The City of Birmingham says homicides are up...

Falan Anderson Presented July 2022 Yard of the Month By Bessemer Beautification Board

Congratulations to Falan Anderson of Windsor Parc on being chosen as the July 2022 Yard of the Month winner by the Bessemer Beautification Board. The Bessemer Beautification Board has returned the Yard of the Month program to the city of Bessemer for the season. Each month the board will select a deserving house in Bessemer to recognize for its contributions to Bessemer's beauty and pride. To learn more about the Board and its activities and how you or a neighbor can be considered for Yard of the Month, visit the Bessemer Board of Beautification on Facebook at

Bo Scarbrough applies Alabama lesson to USFL title game

Alabama closed each of Bo Scarbrough’s three seasons with the Crimson Tide by playing in the CFP national championship game. The Birmingham Stallions running back’s first USFL season will end on Sunday in the league title game. The Stallions take on the Philadelphia Stars at 6:30 p.m. CDT...

Five Star Edge Sets Commitment Date, Lists Tide in Top Schools

Five-star edge Jayden Wayne has set his commitment date for July 9, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. CST, and has Alabama as one of his final options. The Tacoma, Wash., native recently announced that he will spend his senior season at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. He currently ranks at No. 36 nationally, No. 5 in edges, and No. 10 in the state of Fla., for the class of 2023, according to 247Sports.

Alabama in-state 2023 OL target Ryqueze McElderry de-Commits from Georgia

Ryqueze McElderry announced his de-commitment from the Georgia Bulldogs Saturday. McElderry attends Anniston High School in Anniston, Alabama, and he is a long time Alabama target. The Crimson Tide have been consistent in their push for the Anniston product. He said he felt Alabama really wanted him after visiting in March.

Petty Makes 2022 NBA Summer League Roster

John Petty Jr. is listed on an NBA Summer League roster for the second straight year as he is on the New Orleans Pelicans 2022 summer team. The former Alabama shooting guard will join a roster that includes three players from the Pelicans' 2021-22 team (Jose Alvarado, Naji Marshall and Trey Murphy III), as well as three rookies from the 2022 NBA Draft (Dyson Daniels, E.J. Liddell and Karlo Matković).

CROWN Day celebrated in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - July 3 is National CROWN Day, the unofficial holiday that celebrates afro-textured hair. On July 2, the local CROWN Campaign celebrated the day by honoring those making significant strides to end hair discrimination. Seven people were recognized for their efforts, including Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge,...

Tennessee baseball picks up commitment from Alabama transfer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Alabama third baseman Zane Denton announced on his Instagram that he’s transferring to Tennessee. The Brentwood, Tennessee, native entered the transfer portal back in mid-June. Denton started every game for the Crimson Tide the past two seasons. During the 2022 season, Denton hit .263 with 13 home runs and 48 RBI. […]

Alabama fan says people need to “lay off” criticizing Pete Golding

Alabama fans have had mixed feelings about Pete Golding since he entered the Crimson Tide’s program in 2018. He’s been a defensive coordinator for three seasons and has improved each year. Tide fans saw the greatness of Kirby Smart and Jeremy Pruitt as defensive play-callers and want the same from Golding. Smart and Pruitt had guys executing plays, sacking quarterbacks, stopping running backs, creating turnovers, and the defense leading the nation in all major categories.