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Bryce Young Shares His Thoughts On Alabama's Transfer Additions

The rich got richer this off-season, as Alabama football used the transfer portal to its advantage. The Crimson Tide hauled in a number of talented prospects, including former Georgia wide receiver Jermaine Burton and former Georgia Tech running back Jahmyr Gibbs. Alabama quarterback Bryce Young has been impressed with both...

2 Tuscaloosa women charged with disorderly conduct due to social media post

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department has charged a second person in relation to a social media post threatening violence against African-Americans made earlier this week. Emily Elizabeth Cornett, 20, was charged Friday with disorderly conduct. She was jailed onthe misdemeanor charge Friday afternoon with bond set at $500. Sydney Angela Holder, 20, of […]

Meet Coach Shep Skanes, The New Head Football Coach Of The Fairfield High Preparatory School Tigers

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Dallis Goodnight Finds New Home In The SEC

The Alabama Crimson Tide softball team saw six players enter the transfer portal at the conclusion of the 2022 season. Freshman outfielder Dallis Goodnight has announced on Instagram that she will be transferring to the University of Georgia to continue her softball career. Goodnight, a Dacula, Ga., native continues her...

Mega Chevron gas station opens in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The largest mega Chevron gas station in West Alabama is now open in the Alberta community. It is the only gas station in Tuscaloosa that features charging stations for electric cars. Tuscaloosa City Council President Kip Tyner says the Extra Mile market and gas station...

Former Bama Bat Announces Cross-Country Transfer

Former Alabama baseball player Owen Diodati announced his transfer to the University of Oregon on Saturday evening. "My time at the University of Alabama has been unforgettable. With that being said, I am beyond excited for the next chapter. Proud to announce my commitment to play baseball & further my education at the University of Oregon! Go ducks," said Diodati in a Twitter post.

Tuscaloosa Educators “Pop” Their Way into the World Games

Two Tuscaloosa educators who run a small popcorn and treats business will be featured as a vendor for the World Games competition in Birmingham next month. Marleshia Hall, a biology instructor at Shelton State Community College, and Shunetta Kirkman, a teacher at Westlawn Middle School, are best friends who started their business in November 2020 after making treats for several years as a hobby for coworkers and church members.

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Alabama’s 2019 abortion law may see new life

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Alabama’s “trigger law” likely to kick in. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years. The decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. Friday's outcome overturning Roe v. Wade is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. APR previously reported on the issue by speaking with Robin Marty, director of operations at Alabama Women's Center Tuscaloosa. She says she doesn’t think the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade will be the ultimate end to abortion services.

Abortion is now officially illegal in Alabama

A Montgomery federal judge lifted an injunction against Alabama’s 2019 Human Life Protection Act, officially making abortions a felony in the state. Judge Myron Thompson order states that the legal argument against Alabama’s ban no longer exists following action by the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the Roe Versus Wade decision that gave constitutional protections to women seeking end their pregnancies. Robin Marty is director of operations at the West Alabama Women’s Center in Tuscaloosa. She says she was taken by surprise by the SCOTUS action against Roe.