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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 […]
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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...

Dothan residents and Houston Co. leaders react to the overturn of Roe v. Wade

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall wanted to get a 2019 law banning most abortions on the books on Friday. Roe v. Wade was the law of the land, there had been an injunction against it, but after Friday’s ruling, he filed an emergency motion to dissolve the injunction. On Friday, WDHN learned that his motion has been granted, and effective immediately, most abortions are illegal in Alabama.

In State Wide Receiver Commits to Crimson Tide

Foley High School wide receiver Perry Thompson has officially committed to the Crimson Tide. "After a Great talk with the coaching staff I have committed to the university of Alabama," said Thompson in a social media post on Friday afternoon. 247Sports currently lists Thompson as unranked nationally, in wide receivers,...

6-foot-4 Foley WR Perry Thompson commits to Alabama

Perry Thompson announced his commitment to Alabama football Friday. Thompson attends Foley High School in Foley, Alabama, and he is the first 2024 recruit to commit to Alabama. The Crimson Tide became the seventh D1 program to offer Thompson earlier this month. Alabama’s safeties’ coach Charles Kelly informed of his offer from Alabama.

Crews in Tuscaloosa save two dogs from burning home

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Officials with Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue say two dogs were saved from a burning home. Officials said this fire happened on 36th Avenue, and the home was fully involved. Everyone was out of the house except for two dogs. Firefighters found the dogs unconscious and under...

Perry Thompson, 2024 WR out of Foley, Alabama, announces SEC commitment

Perry Thompson, a class of 2024 wide receiver out of Foley, Alabama, has announced a commitment to play in the SEC. Thompson, who is 6-foot-3 and 202 pounds, has a reported 7 offers, and has committed to Alabama, as he was recruited by Holmon Wiggins. Thompson is the first commit for Alabama for the class of 2024. He other offers included Alabama A&M, Austin Peay, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Troy and UAB.

Andy Griffith character actors visit Tuscaloosa to promote 'Mayberry Man'

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - A movie based on a much beloved television show “The Andy Griffith Show” appears this weekend in Tuscaloosa. If you grew up in the South, you probably watched the TV Show and became a fan. Now fans in West Alabama have a chance to see actors tell a new story about the folks from Mayberry Saturday at Tuscaloosa’s Bama Theater.

Why Bryce Young believes Alabama football is back on track after national championship loss

Bryce Young still feels the pain of losing the college football national championship game. The Alabama football junior quarterback said he hasn’t forgotten about the 33-18 loss to Georgia in the College Football National Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Jan. 10, including the 79-yard interception return for a touchdown by Georgia’s Kelee Ringo to put the game out of reach. ...

Foley 2024 wide receiver Perry Thompson commits to Alabama

Foley 2024 wide receiver Perry Thompson committed to Alabama on Friday while visiting Tuscaloosa. The football and track star announced earlier this month that the Crimson Tide had offered him. The 6-foot-3, 202-pound rising junior also had offers from Alabama A&M, Austin Peay, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Troy and UAB.