🚨 Update: Police Activity on McFarland Boulevard East in Tuscaloosa
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local residents and commuters are advised that due to ongoing police activity, the right lane of McFarland Boulevard East is currently blocked. It is highly recommended to exercise caution when travelling through this area. Please stay alert for the safety of all and consider taking alternate routes if possible to avoid possible delays.
Man reported missing from Cottondale area
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. — A man remains missing from the Cottondale area. According to information from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Steven Cierocke, 63, was last seen on Feb. 25 at about 5:30 p.m. in the area of Keenes Mill Road in Cottondale. ALEA said Mr. Cierocke was wearing...
Dabo Swinney Has Message For Everyone About The Alabama Job
When Nick Saban suddenly retired from the University of Alabama, Dabo Swinney's name was one of the first to come up among a long list of prospective candidates. And although the Tigers coach confirmed he spoke with Saban after his announcement, Swinney says he's happy right where he is at Clemson. ...
Man killed in Tuscaloosa tractor-trailer fire
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A 47-year-old man was killed after his tractor-trailer caught fire early Tuesday morning. Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue said the tractor-trailer fire started shortly after 3 a.m. behind the TA Travel Center on Buttermilk Road in Tuscaloosa. The driver, who was inside the vehicle at the time, was killed in the […]
Kalen DeBoer Getting Rid Of Longtime Nick Saban Rule At Alabama
It hasn't taken long for Kalen DeBoer to make changes to the way Alabama's football team operates its business on a daily basis. DeBoer will allow Alabama football assistants to speak to reporters this spring. That wasn't possible under Nick Saban's leadership. Additionally, ...
Tuscaloosa Weighing Whether to Rename Street for Beloved Community Doctor
Elected officials in Tuscaloosa are weighing whether to rename part of a city street in honor of a beloved community doctor who transformed the area of town where he set up shop 25 years ago. In a Tuesday afternoon meeting of the Tuscaloosa City Council's Public Safety Committee, council president...
Probate judge: Tuscaloosa County's Super Tuesday voting should be 'quick and painless'
Voting across Tuscaloosa County's 54 polling locations should not only be secure and accessible for Super Tuesday, but a comfortable, pleasurable experience, said Probate Judge Rob Robertson, one of the officials entrusted with making that come true. "Standing in line, I thoroughly enjoy it," Robertson said. "We're all out there...
Weather Update: Gusty Winds, Heavy Rain for Portions of Alabama
According to James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist for today, “Thunderstorms continue to move across North Alabama in advance of a cold front… they are producing gusty winds and brief heavy rain, but they are generally under severe limits.”. Here are some areas of...
Fire Destroys General Store In Alabama’s Historic Tannehill State Park
A morning fire at West Alabama's Tannehill State Park has destroyed the general store there. The large, 2,000-acre park prominently features lovingly preserved buildings and the remains of the Tannehill Ironworks, which supplied iron for the Confederacy during the Civil War. It is about 30 miles east of Tuscaloosa, spreads...
High Winds Prompt Nighttime Repairs by Alabama Power Linemen in West Alabama
• High winds ranging from 36 to 41 miles per hour have kept Alabama Power linemen, including veteran lineman Stanley ‘Buck’ Buchanon, busy with repairs in West Alabama. • The linemen have been responding to emergencies, such as repairing or replacing fallen poles in Tuscaloosa County, caused by the winds knocking down heavy limbs or trees.
Sen. Tuberville: 'I don't think there's any way' to stop college fans from storming courts, fields
The conversation of court-storming has been at the forefront this week thanks to Duke star Kyle Filipowski suffering a knee injury during such an act last week.
Alabama's SEC record-tying win over Ole Miss sets up huge showdown
Alabama tied a long-standing SEC record on Wednesday night as it moved into a tie for first with Tennessee ahead of the teams' massive showdown on Saturday in Tuscaloosa.The Tide defeated Ole Miss 103-88, their ninth 100-point game of the season, tying 1995-96 Kentucky for most in SEC history. #Alabama just tied the ‘95-‘96 Kentucky Wildcats for 1st in SEC history with nine 100 point games in a single season after winning 103-88 at Ole Miss tonight. The Crimson Tide play a huge game for sec championship aspirations next versus Tennessee. pic.twitter.com/H9d7vJ9XLn— Alex Boothe (@AlexBootheTV) February 29, 2024 Senior guard Mark Sears...
Watch channel is Alabama women's basketball vs Florida on? Time and TV channel for Thursday's game
Alabama women's basketball is set to face Florida on Thursday, Feb. 29 on Senior Night in Coleman Coliseum. The Crimson Tide (21-8, 8-6 SEC) bounced back into the win column last Sunday against Mississippi State, putting themselves in a potential top-four seed in the SEC tournament. Alabama has lost two...
Alabama Softball Postponed
Team 28 will have to wait another day to return to the diamond, as inclement weather is delaying their Wednesday night game. The Crimson Tide were set to hit the road to take on Jacksonville State on Wednesday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m. CT. Those plans have changed due to inclement weather.
Alabama stars: Travaris Robinson brings ‘juice,’ fierce mentality to Georgia defense
Travaris Robinson will bring a new look and feel to the Georgia defense.
A Toast to Tuscaloosa: The 5 Pubs Defining the City's Pub Scene
This article presents a tour of five notable pubs in Tuscaloosa. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
How Waiting Her Turn Led to Abby Duchscherer's Strong Start to Sophomore Season
The Alabama softball first baseman leads the team in hits, RBIs and home runs as part of the Crimson Tide's 16-0 start.
College Football Analyst Predicts Alabama's W-L Record In 2024
The name at the top may have changed, but expectations remain as high as ever in Tuscaloosa this year. For the first time since 2006, the Alabama Crimson Tide football program will be coached by someone other than Nick Saban. Former Washington head coach Kalen DeBoer is taking over after a ...
Update: Be prepared for strong thunderstorms in West Central Alabama Wednesday afternoon
The National Weather Service issued an updated report at 11:58 a.m. on Wednesday for strong thunderstorms until 1 p.m. for Tuscaloosa, Hale and Bibb counties. Residents can expect wind gusts of up to 50 mph. "At 11:58 a.m., Doppler radar tracked strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Bull...
Get Creative at 'Purple Tulips $30' Paint Night in Tuscaloosa!
🎨 Unleash your inner artist and add a splash of color to your social calendar! The Canvas and Crafts Studio in Tuscaloosa is rolling out the purple carpet for an evening of creativity and fun with their "Purple Tulips $30" event.