Two local women need your help in their fights against blood cancer.
When patients with blood cancers need a transplant, they require donors with a matching tissue type instead of blood type.
Another registry drive is being held in Bibb County on November 16th at Pine View Baptist Church.
Becoming a donor is easy!
All you have to do is fill out the required paper work and complete a cheek swab.
For more info you can visit www.bethematch.org
The Pickens County Board of Education recently approved a new capital improvement plan which is making upgrades to the school system possible. Pickens County Superintendent of Education, Jamie Chapman, says the majority of their plan focuses on maintaining and upgrading what they already have.
OAD: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
(WVUA) A Call to Northport Police about a suspicious person leads to a burglary arrest.
Northport Police located the suspicious person identified as 23 year old Joshua Paul Sanford of Northport in the Bellwood subdivision.
While officers were talking to Sanford they got a burglary call from a home in the 2300 block of 22nd street.
During an investigation enough probable cause was found to arrest Sanford for the crime. ...Read more
Authorities have arrested a man they say tried to kidnap a University of Alabama student on her walk home down 10th Avenue.That man is 32 year old Gabriel Dorsett Sealy of Tuscaloosa.Sealy has been charged with Kidnapping I, Robbery I, and Assault III.He's been booked into the Tuscaloosa County jail on a $126,000 bond.
We may be a couple days away from
Halloween, but lots of local children got all dressed up to celebrate the
holiday at the University of Alabama. WVUA's Emileigh Forrester paid a visit to
the scary ghosts and goblins, and the not so scary princesses and puppies.
While some kids chose
cute costumes, others chose to be creepy.
Now, whether trick-or-treaters
were dressed as superheroes, or hippies, or even a Disney characters, most
everybody agreed the gathering was a service to the community.
NORTHPORT -- The Alliance for Animal Welfare set up outisde of Tractor Supply Saturday in Northport to educate the public on adopting an animal and the responsibilities it ensues.
If you are unable to adopt, Pet Supermarket in Northport is taking donations that include but are not limited to: dry dog food, crates, blankets, heartguard, and towels.
TUSCALOOSA -- "Community Unity" held a night full of music and fun in order to raise breast cancer awareness Saturday night. This was the organizations first annual 'Splash of Pink' charity ball at the Bryant Conference Center.
Attendees enjoyed refreshments, music and stories from survivors. Proceeds went to benefit the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center and The Good Samaritan Clinic.
Saturday October 25, 2014 Moundville held its Fall Festival in downtown Moundville. The festivities kicked off around 5pm. Lots of kids and thier parents broke out their halloween costumes early for some trunk-or-treating, games, hay rides, costume contests and more. WVUA spoke with LaTonda Collins, who helped put the festival on about what the festival means to the community.
A Coaling baby is being called a miracle!She and her family need your help.Sarah Margaret Kizziah is seven months old.When she was born, she was diagnosed with the rare brain disorder, Holoprocencephaly.A community fundraiser for Sarah Margaret will kickoff November 1st with bike ride registration at 9:30 am and kickstands up at 11:00.Following the ride, there will be an afternoon of fun at the Brookwood Town Park complete with live music, BBQ and door prizes.You can also give to Sarah Margaret's cause through her go fund me account located on her Facebook support page, Prayers For Our Prin ...Read more