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Saying Goodbye to Arnie

February 27, 2015 - 10:20pm
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Family and friends are preparing to say goodbye to Arnie Boyd.
He's the man who was killed in the one-vehicle wreck on Tuesday, February 24, 2015  that shut down part of the McFarland Boulevard Bridge.
Gary Youngblood has known Arnie Boyd for most of his life.
He says he'll never forget his friend's giving heart and humble spirit.
Visitation for Arnie Boyd will be held at 1:00pm on February 28, 2015 at Memory Chapel Funeral Home on Skyland Boulevard.
The funeral will also be held there shortly following.

Bama Wheelchair Basketball

February 26, 2015 - 4:18pm
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The Alabama Wheelchair Basketball teams wrap up thier regular season  with their annual games at Foster Auditorium...WVUA's Jenn Chapman spoke with the both the men's and women's teams as they prepare for their home tournament just before the national championship...

Money Talks

February 26, 2015 - 2:42pm

By Stacy Johnson

 

Everyone does dumb things.
After all, we're only human.

When it comes to money, it
is a good idea to keep dumb moves to a minimum. Here are five money mistakes many
people make, and ways to avoid them.

 

Mistake No. 1

  • Paying 20 percent on a credit card while you are earning 0.2
    percent on your savings.

Better Idea ...Read more

Wreck Victim Identified

February 26, 2015 - 2:22pm

Tuscaloosa examines its pellet gun laws

February 26, 2015 - 11:30am

City may tighten up on children’s uses

The City of Tuscaloosa could change its ordinance concerning pellet guns for the first time since the 1960s, potentially requiring parental supervision for children's use. ...Read more

Tuscaloosa Krispy Kreme hosts annual challenge

February 26, 2015 - 11:24am

Contestants race from downtown to Krispy Kreme, eat a dozen doughnuts, then race back

The McFarland Boulevard Krispy Kreme will host its annual 2-mile challenge this Saturday at 10 a.m.

Contestants start in downtown Tuscaloosa and run 1 mile to Krispy Kreme. Then they may eat a dozen doughnuts and run back. The contestants are not required to eat all of the doughnuts unless they want to win a prize. ...Read more

New owner for Nick's in the Sticks

February 26, 2015 - 11:10am

 Widow of previous owner takes over Tuscaloosa favorite

...Read more

"Snow Day" In Tuscaloosa

February 25, 2015 - 6:29pm
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Did you have Wednesday off for a "Snow Day?" Lots of northern parts of our coverage area saw lots of snow, but not so much as of 6:30 p.m. in Tuscaloosa. 

WVUA's Emileigh Forrester set out to find out what Tuscaloosa residents chose to do on their "Snow Day."

With a winter storm warning in effect,
children out of school, and some parents home from work, a quiet Tuscaloosa
awaited the snow. But, while some decided to brave the chilly rain to shop,
others stayed home. Steel City Pops manager Crawford Rogers says in the span of
one hour, their business was slight. ...Read more

February's Featured Teacher

February 25, 2015 - 12:09pm
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This month's Featured Teacher is Meg Cottingham at Tuscaloosa Christian School. 

Featured Teacher is sponsored by Alabama One Credit Union. 

To nominate your teacher, click here

More Troopers, Marine Patrol on Highways

February 25, 2015 - 10:35am

ICY ROADS

The following is a media release from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency:

TUSCALOOSA – Winter storm forecasts for northern portions of Alabama may cause icy roads and hazardous driving conditions. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) strongly encourages all motorists to drive with extreme caution and to avoid roadways when weather conditions are prohibitive.  ...Read more