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Local wins $300,000 in pro fishing tournament - Shelby County Reporter
FROM STAFF REPORTSHOT SPRINGS, Ark. –FLW Tour pro Clent Davis, a local professional fisherman from Montevallo, brought a five-bass limit to the scale on Sunday, Aug. 12, weighing 17 pounds, 13 ounces – the heaviest limit weighed in the three-day Forrest Wood Cup held on Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs
Health Department Confirms Zika Virus Case In Pelham
The virus can be spread through mosquito bites, from a pregnant woman to her fetus, through sex and via blood transfusion. Many people infected with Zika virus won't have symptoms or will only have mild symptoms. The most common symptoms of Zika are
Bessemer students sent back to eighth grade after grade mishap
Bessemer City Schools started back for the fall semester on August 8, and according to Superintendent Dr. Keith Stewart, 12 students who were originally promoted to the ninth grade at Bessemer City High School had to be sent back to middle school to complete their eighth-grade credits. Stewart calle
Two killed in crash on Old Tuscaloosa Highway
A fatal traffic accident is being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.The crash happened around 2:30 Sunday afternoon in the 7200 block of Old Tuscaloosa Highway. Early information indicates that a blue Camry hit a white Camaro in the rear. The drivers of both vehicles died on the
Two people killed after wreck in McCalla
An adult from one car, and two children from the other car suffered non-life threatening injuries, and were taken to a hospital.
2 killed in horrific west Jefferson County crash identified
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victims as James John Griffith, 37, and Michael Lane Ray, 22. Both lived in McCalla.
Lions sport young but athletic roster in 2018 - Shelby County Reporter
By ALEC ETHEREDGE | Sports EditorThe Briarwood Christian School volleyball team ended last season with a lot of momentum, winning seven of its last 10 matches, including postseason play, before falling in the second round of the playoffs to finish off the 2017 season at 12-10.Now in 2018, despite a
Alfa Insurance in Jemison returns to original location - The Clanton Advertiser
By J.R. Tidwell / EditorClients with Alfa Insurance in Jemison will not have to go far to visit the business’s new location. In fact, it might even seem a bit familiar.Alfa has moved back to the location where it once sat, but the venue has changed.
Helena boasts senior-laden roster for 2018 - Shelby County Reporter
By ALEC ETHEREDGE | Sports EditorThe Helena Huskies’ volleyball team is coming off a season in which its only losses in the playoffs were to two Final Four teams, Daphne and Jasper, after falling to Jasper in the Elite Eight, who went on to play for the Class 6A state championship.This year, the Hus
Zika case confirmed in Shelby County
Ala. —Shelby County health officials is warning local residents about a confirmed case ofZika virusin Pelham.An assistant professor in UAB’s Division of Infectious Diseases will discuss the state of Zika at a 1:30 p.m. news conference. You can watch it here, on theWVTM 13 Facebook pageor in theWVTM
Alabaster police seek help identifying woman suspected of theft
Police describe the woman as white with gray hair, wearing a gray shirt, blue jean cut-off shorts and has a tattoo on her left for-arm.
Marion Mayor uses tools to prep residents for AlabamaWorks Success Plus Initiative - Yellowhammer News
By: Dexter Hinton, Mayor of Marion, AlabamaWhen I was elected in late 2016 as Mayor of Marion, I knew there were certain areas in which our town needed to improve. One was education and work preparedness for those who did not want to attend a four-year college. We had gaps that needed to be filled.A
Shooting at Tuscaloosa club leaves three people injured
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Tuscaloosa police responded to a shooting at Good Times Lounge on Culver Road around 3 a.m. Saturday.According to Captain Kip Hart with the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes unit, three people were shot in the incident and the victims are recovering at a local hospital.The victim's names
Early-morning gunfire injures 3 at Tuscaloosa lounge
Tuscaloosa police responded about 3 a.m. to Good Times Lounge on Culver Road, said Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit Capt. Gary Hood. Once on the scene, authorities found three victims had been struck by the gunfire.
Mercedes-Benz SUVs held up by Chinese customs
SUVs built in Tuscaloosa are being checked by customs authorities in Shanghai, according to Daimler.Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLS models, built in the United States between May 4 and June 12, have a brake issue which poses a "safety risk," according to a Chinese customs document circulating on Chinese s
Three people shot at Good Times Lounge in Tuscaloosa
Authorities in Tuscaloosa responded to reports of of three people shot at Good Times Lounge in Tuscaloosa Saturday morning.Authorities in Tuscaloosa responded to reports of of three people shot at Good Times Lounge in Tuscaloosa Saturday morning.The severity of the injuries as well as the events lea
Sunday storms caused trees to fall in the Birmingham metro area
BESSEMER, Ala. —Sunday afternoon storms brought some winds and hail to the Birmingham metro area.The Bessemer Fire Department says at least one tree fell in the 1600 block of 12th Avenue North.AdvertisementThe tree was across the road, but has been removed for traffic to pass through.The tree did no
1 killed in fiery crash on U.S. 31 near Brookwood Baptist Medical Center
Police said the vehicle then caught on a fire. The victim, believed to be a male, was pronounce dead on the scene. The motorist in the other vehicle was transported to the hospital with injuries that aren't life-threatening.
FIRST LOOK: Former 5-star linebacker Ale Kaho's 1st Alabama practice
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) - Another former 5-star recruit has joined the Alabama defense. Freshman linebacker Ale Kaho practiced for the 1st time with the Crimson Tide Saturday inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. He's a former top-recruit of the Washington Huskies.Washington Head Coach Chris Petersen announc
Tuscaloosa Police investigate a triple shooting
Tuscaloosa Police are investigating a shooting near a nightclub on Culver Road which injured three people.AdvertisementPolice say the victims' injuries are not life-threatening.The shots rang out outside the Good Times Lounge around 3 am.