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‘Good Ol’ Boy’ Drinking Truck Used to Share Gospel
A couple of years ago, Terry Billings saw his old truck sitting in the field, weeds growing up through it. Then he heard God whisper that He could take that old truck and make something new out of it.
Man in custody after attempting Dollar General robbery in Walker County
WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- A suspect is in custody after an alleged attempted robbery in Walker County Sunday evening, officials told CBS 42. According to Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood, a man walked into the Dollar General in Oakman around 7 p.m. demanding money.
Ohio-based manufacturer to move some operations to west Alabama
An Ohio-based lift truck manufacturer plans to move part of its operations to west Alabama next year as part of an expansion plan. AL.com reports Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. announced Tuesday that its Bolzoni line’s North America attachment manufacturing will move from the company’s Homewoo
Checking In On Vernon, Alabama’s New Police Chief
VERNON, Ala. (WCBI)- Vernon had the same police chief for over 20 years. As of Tuesday, the new chief has been on the job for 29 days. Davy Eaves is no stranger to the department and is already making some changes.
Trees down across Winston County
WINSTON COUNTY - Steady rain and gusty winds have apparently caused numerous trees to come down across Winston County Saturday evening, Dec. 8. Police and fire departments are out across the county trying to clear roadways, especially around Lynn, Ashridge, Double Springs and Arley. The Winston Coun
Caledonia's Box heads to Northwest Mississippi Community College
CALEDONIA -- Shelbi Box wears a captain's band on her left arm with pride. For the last two seasons, Box has been the "loud" player in the middle of the Caledonia High School girls soccer team. Box admits it's easy to hear her on the field because she has learned to dislike quiet, which is a great t
Three-Car Crash In Pickens County, AL Leaves One Injured
PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – One person is injured after a three-car accident in Carrollton County, Alabama.
Auburn parting ways with OC Chip Lindsey as he heads to Kansas
AUBURN, Ala (WIAT)-- Offensive Coordinator Chip Lindsay is leaving Auburn and is heading to Kansas to become their Offensive Coordinator. He joins head coach Les Miles staff who was just become the head man there a couple of weeks ago. Lindsay returned to Auburn in Jan 2017 after a stint with the te
Berry opens with win over Brilliant
The Berry Wildcats boys basketball team opened its 2018-19 basketball season on Nov. 29 at Brilliant and started the season off with a road win against the Tigers by the score of 67-48. Berry was led in scoring by Isaac Darty with 20 points, followed by Levi Cannon with 16 points. Also scoring in do
Pickens County Comes up Short in Bid for Third-Straight Super 7
Pickens County advanced to the Class 1A state championship game in 2016 and 2017 and came up one game away from a third consecutive appearance, as the Tornadoes fell to Mars Hill Bible 20-12 in Florence Friday night. The Panthers led 20-6, but midway through the fourth quarter Pickens County scored
Howard scores 45, Marquette beats No. 12 K-State 83-71
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard kept attacking the bucket and getting to the foul line against one of the best defensive teams in the country to set Marquette records.
Police looking for suspect impersonating officer in Carbon Hill
Multiple agencies are looking for a man impersonating a police officer in Walker County. A teenage girl reported that she was stopped by the impostor Monday night in Carbon Hill. "He came up to her back window and said he must have been mistaken, both brake lights were working and she was free to go
Chip Lindsey leaving Auburn, expected to land at Kansas
Auburn will have a different offensive coordinator next season. Chip Lindsey will not return as the Tigers' offensive coordinator and is expected to land another job in the near future, sources told AL.com.
Deputies encounter toy guns that look real, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff says
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. — Authorities in West Alabama said they are coming face-to-face with toy guns that look all too real. Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Ron Abernathy worried the outcome could be very dangerous.
Waffle House co-workers raise money for Christmas after single father dies
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. — A single father killed in a car crash leaves behind two little girls. Now, his co-workers are making sure the girls have a Christmas. Bryan Sims was on his way to work at the Waffle House when he was hit. His co-workers knew they had to do something, so they started asking
Once Again, Kirby Smart and Georgia Brought Out the Best in Nick Saban's Alabama
ATLANTA — Alabama began a tradition Saturday night inside of a cramped, bustling and celebratory locker room, its 35–28 victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game minutes old.
Live hoops updates: Alabama vs. Georgia State
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Alabama men's basketball team hosts the Georgia State Panthers tonight at Coleman Coliseum. The game will tip off at 7 p.m. CT (SEC Network+). The game can be followed here, as well as with the following links: WATCH | LISTEN | STATS.
This Sunday: move over awareness rally for killed tow truck driver
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Right now, there is a rally planned for Sunday to help raise awareness about the state's move over law. This comes after a tow driver was killed in Tuscaloosa County while helping a driver change a tire on the interstate. John Hubbard died almost two years ago when
This Saturday: move over awareness rally for killed tow truck driver
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Right now, there is an effort to help raise awareness about the state's move over law. This comes after a tow driver was killed in Tuscaloosa County while helping a driver change a tire on the interstate. John Hubbard died almost two years ago when he was hit and ki
Ohio-based manufacturer to move some operations to Alabama
SULLIGENT, Ala. (AP) — An Ohio-based lift truck manufacturer plans to move part of its operations to west Alabama next year as part of an expansion plan. Al.com reports Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. announced Tuesday that its Bolzoni line's North America attachment manufacturing will move fro