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Officer who ejected smoking Alabama fan from Bryant-Denny did nothing wrong, police say

A woman was escorted out of Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday after she refused to extinguish her cigarette in front of a police officer. (Barstool Alabama video) Tuscaloosa police say an officer who removed a cigarette-smoking Alabama fan from the football stadium did nothing wrong. The Tuscaloosa

AL.COM - 2017-11-25 01:54:16

Y's Men's Club begins annual Christmas tree sale

A Tuscaloosa Christmas holiday fixture is back. The Tuscaloosa YMCA Men's Club on Friday began its annual Christmas tree sale at the old Fire College lot off McFarland Boulevard by University Mall and Snow Hinton Park. The sale will continue through the December holiday. Prices range from $40 to $25

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-25 01:09:34

New restaurant specializes in Vietnamese cuisine

A restaurant that owners say is the first and only option for Vietnamese cuisine in Tuscaloosa has opened in Midtown Village. Annie Tran and her husband are one of three couples who partnered up to open, own and operate Pho Town. "It's a partnership between three friends," Tran said. "We decided to

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-24 22:49:21

Annual Thanksgiving meal brings in large crowd

For the eighth Thanksgiving in a row, Chuck's Fish feasted with rich and poor alike, those without means, those lacking families to share the day with, those who'd simply rather not cook and clean at home, and more who come for the warmth of the Tuscaloosa tradition, to dine amongst a diverse cross-

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:00:00

UA students provide Thanksgiving meals for soup bowl

In what's become a family holiday ritual, University of Alabama senior Juan Carrasquilla helped deliver pans of food donated by fellow students to the East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl for the nonprofit's annual Thanksgiving meal. "It is amazing that it is the fifth year already. I have been reall

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

FRESH AND LOCAL: November 22 | What's at the farmers markets this week

Local items available at the farmers markets this week: Beef Broccoli Collards Dog treats Eggs Honey Kale Lettuce Mustard greens Okra Oranges Peanuts Peas Pork Pumpkins Sweet potatoes Tomatoes Turnip greens Baked goods, variety of fresh frozen vegetables, homemade ice cream, fresh


Donor milk will benefit premature infants

The DCH Health System has launched a donor breast milk program that will benefit premature infants in the neonatal intensive care units at DCH Regional Medical Center and Northport Medical Center. "This is an easy and safe outlet for mothers to donate their unused breast milk to babies who need it t


Dance coach is a UA fixture

As the daughter of University of Alabama employees, former Crimsonette Brandi Freeman grew up in the Crimson Tide heartland watching football on Saturdays. "We were huge Bama fans," she said. In Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturdays, her father would hand her his binoculars to look at the field. "Being


3 killed on Thanksgiving after wrong-way driver crashes into car on I-75

GIBSONTON, Fla. (WFLA) - Troopers say three people were killed on Thanksgiving after a wrong-way crash in Gibsonton. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes near Gibsonton Drive. Highway officials said 21-year-old Justin B. Latkin of Bradenton was traveling northbound in the southbound center lan

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-24 03:30:26

In the midst of the opioid epidemic, 'High on Jesus' blends the Bible and 12-step program | Bradenton Herald

Blue-eyed, tattooed Justin Halas started his journey toward recovery right before Manatee County's opioid epidemic furiously ramped up, responsible for taking with it hundreds of lives. "But I'm telling you for a thousand percent fact I would be dead if I was still using because of what was going a

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 18:30:00

Bargain hunters head out across Manatee County on Thanksgiving | Bradenton Herald

Will you brave the Black Friday crowds or shop from the safety of your laptop? Latest News Outstanding leader to be recognized by Manatee Chamber of Commerce Robert P. Bartz Award for Outstanding Leadership announced. Nominations are invited. Latest News 15-year former drug addict talks abo

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Charles Manson's 'grandson,' a Bradenton resident, could be bringing his ashes to Florida | Bradenton Herald

A Bradenton man who claims to be Charles Manson's grandson reportedly plans to bring his grandfather's remains to Florida. Manson died Sunday night of natural causes after spending nearly 50 years in prison for orchestrating brutal murders in 1969. In an interview with SFGATE, Jason Freeman said he

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

Bradenton Marauders To Host 2017 Marty's Toy Drive

BRADENTON, FL - Bradenton's beloved baseball team once again will open their doors this winter to help Manatee County's children in need. The Bradenton Marauders will host its third annual Marty's Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pirate City, 1701 27th St. E. The toys will be dona

PATCH - 2017-11-24 19:13:27

Lines out the door for Thanksgiving Feast at Salvation Army in Bradenton

BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - Lines were out the door at the Salvation Army for their annual Thanksgiving feast in Manatee County. A crowd of 500 was expected, which would have been a record number for the Salvation Army in Bradenton. About 300 people showed up for the meal. Chef Thomas Giglio's team worke

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-23 19:48:00

Runners dodge raindrops for Bradenton's 20th annual 'give to run' Turkey Trot

Many hoped the rain would hold off for the Bradenton Runners Club's 20th annual Turkey Trot 5-miler, but the drizzle started earlier than forecast Thanksgiving morning. The rain fell as steadily as the donations filled bins of food brought by runners who "give to run" for Turning Points and the Foo

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 21:35:00

Bradenton assisted living facility sells for $13.8 million

A real estate investment trust has purchased the Bradenton Oaks assisted living facility for $13.8 million. An affiliate of Griffin-American Healthcare of Irvine, California, bought the 112-unit facility at 1015 7th Ave. E. in Bradenton, according to court records. The seller, a unit of Fortress Inv


Huckstering: Money sought for film about Mike Huckabee's rise to governorship

Mike Huckabee went on Facebook this week to solicit money for a movie being made by his son, John Mark Huckabee, about the brief drama that marked his transition to the governor's office in 1996. An account on right-wing Newsmax ties the project - as all successful right-wing projects must be tied

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Another anti-abortion law blocked in court

CNN reports that a federal judge in Texas has stopped enforcement of a state law aimed at outlawing the most common second-term abortion procedure. On Wednesday, US District Judge Lee Yeakel overturned Texas Senate Bill 8 - which was passed earlier this year and banned doctors from performing dilat

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Girl, 16, Shot in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 16-year-old girl has been reported injured in a shooting. The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) says the victim was being treated at CHI St. Vincent on Wednesday afternoon. LRPD investigators were working to find the crime scene where the shooting happened. There's no furthe


Shots fired at car injure 16-year-old in Little Rock

Gunfire in southwest Little Rock on Wednesday wounded a 16-year-old girl, who was shot in the lower back while riding in a vehicle, according to a police report. Lt. Michael Ford, a department spokesman, said the 16-year-old was taken to CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in a private vehicle. Officers were

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 12:30:00