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Baseball playoffs set to start

Six baseball teams from the area qualified for the AHSAA playoffs across three different classes. Two first-round matchups will pit familiar foes against each other when Billingsley (7-15) hosts Isabella (4-13) and Maplesville (8-13-1) welcomes in Verbena (5-15) in class 1A.


NWS releases preliminary report on weekend tornadoes

BIRMINGHAM — The National Weather Service in Birmingham has released a preliminary report on severe weather, including tornadoes, that caused damage across Alabama just before midnight on April 13 and in the early morning hours of April 14.


White’s 4 RBIs lead Helena to area win over Chelsea

HELENA – As the games wind down in the regular season for softball, Helena continued its hot streak in area play by defeating Chelsea 4-3 on Tuesday, April 16, marking the fourth straight area win for the Huskies.


Trash Talk: Abandoned Cars Dot Area Roadsides

There’s plenty of litter along the side of the roads. But sometimes Birmingham’s biggest trash rolls on four wheels. And law enforcement officials say abandoned cars are not only a nuisance, but safety hazards as well.


Back in the Summer of ‘69: MBHS Class of 1969 Plans Woodstock-Themed 50th Reunion

Members of Mountain Brook High School’s graduating class of 1969 are planning to kick off the summer with a 50th reunion on May 3 and 4. As the graduating seniors left high school in the summer of 1969, a Nixon-led United States watched Neil Armstrong take man’s first steps on the moon, and the Viet


Activity Firing Back Up Before Leaving North/Central Alabama

As the back edge of the line of strong to severe storms has now reached locations from Gadsden to Clanton to Prattville, it looked like we were going to finally put the severe weather threat to bed… but we have had new warnings issued within the last 20 minutes.


Rick Cauley will face Class 7A power Thompson in 1st game as Davidson head coach

Rick Cauley’s first game as Davidson’s head football coach will be against last year’s Class 7A runner-up. The Warriors will play Thompson on Aug. 24 as part of a doubleheader in Alabaster to kick off the season. Dothan – in its first game since traditional rivals Dothan High and Northview merged –


Tornado Confirmed in Tuscaloosa County: Be in Safe Shelter Now! Heads Up Western Jefferson County Also

Updating this post frequently to give you the latest information as a tornado is moving through southern Tuscaloosa County toward western Jefferson County. 2:38: Tornado is passing near or just west of the Mercedes Plant.


Alabama Power Company Bike Riders Raise Money For Ms Society

For the fourth year, Alabama Power Company bike riders took to the streets for the annual Dam Ride. The group, called the Power Pedalers, biked 78 miles Friday and Saturday from Alabama Power headquarters in downtown Birmingham to Lay Dam near Clanton and back.


Meet Peter Cottontail and hunt for eggs in Calera

CALERA, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Cottontail Express opens Saturday at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum. Children will have the opportunity to take their picture with Peter Cottontail, ride a train and hunt for eggs.


ACA athletes sign with colleges

On Monday, April 8, three Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) Warriors signed letters of intent to play athletics on the college level next school year. Evan Courtney will be playing football for Warner University, a private Christian college located in Lake Wales, FL.


‘People are very supportive:’ The Depot Deli & Grill celebrates 20-year anniversary in Helena

HELENA – Not much has changed in the last 20 years for the restaurant that sits just several yards away from the railroad tracks that run through the heart of Old Town Helena, and quite honestly, there hasn’t been reason for change for this now iconic Helena establishment.


The Tornado Warning For Southeastern Shelby County Is Cancelled

…THE TORNADO WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN SHELBY COUNTY IS CANCELLED…. The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado. Therefore, the warning has been cancelled. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 600 AM CDT for central Al


Living Well with Michelle: Goat Yoga BHAM

Birmingham, Ala. (WIAT) -- In this week's Living Well with Michelle, Michelle went to Helena to try out an adorbale trend in the fitness world -- goat yoga!. Yoga instructor Stacy Bauwens has taught yoga for years. She said the goats add an feeling of tranquility to the class.


KCS earns excellent rating at choir festival

ALABASTER – The Kingwood Christian School Lions choir earned top honors during a recent statewide festival in early April. KCS participated in the 2019 Alabama Independent Schools Association Elementary Choral Festival on Friday, April 5, and earned an excellent rating while under the direction of L


Senate committee shelves ethics law bill

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Senate Judiciary committee heard a bill to change the ethics laws but ultimately carried it over Wednesday. The chair of the judiciary committee, Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, said he will not bring the bill up again in committee this session.


Police Arrest Suspect in Jewelry Theft

Prattville police has identified and captured a woman who is suspected of stealing $600 worth of jewelry. The woman has been identified as Angelette Sealey, 49, of Maplesville.


Updates: Tornado watches continue for Alabama

Parts of Alabama will continue to run the risk of seeing severe weather today following an active night. Damaging winds, hail, heavy rain and isolated tornadoes will again be possible, according to the National Weather Service.


Tracking 2 Tornadoes in Shelby County: Be in Safe Place if in Either Polygon

Possible tornado is passing south of Moody right now. The circulation has weakened. Another possible tornado is approaching Columbiana, but its circulation does not look as strong now.


A Brief Check On Our Weather Situation At 3:45 AM

At 3:40 am, the broken line of strong to severe storms have reached the central parts of North/Central Alabama. A Tornado Warning is in effect for Bibb County until 4:15 am for a cell that has a radar confirmed tornado just southeast of Brent and is moving northeast at 40 MPH. A Severe Thunderstorm