Local News in Blount County, Alabama
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Blount County teacher on paid administrative leave following sex charges
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:44:00 -0800
Superintendent Jim Carr tells Alabama's 13 he was notified by law enforcement of the allegations involving Ashley Parkins Pruitt, 28, on Nov. 6. Carr says Pruitt was placed on leave the same day.
Search underway for missing Fayette County teenager
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:29:18 -0800
Hannah Harbin, 14, was last seen leaving Hubbertville High School Friday.
Victim shot by Blount County deputy identified
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 18:28:43 -0800
A man who was shot and killed by a Blount County Sheriff's deputy earlier this week has officially been identified.
Justin Jones sentenced to life in prison in Railroad Park shooting
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:28:45 -0800
A judge has sentenced the man charged in the 2013 Railroad Park shooting. Justin Jones will serve a life sentence with the possibility of parole.
Alabama unemployment rate drops to 6.3 percent
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:20:41 -0800
Alabama's preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the month of October dropped to 6.3 percent, down from September's 6.6 percent. The rate represents 133,470 unemployed persons, compared to 140,555 in October Governor Bentley says.
TOUCHDOWN FRIDAY: Week 10
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:39:38 -0700
Check out the video player above for high school football highlights across central Alabama
Early morning drivers deal with heavy flooding on Highway 280
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:04:56 -0800
The heavy rainfall across central Alabama caused some major flooding in parts of our area.
Evening News Sunday November 16, 2014
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:43:58 -0800
Evening News Sunday November 16, 2014Cold weather could break records this week.Shelters need help during earlier than usual cold snap.Tuscaloosa County confronts emerging heroin crisis.
Evening News Sunday November 9, 2014
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:08:22 -0800
Evening News Sunday November 9, 2014Cullman County deputies must now wear "body cameras".Veterans Day observed early at Liberty Park in Vestavia Hills.Berlin marks 25 years since the "Wall" came down.
Alabama Veterans event gets $32k grant
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:43:47 -0800
Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports (TTS) is excited to announce that the Tuscaloosa Delegation, comprised of a combination of the House of Representative members and State Senators, have awarded a $32,000 tourism grant for the annual Alabama All Veterans and Family Reunion. Members of the delegation will present the grant to Tuscaloosa Tourism Sports on Monday, November 10th at 2 pm at the Tuscaloosa ...