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PHOTOS: College Football Playoff National Championship

SEC rivals Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs play for the CFP National Championship in Indianapolis. → Read More

The Tuscaloosa News' 2021 Pictures of the Year

Tuscaloosa News photographer Gary Cosby Jr. picks his favorite photos from 2021, from the national championship to COVID-19 to tornadoes. → Read More

GARY COSBY JR.: Words carry power to build or destroy

Looking back on the Jan. 6, 2021, riot in D.C., words created the riot, fueled it, and almost destroyed the nation. Words carry power for good or evil. → Read More

University of West Alabama professor believes she's found legendary native province of Mabila

Ashely Dumas, associate professor of anthropology at the University of West Alabama has found the legendary native province of Mabila. → Read More

Tuscaloosa police headquarters renovation features training upgrades

Tuscaloosa Police showed off some of the renovations to their headquarters building with an emphasis on officer training. → Read More

Pine Valley Retirement Community honors veterans

Pine Valley Retirement Community honored the 21 residents who served in the military. → Read More

Tuscaloosa Police Department honors three officers for heroism

Three Tuscaloosa Police officers were awarded medals of valor for an encounter with a gunman who opened fire on them at The Links in January. → Read More

GARY COSBY JR.: Gas prices are up, but is President Joe Biden to blame?

Was Donald Trump really responsible for low gas prices and is Joe Biden really responsible for higher gas prices? The answer may surprise you. → Read More

Habitat for Humanity, GAF-Tuscaloosa to build home in five days

Habitat for Humanity and GAF partner to blitz build a house in one week in Tuscaloosa. → Read More

Four leaders inducted into Tuscaloosa County Civic Hall of Fame

Jheovanny Gomez, the Rev. David Gay Jr., Mark Sullivan and Robert Almon Sr. were honored Thursday at the Tuscaloosa River Market. → Read More

Army Association of West Alabama honors those who support veterans

The United States Army West Central Alabama Chapter honored those who support veterans at the VA Hospital in Tuscaloosa. → Read More

Tuscaloosa firefighters spread the word about fire prevention

Tuscaloosa firefighters have been installing and checking smoke alarms in local homes as part of National Fire Protection Week. → Read More

The brooms are back: T-Town Witches Ride returns to benefit Arc of Tuscaloosa County

The Arc of Tuscaloosa County is bringing back the Witches Ride after a virtual year because of COVID-19 restrictions. → Read More

Vehicle rolls over in three-car wreck on McFarland Boulevard during heavy rain

Tuscaloosa Police report one person suffered minor injuries in a crash that tied up traffic on McFarland Boulevard. → Read More

University of Alabama kicks off Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive

University of Alabama students set a goal of collecting 300,000 pounds for food for the West Alabama Food Bank. → Read More

University of Alabama College of Engineering opens new manufacturing program

The new bachelor's degree program in manufacturing systems engineering will be available in the fall of 2022 through UA's College of Engineering. → Read More

Shelton State and Stillman College agreement focuses on education of future teachers

Stillman College and Shelton State sign and agreement to help get more students educated to become teachers, hopefully addressing a teacher shortage. → Read More

GARY COSBY JR.: Who are the best and worst U.S. presidents?

How do presidents stack up based upon their final approval ratings as they left office? Who was best, who was worst? → Read More

'That's one of your brothers': Pain remains 20 years after Brookwood mine disaster

Twenty years has done little to dull the pain of loss for the 13 men who died in the Jim Walter Resources No. 5 mine explosion in Brookwood. → Read More

Water tower on University of Alabama campus rising on Campus Drive West

A water tower is rising on the edge of the University of Alabama campus that will supply reliable water pressure to parts of UA and Tuscaloosa. → Read More