Tuscaloosa bars prepare for Iron Bowl weekend

The Iron Bowl is a reason for one of the biggest parties all year, but this year is set to be much quieter.

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending.
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Holiday nostalgia could boost mental health amid COVID-19

Celebrating the holidays this year could be a much-needed mental health boost, even if they don't look much like the celebrations of the past.

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COVID-19 in custody: Alabama ranks 9th for inmate deaths

  Birmingham Police PSA on holiday shopping safety

Birmingham Christmas tradition begins lighting up downtown tonight

’It’s such a blessing’: Family of 7 gets Christmas assistance through Montgomery program

Authorities working to identify skeletal remains discovered in Jefferson Co.

The remains were discovered inside a shed within a wooded hunting area near the 5700 block of Woodland Drive.
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Female soccer player poised to play for Vandy’s football team

“Let’s make history,” senior Sarah Fuller wrote Friday on Twitter with a photo of herself wearing a football jersey with a soccer ball between her feet while holding a football in her hands.

Auburn makes history with weekend games against No. 1 teams

Health officials offer advice for shopping safely during the holiday weekend

  Black Friday shoppers already lining up

  Doctors say so far, seasonal flu cases are lower than normal

Warrior man falls to his death while taking photo in Smoky Mountains

Hoover Police are ready to protect shoppers this holiday season

  ADPH: More than 3,500 people have died from COVID-19 in Alabama, with more than 242K positive cases, more than 161K recoveries

Arrest in cold case of Birmingham man’s murder

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  US colleges mull new virus protocols for students’ return

The coronavirus presented huge challenges for the fall semester for U.S. colleges that opened the academic year with in-person learning, including some that took a battering from outbreaks.

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WBRC Sideline: Week 14 Semifinal scores

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  Nursing home residents, families urged to take extra precautions if gathering for Thanksgiving

  Black Friday 2020 could be more online than ever

  Driving during the pandemic is dangerous for different reasons

  ALDOT to soon take bids on CityWalk public space under new 20/59 bridges

  Health officials say negative COVID-19 test results can give false sense of security

Local health officials are warning against seeing family for Thanksgiving, even if you tested negative for COVID-19.
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times

Instead of the usual path through Manhattan, this year’s parade was kept to the area in front of Macy’s flagship store and aimed at a television audience instead of live crowds.

  Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19, will probably miss Iron Bowl

  How to make the holiday feel special if you are spending Thanksgiving alone

  FIRST ALERT: Bitter cold weather expected next week

Iron Bowl business opinions vary this year in Tuscaloosa

WEST ALABAMA

Tuscaloosa bars prepare for Iron Bowl weekend

  Man will attend his 61st Iron Bowl

Crews getting Bryant-Denny ready for Iron Bowl

Alabama tops the College Football Playoff rankings

CENTRAL ALABAMA

Airport travel increases for Thanksgiving

CDC considers shortening COVID exposure quarantine time

EAST ALABAMA

  Man will attend his 61st Iron Bowl

Gadsden entertainment complex to open Saturday

Hokes Bluff man arrested on child pornography charges

GOOD DAY RECIPES

  Flying Biscuit Cafe: Chocolate Biscuit Bread Pudding

  The Flying Biscuit: Pumpkin pancake and praline sauce

  The Bitter Socialite: Cantaloupe Martini