9-year-old seriously injured in overnight shooting in West Point

An overnight shooting in West Point has left a 9-year-old seriously injured.

Fauci: US may see ‘surge upon a surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see a “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks.
  • Coronavirus

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.


  Auburn’s Blue Friday helping support small businesses

  Columbus fire crews respond to structure fire on 5th Ave.

Columbus police searching for ‘critically’ missing teen

UPDATE: Woman reported missing in Columbus returns home; safe

  Russell Co. Sheriff’s Office arrests two suspects in October Hatchechubbee murder

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two suspects in the murder of Anthony Wilborn.
  • National

Reports: Cost of Tokyo Olympics delay put at about $2 billion

The cost of the one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is estimated to be just under $2 billion, or about 200 billion yen.

  Taking the proper steps to avoid foodborne illness from leftover Thanksgiving food

  Valley Rescue Mission in Columbus serves those less fortunate on Thanksgiving day

  UPDATE: Victim ID’d in third murder within 24 hours in Sumter County

  UPDATE: Barbara Gauthier’s sister continues to recover from COVID-19

  Home Depot, Terry’s Grocery donates check to Branches Home for Veterans

  Local homeless ministry serves Thanksgiving meal to hundreds of people

  Coping with grief during the holiday season amid coronavirus pandemic

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

  • National

Dave Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader, dies at 85

Prowse represented England in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in the 1950s before breaking into movies with roles that emphasized his commanding size.


  Sports Overtime: Week 15 Lineup

Tuscaloosa and Auburn mayors continue Iron Bowl wager tradition

The two mayors have agreed that if the Alabama Crimson Tide wins, Anders will make a $100 donation to the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative. If the Auburn Tigers prevail, Maddox will make a $100 donation to the United Way of Lee County.


  Shooting in Sumter Co. leaves one person dead; suspect in custody

  Soldiers at Ft. Benning served meal for Thanksgiving holiday

  EAMC bracing for possible Thanksgiving COVID-19 impact

  Practice cooking safety for Thanksgiving to avoid house fires

LIST: When your favorite stores are opening for Black Friday

Check out our list of stores and their Black Friday hours in the list below!
  • National

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics.

Two suspects wanted in Opelika for fraudulent use of a credit card

Columbus police searching for missing teen, last seen near 12th Ave.

  Shoppers in Columbus talk COVID-19’s impact on Thanksgiving grocery lists

  Fire officials investigating explosion on Smith Rd. in Fortson