Contact Us
Local News

Local News

Open Auditions for American Idol Season 6

Info for American Idol Hopefuls

I've received numerous calls this morning, asking about how registration for those wishing to audition for American Idol. Registration will begin at 8am at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Wednesday, August 21.

Read More

Beer Taps

Tuscaloosa Absent on List of 25 Best College Bars

You might find this hard to believe, but the Crimson Tide has been left off a top 25 list. The Daily Meal released its list of the 25 best college bars in the country and The University of Alabama did not make the cut. In fact, only three Southeastern Conference schools had a bar on the list.

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: ,
idolbus long

American Idol Audition Location in Tuscaloosa Announced


The search for the next American Idol runs through Tuscaloosa, Alabama!  Yes, the American Idol audition bus will be rolling into town Wednesday August 21st. 

Read More

Northport Burglary Suspects
Northport Police Department

Northport Police Criminal Investigators Need Help Identifying Burglary Suspects

The Northport Police Department released the following information on Thursday as they are trying to track down two suspects in a burglary that happened late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning

Read More


Back to School Safety Tips From The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office has released a few tips on how to protect your children, and how to teach them to protect themselves.

Read More

Bama Babies Contest

Have Your Bama Baby Picture Professionally Taken for Free on August 22

Throughout the entire 2013 Alabama football season, we are giving listeners the opportunity to feature their little boy or girl in our 'Bama Babies' contest. The submission period began on Wednesday and all you have to do is fill out this form to get your child entered.

Read More

Category: Contests, Local News Tags:
James Spann via Twitter
James Spann via Twitter

Large UPS Cargo Plan Crashes In Birmingham

The AP is reporting the FAA has said a large UPS Cargo plane has crashed on approach to the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport.

James Spann published the following diagram via twitter:

The crash site is in a field; not aware of any homes impacted, or injuries on the ground at this point.
8/14/13 6:36 A

Category: Local News, News Tags:
U.S. Customs And Border Protection Secures Tex-Mex Border From Land, Air and Sea

Firearms and Narcotics Charges Press Conference Announced

The Tuscaloosa Police Department announced this morning that it would be holding a press conference at 2pm in regards to a new charges brought on from an on-going operation.

The Tuscaloosa Police Department has released the following announcement:

The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, along with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Tuscaloosa Police Department and Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office will hold a press conference today to announce a series of firearms and narcotics charges in an operation to reduce violent crime.

Read More


Curt Anderson, 2013 Hands On Boat-A-Thon Winner

After 81 hours and some change, Curt Anderson was officially named the winner of the 2013 Hands On Boat-A-Thon.

Exhausted but obviously pleased with his win, Curt shares his motivation, strategery and the reason he was so confident from the beginning that the pontoon boat from Hideaway Harbor was his to lose

Read More


81 Hours, 5 Minutes and 1 Second: The 2013 Hands On Boat-A-Thon Is Over

Tuscaloosa magician Curt Anderson and Boat-A-Thon veteran Mark Jewel were the last two contestants battling for the brand new Hide-A-Way Harbor pontoon boat.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WTUG 92.9 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WTUG 92.9 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!