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University of Alabama Freshmen to Race at Daytona

Tyler Audie, a freshman at the University of Alabama, will be racing at Daytona International Speedway in the Lucas Oil 200. Audie is an aerospace engineering student. The race will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 at 3:15pm Central Time, Saturday, February 13. This Tyler’s second run at the Daytona Speedway. He qualified last year, as a high school senior. Also…

Alabama Players Share Defining Moments of Season

It’s been a month since the Alabama Crimson Tide football team won the College Football Playoffs National Championship. Some of the players share some of their defining moments of their championship season. Starting Quarterback Jacob Coker: “The end. Just winning the whole thing. That was the most special thing and I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of…

Lady Hornets Keep Winning Streak Alive

The Alabama State University Lady Hornets kept their winning streak alive Monday night as they hit the road and defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 68-53 in conference play. The Lady Hornets currently have a conference best nine game winning streak. Britney Wright led the way with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Lady Hornets look to extend their winning streak as they…

Super Bowl Favorites

Sports fans across the nation crowded bars and restaurants to watch the Super Bowl, but were all of them watching the action on the field? The fans at Beef O’Brady’s in Prattville all had different favorites. Super Bowl 50 was a matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Some fans did not have any favorite teams, and were…

Volunteers Work to Prepare for National Championship Game

It takes scores of volunteers to prepare for the National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson in Glendale, Arizona. We find out about those efforts as the national sports media also prepares. This is our Live coverage from Alabama News Network at Noon on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. Categories: Montgomery, Sports, Video

Shane Butler

Chief Meteorologist Shane Butler is a Central Alabama native. Shane was born in Montgomery, grew up in Eclectic and is a graduate of Elmore County High School and Troy University. He has his broadcast meteorology certification from Mississippi State University. Shane joined Alabama News Network as chief meteorologist in September 2015 after being chief meteorologist at WRDW in Augusta, Georgia,…

Jay Martin

I joined Alabama News Network as a meteorologist in June 2015. I’m from the small town of Kennesaw, Georgia, which is just north of Atlanta. I grew up seeing all types of interesting weather, from snow storms to tornadoes. That helped me decide to make weather my career. I enjoy severe weather with hail, lightning and tornadoes. I have been…

Elissia Wilson

Elissia Wilson is a meteorologist for Alabama News Network. You can catch her forecasts every weekday morning on CBS 8 and ABC Montgomery from 5am-7am and at noon. Prior to joining Alabama News Network, Elissia forecasted weather in Panama City, Florida; Columbus, Georgia; and Fort Smith, Arkansas, where she guided viewers through floods, tornadoes, hail and snowstorms. Elissia also worked…

Olivia Deas

Alabama News Network Morning/Noon Anchor Olivia Deas is a native of North Georgia from the city of Canton. Olivia has traveled all over, but comes to Montgomery from Colorado Springs, Colorado where she reported in the evening and morning shows. Olivia is a graduate of Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA with a degree in Communication and Journalism. Olivia also…