Home - Businesses - Reviews - Classifieds - Maps - Pictures - News - Permits - Calendar - Contact Us
Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Business News

September - 2016 [170]
August - 2016 [403]
July - 2016 [345]
June - 2016 [364]
May - 2016 [349]
April - 2016 [373]
March - 2016 [386]
February - 2016 [335]
January - 2016 [371]
December - 2015 [302]
November - 2015 [322]
October - 2015 [364]
September - 2015 [365]
August - 2015 [386]
July - 2015 [380]
June - 2015 [327]
May - 2015 [347]
April - 2015 [384]
March - 2015 [417]
February - 2015 [382]
January - 2015 [422]
December - 2014 [420]
November - 2014 [411]
October - 2014 [485]
September - 2014 [450]
August - 2014 [460]
July - 2014 [362]
June - 2014 [309]
May - 2014 [380]
April - 2014 [425]
March - 2014 [472]
February - 2014 [411]
January - 2014 [415]
December - 2013 [390]
November - 2013 [413]
October - 2013 [407]
September - 2013 [294]
August - 2013 [298]
July - 2013 [292]
June - 2013 [272]
May - 2013 [276]
April - 2013 [299]
March - 2013 [297]
February - 2013 [269]
January - 2013 [265]
December - 2012 [260]
November - 2012 [258]
October - 2012 [313]
September - 2012 [287]
August - 2012 [277]
July - 2012 [252]
June - 2012 [206]
May - 2012 [260]
April - 2012 [329]
March - 2012 [323]
February - 2012 [313]
January - 2012 [317]
December - 2011 [318]
November - 2011 [379]
October - 2011 [405]
September - 2011 [370]
August - 2011 [439]
July - 2011 [435]
June - 2011 [439]
May - 2011 [467]
April - 2011 [476]
March - 2011 [544]
February - 2011 [444]
January - 2011 [439]
December - 2010 [442]
November - 2010 [329]
October - 2010 [434]
September - 2010 [448]
August - 2010 [472]
July - 2010 [454]
June - 2010 [490]
May - 2010 [399]
April - 2010 [408]
March - 2010 [453]
February - 2010 [445]
January - 2010 [461]
December - 2009 [469]
November - 2009 [436]
October - 2009 [461]
September - 2009 [413]
August - 2009 [420]
July - 2009 [417]
June - 2009 [316]
May - 2009 [110]
April - 2009 [130]
March - 2009 [138]
February - 2009 [142]
January - 2009 [126]
December - 2008 [81]
November - 2008 [125]
October - 2008 [152]
September - 2008 [130]
August - 2008 [122]
July - 2008 [103]
June - 2008 [84]
May - 2008 [124]
April - 2008 [120]
March - 2008 [123]
February - 2008 [97]
January - 2008 [124]
December - 2007 [67]
Home > Tuscaloosa Business News

Tuscaloosa Business News - 2010-10


We have news items here related to Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Yemeni arrested in bomb mail plot - Yemeni police arrested a woman on suspicion of mailing a pair of bombs powerful enough to take down airplanes, officials said Saturday. 9629
October 31st, 2010
Banquet organizers seek to raise awareness of hunger - With an ever-growing number of individuals feeling the pangs of the nation’s struggling economy, the need for food donations is high. 9628
October 31st, 2010
Northport road likely to be moved for hotel - First Avenue in Northport likely will be moved slightly to make way for more parking for the Hampton Inn planned along the city’s riverfront. 9627
October 31st, 2010
24 bands perform in annual Gordo competition - A slight breeze whipped through the football stadium at Gordo High School at about 1 p.m. Saturday, adding a bit of chill in the air on a warm day with clear blue skies. 9626
October 31st, 2010
Sparks, Bentley prepare to inherit state's problems - Voters on Tuesday will determine whether Republican Robert Bentley or Democrat Ron Sparks inherits an array of state problems, including Gulf of Mexico oil spill reparations. 9625
October 31st, 2010
Candidates differ on DA's efficiency - After a contentious campaign that has lasted more than half a year, voters will finally get the chance Tuesday to decide Tuscaloosa County's next district attorney. 9624
October 30th, 2010
U.S.-bound explosives seized; plot thwarted - Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a major new terror campaign. 9623
October 30th, 2010
Alabama Power, local program helps residents with heating, insulation - Jennifer Jackson’s home has been without heat and insulation for two years, but that’s changing this weekend, thanks to a community weatherization program. 9622
October 30th, 2010
National spotlight to shine on Caring Days, clients artwork - Caring Days, an adult day care for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, was created to help produce a happy environment for people suffering from such disorders by leading them in activities and group events. 9621
October 30th, 2010
Cahaba wildlife refuge expansion plan faces review - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will review for six months how to proceed with a controversial proposed expansion of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge, officials with the service announced earlier this week. 9620
October 30th, 2010
Road Crew: Hanging with lions and tigers and bears - About 12 miles off of highway 59 in northeast Alabama is an exotic animal sanctuary known as Tigers For Tomorrow. The Road Crew takes you inside this unique place in DeKalb County. 9619
October 30th, 2010
Caring Days works to help adults with dementia - Caring Days, an adult daycare for people with Alzheimer's and dementia, was created to help produce a happy environment for people suffering from such disorders by leading them in activities and group events. 9618
October 30th, 2010
Judge urged to disqualify GOP gubernatorial candidate - A state judge heard arguments Friday on a last-minute request to halt next week's gubernatorial election or take Republican candidate Robert Bentley off the ballot over allegations he failed to properly disclose donations from the AEA. 9617
October 30th, 2010
Race matches two experienced, heavyweight politicians - If the seven local races for seats in the Alabama Legislature were on a boxing card, instead of Tuesday’s general election ballot 9616
October 29th, 2010
Man accused of using BB gun to punish son - A Tuscaloosa County man was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of punishing his 8-year-old son by shooting the boy in the buttocks with a BB gun 9615
October 29th, 2010
Police seek info on men sought in store robbery - 9614
October 29th, 2010
Johnson admits scheme was illegal - The former head of the two-year college system testified Thursday he did not intend to repay an old friend for paying to finish construction of his house. 9613
October 29th, 2010
Tuscaloosa woos auto suppliers - It will be three years before the first American-built Mercedes C-Class sedans roll off the assembly line in Vance 9612
October 29th, 2010
Police release photos of robbery suspects - Police have released photographs of men suspected of robbing a store on Greensboro Avenue earlier this month. 9611
October 29th, 2010
Ex-chancellor testifies in Taylor's corruption trial - Roy Johnson, the former head of the state two-year college system, testified in court today that he directed college presidents to hire Roger Taylor construction projects after Taylor covered costs to finish the construction of his house. 9610
October 29th, 2010
Bentley, Sparks both plan to call special session - The two candidates for governor said they would call special legislative sessions if they were elected. Bentley said he would call a special session to focus on ethics, while Sparks repeated his promise to focus on gambling. 9609
October 29th, 2010
Around town 10/27 - 9608
October 28th, 2010
Part of Lake Avenue to close starting Friday - 9607
October 28th, 2010
Alabama man suspected of anthrax hoax indicted - 9606
October 28th, 2010
Folsom endorsed by Alabama CEOs for lt. gov. - 9605
October 28th, 2010
Governors Mansion open for tours Sunday - 9604
October 28th, 2010
Task force searching for 17 narcotics suspects - 9603
October 28th, 2010
Political newcomers offer fresh perspectives - The Tuscaloosa County Board of Education District 5 seat, held for 12 years by Don Presley, is being sought by political newcomers Erin Wiggins and Mark Nelson. 9602
October 28th, 2010
Merrill, Kneussle compete for House - The race for House District 62 seat pits Republican John Merrill against Constitution Party candidate Steven Kneussle. 9601
October 28th, 2010
Bentley returns improper donations - Republican governor’s candidate Robert Bentley returned several campaign contributions from corporations after the attorney general received a complaint that Bentley was exceeding donation limits in state campaign finance laws. 9600
October 28th, 2010
Shelby favored to earn fifth term - The question seemed to puzzle Sen. Richard Shelby, but at 76, considering he’s already served more than 30 years in Congress and nearly 40 years in elective office, it’s a fair one. 9599
October 28th, 2010
For Obama, politics is no laughing matter - President Barack Obama apparently thinks politics is no laughing matter, even when he's staring down a comedian. 9598
October 28th, 2010
Suspect sought in rapes, killing - Investigators continued searching Wednesday for a man suspected of raping two women, leaving one dead, early Tuesday morning. 9597
October 28th, 2010
Evidence of meth lab found at apartment fire scene - Law enforcement officials who responded to an early morning fire at Graceland Apartments that destroyed the homes of several residents Wednesday found evidence that a resident had been manufacturing methamphetamine. 9596
October 28th, 2010
Dozens displaced after fire at Graceland Apartments - Law enforcement officials who responded to an early morning fire at Graceland Apartments in Alberta Wednesday found evidence that a resident had been manufacturing methamphetamine. 9595
October 28th, 2010
Police identify suspect in Tuesday morning murder - Investigators are on the trail of a man suspected of raping two women, leaving one dead, early Tuesday morning. Ellis Lamont Patton, 30, is suspected of killing Angela Quick Lavender, 46, at her University Manor Apartment off Greensboro Avenue. 9594
October 28th, 2010
Unborn child case garners attention - An Alabama appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether a child protection law can be used to cover a fetus and to prosecute new mothers who deliver babies with illegal drugs in their bodies. 9593
October 27th, 2010
Teenager held in school bus fight - Authorities say a 16-year-old male has been detained in the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center awaiting trial in connection with a fight that injured two bus drivers. 9592
October 27th, 2010
Teen charged with sending nude photos - Officials in Houston County say a Geneva teenager sent nude pictures of himself to an Ashford girl and is now being held at the county jail on $100,000 bond on each of three charges. 9591
October 27th, 2010
Gadsden woman missing on camping trip - Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver says a 22-year-old Gadsden woman reported missing in Cherokee County was last seen while on a camping trip with her husband. 9590
October 27th, 2010
Tornado touchdown confirmed in N. Alabama - 9589
October 27th, 2010
AROUND TOWN: Oct. 27 - 9588
October 27th, 2010
No damage reported from area storms - Tuscaloosa County was under a tornado warning Tuesday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Calera. 9587
October 27th, 2010
Council OKs incentives for retail developers - The Tuscaloosa City Council approved an array of economic incentives for retail developers on Tuesday night. 9586
October 27th, 2010
River Market plans slated for redesign - City officials are hoping a redesigned River Market will be an affordable one. 9585
October 27th, 2010
City returns $250,000 to Woodlands developer - Citing a completion of some required improvements to a controversial apartment complex on Hargrove Road, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted unanimously to return $250,000 to the developer of The Woodlands of Tuscaloosa. 9584
October 27th, 2010
Early start helps build work force - Investing heavily in early childhood education can mean the difference between a work force ready to compete in a global marketplace and one that will likely fall behind. 9583
October 27th, 2010
Candidates say people should vote on gambling - When it comes to gambling and taxes, both candidates in the House District 16 race, incumbent Democrat William E. Thigpen Sr. and Republican challenger Daniel H. Boman, take similar approaches. 9582
October 27th, 2010
Voter registration rises 1.1% since August - Voter registration in Alabama has increased little since the summer, which may portend an average election turnout Tuesday. 9581
October 27th, 2010
Witness testifies chancellor chose builder - Prosecutors began calling witnesses Tuesday morning in the bribery and conspiracy trial of Tuscaloosa contractor Roger Taylor. 9580
October 27th, 2010
Sparks, Bentley discuss scholarships, salaries at final debate - Alabama’s candidates for governor blasted each other Tuesday night over who is accepting a state salary and how to pay for college for Alabama children. 9579
October 27th, 2010
Public gets fresh look at bypass plan - The long process of building an interstate bypass east of Tuscaloosa continued Tuesday with a public design hearing in the Paul W. Bryant High School gymnasium. 9578
October 27th, 2010
Ground broken for new Bryce Hospital facility - The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Mental Health were deadlocked a year ago over the sale of the Bryce Hospital property. 9577
October 27th, 2010
Suspect sought in rapes, death - Police said they were searching for a man who raped two women at an apartment early Tuesday morning, leaving one dead. 9576
October 27th, 2010
Candidates talk about tax issues, immigration - Most of the differences were slight between the candidates for the Alabama Legislature questioned Tuesday night during a forum on the University of Alabama campus. 9575
October 27th, 2010
Witnesses begin taking the stand in corruption trial - Prosecutors began calling witnesses Tuesday morning in the bribery and conspiracy trial of Tuscaloosa contractor Roger Taylor, who is the last of 15 people charged in the widespread two-year college probe. 9574
October 27th, 2010
Tornado warning in effect in Pickens, Tuscaloosa counties until 6:45pm - 9573
October 27th, 2010
Police investigating Tuesday morning homicide - A woman was killed at University Manor Apartments early Tuesday morning. 9572
October 26th, 2010
Honor Roll Lists - 9571
October 26th, 2010
AROUND TOWN: Oct. 26 - 9570
October 26th, 2010
As bedbugs creep out New Yorkers, tourists keep away - New York City’s bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into landmarks like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale’s and Lincoln Center, causing fresh anxiety among tourists who are canceling Big Apple vacations planned for the height of the holiday season. 9569
October 26th, 2010
ALDOT meeting on bypass set for tonight - The Alabama Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting tonight to present its plans for the route of the proposed Eastern Bypass. 9568
October 26th, 2010
Teenager charged with attempted murder - A teenager was charged with attempted murder Sunday evening after allegedly firing shots at a 33-year-old woman. 9567
October 26th, 2010
Woman, 32, killed in single-car wreck - A Moundville woman was killed in a single-car crash Friday night. 9566
October 26th, 2010
Harper faces Chandler in re-election bid - State Rep. Alan Harper is hoping that District 61 voters will re-elect him next week based on his track record over the past four years. 9565
October 26th, 2010
Garrison to pitch redesigned River Market - The Tuscaloosa City Council today is expected to reject the bids for a proposed River Market and visitors center and redesign the facility planned for the Riverwalk along Jack Warner Parkway. 9564
October 26th, 2010
Candidates vie for vacated seat - Voters in Alabama's 7th Congressional District will elect a new U.S. representative on Nov. 2 to succeed U.S. Rep. Artur Davis, D-Birmingham, who gave up the seat to make an unsuccessful run for governor. 9563
October 26th, 2010
Flu shots available via county health department - The Tuscaloosa County Health Department gathered a team of nurses at the Belk Activity Center at Bower’s Park Complex to help fight the flu this season by providing flu shots on Monday. 9562
October 26th, 2010
Jury selected in contractor trial - Lawyers selected a jury Monday in the federal trial of Tuscaloosa contractor Roger Taylor, who is accused of bribing former state two-year college system chancellor Roy Johnson in exchange for state construction projects worth more than $4 million. 9561
October 26th, 2010
Bus seat belts deemed too costly - School buses are safe enough without seat belts and students in many cases ignore a requirement to wear them, according to a study in Alabama. 9560
October 26th, 2010
Candidates in final stretch of campaigning - Gubernatorial candidates Robert Bentley and Ron Sparks continue their last week of campaigning today with a debate in north Alabama. 9559
October 26th, 2010
Couple could face charges after men found living behind their house - A McCalla couple could face criminal charges after a Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s deputy found two men living in the woods behind their house. 9558
October 25th, 2010
Teenager charged with attempted murder after shooting - A teenager was charged with attempted murder Sunday evening after allegedly firing shots at a 33-year-old woman. 9557
October 25th, 2010
Jury selection begins in Taylor bribery trial - Jury selection began Monday morning in the federal trial of Tuscaloosa contractor Roger Taylor, accused of bribing former two-year college system chancellor Roy Johnson in exchange for state construction projects worth more than $4 million. 9556
October 25th, 2010
Health department works to head off flu season - The Tuscaloosa County Health Department has gathered a team of nurses at the Belk Activity Center at Bower’s Park Complex to help fight the flu this season by providing flu shots today. 9555
October 25th, 2010
AROUND TOWN: Oct. 25 - 9554
October 25th, 2010
Immigrant veterans face deportation despite service - When Rohan Coombs joined the U.S. Marine Corps, he never thought one day he would be locked up in an immigration detention center and facing deportation from the country he had vowed to defend. 9553
October 25th, 2010
Dems can no longer count on gay voters - Kate Coatar is seriously considering voting for Green Party candidates instead of Democrats, whom she normally supports. 9552
October 25th, 2010
Trucks may have to boost efficiency - Future tractor-trailers, school buses, delivery vans, garbage trucks and heavy-duty pickup trucks must do better at the pump under first-ever fuel efficiency rules coming from the Obama administration. 9551
October 25th, 2010
Health care law end of employer plans? - The new health care law wasn’t supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations. 9550
October 25th, 2010
20-year-old killed in wreck near Nucor Steel - A 20-year-old man died in a car wreck at the intersection of Holt Road Northeast and Jack Warner Parkway early Saturday. 9549
October 25th, 2010
Two newcomers vying for Bentleys vacated seat - When Republican state Rep. Robert Bentley decided to run for governor this year, he left a wide-open seat in the Alabama House of Representatives in the heart of Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa County. 9548
October 25th, 2010
Candidates to appear at voter forum - Local voters may get their last chance to evaluate candidates for the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Greater Tuscaloosa and the UA Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 9547
October 25th, 2010
Veterans group has new home - It's been almost 56 years since the American Legion Post 123 formed at Alberta Baptist Church. 9546
October 25th, 2010
Schools plot strategies to improve achievement - Annette Taylor, a reading intervention teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, asked a group of five students what they noticed in a photo of people and animals. 9545
October 25th, 2010
AROUND TOWN: Oct. 24 - 9544
October 24th, 2010
Hamilton man charged with porn on city computer - A Hamilton city employee is in jail after being indicted on charges accusing him of possessing child pornography on a city computer. 9543
October 24th, 2010
Production fails to dig deeper into darkness - A funny thing happened on the way back to Lily’s garden for Theatre Tuscaloosa: Darkness washed away. 9542
October 24th, 2010
WikiLeaks files show weak Iraq - The enormous cache of secret war logs disclosed by the WikiLeaks website paints a picture of an Iraq burdened by persistent sectarian tension and meddling neighbors, suggesting that the country could drift into chaos once U.S. forces leave. 9541
October 24th, 2010
Gov. candidates split over health care - The federal health care plan sharply divides Alabama’s candidates for governor, with Democrat Ron Sparks embracing the program to insure all citizens and Republican Robert Bentley calling it a government takeover of medicine. 9540
October 24th, 2010
Walk-n-Roll event helps fight spinal muscular atrophy - The Alabama chapter of Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy will be coming together to host the third annual Tuscaloosa-based Cure SMA Walk-n-Roll Across America event. 9539
October 24th, 2010
Poole claims Allen voted against local road - In mail sent to his district, state Sen. Phil Poole, D-Tuscaloosa, claims his opponent, Rep. Gerald Allen, R-Cottondale, voted against $1 million to improve Alabama Highway 216. 9538
October 24th, 2010
Spences legal fees become campaign issue - County Attorney Robert Spence earns more than $300,000 a year for “part-time legal work” for Tuscaloosa County government. 9537
October 24th, 2010
One-third of Supreme Court is on the ballot - In a lackluster election season where the only excitement may be what effect Washington will have on state politics and who wins the governor’s race, the Alabama Supreme Court contests stand out for their yawn factor. 9536
October 24th, 2010
City expects Halloween to be 2-day event - Every seven years, trick-or-treaters and the wandering dead have to decide which weekend night to hit the streets in search of candy and parties. 9535
October 24th, 2010
Little GOP opposition in West Ala. races - Republicans may make major inroads in the Nov. 2 general election, but they have a long way to go in the West Alabama counties surrounding Tuscaloosa County. 9534
October 24th, 2010
Boy Scouts celebrate 100 years with weekend retreat - Not much has changed in the 100-year history of the Boy Scouts, Dewayne Stephens said. 9533
October 24th, 2010
Jury to decide dispute between Poole, Tuscaloosa attorneys - 9532
October 23rd, 2010
Fire hydrants to be tested - 9531
October 23rd, 2010
Decorative traffic signals to be installed - 9530
October 23rd, 2010
Page generated in 0.1554 seconds, 254 queries
If you live in the Tuscaloosa area and you either have or want a website, I'd be happy to meet with you to discuss your needs and provide a quote.
Thanks,
Dan -
Tuscaloosa Website Design
by
SullivanSiteSolutions.com

Dan Weatherford Sullivan | Create Your Badge