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Model airplane pilots set to compete over Tuscaloosa - The model airplane field at Muny Sokol Park will be buzzing all day Saturday when close to 40 pilots from seven states compete in Tuscaloosa’s first ever pylon races. “Races will start early, about 8 a.m., because we have so many people coming from out of state,” said Jamie Wiseman, president of the West Alabama Aero Modelers Club. 17555
July 31st, 2012
Some Alabama Democrats oppose party's plan to endorse gay marriage - A proposal to endorse gay marriage in the Democratic Party's platform at the September national convention could divide Alabama Democrats and give Republicans talking points. 17554
July 31st, 2012
Phelps finishes second again for 18th career medal - Phelps won his 18th career medal Tuesday night, but it was only a silver. Having led the entire way in the 200-meter butterfly, he tried to glide to the wall after his final stroke and was out-touched by Chad le Clos of South Africa. 17553
July 31st, 2012
Senator sponsors bill for welfare accountability - A state senator is sponsoring a bill that would go beyond new federal restrictions prohibiting the use of welfare benefits for gambling or buying alcohol. 17552
July 31st, 2012
Women's gymnastics wins first Olympic gold since 1996 - The Americans lived up to their considerable hype and then some Tuesday night, routing Russia and everybody else on their way to their first Olympic title since 1996. Their score of 183.596 was a whopping five points ahead of Russia, and they were so far ahead their last event, floor exercise, was more like a coronation. 17551
July 31st, 2012
3 county bridge projects get funds - MONTGOMERY | Three bridges in Tuscaloosa County are part of 34 Alabama road and bridge projects that will get state funding, Gov. Robert Bentley said Monday. 17550
July 31st, 2012
Biofuel plant for Boligee gets axed - An Illinois company has canceled plans to build a biofuel plant in Greene County that would have created at least 1,000 jobs in the economically depressed area. 17549
July 31st, 2012
Demographics study looks at tornado-hit schools - TUSCALOOSA | A new study shows that between 30 and 41 percent of students attending Alberta Elementary, University Place Elementary and University Place Middle schools have lived outside of their school zones since the April 27, 2011, tornado damaged or destroyed their schools and neighborhoods. 17548
July 31st, 2012
Council forum focuses on business, riverfront - NORTHPORT | Bringing new businesses to Northport and the development of the city's riverfront are two of the top issues facing Northport, City Council candidates said during a candidate forum Monday night. 17547
July 31st, 2012
Maintenance work on Jack Warner will reroute traffic - 17546
July 31st, 2012
Full Moon Bar-B-Que to reopen Tuesday - Full Moon Bar-B-Que is reopening to the public on Tuesday, more than a year after is was destroy in the April, 27, 2011 tornado. The restaurant, near the corner of 15th Street and McFarland Boulevard, will replace the Wood Square shopping center location that was destroyed by the storm. 17545
July 30th, 2012
Drugfree Tuscaloosa seeks to gauge area drug use - After studying for years the drug use in area schools, a local addiction prevention program is ready to learn whether similar trends exist county wide. Starting Wednesday, Drugfree Tuscaloosa is seeking as many responses as possible to its online drug use survey. 17544
July 30th, 2012
Alabamas texting while driving ban begins Wednesday - Starting Wednesday, texting, emailing and instant messaging while driving will become illegal in Alabama, with violators facing fines and possibly higher insurance rates. That is, if they don’t have a wreck first. 17543
July 30th, 2012
TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA: 7/30 - 17542
July 30th, 2012
Candidate wants to lower city water rates - Northport City Council District 4 candidate Woodrow Washington said, if elected, he hopes he can help bring down water rates and administrative fees charged by the city. 17541
July 30th, 2012
Citys first female mail carrier dies at age 92 - Tuscaloosa’s first female mail carrier, Josie Powell Edgeworth, has died. She was 92. 17540
July 30th, 2012
LOOKING BACK: 7/30 - 17539
July 30th, 2012
Group to plant bamboo grove at Kentuck Park - A nonprofit organization has plans for Kentuck Park that don't involve an arts festival. Instead, it has cleared land to build a bamboo grove. 17538
July 30th, 2012
University of Alabama students receive $100 scholarship for avoiding citations - TUSCALOOSA | Every dollar counts, so when David Beasley, 23, found out he received $100 just for good parking, he was pleasantly surprised. The first-year law student from Florence was one of five students awarded a $100 Positive Parking Incentive Scholarship for the spring semester. The program, which first awarded scholarships last fall, recognizes five students who have parking permits and received no parking citations or warnings during the semester. In addition to Beasley, Thomas Brennan, Kenton Byers, Kristy Lambeth and Jonathan Roberts were also selected to receive scholarships. 17537
July 30th, 2012
Plant flushing hydrants - 17536
July 29th, 2012
Second Avenue closed - 17535
July 29th, 2012
SCHOOL NEWS: July 29 - Future Business Leaders of America co-vice president Nicholas Nicholson and co-secretary Jacob Creel were among 48 voting delegates representing Alabama at the national FBLA competition held June 28-July 3 in San Antonio, Texas. 17534
July 29th, 2012
COLLEGE NEWS: July 29 - The following students made the president’s or dean’s list for the spring semester at Shelton State Community College. 17533
July 29th, 2012
Nursing home residents celebrate Christmas in July - Recently, Santa Claus came to Tuscaloosa five months early to help Morning Pointe Assisted Living residents celebrate Christmas. Starting July 9, “Christmas in July” Celebrations began at the center, said Sherry Carter, life enrichment director at Morning Pointe. 17532
July 29th, 2012
Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center seeks to publicize vet programs - TUSCALOOSA | Many veterans aren’t aware or don’t know they’re eligible for services at Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center to help veterans through the stages of recovery from injuries, long-term health care or hospice care, but the VA is hoping to change that. 17531
July 29th, 2012
Study: Alabama pension fund underfunded - MONTGOMERY | The Retirement Systems of Alabama, the state’s pension system for government workers, was seriously underfunded as of two years ago, according to a July report from Pew Center for the States. 17530
July 29th, 2012
Ex-Tuscaloosa resident ready to compete in 2012 Paralympics - Katy Sullivan will compete in the 100-meter dash in London, first in the preliminary round on Sept. 4 and, if she does well enough there, in the medal round the next day. 17529
July 29th, 2012
Lochte brings U.S. first gold with blowout win in 400 IM - Ryan Lochte strolled the deck of the Olympic Aquatics Centre wearing diamonds in his mouth and lime-green sneakers on the feet that powered him through the water faster than anyone else. Beaming, he chomped playfully on his gold medal while Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" blared throughout the massive arena. 17528
July 28th, 2012
Hot Hundred attracts cyclists of all ages and abilities - The 10th annual Hot Hundred bicycle ride — a benefit for the Tuscaloosa Community Mental Health Task Force and advocacy efforts of the Druid City Bicycle Club — attracted more than 450 cyclists from 15 states and Australia. People of all ages and abilities chose the distance best for them — from 29 miles to the 103-mile century ride. Some cyclists were attempting to beat a personal record, while others rode for pure enjoyment. 17527
July 28th, 2012
Suspect sought in Holt shooting - 17526
July 28th, 2012
Program boosts AP class results - TUSCALOOSA | The five high schools in the Tuscaloosa city and county school systems that received A+ College Ready grants last school year saw substantial growth in the number of students enrolled in advanced placement classes. 17525
July 28th, 2012
Teen leaders debate issues at UA - TUSCALOOSA | Immigration is a hot topic that Joshua Waldo couldn’t wait to debate. Reading and studying the issue provided a strong base for Waldo to draw on, but the 17-year-old senior from UMS-Wright Preparatory School in Mobile had his own opinion about what should be done to address the problem. 17524
July 28th, 2012
Quilt art exhibit comes to Tuscaloosa museum - TUSCALOOSA | Along the banks of the Alabama River is not the most obvious place for an artistic movement to take shape. But in the two decades since the Gee’s Bend quilters were discovered, their work has been embraced by the arts community and displayed in museums from Houston to New York City. Now, they’re coming to Tuscaloosa. 17523
July 28th, 2012
Four judges recused in sexual abuse cases - Tuscaloosa County’s circuit judges have recused themselves and the district attorney’s office will no longer be involved in prosecuting the sexual abuse cases involving the county’s former community corrections director. 17522
July 28th, 2012
Shelton State, public library receive $5K grants - 17521
July 28th, 2012
Owner of key ring with 75 keys sought - 17520
July 27th, 2012
Lane to be closed on 15th Street for repairs - 17519
July 27th, 2012
Hot Hundred bicycle ride winds through Tuscaloosa County - Cyclists will hit the road early Saturday morning for the Hot Hundred bike ride in Tuscaloosa. The ride begins at 7 a.m. at the University of Alabama Rec Center, with those choosing longer routes heading into rural areas of Tuscaloosa and Greene counties and though the small communities of Romulus, Jena, Mantua, Snoddy, Ralph and Fosters. 17518
July 27th, 2012
Britain stages a spectacular Olympic welcome for the world - Britain greeted the world Friday with an extravagant celebration that included Bond, the Bard and a Beatle — and a formal welcome from no less a figure than its jubilee queen. London's seven-year countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games came to a crescendo with a stunning, imaginative, whimsical and dramatic celebration of the host country. 17517
July 27th, 2012
Investigator: Witnesses heard suspect boast about 2011 killing - One of the two men accused in the beating death of an Alberta woman in 2011 had often said he wanted to kill someone, and later boasted about it, according to court testimony today. Michael Ford and William Stewart are charged with capital murder in the death of Christin Robertson, who was found dead April 2, 2011 in her burned house. 17516
July 27th, 2012
UA engineering team heading to national competition - Five University of Alabama engineering students will compete next week in the Texas Instruments Analog Design Contest. One of 12 finalists, the team will compete for a $10,000 prize in the national Engibous Summit in Dallas. 17515
July 27th, 2012
Ex-Gap Band singer set for Amp - Former Gap Band lead vocalist Charlie Wilson will play the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Sept. 7, according to Red Mountain Entertainment, which books the venue. 17514
July 27th, 2012
Northport candidate wants to make an impact - Tyrone “Bozo” Alexander says he plans to run for the Northport City Council District 2 seat because he wants to make an impact on the area he calls home. 17513
July 27th, 2012
Board gives city schools chief satisfactory evaluation - TUSCALOOSA | Superintendent Paul McKendrick’s first year on the job was rated satisfactory, according to the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education’s evaluation. 17512
July 27th, 2012
Tires made in Tuscaloosa included in recall - Michelin North America issued a voluntary recall Thursday afternoon for about 841,000 tires made at its BFGoodrich plant in Tuscaloosa and its tire plant near Fort Wayne, Ind. 17511
July 27th, 2012
Panel weighs pros, cons of open beverage law - TUSCALOOSA | If the city of Tuscaloosa creates entertainment districts where bar patrons can walk on the street with open alcoholic beverages, would it be worth the effort? That was the main question for about 30 members of a committee formed by the City Council to explore the feasibility of creating such areas. 17510
July 27th, 2012
City placing garbage bins for university movers - 17509
July 26th, 2012
Gees Bend quilts, art exhibit coming to museum - TUSCALOOSA | An exhibit of quilts and etchings from Gee’s Bend will be on display at the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum starting in August. 17508
July 26th, 2012
Science summer camps aim to create new technology developers - Many students know how to use technology, but that is not enough in today’s world. “We want to create technology developers, not just technology users,” said Dr. Jeff Gray, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Alabama and director of the Alabama Computer Science Summer Camps. 17507
July 26th, 2012
City placing dumpsters in student areas to aid in moving - The city will place nine roll-off dumpsters in areas with high student housing concentrations to help keep bulky items from littering the streets and to ensure proper disposal. The dumpsters will remain in place from Saturday through Aug. 5. 17506
July 26th, 2012
Officials break ground on Vance town hall, park - The City of Vance broke ground for a new town hall and park today on Tingle Tangle Road. A recreational park with four ball fields and a walking track will also be on the land, in front of the town hall. Construction should be finished in a year. 17505
July 26th, 2012
Baby in critical condition after wreck - Emergency officials responded to a woman and her 1-year-old child who were struck by a vehicle at around 12:30 a.m. The accident happened at 1923 Culver Road near the B.F. Goodrich plant. The woman is in serious condition and the baby is in critical condition. 17504
July 26th, 2012
Gettysburg burn victim returns to Tuscaloosa - A Tuscaloosa man who was allegedly set on fire while hiking the Appalachian Trail has returned to Tuscaloosa, according to Pennsylvania authorities. Michael Andrew Kolodziejczyk, 46, was walking down a street in Gettysburg, Pa., when two men jumped from a vehicle and doused him with flammable liquid before another threw a lit match. 17503
July 26th, 2012
Easter Seals plans to use grant money to jump-start careers - MONTGOMERY | Easter Seals of West Alabama will receive a $152,293 grant to help young adults who are not in school prepare for careers, Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday. Bentley said the Easter Seals of West Alabama Future Promise Youth Program was awarded the grant to help Tuscaloosa County youths between 16 and 21 years old get a second chance at productive futures. Easter Seals officials estimate that 80 youths will participate in the program in the next 12 months, Bentley said. “Young people who lack basic education and job-skills training face serious barriers to employment,” he said. “Through this program, participants can attain the education and skills they need to turn their lives around and become self-supporting members of the community.” The federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. Ronny Johnston, administrator for Easter Seals of West Alabama, said the program is in its seventh year. Easter Seals partners with the Tuscaloosa Career Center. “Easter Seals West Alabama is committed to developing programs that address quality-of-life issues in Tuscaloosa and West Alabama, including education and workforce development,” he said in a statement. Referrals come from juvenile court, school systems and community outreach programs. Plans are individualized and include help preparing for the GED exam, basic job skills training and employment counseling, Bentley said. The children and young adults also will attend Junior Achievement classes that teach workforce readiness, business creation and money skills. The program also will assist participants in getting jobs, Bentley said. 17502
July 26th, 2012
Hale County runoff challenge denied - MONTGOMERY | The State Democratic Party chairman has declined to send Hale County Probate Judge Leland Avery’s failed primary runoff challenge to the full party state executive committee. 17501
July 26th, 2012
Northport candidate wants to improve police, fire departments - Northport City Council District 1 candidate Judy Hayes said she wants to focus on correcting the problems at the Northport Police Department and offer better pay equity in the fire department. 17500
July 26th, 2012
Water, sewer upgrades planned - 17499
July 26th, 2012
Tuscaloosa credit union robbed; police search for suspects - Police have released surveillance photos from a credit union robbery. A suspect can be seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and pointing a gun at cashiers at Alabama Central Credit Union at 423 15th Street. Two suspects entered the credit union, near the intersection of Hackberry Lane and 15th Street, at 12:24 p.m. and demanded money. The suspects left the credit union on foot, said Tuscaloosa Police spokesman Sgt. Brent Blankley. 17498
July 25th, 2012
Holy Spirit senior Jonathan Hess elected Boys Nation president - Holy Spirit Catholic High School senior Jonathan Hess was elected president of the American Legion Boys Nation at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., last night. 17497
July 25th, 2012
One shooting victim released from DCH - Mario Fritz Winkler remained in serious condition at DCH Regional Medical Center Wednesday, said hospital spokesman Brad Fisher. Renardo Jackson, an assistant football coach at Vigor High School in Prichard, was released Monday night. 17496
July 25th, 2012
Recycling business marks opening of its new center - Ten days after the April 27, 2011, tornado destroyed his recycling center, Bobby Franks was back in business. He brought in a mobile industrial scale to weigh the loads of scrap metals he would buy and two 8-foot by 40-foot shipping containers that were converted into make-shift offices. 17495
July 25th, 2012
Council hopeful says Northport needs new ideas - Northport's city roads, neighborhoods and businesses need to be a top priority but, so does long-term planning, said Northport City Council District 5 candidate Jeff Hogg, 17494
July 25th, 2012
State rises in study of children's well-being - Although Alabama still lags behind much of the rest of the country when it comes to measures of child well-being, the state is improving, especially in children's education and health, according to the 2012 Kids Count study released today. 17493
July 25th, 2012
Council changes part of mixed use zone rules - TUSCALOOSA | A new set of building standards enacted earlier this year was amended Tuesday to allow up to four unrelated people to live in the same dwelling unit. 17492
July 25th, 2012
Tuscaloosa looks to create public relations job - TUSCALOOSA | At the urging of Mayor Walt Maddox, a new City Hall position has been approved by a City Council committee. 17491
July 25th, 2012
Sheriff: Homicide suspect was 'habitual trespasser' - A man suspected of killing an elderly man at his home in Northport last week was a habitual trespasser, investigators said. Several homeowners in Northport and Tuscaloosa County have contacted police to report that the suspect has been on their property, Sheriff Ted Sexton said. 17490
July 24th, 2012
County schools close getting old federal building for new office - The Tuscaloosa County Board of Education is in the final stretch of the process of obtaining the old Tuscaloosa federal building and courthouse on Greensboro Avenue for its new central office. 17489
July 24th, 2012
Longtime Northport resident seeks council seat - Northport City Council candidate Emanuel Jenkins III said he knows exactly what the residents of his area — District 2 — need, and that he can be an effective representative for them. 17488
July 24th, 2012
Recycling will highlight new city building - TUSCALOOSA | With a budget of $7.575 million, the city's new Environmental Services Department is expected to be a state-of-the-art facility for workers and customers. 17487
July 24th, 2012
County BOE offers up finalists for financial officer position - TUSCALOOSA | Five finalists for the Tuscaloosa County School System’s vacant chief schools financial officer position were presented to the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education at its meeting Monday. 17486
July 24th, 2012
County schools board tightens residency rule - TUSCALOOSA | The Tuscaloosa County Board of Education unanimously approved the system’s revised residency policy Monday, making it more difficult for parents to enroll their children in schools outside their school zone. 17485
July 24th, 2012
Expert: Acts of violence often planned; not suddenly triggered - When a person goes on a violent shooting or killing rampage targeting innocent people, the public wants to know why. 17484
July 24th, 2012
Water main to be installed on Jack Warner Parkway - 17483
July 24th, 2012
Preliminary hearing set for Copper Top shooting suspect Nathan Wilkins - A preliminary hearing has been set for the man accused in a shooting spree that left 18 people injured last week. Nathan Wilkins' preliminary hearing was set for Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. He is being represented by the Public Defender's Office. 17482
July 23rd, 2012
Alabama football Fan Day Set for Aug. 5 - The University of Alabama football team's annual Fan Day is set for August 5. The team will hold an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Players and coaches will be available for autographs immediately after the practice on the field. 17481
July 23rd, 2012
Alabama grad makes top 20 on 'So You Think You Can Dance?' - After training with Cornelius Carter and other dance professors at the University of Alabama, Janelle Issis was prepared for pressures of the big city. But it still stung on last week's episode of the Fox television competition show “So You Think You Can Dance?” when the judges didn't seem to like the hip-hop routine that Issis and dance partner Dareian Kujawa concocted with choreographer Chris Scott. 17480
July 23rd, 2012
National media react to Penn State sanctions - Members of the national media react to the NCAA's announcement of major sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal and the cover-up cited in the Freeh Report. 17479
July 23rd, 2012
Penn State hit with major NCAA penalties - The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. 17478
July 23rd, 2012
Looking Back: 7/23 - Furs valued at $16,000 were stolen from the Pizitz department store on Broad Street, which is now University Boulevard. 17477
July 23rd, 2012
Residents seek clarity on property tax law - MONTGOMERY | BFGoodrich retiree Kenneth Walters of Northport said he’s still confused about a new state law passed this year that was supposed to clarify who qualifies for state and local property tax exemptions. 17476
July 23rd, 2012
Bentley waiting on Medicaid expansion - MONTGOMERY | Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley won’t say whether he’ll expand Medicaid and accept the federal money that comes with it, although governors in other states, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, have already said they would refuse to take the money and expand their state’s Medicaid programs. 17475
July 23rd, 2012
County official wants to expand transit routes - TUSCALOOSA | The routes of the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority buses would be changed to include stops outside the city of Tuscaloosa, if County Commissioner Reginald Murray has his way. 17474
July 23rd, 2012
Tuscaloosa County 4-H team wants more trophies - After winning the state 4-H forestry judging competition last week, Tuscaloosa County’s 4-H forestry judging team is set to compete for the state’s 18th national championship. 17473
July 23rd, 2012
Interstate 20/59 maintenance - TUSCALOOSA | Beginning today and continuing through Thursday, the Alabama Department of Transportation will perform maintenance on Interstate 20/59 in the southbound direction near mile post 78. 17472
July 23rd, 2012
Part of Rice Mine Road will be closed - TUSCALOOSA | The city of Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation will close Rice Mine Road between Snows Mill Avenue and McFarland Boulevard beginning at 6 a.m. Monday. The road will remain closed through Friday. Detour route will be Snows Mills Avenue, Watermelon Road to McFarland Boulevard. The road closure is needed for a drainage pipe replacement project just west of the Cypress Inn restaurant entrance. 17471
July 22nd, 2012
SOUTHERN LIGHTS: War is hell, especially when squirrels are foe - Ben Windham Southern Light I like thrift shops. As a matter of fact, I am obsessed with them. They are a lush, fabulous oasis for people-watchers. All manner of humanity turns up in them: pimps, housewives, college students, crazies, pickers, preachers, drunks. Their merchandise covers an equally broad swath. On offer are wooden doors, costume jewelry, art, used cooking utensils, creaky electronic things with a rat’s nest of tangled wires, old tricycles, battered magazines — and clothes, clothes, clothes. On a recent visit, I saw a tome on Nietzsche next to a Zane Grey novel in the book section. A paperback of Dostoyevsky’s “Crime and Punishment” was shelved near a Janet Evanovich thriller. And then I found what I was looking for. It was a slim volume by Bill Adler Jr. titled “Outwitting Squirrels.” I have grown to hate squirrels. 17470
July 22nd, 2012
A letter sent to former mayor in 1981 is found nearly 150 miles away after the 2011 tornado - On April 28, 2011, the day after his birthday, Tim Boone of Trussville went to Duck Springs, a few miles north of Gadsden and almost 150 miles from Tuscaloosa, to inspect his farm for tornado damage. He found a letter on the ground, dated 1981. The words were written in a little girl’s careful, cursive scrawl. At the bottom was a penciled self-portrait of the writer, Charlotte Ann. The letter began “Dear Mayor DuPont.” 17469
July 22nd, 2012
Developers says changes to city incentive policy unfair - TUSCALOOSA | Developers are crying foul over the City Council’s recent overhaul of its economic incentive policy, which was done for the benefit of downtown hotel developments. 17468
July 22nd, 2012
Church faces demolition - TUSCALOOSA | Time may be running out for the Greater Faith and Victory Worship Center Church in Alberta. 17467
July 22nd, 2012
City picks development ombudsman - TUSCALOOSA | Someone from within the ranks of Tuscaloosa City Hall has been chosen from a pool of nearly 100 applicants to serve as the city’s development ombudsman. 17466
July 21st, 2012
City ranks second in online barbecue survey - TUSCALOOSA | Livability.com, a website that rates more than 500 U.S. cities as desirable places to live and visit, has ranked Tuscaloosa as the second best place in America for barbecue. 17465
July 21st, 2012
Big Lots comes back to Tuscaloosa - NORTHPORT | John Mitchell of Tuscaloosa waited along with about 200 people Friday morning for the grand opening of the new Big Lots store. 17464
July 21st, 2012
Police: No racial motive in shooting - Investigators do not believe that the mass shooting in the Tuscaloosa area earlier this week was racially motivated. 17463
July 21st, 2012
Jobless rate rises locally, statewide - Unemployment in June rose by more than 1 percent in West Alabama and across the state. Alabama fared slightly better with its official unemployment rate of 7.8 percent, up 0.4 percent from May. But that rate is seasonally adjusted. 17462
July 21st, 2012
911 calls rerouted because of cut line; no delays expected in response - 17461
July 20th, 2012
Mayor appoints ombudsman to be city's liaison for biz community - 17460
July 20th, 2012
Neil Young, Alabama Shakes to perform at the Amp - TUSCALOOSA | In yet another music-legend announcement, Neil Young and Crazy Horse will play the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Oct. 25, with opening act the Alabama Shakes. 17459
July 20th, 2012
Governor touts efficiency program - MONTGOMERY | Gov. Robert Bentley said Thursday that his government efficiency goal of saving $1 billion is two-thirds of the way complete. 17458
July 20th, 2012
Banquet benefits inmate ministry - TUSCALOOSA | Restoration Ministries Inc. will host a banquet at Hotel Capstone at 7 tonight to raise money for its prison/jail transition ministry. 17457
July 20th, 2012
Renowned crystal engraving artist dies at age 67 - Harald Joseph Herglotz was a man of many interests, an outdoorsman, talented cook, antique hunter and devoted family man. But it was one of his more esoteric hobbies that became his vocation for the past four decades: crystal engraving. 17456
July 20th, 2012
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