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Tuscaloosa street sweeping schedule: June 1 - Tuscaloosa street sweeping schedule for the week of June 1. 24825
May 31st, 2014
Light turnout expected for primary election Tuesday - Tuesday's primary election will simultaneously test the state's new voter identification law while deciding the winners of a number of races for state offices. 24824
May 31st, 2014
Johnson challenging Sewell in Alabama's 7th congressional district race - MONTGOMERY | With no candidates on the Republican side, the winner of the Democratic primary for the 7th congressional district on Tuesday is all but assured of getting to Washington. 24823
May 31st, 2014
COLLEGE NEWS: June 1 - College news for June 1. 24822
May 31st, 2014
At a glance: How redistricting affects Tuesday primary in West Alabama - Many voters in West Alabama might discover some unfamiliar names when they vote for their respective party’s nominees for the Alabama Legislature in Tuesday’s primary. 24821
May 31st, 2014
Winged wonders: Birds of prey presented at Saturday in the Park in Moundville - Becky Collier, program coordinator for the Alabama 4-H Center, presented a program on birds of prey, part of the West Alabama Birding Trail, during Saturday in the Park at Moundville Archaeological Park in Moundville. 24820
May 31st, 2014
Tuscaloosa girl missing since April found, back with family - A 13-year-old Tuscaloosa girl whose case attracted national attention after she was reported missing in late April is back with her family. 24819
May 31st, 2014
LEND A HAND: June 1 - Saturday’s Handmade June Jam at the Northport Civic Center will be a sequel of sorts to a popular holiday event. The Handmade June Jam is an indoor handcrafted arts and crafts exhibition where people can buy and sell a variety of items. Everything at the event will be handmade or originally designed. 24818
May 31st, 2014
SCHOOL NEWS: June 1 - Students with perfect attendance in May at Maxwell Elementary School were... 24817
May 31st, 2014
Investors buy University Downs Apartments - University Downs Apartments at 120 15th St. E. has been purchased by a new joint venture. 24816
May 31st, 2014
Pickens, Sumter counties seek tax hikes - Voters in Pickens and Sumter counties will be asked to decide Tuesday on tax increases that the school superintendents of those counties say are vital to maintain quality public education. 24815
May 31st, 2014
Man allegedly shot his stepson - 24814
May 31st, 2014
Alabama political group makes endorsements - The Alabama New South Alliance has made its endorsements for the June 3 Democratic primary. 24813
May 31st, 2014
Fayette businessman Kevin Bass touts youth, new ideas - Roughly two months removed from the birth of his first child, Kevin Bass said one of his inspirations for seeking public office was to create a future for his infant son, Hawk, and other future Alabamians. 24812
May 31st, 2014
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard: Politics are fueling probe - MONTGOMERY | Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard said he believes politics are behind a public corruption investigation that has resulted in one Republican lawmaker's plea deal and another's indictment. Hubbard called the investigation an attempt to undermine the upcoming legislative elections. The incumbent Republican supermajority faces a slate of challengers in the June 3 primary, and some lawmakers will have Democratic opposition in the fall. 24811
May 31st, 2014
School rallies around Rock Quarry student with juvenile diabetes - Cameron Crouse is different than the other boys on his football team. He has Type 1 diabetes. Instead of treating him differently, his teammates have joined Cameron to help raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 24810
May 31st, 2014
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to host safety program on Monday - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a fall safety training program Monday at Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa, 700 Holt Road NE. OSHA said about 400 workers from several companies are expected to attend. 24809
May 31st, 2014
Miss Alabama contestants to visit Splash Adventure - Contestants for Miss Alabama 2014 will visit Alabama Splash Adventure water park in Bessemer from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. 24808
May 31st, 2014
Boys State convention to be at the University of Alabama this week - More than 500 Alabama high school seniors will attend the American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on the University of Alabama campus Sunday through June 7. 24807
May 31st, 2014
Community Service Programs earns grant to help housing needs - A Tuscaloosa agency has been awarded $15,425 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist in housing needs for the city and to prevent foreclosures. 24806
May 30th, 2014
Old county jail named 'place in peril' - One of Tuscaloosa’s oldest buildings has been named as a “place in peril” on Alabama’s Most Endangered Sites list for 2014. 24805
May 30th, 2014
HOUSE DISTRICT 61: Schools, Obamacare top issues in race - Tuesday's primary likely will decide who will represent District 61 in the Alabama House of Representatives for the next four years. 24804
May 30th, 2014
Alabama officials seek stay of judge's ruling on private school tax credits - MONTGOMERY | The judge who overturned the Alabama Accountability Act is being asked to put his ruling on hold while state officials appeal. 24803
May 30th, 2014
Three arrested after lawn mower stolen out of Gordo yard - Gordo Police arrested three people who they say stole a lawn mower from someone’s yard Wednesday night. 24802
May 30th, 2014
Harper Lee prize finalists named; Balson, Strout, Grisham vie for top honors - The University of Alabama School of Law and the American Bar Association’s magazine have named three books as finalists for the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. 24801
May 29th, 2014
Bankhead Lake cleanup is Saturday as part of Renew Our Rivers program - Waterways across the Southeast become polluted throughout the year, especially after Memorial Day weekend. 24800
May 29th, 2014
Insects attack pine trees in Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Colbert, Franklin counties - An insect infestation is attacking pine trees in Lamar and Fayette counties in West Alabama, according to the Alabama Forestry Commission. 24799
May 29th, 2014
Temporary FEMA center to close Saturday - The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s temporary Disaster Recovery Center in Tuscaloosa is set to close Saturday at 6 p.m. It will reopen two days later at 9 a.m. as a federal Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center. The Disaster Recovery Center is located in the Salvation Army building at 1601 University Blvd. E. 24798
May 29th, 2014
Judge to decide if jury can hear graphic details in Tracey Grisson's murder trial - Jurors in the upcoming murder trial of Tracey Grissom may not get to hear details of what her defense attorney claims was her motivation for killing her ex-husband. 24797
May 29th, 2014
Tax credits for private schools struck down as unconstitutional - MONTGOMERY | A Montgomery judge on Wednesday struck down Alabama’s tax credits for parents who move their children from failing public schools to private schools. 24796
May 29th, 2014
Birmingham mother cleared of charges in baby's death - BIRMINGHAM | Jefferson County District Attorney's officials said Wednesday that no charges would be filed against a woman whose daughter died after being left in a hot SUV. District Attorney Brandon Falls told AL.com that he carefully reviewed the death of 11-month-old Gabriella Luong and determined that justice would not be served by sending her grieving mother, Katie Luong, to prison. 24795
May 29th, 2014
Two Alabama men arrested in cattle thefts - FORT PAYNE | DeKalb County sheriff's officials say two men accused of stealing dozens of cows from eastern Alabama farms have been arrested. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says 31-year-old Eddie Ray Fulmer of Albertville and 28-year-old David Grant Fulmer of Collinsville were arrested early Wednesday morning. 24794
May 29th, 2014
Copper tubing plant featured in Bentley ad opens - PINE HILL | A Chinese copper tubing company celebrated its opening Wednesday in one of America's poorest counties. Gov. Robert Bentley, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell and Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey joined officials from GD Copper USA for the ceremony at the $100 million plant near Pine Hill. 24793
May 29th, 2014
Woman may have been hit with brass knuckles; Northport man charged - A Northport man has been accused of using an object, possibly brass knuckles, during a fight with a woman Tuesday afternoon. 24792
May 28th, 2014
Republicans Frank Chandler, Gerald Allen making final push in District 21 before June 3 state senate primary - Northport resident and campaign veteran Frank Chandler is challenging incumbent state Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Cottondale, in the June 3 Republican primary for the District 21 Senate seat. 24791
May 28th, 2014
West Alabama Quilters Guild show to held Friday, Saturday - The West Alabama Quilters Guild 2014 Quilt Show will be Friday and Saturday at Holy Spirit Catholic High School, 601 James I. Harrison Jr. Blvd. 24790
May 28th, 2014
Abortion doctors restrictions take root in South - JACKSON, Miss. | From Texas to Alabama, laws are being enacted that would greatly restrict access to abortion, forcing many women to travel hundreds of miles to find a clinic. The laws, requiring abortion doctors to have privileges to admit patients to local hospitals, could have a profound impact on women in poor and rural sections of the Bible Belt. 24789
May 28th, 2014
Judge finds Rev. Terry Greer not guilty by reason of insanity, commits him to state facility - BIRMINGHAM | A judge on Wednesday found an Alabama preacher not guilty by reason of insanity in a shooting that left his wife dead and his daughter wounded. 24788
May 28th, 2014
West Alabama Bank on Highway 69 robbed Wednesday morning - The West Alabama Bank at 7680 Alabama Highway 69 South was robbed today around 10:40 a.m. Tuscaloosa police were working the scene. 24787
May 28th, 2014
Alabama Attorney General's Office attempting to halt perjury prosecution of state agents, machine expert involved in Greenetrack and Frontier Bingo raids - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is attempting to halt prosecution of two state agents and a hired gambling machine expert recently indicted on felony perjury charges in Greene County. 24786
May 28th, 2014
Memorial planned for former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sam Beatty - HOMEWOOD | A memorial service is planned Monday in Homewood for former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sam Beatty. 24785
May 28th, 2014
Tuscaloosa council OKs lighted signs for apartment-retail complex - A unanimous vote of the Tuscaloosa City Council on Tuesday granted variances that will allow two lighted signs on a mixed-use development at the corner of University Boulevard and 28th Avenue. 24784
May 28th, 2014
TUSCALOOSA CITY COUNCIL ACTION: May 27 - The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday night meeting. 24783
May 28th, 2014
Hospital releases injured infant - An infant who was hospitalized after a beating earlier this month has improved enough to return to his home in Coaling. Tina Minor said that her 7-week-old son, Jerry, was discharged from Children's of Alabama on Tuesday. He was admitted to the hospital in Birmingham with multiple skull fractures, brain damage, broken bones and bruises on May 6, his one-month birthday. 24782
May 28th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City BOE selects advisory panel - The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education Tuesday approved a list of 98 people who will serve on an advisory committee for the system’s upcoming demographic study and facilities analysis. The results will help guide the school system’s new five-year capital plan. 24781
May 28th, 2014
Former Clay Counter jailer gets 4-year sentence for sexually abusing inmates - BIRMINGHAM | A former Clay County jail administrator got a four-year prison sentence Tuesday for using his authority to sexually abuse inmates at the jail in east Alabama. U.S. District Judge Scott Coogler ordered the sentence for Jeffrey Scott Cotney, 48, of Ashland. He also ordered Cotney to register as a sex offender upon his release and to never seek another law enforcement job. 24780
May 28th, 2014
Common Core debate a key factor in Alabama's GOP primaries - MONTGOMERY | Sen. Dick Brewbaker was one of the first Alabama politicians to sound an alarm against the Common Core State Standards. These days, he has some misgivings. “What I do regret is that it has morphed from an education issue into something else,” said Brewbaker, a Republican from Montgomery. “I don’t see how you get back to the point where you have some kind of rational discussion.” 24779
May 28th, 2014
HOUSE DISTRICT 71: Job growth tops candidates' agenda - The Democratic primary for Alabama House District 71 will see incumbent Rep. A.J. McCampbell face off against challenger Wesley Hodges on June 3. The Democratic nominee potentially faces an uncontested general election in the fall. No Republican candidates qualified for the June 3 primaries, according to Alabama’s secretary of state website. Independent candidates have until June 3 to file petitions with the secretary of state to be added to the ballot for the race. 24778
May 28th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Councilman says Alberta needs zoning changes - Shortly after starting the process to finalize a series of amendments to the city's mixed-use zoning codes, Tuscaloosa City Councilman Kip Tyner on Tuesday announced additional changes could soon be forthcoming. Tyner said he would form a small committee to examine the existing codes with the intention of crafting amendments that would help foster development in Alberta. 24777
May 28th, 2014
U.S. judge OKs houndstooth trademark settlement between company, University of Alabama - As part of a settlement agreement in the lawsuit between the University of Alabama and a Georgia-based company over use of the houndstooth pattern, UA will get the rights to the company's Houndstooth Mafia mark. 24776
May 28th, 2014
Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center at DCH Regional Medical Center receives national certification for outpatient programs - The Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center at DCH Regional Medical Center recently received a national certification for outpatient hematology/oncology programs. 24775
May 27th, 2014
Tuscaloosa students awarded National Merit Scholarships - Two Tuscaloosa students were announced Tuesday as National Merit Scholarship Program winners. Harrison McDonald of American Christian Academy and Charles Watts-Kerr of Holy Spirit Catholic School are two of 4,500 students nationwide to receive college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships this year. 24774
May 27th, 2014
Birmingham man receives max sentence for selling heroin that caused overdose death of Northport man - A Birmingham man received the maximum sentence for selling heroin that caused the death of a Northport man in 2013. 24773
May 27th, 2014
TUSCALOOSA STREET SWEEPINGS: May 27-30 - The city of Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation will sweep these general areas this week: 24772
May 27th, 2014
Grandfather's homemade ice cream was a sweet treat - I remember the smell of burning charcoal as hamburgers cooked on the grill and the heat emanating from it making us sweat rivers like those we swam in. 24771
May 27th, 2014
Police nab man breaking into bulk ice dispenser - A man caught breaking into a bulk ice dispenser Monday night admitted to deputies that he had done it before. 24770
May 27th, 2014
Local events to mark 'Bloody Tuesday' - First African Baptist Church will host a series of events in June to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of “Bloody Tuesday,” a key event in the Tuscaloosa civil rights movement that happened on June 9, 1964. 24769
May 27th, 2014
Incumbent Terry Dunn draws three opponents for Public Service Commission Place 2 - MONTGOMERY | Public Service Commissioner Terry Dunn drew pushback last year when he sought formal hearings on the rates charged by Alabama Power and natural gas companies. 24768
May 27th, 2014
Retired businesswoman challenges Public Service Commission Place 1 incumbent - Two-time candidate Kathy Peterson is challenging incumbent Jeremy Oden in a financially lopsided race for the Republican nomination for a seat on Alabama's utility regulatory board. 24767
May 27th, 2014
Candidates for Ala. House District 62 vow to push for economic growth - With no Democratic opposition, the contest for the Alabama House of Representatives District 62 seat will be decided at the polls next week. Voters will pick from Republicans Rich Wingo, a former University of Alabama football player, and Jamey Clements, a Tuscaloosa engineer. The winner will succeed State Rep. John Merrill, R-Tuscaloosa, who is running for secretary of state. 24766
May 27th, 2014
Moundville program to showcase Alabama birds - The Saturday in the Park program at the University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will explore Alabama’s native bird population with a bird of prey showcase, a birdhouse workshop for children and a birdcall demonstration. 24765
May 27th, 2014
Tuscaloosa City Council to consider request for lighted sign - For the second time in two weeks, the City Council is expected to decide the fate of a lighted sign for downtown. And it’s an issue that, while routine, city officials plan to eliminate with an updated master plan for the renovated area. 24764
May 27th, 2014
Crowd observes Memorial Day at Veterans Memorial Park - Pat and Roy Gregg made sure that their grandchildren were among those who gathered early Monday to honor the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The Greggs and their grandchildren, Hunter Powell, 9, and Katie Powell, 11, joined the crowd at Veterans Memorial Park on McFarland Boulevard for the annual ceremony. 24763
May 26th, 2014
Nigerian defense chief says nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls located - ABUJA, Nigeria | Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said Monday. 24762
May 26th, 2014
U.S. honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend - NEW YORK | The U.S. Marine Corps’ chaplain, speaking to a congregation that has tied gold ribbons on the church’s fence in honor of fallen soldiers since the Iraq War began, lauded the sacrifice of veterans around the world as President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for Memorial Day. 24761
May 26th, 2014
Shopping center getting final touches; will house Dunkin Donuts, Orange Leaf Yogurt and Speedy Cash loan store - The finishing touches are being made to a new shopping center on McFarland Boulevard that will be home to a Dunkin Donuts, Orange Leaf Yogurt and a Speedy Cash loan store. 24760
May 26th, 2014
Second Annual Bama Brew & Que set for September; barbecue contest will have professional division - Registration has started for Tuscaloosa’s Second Annual Bama Brew & Que, which will be Sept. 12-13 at the Ray C. Jenkins Multipurpose Arena at Munny Sokol Park. 24759
May 26th, 2014
Georgia teen tied to shopping cart drowns in lake - CARTERSVILLE, Ga. | Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say a teen has died after being tied to a shopping cart and pushed into Lake Allatoona. 24758
May 26th, 2014
Mississippi to start voluntary red snapper reporting program - BILOXI, Miss. | The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will start its voluntary red snapper reporting program for recreational fishermen on June 1. 24757
May 26th, 2014
LOOKING BACK: May 26 - 50 years ago this week: Halfbacks Billy Piper and Benny Nelson were honored when Bama Theatre presented them with awards as best senior defensive and offensive players of the 1963 Alabama football team. The awards were given annually based on studies of games by Tide coaches. 24756
May 26th, 2014
Lake Nicol, Harris Lake revamp swimming, boating rules - In time for the Memorial Day weekend, city officials have taken action to tighten — and, in some cases, lighten — rules on lakes Harris and Nicol. 24755
May 25th, 2014
State officials urge boat, vehicle safety - While city officials are amending the rules for Tuscaloosa's lakes, state officials are encouraging all holiday travelers to stay safe out there. 24754
May 25th, 2014
Palmore Park splashpad now open for all ages on Fosters Ferry Road - The splashpad at Palmore Park is open, offering slides, sprays and various jets of water for all ages. 24753
May 25th, 2014
COLLEGE NEWS: May 25 - University of Alabama Meredith Cummings of Tuscaloosa took first place in the Alabama Media Professional annual communications contest. Cummings competed against other area writers in the web and social media category. Cummings is a journalism instructor at the University of Alabama. The awards were announced May 8. 24752
May 25th, 2014
Northport sets hours for summer garbage, trash pickup - NORTHPORT | The city of Northport’s summer garbage and trash pickup schedule will begin Tuesday. All garbage and trash must be at the curb by 6 a.m. The summer schedule continues until Labor Day. 24751
May 25th, 2014
Hours could change at city schools - The Tuscaloosa City School System may change its school hours next school year. Mike Daria, assistant superintendent of general administration, proposed the changes to the school board last week. 24750
May 25th, 2014
Memorial Day program to honor military heroes - The Veterans Memorial Park Association and the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center will consolidate their Memorial Day programs this year to honor fallen military members at 9 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Park on McFarland Boulevard. 24749
May 25th, 2014
Writers Hall of Fame planned for Alabama authors - Alabama's literary history, if not unsung, is perhaps undersung, which is why the Alabama Center for the Book and the Alabama Writers' Forum are teaming to create the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame. Both organizations have worked to promote and share the state's rich history, and a Hall of Fame seemed a logical next step, said Jeanie Thompson, executive director of the AWF. 24748
May 25th, 2014
LEND A HAND: May 25 - A University of Alabama computer science professor will lead a free, online course this summer to train high school teachers from across the nation in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP exam. 24747
May 25th, 2014
SOUTHERN LIGHTS: Exhibits at Smith Hall are about forever - Since time immemorial — or at least, for as long as I can remember (which these days is to say about the same thing) — there have been the fossil remains of two plants outside the Alabama Museum of Natural History in Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus. Signs identify them as trees, and I suppose they are, but the same signs also tell us they are lepidodenchron. 24746
May 25th, 2014
Ricin case still stings suspect who was falsely accused - OXFORD, Miss. | More than a year after Paul Kevin Curtis was arrested and then abruptly turned loose on charges of sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge, he says he just wants to return to being an entertainer. But the singer and celebrity impersonator says he still faces daily harassment. 24745
May 25th, 2014
Workshop to offer tips to Black Belt landowners - A daylong workshop aimed at helping Black Belt landowners generate more money from outdoors enthusiasts will be held in Montgomery on Thursday. 24744
May 25th, 2014
FEMA aid for Tuscaloosa County up to $165K - Of the more than $12 million in disaster relief funds approved statewide as a result of the April 28-May 5 storms, about $165,000 has been directed to Tuscaloosa County. 24743
May 25th, 2014
Graduation day arrives for 3 Tuscaloosa high schools - Friends and family poured into Coleman Coliseum Saturday to watch students graduate from Paul W. Bryant, Central and Northridge high schools. 24742
May 24th, 2014
SCHOOL NEWS: May 25 - Collins-Riverside Middle School: Fourteen students from Collins-Riverside Middle School recently competed in the Alabama State Science Fair held at Huntingdon College in Montgomery. This is the first year that a team from Collins-Riverside has competed. 24741
May 24th, 2014
Piedmont man who enraged bicyclists arrested after videos go viral - ANNISTON | An Alabama man who enraged bicyclists over videos he posted on his Facebook page showing encounters with cyclists is now facing a criminal charge. 24740
May 24th, 2014
Last Fifth Street Vintage Market of spring is June 1 - NORTHPORT | The Fifth Street Vintage Market will host its final market of the spring from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 at 4150 Fifth St. 24739
May 24th, 2014
Buddy Poppies sold to benefit veterans - Ray Bower, with the Veterans of Foreign Wars, handed out Buddy Poppies on Friday. 24738
May 24th, 2014
I-65 northbound closure near Mobile could last until Sunday - SATSUMA | The northbound lanes of Interstate 65 near Mobile could remain closed until Sunday following a fiery truck crash. 24737
May 23rd, 2014
Garden tour to honor cancer victim's memory, raise money for DCH Foundation - A tour of five homes and gardens in the Northport area today and Sunday will raise money for the DCH Foundation and honor the memory of a cancer victim. 24736
May 23rd, 2014
Man charged with shooting at Gordo police chief - A Gordo man has been accused of attempted murder after shooting at the town's police chief last week. James Corder, 76, was released from UAB Hospital in Birmingham on Friday, said 24th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Chris McCool. 24735
May 23rd, 2014
Fayette Aquatic Center adds new feature - The Fayette Aquatic Center in Guthrie Smith Park opens today for the summer season with a new lazy river. 24734
May 23rd, 2014
New Alabama State president at odds with longtime power broker - MONTGOMERY | The new president of Alabama State University is in a public battle with a longtime power broker at the school just weeks after reshuffling its administrative structure amid an investigation of financial questions. 24733
May 23rd, 2014
Judge reinstates Harper Lee's lawsuit against hometown museum - MONROEVILLE | A federal judge has reinstated a lawsuit that “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee filed against a museum in her hometown of Monroeville. U.S. District Judge William Steele signed an order Thursday granting Lee’s request to reinstate her suit. She sought the reinstatement after her attorneys said settlement talks with the Monroe County Heritage Museum failed. 24732
May 23rd, 2014
University of West Alabama, Hale County Schools form alliance - The University of West Alabama and Hale County Schools have entered into an agreement to allow the system's teachers to pursue advanced education degrees online at a discounted tuition rate. 24731
May 23rd, 2014
City schools schedule graduation ceremonies Saturday - Tuscaloosa City Schools will hold high school graduation ceremonies on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum on the University of Alabama campus. 24730
May 23rd, 2014
Friday is the deadline to register to vote in June 3 primary - Friday is the deadline for registering to vote in the June 3 primary. Voter registration forms can be picked up at several government offices in Tuscaloosa County. 24729
May 23rd, 2014
Birmingham, Mobile populations grow slightly - BIRMINGHAM | City officials in Birmingham and Mobile said new population estimates showing modest gains are important because they show growth in each case. 24728
May 23rd, 2014
Man gets 3 life sentences for rape, burglary - TUSCUMBIA | A northwest Alabama man has been sentenced to life on charges of rape, robbery and burglary. The TimesDaily of Florence reported Thursday that 31-year-old Tavares Terrell Garner of Tuscumbia pleaded guilty to the charges during a pre-trial conference. 24727
May 23rd, 2014
Three more arrested after blogger posts photo of Miss. senator's bedridden wife - MADISON, Miss. | Investigators say a Mississippi tea party official and two other men arrested Thursday conspired with a conservative blogger to use photographs of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s ill wife to push allegations that the longtime Republican senator was involved in an inappropriate relationship with another woman. 24726
May 23rd, 2014
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