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Tuscaloosa City School Board seeks update on McKendrick - Members of the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education hope to learn more about the status of the superintendent’s medical leave this week. 33585
April 30th, 2016
A look on bills that did not pass Alabama legislature - Lawmakers return to Montgomery on Tuesday for the two days of the 2016 legislative session. 33584
April 30th, 2016
Alabama survivors recall 2011 tornado outbreak - Each year on April 27, at precisely 4:05 p.m., the Guzman family performs a solemn ritual, releasing pink, purple and lime-green balloons in memory of Aurelia Guzman. 33583
April 30th, 2016
Late faculty member remembered as ''pioneer'' - Dr. William W. Winternitz, a longtime and distinguished faculty member of the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences who died in October is remembered by his skill and dedication as a teacher and researcher, his warm sense of humor and his broad worldview. 33582
April 30th, 2016
SCHOOL NEWS: May 1 - 33581
April 30th, 2016
COLLEGE NEWS: May 1 - 33580
April 30th, 2016
Agencies may face funding scrutiny - After years of funding agencies across the city and West Alabama, Tuscaloosa’s elected leaders are now considering a policy to formalize the process. 33579
April 30th, 2016
Peterbrooke wins chocolate contest - Peterbrooke Chocolatier was the winner of the Death By Chocolate Tournament, a contest among local restaurants and caterers held April 21 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. 33578
April 30th, 2016
5th Street Vintage Market is Sunday - The Fifth Street Vintage Market will be open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at 4150 Fifth St. in Northport. 33577
April 30th, 2016
Tax seminar for businesses is May 10 - The Alabama Department of Revenue will hold a free seminar on state tax obligations for business owners on May 10 at its Tuscaloosa Taxpayer Service Center, 1434 22nd Ave. Attendees can attend the seminar at either 3 or 6 p.m. 33576
April 30th, 2016
Northside High student to study in Greenland - Marian Bolin has one year before she graduates from Northside High School, but until then, she wants to experience all she can. 33575
April 30th, 2016
Dog missing 10 years found in Alabama, returning to owner - BIRMINGHAM — Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead. 33574
April 30th, 2016
Five Alabama players taken in second round of NFL Draft - If you expected Reggie Ragland to sulk, you clearly don’t know what makes Ragland tick. 33573
April 30th, 2016
Bentley: I've done nothing wrong - MONTGOMERY — Embattled Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday maintained he has done nothing wrong, just a day after Alabama lawmakers revived an impeachment effort against him. 33572
April 29th, 2016
Alabama assistant Bo Davis resigns - University of Alabama assistant football coach Bo Davis officially resigned from his position as defensive line coach, the university released via statement Friday afternoon. 33571
April 29th, 2016
Small quake felt in Tuscaloosa County - The U.S. Geological Survey reported a small earthquake Friday morning in Tuscaloosa County. 33570
April 29th, 2016
American Christian Academy cheers on hometown boxing hero Deontay Wilder - Right off Veterans Memorial Parkway, there was an extreme showing of patriotism Thursday afternoon. 33569
April 29th, 2016
Alabama's Ryan Kelly taken in first roundof NFL Draft by Colts - The first University of Alabama to be drafted in the Thursday night's opening round of the 2016 NFL Draft wasn't in Chicago, but he was in the Midwest. 33568
April 29th, 2016
Tuscaloosa Housing Authority rated as high performer - In just five years, the staff of the Tuscaloosa Housing Authority has transformed from an agency the federal government deemed "troubled" to one classified as a "high performer." 33567
April 29th, 2016
Gordo helps transplant recipient through Lungs for Libby fundraising - Libby Hankins has endured daily breathing and physical therapy treatments, intravenous and oral antibiotics, a feeding tube and countless surgeries and hospital admissions since she was diagnosed at age 2 with cystic fibrosis – a severe disorder that causes damage to the lungs and digestive system. 33566
April 29th, 2016
BBQ and Blues fundraiser to help DCH cancer patients is Saturday - Grab your wing man or wing woman and head out to Tuscaloosa Regional Airport on Saturday to the Danger Zone-themed BBQ and Blues fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. 33565
April 29th, 2016
Aloud Bible reading marathon starts Sunday - Starting Sunday, passages of the Bible will be read aloud for nearly 90 continuous hours in downtown Tuscaloosa. 33564
April 29th, 2016
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day provides safe disposal of medicines - Four sites in Tuscaloosa will participate Saturday in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. 33563
April 29th, 2016
Kidnapping suspect now in custody - A man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his girlfriend last week has turned himself in to authorities. 33562
April 29th, 2016
UA names new journalism chair - A University of North Texas professor has been named the new chair of the department of journalism and creative media at the University of Alabama. 33561
April 29th, 2016
Safe Kids Day to be held Saturday - The second annual Safe Kids Day will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Northport City Hall, 3500 McFarland Blvd. 33560
April 29th, 2016
Tickets on sale Friday for summer shows - Tickets to two summer concerts at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. 33559
April 29th, 2016
Bo Davis to leave Alabama due to possible recruiting violations - Bo Davis is expected to leave his position as assistant football coach at the University of Alabama over an inquiry into possible recruiting violations, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. Davis is expected to resign or be fired from his job. 33558
April 28th, 2016
Lawmaker says impeachment effort will proceed - A state lawmaker says he has enough signatures to re-ignite an impeachment effort against Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. 33557
April 28th, 2016
Design revealed for Alberta Park - Plans for the new Alberta Park have been unveiled. 33556
April 28th, 2016
Chief justice Roy Moore says ethics complaints should be dismissed - MONTGOMERY — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore lashed out Wednesday at organizations seeking his removal from office and defended his actions seemingly aimed at blocking gays and lesbians from marrying in the state. 33555
April 27th, 2016
Charges dropped against ex-Alabama teacher who married student - ONEONTA — Charges were dropped Wednesday against an Alabama teacher accused of having sex with a student he later married. 33554
April 27th, 2016
Oxford passes transgender restroom ordinance - OXFORD — The city of Oxford has passed an ordinance making it illegal to use a public bathroom different from the gender on a person’s birth certificate. 33553
April 27th, 2016
Methodist churches build Juanita Drive house - The Rev. Matt Reed of Jennings Chapel United Methodist Church began to pray Wednesday afternoon as he stood in front of an unfinished house along Juanita Drive. 33552
April 27th, 2016
Alabama House Committee passes watered-down payday loan bill - MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A House committee on Wednesday shelved a bill that would have given borrowers up to six months to repay payday loans, but agreed to send a watered-down version to the House for a full vote. 33551
April 27th, 2016
Alabama Legislature passes medical marijuana oil bill - MONTGOMERY — The Alabama legislature on Wednesday voted to decriminalize medicinal marijuana oil possession. 33550
April 27th, 2016
Louisiana hunters soon can wear fluorescent pink instead of orange - BATON ROUGE, La. — Hunting in fluorescent pink could soon become a Louisiana trend. 33549
April 27th, 2016
Arc of Tuscaloosa County contest challenges competitors to pull fire truck - One thing is certain about this year's Pullin' for the Arc Fire Truck Challenge, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of University Mall. 33548
April 27th, 2016
University of Alabama students aim to put Crimson Racing on the map - As a crowd of onlookers lined the sidewalk of Seventh Avenue on the University of Alabama campus on Wednesday, members of Crimson Racing unveiled their 2016 Formula car, which zipped up and down the street with team captain Cole Frederick at the wheel. 33547
April 27th, 2016
2 Jefferson County teens charged with armed robbery at interstate rest stop - Two Jefferson County teenagers charged with armed robbery are accused of stealing a Ford Explorer from a man at an interstate rest stop. 33546
April 27th, 2016
Rebuilt Rosedale remembers storm's victims - Dozens gathered at the rebuilt Rosedale Apartments in central Tuscaloosa Wednesday morning to remember the nine lives lost there five years ago. 33545
April 27th, 2016
P&P Produce and Plants blooming in a new location - P&P Produce and Plants, a family owned business, was originally located on Greensboro Avenue in Tuscaloosa. 33544
April 27th, 2016
City schools superintendent placed on medical leave - The Tuscaloosa City School System parted ways with its superintendent of nearly five years Tuesday. 33543
April 27th, 2016
Vote could thwart impeachment push - Alabama lawmakers voted to set up an impeachment process, but it's one that could halt the current effort to oust Gov. Robert Bentley. 33542
April 27th, 2016
Alabama Senate passes ban on abortion procedure - MONTGOMERY — A bill to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure advanced in the Alabama legislature on Tuesday. 33541
April 27th, 2016
Alexander City mayor, wife charged with assault - ALEXANDER CITY — A City Council member in Alabama says the town’s mayor punched him in the face at the end of a council meeting, leading to a fracas involving several others. 33540
April 27th, 2016
Bentley signs education budget, teacher raise - MONTGOMERY — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law the state's education budget and a 4 percent pay raise for teachers that lawmakers approved this session. 33539
April 27th, 2016
Charges dropped against 4 accused in Ole Miss hazing case - JACKSON, Miss. - Four of five University of Mississippi students accused in an alleged October hazing incident have had charges against them dropped. 33538
April 27th, 2016
Organizers expect biggest West Alabama Food and Wine Festival - Though it's not quite at street-festival level yet, the fourth annual West Alabama Food and Wine Festival is growing healthily as Tuscaloosans' palate. 33537
April 27th, 2016
Suspect in Tuscaloosa kidnapping, assault sought - Investigators are searching for a man they believe kidnapped and assaulted his girlfriend last week. 33536
April 27th, 2016
Former Tuscaloosa County schools chief Elizabeth Swinford a finalist for Decatur job - A former superintendent for the Tuscaloosa County School System is a finalist for superintendent of Decatur City Schools, according to a report from the Decatur Daily. 33535
April 27th, 2016
Tuscaloosa County Master Gardeners to hold plant sale - The Pass-Along Plant Sale offered by Tuscaloosa County Master Gardeners will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday at the Tuscaloosa County Extension Auditorium, 2513 Seventh St. 33534
April 27th, 2016
University of Alabama president unveils principal goals for new strategic plan - University of Alabama President Stuart Bell on Tuesday unveiled the principal goals for a new-five year strategic plan, which he hopes to begin implementing this fall. 33533
April 27th, 2016
Athletes compete in Tuscaloosa Special Olympics - 33532
April 27th, 2016
'Community effort' spurs rebirth after storm - The text message on April 27, 2011, contained just four words: 33531
April 27th, 2016
Tuscaloosa man charged with murder is accused of shooting his sister's boyfriend - A young Tuscaloosa man arrested on a murder charge Monday is accused of killing his sister's boyfriend. 33530
April 27th, 2016
From death To life: Tornado victim Monique Howard - Monique Howard stood serenely on the front porch of her new home on Juanita Drive in Alberta. The home is only a couple of blocks from the 25th Avenue house where she lived in with her mother five years ago. It is, however, a long way from that April 27, 2011, day when tornado tried hard to take her life. 33529
April 27th, 2016
CITY COUNCIL ACTION: April 26 - The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting: 33528
April 27th, 2016
Work will be done in tornado recovery zone - A $3.2 million road repair contract for streets within the tornado recovery zone cleared a City Council committee on Tuesday. 33527
April 27th, 2016
Martial arts franchise reopened year after storm - In his 35 years teaching martial arts in Tuscaloosa, James Bailey says he has only considered giving it up once -- after the April 27, 2011, tornado destroyed his studio. But like many other business owners affected by storm, he persevered. 33526
April 27th, 2016
Tuscaloosa learned from tornado - Take a quick look inside Whitney and Josh Shaw’s safe room at their home on 12th Street East and a few things tend to stick out. 33525
April 27th, 2016
Nick Saban reflects on 2011 tornado that ravaged Tuscaloosa - That morning was fairly typical, given the atypical time demands that Nick Saban faces every day. 33524
April 27th, 2016
Tuscaloosa County school board looks to sell Sprayberry site - The Tuscaloosa County Board of Education will take steps to sell the Sprayberry Education Center building once students and staff leave this summer. 33523
April 26th, 2016
'Glengarry Glen Ross' shows pressure behind the art of the deal - 33522
April 26th, 2016
Tax break for renovations could expire in Alabama Legislature - MONTGOMERY | A state tax break for renovating historic buildings that some say sparked a downtown renaissance in Birmingham and other cities will be coming to an end next month unless lawmakers agree to extend the program in the final days of the legislative session. 33521
April 26th, 2016
Time running out on high-profile bills in Alabama Legislature - 33520
April 26th, 2016
98 Degrees, Pink Floyd tribute band headline summer shows - Two new concerts for the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater season were announced Monday morning by Red Mountain Entertainment: a 1990s/early 2000s tour with 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera, for July 21, and a Pink Floyd tribute band from Australia, for Aug. 27. 33519
April 25th, 2016
Suspect in string of robberies sought - Tuscaloosa police are searching for a man they say is responsible for several robberies in the Tuscaloosa County area. 33518
April 25th, 2016
New restaurant coming to 15th Street - Ground has been broken for a new restaurant on 15th Street in Tuscaloosa. 33517
April 25th, 2016
Mayor to speak at commencement - Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox will be the commencement speaker at Stillman College's May 7 graduation exercises. 33516
April 25th, 2016
Two Hartselle teens killed in crash - Two Hartselle teens have died in a two-vehicle crash. 33515
April 25th, 2016
Meteorologist James Spann recalls working on April 27, 2011 - On April 27, 2011, James Spann stood in front of a green screen at the ABC 33/40 studio in Birmingham for hours reporting about the tornadoes sweeping through Tuscaloosa and the rest of the state. 33514
April 25th, 2016
Man killed in domestic violence incident, police say - One man was killed after a domestic violence incident at his home Sunday night. 33513
April 25th, 2016
University of Alabama student teams on path to start own businesses - A team of engineering students won first place in the University of Alabama's third annual Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition held earlier this month. 33512
April 24th, 2016
Turning Point rally will aid sexual assault victims - April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Turning Point will hold its Release the Bubbles, Release the Fear Rally as part of their initiative to speak out against rape. 33511
April 24th, 2016
Church readies new site 5 years after tornado's destruction - The congregation of College Hill Baptist Church is ready to come home. 33510
April 24th, 2016
Royalty, Obama and fans mark anniversary of Shakespeare's death - LONDON — If all the world's a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect. 33509
April 24th, 2016
Tornado survivors stand together 5 years later - “Romance is about putting things aright after some tragedy has put them asunder. It is about restoration of the right relations among things, and going home is where that restoration occurs, because that is where it matters most.” 33508
April 24th, 2016
Family survived as storm took neighborhood - Like many of us who lived through April 27, 2011, Kelli Hallman recalls a riot of sights, sounds and scents: the jet-engine sucking of the EF4 tornado looming; the steely whine of chainsaws carving paths afterwards; the pungent aroma of resin oozing from snapped pines overriding the loamy smell of turned-out soil; patchwork clumps of clothes and other belongings, the house itself shattered out of place; an implacable black wall funnel that threatened, in raw minutes, to swallow the world. 33507
April 24th, 2016
More than 1,500 run Mayor's Cup to help kids - Lots of sunshine and mild temperatures greeted runners in the Mayor's Cup Saturday morning in downtown Tuscaloosa. 33506
April 23rd, 2016
LEND A HAND: Donated computers will help library patrons - The Literacy Council of West Alabama on Monday will furnish two complete desktop computer systems to the James C. Poole Memorial Library in Eutaw for community use through the council's financial literacy initiative. 33505
April 23rd, 2016
Streets to be swept the week of April 24 - Tuscaloosa street crews will sweep the following areas this week... 33504
April 23rd, 2016
COLLEGE NEWS: April 24 - The following local residents recently were initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, an academic honor society... 33503
April 23rd, 2016
SCHOOL NEWS: April 24 - Tuscaloosa Academy students who recently attended the Integrated Marketing Communications Competitive Conference placed in five out of six categories. First place finishers won a $500 scholarship. 33502
April 23rd, 2016
Failing drainage system being replaced - It could take up to three months to complete the exhaustive underground work taking place on Skyland Boulevard near Woodland Hills Drive. 33501
April 23rd, 2016
Gov. Robert Bentley says he won't testify - MONTGOMERY | Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday that he would not respond to the state auditor’s order to testify before him about his relationship with a former staffer and whether state funds were used to facilitate it. 33500
April 23rd, 2016
UA Living History Festival is Saturday - On any given day, the possibility of coming in contact with history on the University of Alabama campus is near certain. 33499
April 23rd, 2016
Mayor's Cup is Saturday - Saturday's annual running of the Tuscaloosa Mayor’s Cup will affect downtown driving for much of the morning. 33498
April 23rd, 2016
Retirement fund has shortage - The outlook of Tuscaloosa County’s health insurance and retirement funds is gloomy. 33497
April 23rd, 2016
Woman charged with raping teen - Investigators from the Juvenile Division of the Tuscaloosa Police Department on Friday morning arrested 32-year-old Heather Ann Klopp and charged her with second-degree rape, according to a release from a department spokeswoman. 33496
April 22nd, 2016
Family says Tuscaloosa woman has returned home - A 23-year-old Tuscaloosa woman reported missing earlier this month is back home with her family, according to a news release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department. 33495
April 22nd, 2016
Lawmakers approve teacher pay raise - 33494
April 22nd, 2016
Staggered start times for schools considered - With more students and increased traffic in the city, the Tuscaloosa City School System is looking to change its starting and ending times for the upcoming school year. 33493
April 21st, 2016
Six Tuscaloosa County schools get recycling bins - Tuscaloosa County is making an effort to keep garbage off the streets and out of the landfills. 33492
April 21st, 2016
Indoor trampoline park coming soon to Northport - A new play zone for kids of all ages is coming to Northport. 33491
April 21st, 2016
Speakers announced for TEDxTuscaloosa series of talks - Speakers for the upcoming TEDxTuscaloosa will be producer and comedian Rick Dowling; retired broadcaster Mike Royer; magician Curt Anderson; UA professor Darrin Griffin; dietician Sheena Gregg; health educator Rebecca Kelly; and artist and retired instructor Kitty Johnson, organizers announced. 33490
April 21st, 2016
Free jazz concert set for Sunday - The public is invited to a jazz concert from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Government Plaza in downtown Tuscaloosa. 33489
April 21st, 2016
Sons of Thunder crusade starts today - The annual men’s crusade sponsored by Tuscaloosa-based The Sons of Thunder, will be today and Saturday at Zidon Avisha, Sipsey Valley Road N., Buhl. 33488
April 21st, 2016
3 pre-kindergarten programs get $10,000 grants - Three West Alabama schools will each receive a $10,000 from the Alabama Power Foundation for their pre-kindergarten programs. Receiving the grants are Lamar County pre-k program's South Lamar site, Marengo County High School's pre-k program and West Blocton Elementary School's pre-k program. 33487
April 21st, 2016
Tuscaloosa Police seeking suspect who damaged motorcycle - The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a man accused of damaging a motorcycle last month. 33486
April 21st, 2016
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