Long Island native and two-time Bama grad who is still trying to figure out this southern hospitality thing. Previously, I was the Assistant Sports Editor for UA's The Crimson White and a digital reporter for WVUA 23. I love writing, drinking Dr. Pepper and watching Rangers hockey. Reach out if you have a tip or want to know how to make a good marinara sauce.
Shelton State Introduces Manufacturing Program
The school said that the program received input from local business and industry leaders and will hope to prepare students for employment in West Alabama.
ABC Board Expected to Allow Bars to Serve Alcohol After 11 Again
The Alabama ABC Board is planning to drop its 11:00 p.m. prohibition of alcohol sales for bars and restaurants in a Thursday meeting.
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter Reduces Fees for Adoption Event
From Oct. 1-4, the animal shelter will waive all adoption fees so adopters pay $25 or less for their next pet.
Former Alabama Quarterback Launches Gas Delivery Service
Former Crimson Tide walk-on quarterback Jackson Carpenter created a mobile delivery service for when you're running on empty.
Funding Cuts for PARA, TPL Reduced in 2021 Budget Compromise
During the Tuscaloosa City Council Finance Committee Meeting, Mayor Walt Maddox and the council reached a compromise that will see a 10 percent budget cut for both entities.
Tuscaloosa County Sees Uptick in COVID-19 Cases After Labor Day
Tuscaloosa County is seeing an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases that local officials are attributing to a travel-heavy Labor Day, but the spike is not as severe as it was after Independence Day.
Alabama SGA Announces Week-Long “One UA,” Inclusivity Promotion
In a Monday press release, SGA Director of Communications Will Bradley said the organization will sponsor events throughout the week that will focus on "building a more inclusive campus."
Hueytown Hands Hillcrest Its First Loss, 28-24
The Gophers have now won their last three matchups against Hillcrest while also spoiling the Patriots' perfect record.
TCSS: 48 New COVID-19 Cases, 349 Quarantined in 10-Day Period
The Tuscaloosa County School System announced Friday that 48 students tested positive for the coronavirus from Sept. 1 to Sept. 11 and 349 students were quarantined.
Alabama Ranks Last in 2020 U.S. Census Response Rates
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Alabama is in last place with an 85 percent enumerated (self-response and enumerated in non-response follow up) response rate.