A lifelong Alabama resident, Stephen has spent 12 years reporting for various media outlets in the Tuscaloosa area, including stints at the Crimson White, the Birmingham News and AL.com, the Tuscaloosa News and more before joining the team at Townsquare Media, where he now serves as the editor-in-chief of the Tuscaloosa Thread.
BREAKING: Demopolis Police Critically Injure Robbery Suspect in Thursday Gunfight
A robbery suspect was critically wounded by police in Demopolis Thursday after he allegedly opened fire on officers attempting to arrest him.
First-Ever Holiday ‘Retail Trail’ Open House Coming to Downtown Tuscaloosa Next Week
Downtown Tuscaloosa restaurants and stores will be showcased next Monday during the first-ever Retail Trail open house when the Tinsel Trail opens in Government Plaza.
Tuscaloosa County to Vote on Raising Property Taxes to Fund Schools in Special Election
Voters will head to the ballot boxes early next year for a special election on whether to raise taxes to support the Tuscaloosa County School System.
University of Alabama Faculty OKs New, Smaller Core Curriculum
Faculty at the University of Alabama voted to adopt a new general education core curriculum that will give undergraduates more flexibility to study topics that matter to them.
Superintendent: Progress Being Made at Three ‘Failing’ Tuscaloosa City Schools
Steps are already being taken to improve performance at three "failing" Tuscaloosa City Schools, superintendent Mike Daria said Monday.
Northport Council President Jeff Hogg Says He Won’t Take Mayor’s Office After Herndon Resigns
Although state law suggests he's next in line for the seat, Northport City Council President Jeff Hogg says will not be named Mayor after Bobby Herdon's resignation Monday.
‘Catastrophic Failure’ Causes Ongoing Sewage Overflow Near 2 Tuscaloosa Creeks
A 'catastrophic' infrastructure failure has led to an ongoing sewage overflow on Tuscaloosa's JVC Road that may be sending wastewater into two local creeks.
Tuscaloosa Council Advances $10 Million Pedestrian Bridge on Jack Warner
The Tuscaloosa City Council got one step closer to final approval for a $10 million pedestrian bridge over Jack Warner Parkway during a Monday committee meeting.
Birmingham Woman Dies After Crash in Tuscaloosa County
A 31-year-old Birmingham woman died Monday after a single-vehicle accident in Tuscaloosa County, State Troopers have confirmed.
Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon Announces December Resignation
BREAKING: Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon unexpectedly announced his resignation during a Monday City Council Meeting.