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Maddox at a March 12, 2020 presser, where he discussed the city's response to COVID-19

Walt Maddox wins fifth term as mayor

March 2, 2021

On March 2, Walt Maddox was re-elected mayor of Tuscaloosa for a fifth term, beating out UA professor Serena Fortenberry and local pastor Martin Houston.  The election results indicate that Tuscaloosa...

Q&A | Meet the businessman who wants to coach Tuscaloosa to greatness

Q&A | Meet the businessman who wants to coach Tuscaloosa to greatness

February 28, 2021
One Tuscaloosa businessman and former UA football player wants to run City Hall with greater transparency. We interviewed all three mayoral candidates. This is what Martin Houston had to say.
CW / Brylane Hay

Q&A | Meet the incumbent who says Tuscaloosa is heading in the right direction

February 28, 2021
Tuscaloosa's mayor says his conservative budgeting and student housing policy has Tuscaloosa in good shape. We interviewed all three mayoral candidates. This is what Walt Maddox had to say.
CW / Brylane Hay

Q&A | Meet the professor and community volunteer running for mayor

February 28, 2021
One UA English professor wants to reopen City Hall and rethink how city employees are paid. We interviewed all three mayoral candidates. This is what Serena Fortenberry had to say.
Local physicians confused as DCH looks elsewhere for hospitalist services

Local physicians confused as DCH looks elsewhere for hospitalist services

February 23, 2021
Tuscaloosa’s main hospital intends to let contracts expire for two local providers, and physicians are saying their reasons aren’t adding up. 
Tuscaloosa Action organizes relief drive for Texas

Tuscaloosa Action organizes relief drive for Texas

February 22, 2021
Tuscaloosa Action is holding a relief drive on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 3:30–5:30 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church for those affected by power and water shortages in Texas.

Housing, COVID, Taxes: Everything that was up for mayoral debate on Thursday

February 20, 2021
See where candidates stand on infrastructure, policing and economic recovery.
The mayor’s race is near. Here’s what College Democrats are asking

The mayor’s race is near. Here’s what College Democrats are asking

February 14, 2021
UA College Democrats will endorse a candidate for mayor this week.
Opinion | Trump is gone. What will evangelicals do now?

Opinion | Trump is gone. What will evangelicals do now?

February 7, 2021
Donald Trump is no longer president. What does that mean for the many evangelical Christians who supported him? One columnist writes that the time has come for Christians to fully distance themselves from Trump.
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