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Bargains for Books to benefit, support youth literacy programs

Margaret Wilbourne

April 17, 2014

The Literacy Council of West Alabama reports that one in four Alabama residents are functionally illiterate. Leadership Tuscaloosa is hoping to change that statistic by hosting Bargains for Books, a garage sale that will benefit yo...

Woman dedicates life to group homes


April 17, 2014

A slender woman sits in the Starbucks at Midtown Village, surrounded by whirring machines, chattering customers, clicking keyboards and drink orders screeched at 30-second intervals. Tammy High seems completely unaware of the pe...

Gallettes to hold testicular cancer awareness event

Andy McWhorter

April 17, 2014

Many college students need no excuse to grab a beer on a Thursday afternoon, but at Gallettes from 2-6 p.m., bar goers will have a chance to drink for a cause. At Coronas for Cajones, a testicular cancer awareness initiative, students ...

Slash Pine Press to make chapbook of local poetry

Emily Williams

February 25, 2014

Slash Pine Press, a creative internship program at The University of Alabama, will be creating a chapbook featuring poems written for Poetry Out Loud, a national high school poetry competition that takes place April 30. The ch...

SGA sponsors trip for UA students to Montgomery

Samuel Yang

February 25, 2014

As the state capital, Montgomery is Alabama’s hub of politicians and lobbyists, but on Thursday, it will experience a rush of public university students as part of Higher Education Day. Sean Ross, SGA associate vice president...

City works to bring in new businesses

Sarah Elizabeth Tooker

December 3, 2013

City planners and developers are actively trying to fill the gaps in Tuscaloosa’s current retail market that are causing the city to lose millions of tax dollars every year to communities with stronger retail developments. W...

Scottsboro boys officially pardoned

Samuel Yang

December 3, 2013

In the moments right after Sheila Washington, founder and director of the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center, found out that her quest to pardon the last three Scottsboro Boys was successful, she said she was sad at ...

City Council debates new shopping center

Sarah Elizabeth Tooker

November 5, 2013

The Tuscaloosa City Council has yet to reach a decision approving $18 million in tax rebates for a potential new shopping center. Alumni Construction, the Clanton-based development group leading the $62 million project cal...

Students drop legal intervention in trial

Katherine Owen

October 29, 2013

After several University of Alabama greek organizations filed with local attorney Robert Prince for legal intervention in the upcoming election contest between Kelly Horwitz and Cason Kirby, Prince said he will now be amending the...

Lee Garrison to be sworn in as Board of Education chairman

Sarah Elizabeth Tooker

October 22, 2013

After devoting the past 16 years of his political career to the Tuscaloosa City Council, Lee Garrison looks forward to serving the city in a new way. Garrison will be sworn into his new role as Chairman of the Board of Edu...

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