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.
No Firearm Found After Thursday Lockdown at Duncanville Middle School
Duncanville Middle School was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon, but fortunately, police did not find a firearm or any other threat to public safety when they responded.
Alabama Seeks Another Win as Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Food Drive Returns
Students at the University of Alabama will look for a back-to-back win over their rivals as the annual Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger food drive returns this week.
Tuscaloosa’s Northridge High School Mourns Death of Junior
Students, faculty and parents at Northridge High School are mourning the Wednesday afternoon death of a junior studying there.
Davie Glenn “Bubba” Higginbotham (June 26, 1960 – September 23, 2023)
Davie Glenn “Bubba” Higginbotham, age 63, of Northport, Ala., passed away September 23, 2023 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Ala.
James Robert “JR” Fikes (August 15, 1945 – September 25, 2023)
James Robert Fikes, age 78, of Duncanville, Ala., passed away September 25, 2023 at home.
LIVE RESULTS: Polls Close in District 16 Special Election Primary
Polls are closed and votes are being counted in Tuesday's special election primary to represent the region in the Alabama House of Representatives.
Man Charged with Murder for Saturday Night Killing in Aliceville
A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in Aliceville Saturday night, District Attorney Andy Hamlin has announced.
12 Tuscaloosa Businesses Offering Specials in Weeklong “Moveable Feast” Fundraiser
A dozen area businesses are kicking off a weeklong celebration of local farmers that will also raise money to teach children the joys of gardening at home.
Tony Jack Savell (November 9, 1959 – September 18, 2023)
Tony Jack Savell, age 63, of Northport, Alabama, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 18, 2023.
Cade Sexton (October 10, 1942 – September 22, 2023)
Cade Sexton, age 80, of Northport, Alabama, passed away September 22, 2023 at his residence.