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.
Edna Ann Baker (July 23rd, 1942 – January 18th, 2023)
Edna Ann Baker, age 80, of Prattville passed away peacefully at home on January 18, 2023.
Dump Truck Pulls Power Lines Down, Hundreds Without Electricity Around Moundville Tuesday
Hundreds of residents in and near Moundville are without electricity Tuesday afternoon after a dump truck reportedly took down a pair of power poles in the area.
Strange Brew Coffeehouse Opening on Tuscaloosa Strip This Weekend
Tuscaloosa's newest coffeeshop is set to open its doors on the Strip this weekend bringing a Starkville staple to the City of Champions.
Luxury Lake Tuscaloosa Condos Listed for Pre-Sale With Eye-Popping Prices
The first of ultra-luxe condominiums planned for the shores of Lake Tuscaloosa are available for pre-sale at prices that reflect their exclusivity.
Walker County Murder Suspects Are Father and Teenage Son, Police Say
The suspects allegedly responsible for injuring two men and killing a third in a Walker County robbery last week are a father and his teenage son, police said Monday.
Deputies Searching for Horses Spotted in Southern Tuscaloosa County Monday
UPDATE, 1:35 P.M.: TCSO Deputy Martha Hocutt has told the Thread the horses have been located safely.
Police Arrest Walker County Murder Suspects, Including Teen
A man and juvenile are in police custody after a murder in Walker County, Alabama earlier this week.
St. Clair County Woman Reported Missing, Last Seen in Tuscaloosa
A Central Alabama woman has been declared missing and was last seen in Tuscaloosa, police in St. Clair County said Friday.
Bama Art House Series Returns, Bringing 3 Indie Films to Tuscaloosa
An indie film series is returning to Tuscaloosa's Bama Theater this month, giving the Druid City the opportunity to enjoy movies unlikely to make it to larger venues.
John Hassell Thigpen (September 3rd, 1951 – January 17th, 2023)
Johnny Thigpen, age 71 of Northport, Alabama passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at home.