A lifelong Alabama resident, Stephen has spent 10 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.
UA Reports Just 205 COVID-19 Cases Despite Championship Celebration
Despite a massive celebration on the Tuscaloosa Strip earlier this month, the University of Alabama reported that only 205 of its students were COVID-19 positive Friday afternoon.
Patsy Ruth Bunn Jacobs
A family gathering will be held in the Memory Hill Gardens chapel at 12 pm with a public graveside service to follow at the Garden of Gethsemane on Saturday, January 23rd at 1 p.m to honor Patsy’s life.
Frances “Fran” Herd Carnes
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2021 in Memory Hill Gardens with Rev. Davis Bonner officiating and Memory Chapel Funeral Home directing.
Closures Coming as Contractors Add New I-20 Arch Over McFarland
Stop me if you've heard this one before -- McFarland Boulevard will be closed under I-20/59 next weekend as contractors install a new decorative arch two weeks after a defective one was pulled down.
Gov. Ivey Extends Alabama’s Mask Mandate Into March
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey extended the state's mask mandate into mid-March Thursday morning as COVID-19 and hospitalizations continue to surge across the state.
Teen Charged With Attempted Murder for Friday Double Shooting
An 18-year-old in Tuscaloosa has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting on Elm Street Friday night injured two victims.
Northport Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting
A 50-year-old Northport woman has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly shot a man in the neck on Highway 171 Friday night.
Tuscaloosa Police Seek Suspect in Burglary at Flavaz Restaurant
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying and locating a man who burglarized a restaurant in West Tuscaloosa earlier this month.
87-Year-Old Tuscaloosa Man Killed in Crash on Highway 69
An 87-year-old Tuscaloosa man was killed Monday night in a collision on Highway 69, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers confirmed Tuesday afternoon.
Teen Arrested Thursday Was Part of Child Porn Distribution Ring
A Northport teen arrested Thursday was involved in an anonymous child porn distribution ring, according to court documents filed Friday afternoon.