Shelby Weiss, a junior at The University of Alabama, is a Multi-Media Journalist majoring in News Media with the hope of becoming an international travel writer. She has worked in broadcast news as an On-Air sports reporter at Crimson Tide Productions for three years, recently became a contributing writer to The Crimson White Opinions Column, and is now looking to bring her writing flair to the Tuscaloosa Thread as an intern. From Jacksonville, Florida, there’s nothing she loves more than traveling, a good book, and bringing you the latest news!
New Supe Store Location to Open on the Strip for A-Day
A new Supe Store location is expected to open in the University Town Center on the Strip for A-Day in April and be open for business for the entirety of the 2021 football season this fall.
University of Alabama to Open First Adapted Tennis Facility in US
The University of Alabama is set to open the first adapted athletics tennis facility in the nation later this fall.
Inside Look: Training Day as a Tuscaloosa Firefighter
The firefighters explained their experience working in Tuscaloosa County, why tiller trucks are important in keeping the community safe and one firefighter offered a heartfelt retelling of being a first responder during the April 27, 2011 tornado.
Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama Celebrates New Facility
The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama officially took action in creating the West Alabama Workforce and Community Development Center.
Polling Location Change Impacts Tuscaloosa District 7
With recent changes to a local polling location, knowing the correct spot to cast your vote is imperative to an efficient voting plan.
Ash Wednesday Rituals Adjusted for COVID-19 Safety
Many Tuscaloosa Catholic churches modified their traditional services so as to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 and to keep worshippers safe.
Tuscaloosa Woman Runs Diaper Bank, Serving Families In Need
Essentially, a diaper bank operates similarly to a food bank and receives monetary or diaper donations then distributes the collected items to families in need.
Sheriff Abernathy: Tuscaloosa County Crime Rates Lowest in Years
Last year Tuscaloosa County saw the fewest number of thefts, burglaries, breaking and entering vehicles and other property crimes in recent history.
Combination Rita’s & PJ’s Coffee on the Strip Opening Soon
The long-awaited PJ’s Coffee and Rita’s Italian Ice combination on the Strip has finally set a date for its grand opening.
Meet the Mounted Posse, an Antiquated Aid for a Modern Sheriff
The Mounted Unit, is a group of 13 civilian volunteers that train their personal horses to aid the sheriff’s department in search and rescue missions.