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!
Former TFR Chief Alan Martin Recalls Leading through Tragedy After Tuscaloosa Tornado
Former TFR Chief Alan Martin remembers the tornado and the aftermath from the perspective of a city leader and first responder.
2 Charged in Beer Robbery from Tuscaloosa Dollar General
Two men are in the Tuscaloosa County Jail after allegedly robbing a Tuscaloosa Dollar General of several cases of beer last month.
PARA Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening of All-Inclusive Playground
The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Foundation celebrated the Phase One grand opening of a all-inclusive playground inside Sokol Park Wednesday afternoon.
Buddy’s Rib & Steak in Northport Reopens After Repairs
The 43-year-old Northport restaurant staple was closed down for almost eight weeks after an SUV slammed into the building in early March.
UAPD Installs Watchtower On the Tuscaloosa Strip for A-Day
The tower will allow officers to monitor the Strip from above as large crowds arrive in Tuscaloosa to watch the annual A-Day scrimmage Saturday.
Alabama A-Day 2021: Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Find out everything you need to know for A-Day, including parking, gameday attendance, tailgating, and other festivities.
Financial Aid Now Available for Disaster Zones in 6 Counties
The United States Small Business Association is now offering low-interest loans to several Alabama businesses, nonprofits, homeowners and renters affected by severe weather events in January.
COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for Pickens County
From April 1 through May 29, all qualified residents can get the first of two vaccine shots at the Pickens County Service Center Building.
Sage Juice Bar Hosts Concert Series to Benefit Musicians
From morning acoustic sessions to Sunday soul music to cocktail hour vibes, Sage is looking to host and raise money for musicians who have lost business during the pandemic.
Walker County Sheriff Criticizes New Alabama Gun Bill
Walker County Sheriff Nick Smith took to Facebook to voice his complaints, which he feels the public should be aware of and concerned about.