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!
PHOTOS: Hale County Residents Survey Storm Damage
The community of Sawyerville in West Alabama's Hale County was hit hard by one of the 19 tornados that tore through Alabama Thursday.
Alabama Rowing Earns Highest Ranking in Program History
The University of Alabama’s Women’s Rowing team is ranked No. 8 in the country, breaking into the national top 10 for the first time in the program’s history.
Glenda Webb Chosen as Northport City Administrator
In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the North Port City Council voted to hire Glenda Webb as the next city administrator.
Tuscaloosa Mother Invents Eco-Friendly Pee Funnel
Abbi Jones is the inventor of EcoPi, a paper funnel designed to guide urine into a medical cup without getting any on your hands.
GrubHub, Drive-Thrus and Cookies, Oh My! Girl Scouts Adopt Pandemic-Friendly Sales Strateg…
The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama partnered with GrubHub this year to make ordering and receiving cookies as safe and easy as possible.
Big Mike’s Offers Free Burgers to Moundville Tornado Relief Crews
Big Mike’s Steakhouse in Moundville offered free burgers to their community Friday after an EF-1 tornado devastated parts of the community earlier in the week.
UPDATE: 3,500 Without Power in Tuscaloosa County
Tuscaloosa County is currently experiencing about 3,500 power outages, according to a report made by Alabama Power.
Tuscaloosa SAFE Center Champions Care for Sexual Assault Victims
The SAFE Center in Tuscaloosa is a sexual violence healthcare center performing the sort of historical work being showcased across the country for Women’s History Month.
TPD To Host Free Spring Baseball League For Kids
The Tuscaloosa Police Athletic League is starting a free spring baseball league for children ages four through 14.
Tuscaloosa Art Business Offers Creative Outlet for Children
When other businesses were finding it difficult to break even and when many closed their doors for good, the Art Garage boomed with business.