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City of Tuscaloosa CFO Placed on Leave, Interim Named
The city of Tuscaloosa's Chief Financial Officer was been placed on administrative Thursday and her deputy has been named interim CFO.
County Commission Selects HORNE, CSP to Award Rent Assistance
The Tuscaloosa County Commission selected a local administration to designate rental assistance money in a special called meeting Thursday.
Northport City School System Possible but Pricey, Study Finds
A standalone school system in the city of Northport would be a possible but pricey pursuit, according to a feasibility study presented to the city council Monday night.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox Appoints New City Attorney
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox has named a successor to city attorney Glenda Webb, who left the municipal payroll last month to become city administrator across the river in Northport.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Asks Northport to Give More to PARA
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox met with the Northport City Council Thursday morning during a special called work session to discuss the idea of Northport providing additional funding to the Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority.
UA Student Group Sues University Over Free Speech Violations
A student activist group at The University of Alabama is suing the UA System, alleging that they have deliberately kept policies in place that limit their students' right to free speech.
$9 Million in Road Improvements Coming Soon to Northport, Alabama
The Northport City Council approved $9 million worth of road construction during its biweekly meeting Monday.
City of Tuscaloosa Swears in New Council, Board of Education
More than a dozen city officials who were elected to office earlier this year were officially sworn during a ceremony at the Tuscaloosa River Market early Monday morning.
Tuscaloosa's District 7 Special Election to Be Held this Summer
Mayor Walt Maddox said Friday that he believes the special election to fill the city's soon-to-be-vacant District 7 council seat will be held in July or August.