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Tuscaloosa County to Vote on Raising Taxes to Fund Schools
Voters will head to the ballot boxes early next year for a special election on whether to raise taxes to support the Tuscaloosa County School System.
Northport Council President Says He Won't Take Mayor's Office
Although state law suggests he's next in line for the seat, Northport City Council President Jeff Hogg says will not be named Mayor after Bobby Herdon's resignation Monday.
Check out the November 2022 Election Live Results Here
Stay connected with the Tuscaloosa Thread for updates throughout Tuesday night for results from the 2022 elections happening throughout the state.
Tuscaloosa Public Library: Branches Will Close Without Funding
Leaders at the Tuscaloosa Public Library warned local media Friday that without an increase in funding, they will likely have to close their two auxiliary branches sometime next year.
City Council Invites Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Northport
The Northport City Council voted Monday night to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in the city, as Tuscaloosa did earlier this year.
Northport to Consider Capping Fees to Free "Booted" Vehicles
Help may be on the way for Northport drivers suffering from sticker shock over the cost to remove "boots" from improperly parked vehicles.
Tuscaloosa City Council Celebrates Homecoming of POW Alex Drueke
The Tuscaloosa City Council honored native son Alex Drueke Tuesday night, celebrating his safe homecoming after more than 100 days as a Russian prisoner of war.
Northport Planning for Water Park, Adventure Park and Sports Park
Northport is planning to build a water park, an adventure park and a sports complex on three separate sites simultaneously, Council President Jeff Hogg said.
Tuscaloosa City Council OKs 6-Story Extended Stay Hotel
The Tuscaloosa City Council greenlit the development of a new six-story extended stay hotel on Jack Warner Parkway at their weekly meeting Tuesday night.
Tuscaloosa, Landowners Battle Over Seizure of Riverwalk Land
The city of Tuscaloosa and property owners are engaged in a legal battle over the forced acquisition of four acres of land necessary for the development of the Western Riverwalk.