Comprehensive coverage of politics in Tuscaloosa, Northport, Tuscaloosa County and beyond.
Governor Kay Ivey Appoints Karl Wiggins to Northport Council Seat
The Northport City Council is full again after Alabama Governor Kay Ivey appointed Karl Wiggins to fill a vacancy open there since the beginning of the year.
Tuscaloosa Chamber Calls for Public Input Before Renaming Things
Actions in Montgomery are raising hairs in Tuscaloosa as Senator Gerald Allen sponsors a bill to rename a highly visible bridge in the area without input from local residents.
New Job Portal Seeks to Address Justice-Involved Unemployment
West AlabamaWorks! unveiled a job portal Tuesday morning geared at helping those with a criminal history to find employment.
Northport Council Takes a Bond Rating Hike Victory Lap
It is the second time the rating has been upgraded in this council’s term.
Northport Asks Ivey to Appoint Next Council Member from 3 Names
Kay Ivey will have the chance to appoint the next Northport city council member after the deadline to take care of it in-house expired this week.
Governor Ivey Likely to Appoint Next Northport Council Member
Governor Kay Ivey is almost certain to fill a vacant seat on the Northport City Council as the deadline draws near for its other members to do so themselves.
City of Tuscaloosa to Roll Out Upgraded 311 Mobile App Next Week
The city of Tuscaloosa will roll out a new and improved 311 mobile app, giving residents an even better one-stop spot to connect with municipal services.
City Allows 60 Days to Clean Up Quik Mart to Avoid Demolition
The city of Tuscaloosa told a property owner this week that he must clean up one of the area's most infamous buildings or see it demolished.
Tuscaloosa Council Shoots Down Another Restaurateur's Gastropub
For the second week in a row, the Tuscaloosa City Council has told a local restaurateur that he cannot operate as a gastropub because of a perceived threat to public safety.
Breaking: County Residents Vote Against Property Tax Increase
The Tuscaloosa County Schools System will not benefit from funding that would have came from a property tax increase after residents voted against the increase Tuesday.