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Ribbon Cutting Held for Northern Riverwalk Expansion
The City of Tuscaloosa held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for the trailhead and half-mile expansion of the Northern Riverwalk.
Commission Approves Funds for Youth Workforce Development Portal
The Tuscaloosa County Commission approved $175,000 in American Rescue Act funding to jumpstart a youth workforce development program in Brookwood, Alabama.
2021 in Review: Top Stories From The Tuscaloosa Thread
As the year comes to an end, The Tuscaloosa Thread is finishing up its first full year in operation. Take a look back at some of the most memorable, important and unique stories covered in 2021.
Masters Inn Surrenders License to City of Tuscaloosa
The Tuscaloosa City Council accepted the surrendering of a business license from the infamous Masters Inn on McFarland Boulevard, which will shut down by February 15 of next year.
Portion of Liberty Recycling Center Moving to New Facility
Liberty Recycling, which has recently faced a lot of controversy after complaints cited 40 explosions and two major fires within the last 18 months, will be moving the portion of the operation that crushes cars to a new facility.
Tuscaloosa Groups Call for Transparency with Voting Redistricting
Local organizations and concerned citizens are calling for more transparency and more collaboration with the City of Tuscaloosa as voting district maps are set to be redrawn.
Commission Approves $6.8 Million Bid for New TCSO Patrol Building
The Tuscaloosa County Commission approved a nearly $6.9 million bid package for the construction of a new building for the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office patrol service.
Man Charged After November Gas Station Shooting in Tuscaloosa
Police in Tuscaloosa have charged a 23-year-old with attempted murder in connection to a November shooting at a gas station on Skyland Boulevard. A second suspect is still being sought.
Tuscaloosa's First Annual Unity Fest Happening Thursday
The City of Tuscaloosa is hosting its first ever "Unity Fest" Thursday. Learn more about the free food, games and other prizes available at this free public event.
City of Tuscaloosa Approves $300,000 Bama Theatre Improvements
The Tuscaloosa City Council approved a $150,000 funding match to for renovations to the historic Bama Theatre in Tuscaloosa.