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Headlines for Your Monday in Tuscaloosa
Let us keep you up-to-date following a busy weekend in West Alabama.
Northport School System Would Require Tax Hikes, Study Finds
The city of Northport will need to siphon existing tax revenue and hike up sales tax, property tax or both to finance its own school system, a professional feasibility study found.
Seven Stories for Friday in West Alabama
Here's your local headlines heading into the weekend.
Your Headlines for Tuesday in West Alabama
Six stories for your Tuesday in West Alabama.
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.