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Jimmy Buffett tribute band ULA Alabama News
Buffett tribute band, crawfish, shrimp boil, cheeseburgers in Paradise: April 5 at Tuscaloosa’s The Venue

Jimmy Buffett tribute band, ULA, will be performing at a crawfish and shrimp boil on April 5 at The Venue in Northport.

Kalen DeBoer Intro Press Conference Alabama News
Sean of the South: Morning in Tuscaloosa

I’m glad Alabama has a new, accomplished, head coach. I’m glad he’s here. I’m glad he has lots of enthusiasm. But I miss the old guys.

UAW strike Alabama News
Vance's Mercedes-Benz plant employees meet 30% threshold for UAW unionization push

United Auto Workers officials announced on Wednesday that 30% of the Mercedes-Benz plant’s workforce have signed union authorization cards.

Bryan Brinyark HD10 Alabama News
Bryan Brinyark wins State House District 16 special election: 'I am ready to get to work!'

Republican Bryan Brinyark has won the Alabama House of Representatives District 16 special election.

Shops of Grand River Alabama News
Multiple malls across Alabama receive bomb threats Friday

Law enforcement responded to bomb threats Friday at multiple shopping centers and malls across the state.

Tide players Waysider Alabama News
Bama players follow tradition, breakfast at historic Waysider Thursday

It’s traditional for Alabama Crimson Tide football players, coaches, students, alumni and fans to eat breakfast at the historic Waysider Restaurant before games. With a Christmas break for players to go home on Friday, players went ahead and observed the tradition on Thursday morning.

Photo from Kentuck Arts Centers website Alabama News
Months of heated negotiations end with 50-year-old arts festival moving from Northport to Tuscaloosa

For 52 years, the Kentuck Arts Center has held its annual festival North of the Black Warrior River in Northport’s Kentuck Park. Now, it’s coming to Tuscaloosa, but not without a series of controversies. 

K9 ALPHA Alabama News
Fur-real security: Alabama K9 officers assist security officials at GOP presidential debate

Several law enforcement agencies offered assistance Wednesday night in Tuscaloosa for the Republican presidential debate. The purpose was to enhance preparedness by utilizing bomb detection dogs.

Republican debate Alabama News
Field set for Republican presidential debate in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday

Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced the four participants in the upcoming fourth Republican primary debate in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday.

trump Alabama News
Trump to skip 2024 GOP presidential debate in Tuscaloosa next week

Former President Donald Trump won’t attend the next 2024 GOP presidential debate in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday.

GOP Debate Alabama News
Republican presidential debate at UA will compete with distractions

The Republican presidential debate on December 6 at the University of Alabama will face distractions and competition for attention.

Donald Trump Alabama News
Reports: Secret Service appear at next RNC debate venue in Tuscaloosa ahead of possible Trump appearance

Will former President Donald Trump be attending the next RNC debate in Alabama in December?

Debate Alabama News
Fourth Republican presidential debate coming to Tuscaloosa on Dec. 6

The Republican National Committee has set a date for the fourth debate of the 2024 primaries to be in Alabama, according to The New York Times.

Byler Road Alabama News
Tourism dollars could bring life to towns along Alabama’s oldest roadway

Byler Road was once just a pioneer trail started by buffalo. But in 1819, it became the first state-commissioned highway project, just two days after Alabama became a state.

Darius Miles Alabama News
Judge declines to dismiss former Alabama basketball player’s murder charge after defendant argues self-defense

A Tuscaloosa judge denied a motion on Thursday to dismiss a murder charge against former Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles.

Uawx Alabama News
190 workers strike at Mercedes supplier ZF Chassis Systems in Tuscaloosa

Nearly 200 workers at Mercedes supplier ZF in Tuscaloosa went on strike yesterday.

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Former Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles asks judge to drop information that his attorneys say was obtained illegally

Attorneys for former University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles filed a motion on Sunday asking a judge to throw out information he told investigators after a deadly shooting on the Tuscaloosa Strip in January.

Richard Shelby Alabama News
Tuscaloosa federal building and courthouse to be renamed after Richard Shelby on Friday

The United States Federal Building and Courthouse in Tuscaloosa will be renamed after retired U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) on Friday.

Auburn University Alabama News
Auburn named one America's fastest growing college towns

A recent study named one small town in Alabama one of the fastest-growing college towns in the United States, even as enrollment in higher education is declining nationwide. 

Sidelines Bar Alabama News
'We enjoy being a city that people like coming to' — Bar owner on Tuscaloosa’s Strip says he stands to lose 35% profit if alcohol sales end early

One bar owner on The Strip in Tuscaloosa told 1819 News last week that his bar stands to lose as much as 35% of his profit if city officials require bars to stop selling alcohol earlier. 

Gallettes in Tuscaloosa Alabama News
‘Dealing with drunk people is very difficult’ — Tuscaloosa city councilman says The Strip is holding up already strained police force

Since a shooting on The Strip in Tuscaloosa that resulted in the death of a 23-year-old female and the arrest of a University of Alabama basketball player in January landed the city in the national press, Tuscaloosa City Council members and law enforcement have been discussing how to make the city’s bar scene safer.

The Strip Alabama News
TPD vs. T-Town nightlife: Tuscaloosa Police and its long battle with bars, crime and overcrowding on The Strip

In June, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted 5-2 to institute a moratorium on bars within the city limits, citing police shortages and concerns about calls from the Strip, the nightlife district just down the street from the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Stan Pate Alabama News
Tuscaloosa businessman Stan Pate subpoenas Matrix LLC in libel lawsuit

Stan Pate, Tuscaloosa businessman and political donor, subpoenaed Joe Perkins, founder of Montgomery-based political consulting firm Matrix LLC, last month in a libel lawsuit.

Tuscaloosa Alabama News
FTC: Tuscaloosa ranked most fraud-ridden metro area in the U.S. since 2020

The Tuscaloosa area may be the most fraud-laden metro area in the country, according to statistics from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Maddox Alabama News
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox identifies problem with increased homicides, hopes for change with bars that hold restaurant licensing

The Tuscaloosa County’s Violent Crimes Unit has already investigated five homicides in 2023. That reality has Mayor Walt Maddox concerned, considering the majority of those happened within the city. Typically, Tuscaloosa only has around 20 homicides a year.

I Stock 1140728159 Alabama News
Capstone Free Press seeks to offer University of Alabama students an alternative to left-wing Crimson White

For over a century, the student-run campus newspaper, The Crimson White, has informed University of Alabama (UA) students about campus events. But now, many conservative students are turning to a new outlet to receive campus news.

CITY OF TUSCALOOSA Alabama News
Crackdown: Tuscaloosa threatens business owners with arrest for defying city's 'zero tolerance' overcrowding policy

A city attorney in Tuscaloosa recently told businesses to get a grip on the overcrowding issues brought about by Crimson Tide football season or the police would begin making arrests. 

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