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Mobile Symphony Orchestra concertmaster takes her skills to Tuscaloosa - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:40

Mobile Symphony Orchestra concertmaster takes her skills to Tuscaloosa
The Birmingham News - al.com
In addition to her concertmaster duties with the Mobile Symphony, Gregoire is concertmaster with the Gulf Coast and the Meridian Symphonies, and performs with The Alabama Symphony, the Tuscaloosa Symphony and the Pensacola Symphony.

Exploring Tuscaloosa - The Battle-Friedman House (Photo Series) - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 05:14

Exploring Tuscaloosa - The Battle-Friedman House (Photo Series)
al.com (blog)
The house was built in 1835 by Alfred Battle and bought during the reconstruction period by Bernard Friedman in 1875. In 1965 Hugo Friedman willed the historic home to the city of Tuscaloosa, which rents it to the Tuscaloosa County Preservation society.

Dean of University of Alabama law school retiring - al.com (blog)

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 03:16

Dean of University of Alabama law school retiring
al.com (blog)
Ken Randall Kenneth Randall, who has served as dean of the Alabama law school for two decades, will retire at the end of the month. (University of Alabama School of Law). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Kenneth Randall, who has served as dean of UA's ...

Shiny Machine, Belle Adair on tap for Tuscaloosa weekend (band calendar) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:26

Shiny Machine, Belle Adair on tap for Tuscaloosa weekend (band calendar)
The Birmingham News - al.com
Belle Adair, featuring Tuscaloosa native Reed Watson on drums, began as a weekend recording project between four friends living in different Alabama cities. After a year of recording here and there, Matt Green joined keyboardist/engineer, Ben Tanner, ...

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announces reelection campaign, commitment to ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 15:22

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announces reelection campaign, commitment to ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- After two weeks of posting cryptic messages and videos pointing to an announcement Thursday morning, Walt Maddox, the mayor of Tuscaloosa, announced that he will seek reelection for a third term leading the city, quieting ...

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Young people not as divided on same-sex marriage as leaders - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 22:22

Young people not as divided on same-sex marriage as leaders
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Though many people have stood shouting on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage divide today following the Supreme Court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act, Alabama young people on both sides of the political ...

Tuscaloosa Police Department offers reward for identity of cell phone thief - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:06

Tuscaloosa Police Department offers reward for identity of cell phone thief
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Investigators with the Tuscaloosa Police Department asked for help Wednesday in identifying a suspect caught on convenience store surveillance camera on the evening of June 10 taking a cell phone that was left on the store's ...

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Mayor's executive order creates task force to evaluate Tuscaloosa's student ... - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 15:26

Mayor's executive order creates task force to evaluate Tuscaloosa's student ...
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox issued an executive order Wednesday creating a 16 member task force that will study and evaluate the student housing market in the Tuscaloosa area, then suggest what actions, if any, the city should take to address it.
Walt Maddox launches third campaign for mayorTuscaloosa News (subscription)
Tuscaloosa mayor begins campaign on internetWZTV

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Sunny skies, high of 93 today in Tuscaloosa - al.com

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:59

Sunny skies, high of 93 today in Tuscaloosa
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wednesday weather.png View full sizeExpect mostly sunny skies in Alabama today with highs in the 90s and some scattered showers. (NOAA). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies today in Tuscaloosa with a ...

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Tuscaloosa city planner aims to jump-start city's Greater Downtown Plan - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 22:18

Tuscaloosa city planner aims to jump-start city's Greater Downtown Plan
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Tuscaloosa City Planner John McConnell says he intends to jump-start the Greater Downtown Plan, a blueprint for downtown revitalization that was created in 2005 and adopted in 2010, but never implemented. The plan calls for ...

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New Tuscaloosa shopping center, extended-stay hotel clear zoning hurdles - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 16:30

New Tuscaloosa shopping center, extended-stay hotel clear zoning hurdles
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Zoning Board of Adjustment cleared the path for a new retail center on McFarland Boulevard by granting 15 zoning code variances to Alumni Development Monday night. Last Tuesday, when the Tuscaloosa City Council voted ...

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AL.com Tuscaloosa now on Facebook - al.com (blog)

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 16:05

AL.com Tuscaloosa now on Facebook
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Please "like" our page so you can get breaking news, vibrant local coverage, in-depth features, cool photos and videos and other AL.com Tuscaloosa content. We'll include local crime and government coverage, the latest on the University of Alabama and ...

Where will Tuscaloosa's top uncommitted prospects end up? (predictions, polls) - al.com

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 22:10

Where will Tuscaloosa's top uncommitted prospects end up? (predictions, polls)
al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Bo Scarbrough, Cyontai Lewis and Tevin Madison have already made their respective commitments to Alabama, Florida and Texas Tech, but the Tuscaloosa area is still ripe with talent in terms of recruiting. As the high school ...

Tuscaloosa mayor Walt Maddox sends cryptic message through social media ... - al.com (blog)

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 17:13

Tuscaloosa mayor Walt Maddox sends cryptic message through social media ...
al.com (blog)
"I am excited about the future of Tuscaloosa and our state," Maddox said in an email. "On Sunday, we launched an evolving message designed to get everyone thinking about what is on our horizon. In the coming weeks, we plan to expand the discussion we ...

Clear skies, low of 68 tonight in Tuscaloosa - al.com (blog)

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 00:02

Clear skies, low of 68 tonight in Tuscaloosa
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The National Weather Service predicts mostly clear skies tonight in Tuscaloosa with an overnight low around 68 and a 10 percent chance of isolated showers. Saturday should see mostly sunny skies with a high near 89, followed ...

Habitat for Humanity dedicates restored home to Tuscaloosa WWII veteran on ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 21:25

Habitat for Humanity dedicates restored home to Tuscaloosa WWII veteran on ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- When he took off the makeshift blindfold his nephew had wrapped around his head before driving him to his house, Willie Bishop was momentarily disoriented. There were dozens of people in his yard and on his street there to ...

Tuscaloosa native announces candidacy for City Board of Education seat - al.com (blog)

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 19:49

Tuscaloosa native announces candidacy for City Board of Education seat
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Tuscaloosa native and business man Norman Crow announced his candidacy yesterday for the District 3 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education. "The children of this community deserve the best education we can provide ...

Backstreet Boys announce Tuscaloosa Amphitheater show for Aug. 27 - The Birmingham News - al.com

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 21:07

Backstreet Boys announce Tuscaloosa Amphitheater show for Aug. 27
The Birmingham News - al.com
Members of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys, from left, Danny Wood, Howie Dorough, Donnie Wahlberg, AJ McLean, Jordan Knight, Nick Carter, and Joey McIntyre perform on the NBC "Today" television program in New York Friday, June 3, ...

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AT&T 4G LTE now available in Tuscaloosa, could impact gameday service - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 20:44

AT&T 4G LTE now available in Tuscaloosa, could impact gameday service
The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
at&t.JPG In this file photo made Oct. 20, 2009, people walk through the Northshore Mall beyond near an AT&T kiosk, in Peabody, Mass. The company has turned on its 4G LTE coverage in Tuscaloosa. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, file). TUSCALOOSA, Alabama ...

Tuscaloosa City Council vacates streets to clear way for retail center - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 11:19

Tuscaloosa City Council vacates streets to clear way for retail center
al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa City Council voted unanimously to vacate portions of two of its streets Tuesday night, making way for the development of a 250,000 square foot retail center in the area. The two streets, portions of 14th Street ...

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