Shelby Weiss, a junior at The University of Alabama, is a Multi-Media Journalist majoring in News Media with the hope of becoming an international travel writer. She has worked in broadcast news as an On-Air sports reporter at Crimson Tide Productions for three years, recently became a contributing writer to The Crimson White Opinions Column, and is now looking to bring her writing flair to the Tuscaloosa Thread as an intern. From Jacksonville, Florida, there’s nothing she loves more than traveling, a good book, and bringing you the latest news!
YikYak is Back: Social Media App Takes Tuscaloosa, Alabama By Storm
YikYak lets you anonymously connect with people within five miles of your current location.
Buddy’s Rib & Steak in Northport Reopens After Repairs
The 43-year-old Northport restaurant staple was closed down for almost eight weeks after an SUV slammed into the building in early March.
UPDATE: 3,500 Without Power in Tuscaloosa County
Tuscaloosa County is currently experiencing about 3,500 power outages, according to a report made by Alabama Power.
Tuscaloosa Art Business Offers Creative Outlet for Children
When other businesses were finding it difficult to break even and when many closed their doors for good, the Art Garage boomed with business.
Lonely? Drown Your Single Sorrows in These 5 Romantic Reads
This Valentine's Day, curl up to these five books that will make you forget about your relationship status for a couple of hours.
Meet the Mounted Posse, an Antiquated Aid for a Modern Sheriff
The Mounted Unit, is a group of 13 civilian volunteers that train their personal horses to aid the sheriff’s department in search and rescue missions.
Leaders Focus on Security, Fraud Prevention Ahead of Elections
Suspicion of election fraud has spiked since the 2020 presidential election, and with the Tuscaloosa municipal elections approaching quickly, the validity of our ballot counting has been called into question.
West Alabama Food Bank Needs Post-Holiday Help
As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the community, the West Alabama Food Bank needs the public's help trekking through the post-holiday lull in food donations.
TFR to Use Mall Lot for Firetruck Training Program
Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue is expected to begin its annual firetruck-driving training course in the University Mall’s parking lot from Jan. 25 through Feb. 28.