A lifelong Alabama resident, Stephen has spent 12 years reporting for various media outlets in the Tuscaloosa area, including stints at the Crimson White, the Birmingham News and AL.com, the Tuscaloosa News and more before joining the team at Townsquare Media, where he now serves as the editor-in-chief of the Tuscaloosa Thread.
Former Bama Hoopster Darius Miles To Remain Jailed After Judge Continues Hearing
Former Bama basketball player Darius Miles will remain in the Tuscaloosa County Jail for at least a few more weeks after a judge rescheduled his first court hearing.
Attorney for Alleged Shooter in Strip Murder Case Say He’s Not the ‘Bad Guy’
A defense attorney for the Maryland man accused of fatally shooting a Birmingham woman on the Tuscaloosa Strip said Thursday he isn't the "bad guy" in this case.
Threat Draws Massive Police Presence to Hillcrest High School Tuesday
A huge number of law enforcement officers are at Tuscaloosa County's Hillcrest High School Tuesday morning responding to a possible threat on campus.
State Releases Autopsy Report of NFL Player Who Died in Police Custody in West Alabama
A formal autopsy blames heart disease for the death of Glenn Foster, Jr., the former NFL player who died in police custody in West Alabama almost a year ago.
3 Places for Soccer Fans to Watch World Cup Matches In and Around Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The college football season may be winding down, but on the other side of the planet, 7,500 miles from Tuscaloosa, the 2022 FIFA World Cup is just getting started in Qatar.
Bama Basketball Star, NBA Standout Bringing Cajun Restaurant to Tuscaloosa Strip
One of Alabama Basketball's greatest success stories is bringing the taste of Cajun cooking to the Tuscaloosa Strip, the Thread has learned.
Tuscaloosa School Board Looks to Replace Football Coach Who Says He Hasn’t Resigned
Controversy is stirring at Paul W. Bryant High School after the city school board said Thursday that it was looking to hire a new football coach there.
Northport Man Spit on Event Staff During Scuffle at Bryant-Denny Stadium
A Northport man is facing misdemeanor charges after he allegedly spit on event staff members at Bryant-Denny Stadium during the football game there Saturday.
1 Dead, 1 Hurt, 2 Jailed After Fatal Hit-And-Run in Oxford, Mississippi After Auburn Game
Two men have been arrested after a deadly hit-and-run in Oxford, Mississippi early Sunday morning in the aftermath of the Auburn - Ole Miss football game there Saturday.
Bama’s Win Over Arkansas Means Free Food at Tuscaloosa’s Slim Chickens Monday
Crimson Tide fans have extra reason to celebrate Saturday's road win over the Arkansas Razorbacks -- free food at Tuscaloosa's Slim Chickens restaurants Monday.