A lifelong Alabama resident, Stephen has spent 10 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.
Flash Flood Warning Issued in Tuscaloosa, Pickens Counties
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flash flood warning in Tuscaloosa, Pickens and Jefferson Counties.
After Storms, Townsquare Tuscaloosa DJs to Connect Community in Town Hall Broadcast
Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa's eight radio stations will forego their regular programming Friday morning to host a Town Hall broadcast in the wake of Thursday's tornado outbreak.
University of Alabama Opens Coleman Coliseum as Storm Shelter
The University of Alabama has opened Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa as an emergency storm shelter.
Pastor, Former Bama Star Martin Houston Announces Mayoral Bid
Martin Houston, a Tuscaloosa businessman, pastor and National Championship winner, announced his campaign to become Tuscaloosa's next mayor Tuesday afternoon.
TPD Sprayed One Can of Pepper Spray to Disperse Celebration Crowd
The chief said TPD's first instinct after the game was to allow the students to celebrate peacefully, but after 15-20 minutes "something shifted" and a few fights broke out.
Announcer Eli Gold Has COVID-19, Will Not Call Bama-Arkansas Game
Eli Gold, the iconic voice of the Alabama Crimson Tide, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not call Saturday's matchup between Bama and the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Olympic Gold Medal-Winning TPD Officer Earns Spot in Hall of Fame
A Tuscaloosa Police officer who won an Olympic gold medal in 1984 will be inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021.
R&R Cigars To Open Northport Location Later This Month
Tuscaloosa's premier cigar shop and liquor bar is expanding across the Black Warrior River as R&R Cigars prepares to open a Northport Location off McFarland Boulevard and Watermelon Road.
New COVID Cases Flat at the University of Alabama This Week
As cases spike nationwide in a "third wave" of new cases, the lack of eye-catching news in the UA System may be good news in and of itself.
Hurricane Threat Pushes Up 3 More High School Football Games
Three high schools in the Tuscaloosa City School system will play football games a day early this week due to the threat of severe weather brought on by Hurricane Delta.