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.
NWS Issues Tornado Watch Ahead of Storm Threat
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the northern half of Alabama as potentially severe storms are expected to develop and pass through the area Friday night into Saturday morning.
Saban Center Announces 5 New Partners, Including Mercedes Benz and Coca-Cola
Just weeks after Governor Kay Ivey committed more than $25 million to its development, Tuscaloosa's soon-to-come Saban Center announced five new major partners Thursday.
1,100 Runners to Race in 11th Visit Tuscaloosa Half Marathon Saturday
More than 1,100 people will participate in a pair of races in downtown Tuscaloosa Saturday as the Visit Tuscaloosa Half Marathon returns for its eleventh year.
Grand Jury Indicts Darius Miles & Michael Davis on Capital Murder Charges, Duo Remains Jailed
A Tuscaloosa County grand jury this week indicted former Alabama basketball player Darius Miles and his co-defendant Michael Davis on capital murder charges.
State to Partner With City of Tuscaloosa to Enhance STEM Learning at Saban Center
Politicians, educators and Nick and Terry Saban gathered Wednesday to celebrate the state's partnership with them on the development of Tuscaloosa's Saban Center.
Tuscaloosa PARA Hires New Director Away from Vestavia Hills
The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority has a new executive director and CEO after a Tuesday afternoon meeting of its board of directors.
Attorney Releases Statement on Brandon Miller’s Proximity to Strip Shooting
A Tuscaloosa attorney has issued a statement on behalf of Alabama basketball star Brandon Miller after his proximity to a deadly shooting came to light Tuesday.
Police Say Darius Miles Handed Off Gun Used in Deadly Shooting in Brandon Miller’s Car
A VCU investigator says Miles handed the shooter the .40 caliber handgun used in the mid-January shooting.
Tuscaloosa Police and UAPD Open New Shared Precinct on the Strip
The police departments at the University of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa are opening a joint precinct on the Strip to increase safety there, they announced Friday.
Woman Says Her Daughter Was Sexually Assaulted by Alabama Football Player on UA Campus
The University of Alabama condemned sexual misconduct but otherwise declined to comment on a woman's claims her daughter was assaulted by a football player on campus.