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.
Citations Coming Soon For Those Who Violate COVID Orders
Violators should consider themselves on notice from Mayor Maddox -- start following the rules, or risk a citation for yourself or your business.
ABC Board Says Bars Must Stop Serving at 11 p.m. Until December
The Monday morning vote mandates that all bars, restaurants and country clubs must stop selling alcohol by 11 p.m. each night in an effort to fight the coronavirus.
UA to Slash Budget by $30 Million to Counter Drop in Enrollment, COVID-19 Costs
The cuts will not result in any layoffs but will affect all colleges and units at the University.
Tuscaloosa Adopts Mask Mandate, Coverings Required in Public July 6th
The Tuscaloosa City Council unanimously adopted a measure Tuesday that will require face masks in all public places in the city limits effective July 6th.
44-year-old Dead After Tuesday Night Shooting
The man who was shot and injured on Tuscaloosa's Elm Street Tuesday night has died, investigators said Wednesday morning.
Sage Juice Bar & Speakeasy Opens in Temerson Square
Downtown Tuscaloosa's newest spot is open in Temerson Square, where Ken and Cheyenne Cupp hosted the grand opening of Sage Juice Bar & Speakeasy Tuesday.
8-year-old Struck During Shootout at East Tuscaloosa Apartments
An 8-year-old child was struck by gunfire during a shootout in East Tuscaloosa Monday night, according to police.
Hoo’s Q & Gray Lady Join Forces to Open New Restaurant
The owners and operators of one of Tuscaloosa's best barbeque joints and one of downtown's favorite bars are joining forces to open a new restaurant.
Tide 100.9 to Partner with City of Tuscaloosa for Fourth of July Firework Show
Tide 100.9 will partner with the City of Tuscaloosa to present a socially distanced firework on the evening of the Fourth of July, officials announced Monday morning.
Philly Boyz on the Tuscaloosa Strip to Permanently Close
The closure will also affect Lucy's Old Country Cooking, the meat-and-three "ghost restaurant" that opened in 2019 and operated out of the Philly Boyz kitchen.