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.
Man Shot and Killed in Northport’s Northwood Lake Neighborhood Sunday
BREAKING: A man was shot and killed in Northport's Northwood Lake neighborhood Sunday night, police have confirmed.
Vance Teenager Dies After Accident Outside Tuscaloosa Saturday Night
A teenager driver died Saturday night after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 69 South of Tuscaloosa, State Troopers reported Sunday morning.
Council to Consider Incentives Package to Draw Steakhouse to Northport
City leaders will consider an incentives package to draw a popular Livingston steakhouse here to Tuscaloosa County on Highway 43 in Northport.
Visit Tuscaloosa Named Alabama’s Best Tourism Organization
The pros at Visit Tuscaloosa were named the best in the state last month at the Alabama Tourism Department's annual awards ceremony last month.
Tuscaloosa City Schools’ Summer Learning Program Among Best in U.S., Wins $10,000 Award
The city of Tuscaloosa's investment in educating its children was recognized as among the best in the nation this week with a prestigious award that comes with a $10,000 grant.
Deadly Crash Survivor Launches New Coffee Truck for Tuscaloosa Area
A Tuscaloosa County woman lucky to be alive after a deadly wreck last year is redefining her dreams and launching a mobile coffee truck that opened for business Friday.
Two Juveniles Charged with Felonies Over Gun Brought to Hillcrest High Wednesday
Two juvenile students at Hillcrest High School have been charged with multiple felonies after they brought a firearm and a loaded magazine on campus Wednesday morning.
Woman Pours Water on Tuscaloosa Leader in Wednesday “Spectacle” in Montgomery
A hearing in Montgomery turned strange Wednesday when a barefoot activist poured a bottle of water on the head of Kyle South, president of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama.
Student Caught With Firearm, Loaded Magazine at Tuscaloosa County’s Hillcrest High School
An investigation is underway after a student was caught with a firearm and a loaded magazine at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa County Wednesday morning.
Lawsuit: Violent, Racist Hazing at Alabama Fraternity Left Pledge with Brain Injury
An Honors student at the University of Alabama suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his fraternity brothers during violent, racist hazing last month, according to a scathing lawsuit filed Tuesday.