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.
University of Alabama Faculty OKs New, Smaller Core Curriculum
Faculty at the University of Alabama voted to adopt a new general education core curriculum that will give undergraduates more flexibility to study topics that matter to them.
Superintendent: Progress Being Made at Three ‘Failing’ Tuscaloosa City Schools
Steps are already being taken to improve performance at three "failing" Tuscaloosa City Schools, superintendent Mike Daria said Monday.
Northport Council President Jeff Hogg Says He Won’t Take Mayor’s Office After Herndon Resigns
Although state law suggests he's next in line for the seat, Northport City Council President Jeff Hogg says will not be named Mayor after Bobby Herdon's resignation Monday.
‘Catastrophic Failure’ Causes Ongoing Sewage Overflow Near 2 Tuscaloosa Creeks
A 'catastrophic' infrastructure failure has led to an ongoing sewage overflow on Tuscaloosa's JVC Road that may be sending wastewater into two local creeks.
Tuscaloosa Council Advances $10 Million Pedestrian Bridge on Jack Warner
The Tuscaloosa City Council got one step closer to final approval for a $10 million pedestrian bridge over Jack Warner Parkway during a Monday committee meeting.
Birmingham Woman Dies After Crash in Tuscaloosa County
A 31-year-old Birmingham woman died Monday after a single-vehicle accident in Tuscaloosa County, State Troopers have confirmed.
Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon Announces December Resignation
BREAKING: Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon unexpectedly announced his resignation during a Monday City Council Meeting.
1 Dead, 1 Seriously Hurt in Saturday Crash on Tuscaloosa’s University Boulevard
One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a predawn crash on Tuscaloosa's University Boulevard, police have told local media.
Tuscaloosa Police Seeking Missing 49-Year-Old Woman
Police in Tuscaloosa are searching for a missing woman who may have gotten lost on her way home from Northport Thursday.
City of Tuscaloosa Once Again Accepting Christmas Toys for Parking Tickets
The city of Tuscaloosa will once again begin accepting donated Christmas toys as payment for overtime parking tickets next week.