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.
Franchisee’s Bankruptcy Closes A Tuscaloosa Wendy’s, Others Remain Open For Now
A quick service restaurant franchisee permanently closed one of their locations in Tuscaloosa last month before declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy, leaving questions about their other five locations in the region.
Scammer Impersonating Tuscaloosa Funeral Homes to Defraud Grieving Loved Ones
A Tuscaloosa funeral home is warning the bereaved of a scammer targeting them for their financial information in the wake of loss.
BREAKING: Kentuck Festival of the Arts Seeks New Home As Negotiations with Northport Deteriorate
Last month's 52nd Kentuck Festival of the Arts will likely be the iconic event's final year in its longtime home at Kentuck Park in Northport, its organizers announced Wednesday.
Police Charge Moundville Man with Robbing Gas Station at Gunpoint
Police have charged a Moundville man with robbing an area gas station at gunpoint this weekend, according to court documents obtained by the Tuscaloosa Thread.
Architects Present Final Design for Northport’s River Run Park Ball Fields
Local architects were in Northport Tuesday night to present their final vision for new tournament-ready baseball and softball fields at the newly rebranded Northport Shore property.
No One Hurt In Shooting Into Occupied Home in Northport’s Northwood Lake
No one was hurt when bullets struck an occupied home in the Northwood Lake neighborhood in Northport Tuesday night.
Honoring Hometown Heroes: Paramedic David Harrelson Improves the Lives He Saves
David Harrelson, a paramedic with Tuscaloosa's NorthStar Emergency Medical Services, says he can't imagine life doing anything else.
Tuscaloosa Fire Station to Host Santa for Cookies, Cocoa and Pictures Saturday
Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue will once again host Ol' Saint Nick this weekend as they bring back their Cookies, Cocoa and Pictures with Santa event for a second year.
Two-Vehicle Crash Kills Woman, Injures 2 Adults and Infant in Greene County
A woman was killed in a Thanksgiving wreck in Greene County that also injured two adults and an infant, State Troopers said Friday.
19-Year-Old Demopolis Man Dies in Marengo County Crash
A 19-year-old man was killed early Thanksgiving morning in a pre-dawn crash in Marengo County, state police report.