Shelby Weiss, a junior at The University of Alabama, is a Multi-Media Journalist majoring in News Media with the hope of becoming an international travel writer. She has worked in broadcast news as an On-Air sports reporter at Crimson Tide Productions for three years, recently became a contributing writer to The Crimson White Opinions Column, and is now looking to bring her writing flair to the Tuscaloosa Thread as an intern. From Jacksonville, Florida, there’s nothing she loves more than traveling, a good book, and bringing you the latest news!
YikYak is Back: Social Media App Takes Tuscaloosa, Alabama By Storm
YikYak lets you anonymously connect with people within five miles of your current location.
Buddy’s Rib & Steak in Northport Reopens After Repairs
The 43-year-old Northport restaurant staple was closed down for almost eight weeks after an SUV slammed into the building in early March.
UPDATE: 3,500 Without Power in Tuscaloosa County
Tuscaloosa County is currently experiencing about 3,500 power outages, according to a report made by Alabama Power.
Tuscaloosa Art Business Offers Creative Outlet for Children
When other businesses were finding it difficult to break even and when many closed their doors for good, the Art Garage boomed with business.
Polling Location Change Impacts Tuscaloosa District 7
With recent changes to a local polling location, knowing the correct spot to cast your vote is imperative to an efficient voting plan.
Ash Wednesday Rituals Adjusted for COVID-19 Safety
Many Tuscaloosa Catholic churches modified their traditional services so as to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 and to keep worshippers safe.
Lonely? Drown Your Single Sorrows in These 5 Romantic Reads
This Valentine's Day, curl up to these five books that will make you forget about your relationship status for a couple of hours.
Meet the Mounted Posse, an Antiquated Aid for a Modern Sheriff
The Mounted Unit, is a group of 13 civilian volunteers that train their personal horses to aid the sheriff’s department in search and rescue missions.
Leaders Focus on Security, Fraud Prevention Ahead of Elections
Suspicion of election fraud has spiked since the 2020 presidential election, and with the Tuscaloosa municipal elections approaching quickly, the validity of our ballot counting has been called into question.
Personal Thoughts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Today, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Tuscaloosa Thread intern Shelby Weiss remarks on the events of past and present that shape her worldview as a member of the Jewish community.