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.
New COVID Cases Flat at the University of Alabama This Week
As cases spike nationwide in a "third wave" of new cases, the lack of eye-catching news in the UA System may be good news in and of itself.
COVID Concerns Cancel Annual Dickens Downtown Christmas Event
Concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have led the Merchants of Historic Downtown Northport to vote to cancel the 2020 Dickens Downtown Christmas celebration.
Tuscaloosa’s Holidays on the River Returns November 23rd
The city of Tuscaloosa's annual Christmastime celebration is returning to the Black Warrior River next month -- with COVID-19 precautions in place, of course.
ALDOT Repairing Sinkhole at 15th & McFarland, 1 Lane Closed
The lefthand turn lane at 15th Street East and McFarland Boulevard will remain closed until ALDOT can repair the sinkhole.
Tuscaloosa Police Seek Person of Interest After Tuesday Homicide
Police said a 60-year-old man was killed in West Tuscaloosa Tuesday afternoon and they are searching for a woman who may be connected to the case.
BREAKING: Body Found in West Tuscaloosa, Police Investigating
Police are investigating after a dead body was found in West Tuscaloosa Tuesday afternoon.
Strip Murder Suspect Said He Thought Victim Was Reaching for Gun
The suspect in a fatal shooting near Tuscaloosa Strip last weekend told several people that he believed his 19-year-old victim was reaching for a gun.
Area Police Train To Better Handle Mental Health Calls
Law enforcement officers from agencies in Tuscaloosa County finished training intended to help them better respond to mental health crises Friday.
Tuscaloosa City Schools Superintendent Mike Daria Contracts COVID
Days before full-time, in-person instruction is set to resume at Tuscaloosa City Schools, superintendent Mike Daria has tested positive for COVID-19.
Single-Car Accident Kills 1, Injures 2 in Sumter County
Trooper Reginal King said the wreck took place around 4:30 Sunday morning on Pine Street, around 11 miles east of York, Alabama.