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Ready to get this week started T-Town?

In today’s Daily, we have the latest on criminal activity over the A-Day weekend, several major academic awards and all of the other stories I’m watching and working on to begin this week.

Tuscaloosa can expect a beautiful sunny day with a high around 71 degrees and a low near 47.

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Here are the top 5 stories today in Tuscaloosa

1. Here’s an exclusive look from Gary Cosby Jr. as he speaks with Tuscaloosa leaders following a weekend of violence in the city. (Tuscaloosa News)

2. The Tuscaloosa Police Department arrested three men at McKenzie Court Sunday after reports of shots fired in the area. (More)

3. Want to know more about TPD‘s efforts to control A-Day Game crowds, along with addressing crime over the big weekend? Read about it here. (More)

4. A single-vehicle crash just before noon Saturday in Sumter County claimed the life of a Bellamy woman, identified as Jennifer Diane Welch, 52, approximately seven miles west of Livingston.

5. Here are the newest homes on the market in the Tuscaloosa area. (More on Patch)


Tuscaloosa Patch Notebook

DCH Health System reported 14 total coronavirus inpatients on Sunday, up from 12 on Saturday. (More).

– University of Alabama professors Andy Billings and Scott Parrott were recently awarded the Broadcast Education Association’s best textbook award for their book “Media Stereotypes: From Ageism to Xenophobia.”

– Take a look at Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue on their recent visit to Holy Spirt Catholic School this week. (More)

Shelton State Community College will host virtual information sessions for parents of incoming students on Thursday, May 13 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. (More)

– Northside High soccer star Greyson Kirkley was recently named the regional winner of the Bryant-Jordan Student-Athlete Scholar Award. (More)

Reminder: The Druid City Arts Festival is set for Friday, May 14 at 5 p.m. (More)

– The Northport City Council will hold its regular meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. Follow me on Twitter and Facebook for live updates. Click here for the night’s agenda. (More)


Go get this Monday Tuscaloosa, especially now that you’re in the know for what’s going on today!

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I’ll see you around

– Ryan


About me: I grew up in Tuscaloosa. I’m a graduate of the University of Alabama, an experienced journalist, editor and columnist and the founder of Tuscaloosa Patch. You can find me at baseball games, public meetings, events in the local arts community and wherever live music is played!





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