🌱 Shelton State To World Series + United Way Campaign Chair

Go up, Tuscaloosa! The week has started well, so join us all this Tuesday morning.

in today Dailywe have these stories and more…

  • Shelton State Baseball.
  • Northport Council drama.
  • President of the Centraide campaign.


But first, today’s weather: Shower and thunderstorm. High: 90 | Low: 67

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🗣patch cry 🗣

Our Shout Out this Tuesday morning goes to the Shelton State Community College baseball team for winning the 2023 Alabama Community College Conference tournament title and clinching their ticket to the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. (Tuscaloosa patch)


🗞 Here are today’s top 5 stories in Tuscaloosa 🗞

  1. Tuscaloosa District 7 Councilman Cassius Lanier will host a town hall event on Thursday, May 18 at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge at 3250 9th Court in Tuscaloosa. (Tuscaloosa patch)
  2. Less than a week after announcing she would step down from her position on the Northport City Council committee, District 4 Councilwoman Jamie Dykes officially stepped down as the council’s representative on the committee on Monday. city ​​planning and zoning.
  3. (Tuscaloosa patch)

  4. Here’s my opinion piece on a night full of high weirdness in Northport, which is just the latest chapter in a dysfunctional dynamic inside City Hall. (Patch Notice)
  5. The United Way of West Alabama (UWWA) announced Monday that Tuscaloosa businessman and philanthropist Chris Gunter has been named the nonprofit organization’s 2023 campaign chair. (Tuscaloosa patch)
  6. Despite financial concerns expressed by some members of the Tuscaloosa County Commission, efforts continue to see a Tuscaloosa County Parks and Recreation Authority (PARA) activity center in Fosters. (Tuscaloosa patch)

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🗓 Today in Tuscaloosa 🗓

  • Tuscaloosa Leadership Diploma at Druid City Music Hall (More)
  • Ghost Member @ Druid City Brewing Company (More)
  • Tuesday Night Worlds Road Ride (More)
  • PACT Act Town Hall @ Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center (More)
  • Trivia @ Black Warrior Brewing (More)

🏴‍☠️ Hang the banner 🏴‍☠️

The Bucs baseball team deserves another shameless take. Following the ACCC title win, longtime head coach Bobby Sprowl was named ACCC Coach of the Year (left). More material went to former Northridge High and University of Alabama commitment Tate Robertson, who was named ACCC Most Valuable Player. (Tuscaloosa patch)

Alabama Community College Conference

5️⃣ Other stories I read today

  1. Governor Ivey pledges to prioritize economy and education in annual Tuscaloosa speech (Stephen Dethrage, Tuscaloosa Yarn)
  2. PHOTOS: Central High Graduation 2023 (Gary Cosby Jr., Tuscaloosa News)
  3. 2 Alabama High School Football Stars Ranked in National Top 5 for Class of 2025 (Ben Thomas, AL.com)
  4. 2023 Alabama homecoming date (Juliet Brown, WVUA 23 News)
  5. Transfer Tracker: Which Alabama players entered the portal (Charlie Potter, BamaOnline)

📝 Tuscaloosa crest book 📝

Riverwood Classical SchoolMonday announced its closure and relocation from its current location at Riverwood Presbyterian Church. (Tuscaloosa patch)

Tickets are now on sale for the NCAA Softball Regional taking place at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa this weekend. (Tuscaloosa patch)

Alderman for District 2 of Northport Woodrow Washington III announced plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend with a community barbecue. (Tuscaloosa patch)

🙏 Obituary 🙏

John L Griffin Jr.68 years old, from Akron (Heritage Chapel)

Norman P. Arnold90 years old, from Fosters (Norwood-Wyatt Chapel)

Bessie H. Ryan90 years old, from Tuscaloosa (Wills Funeral Service)

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