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.
Former TFR Chief Alan Martin Recalls Leading through Tragedy After Tuscaloosa Tornado
Former TFR Chief Alan Martin remembers the tornado and the aftermath from the perspective of a city leader and first responder.
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.
Alabama A-Day 2021: Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Find out everything you need to know for A-Day, including parking, gameday attendance, tailgating, and other festivities.
Walker County Sheriff Criticizes New Alabama Gun Bill
Walker County Sheriff Nick Smith took to Facebook to voice his complaints, which he feels the public should be aware of and concerned about.
Kentuck Festival’s 50th Anniversary to be Held In-Person
To celebrate the Kentuck Festival’s 50th anniversary, the organization is hosting a community art project throughout the year.
Man, Grandson Survive Sawyerville Tornado in Underground Shelter
70-year-old retiree Russel Horne woke up Friday morning without a home, a car or any of his possessions after a vicious tornado ripped through Hale County Thursday.
PHOTOS: Hale County Residents Survey Storm Damage
The community of Sawyerville in West Alabama's Hale County was hit hard by one of the 19 tornados that tore through Alabama Thursday.
Alabama Rowing Earns Highest Ranking in Program History
The University of Alabama’s Women’s Rowing team is ranked No. 8 in the country, breaking into the national top 10 for the first time in the program’s history.
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.