Tuscaloosa Events

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Summer Snow to Close
The popular Tuscaloosa business, Summer Snow, will close for the time being because of COVID-19. The shaved ice stand had just opened up this week for the season but decided to suspend operation for the safety of its employees and patrons.
Mercedes Extends Shut-Down
The Mercedes plant in Vance, Alabama was scheduled to get back to work this coming week, those plans are now altered. Mercedes Benz US International extended their shut-down for another week, putting the Alabama employees out of work for an additional week.
Primo Commits to Tide
Canadian combo guard Joshua Primo has committed to Nate Oats and the Crimson Tide. The 6'6" guard out of Royal Crown High School in Toronto Canada becomes the highest rated member of the Alabama 2020 signing class for Oats. Primo is a five-star prospect, the seventh overall combo guard and…
COVID-19's Effect On College Football Recruiting
Wednesday morning Andrew Bone, recruiting analyst for BamaInsider, joined Host Gary Harris to provide The Bama Recruiting Report. Discusses the COVID-19's pandemic's effect on college football recruiting, and how the Crimson Tide is adjusting.
Birmingham Golf Tournament Delayed
The Regions Tradition Golf Tournament will be delayed till the fall amid COVID-19 Coronavirus concerns. Originally scheduled for May 6-10 the Birmingham tournament will look for a date later in the season to play its event. The Regions Tradition Golf Tournament has been a part of the PGA Champions T…
SEC Makes Ruling
The SEC made a final decision on the spring athletic season. The conference announced that the rest of the spring season will indeed be cancelled. This includes SEC Championship events and spring football games. There was previous hope that the SEC might resume competition after a hiatus when SEC co…
NAIA Cancels Spring Sports Season
On Monday the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced it was cancelling the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season. The NAIA makes its decision after the NCAA made the same choice late last week. This ends Stillman College's baseball, softball and track and field …
Tuscaloosa to Offer Drive-Through Testing
Tuscaloosa saw its first confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus this week. In response the Druid City Hospital is setting up a drive-through screening facility to offer tests in mass to those who are concerned they may have been exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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