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Rivals still uniting for greater cause

Bama Rocks!, a benefit concert held at WorkPlay Theatre in Birmingham, proved that a year after the devastating April 27 tornadoes, even the greatest of rivals can still work together to rebuild a state. Toomer’s for Tuscaloosa is a relief organization that connects Auburn, Ala.

Bentley signs law to allow for bigger beer bottles

The beer aisles of grocery stores in Alabama will look a little different in August. The drink menus of bars and restaurants will be a little longer and package stores will make room on their shelves for the new beers in town. On May 16, Gov.

Brown’s Greenhouses makes a comeback

It never crossed Margaret Brown’s mind not to reopen the greenhouses she and her husband Riley Brown had owned and operated for 28 years. Along with the Brown’s home in Cherrywood Circle in Holt, the tornado destroyed 15 of the 16 structures at Brown’s Greenhouses on Crescent Ridge Road. “We ...

The day Rosedale fell

Michael Moore and his girlfriend, Janice Prince, sat on the front porch of Moore’s home of more than 12 years in Rosedale Court housing project.

Day of service draws thousands to neighborhoods

More than 1,200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Tuscaloosa community participated in the University of Alabama’s Day of Service, which was held in remembrance of the April 27 tornado. Volunteers cleared debris in the tornado-damaged areas of Alberta, Forest Lake and Rosedale from ...

Greek Week winners announced

Members of the greek community teamed up last week to raise nearly $100,000 for non profit organizations around the city of Tuscaloosa, said Brandi Morrison, vice president of administration for the Alabama Panhellenic Association. APA, Interfraternity Council, United Greek Council and National Pan-Hellenic ...

Minimester to begin soon

The Student Government Association’s Spring 2 initiative gives students the opportunity to take specific courses during a 10-week period this spring semester. “The SGA started this initiative to enrich students' academic experience and assist them in their registration process,” said Dorothy ...