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Tuscaloosa County Gets Mauled by Hoover at Home

Friday night, the Hoover Buccaneers traveled to Northport, AL to take on the Tuscaloosa County Wildcats. From the start, County High struggled to get their offense going. They punted on their first three possessions before they were able to score. The Wildcats lone touchdown came on a 40 yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Brax Garrison to senior wide receiver and defensive back C.J. McGee, with five minutes and 48 seconds remaining in the half.
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Here's your guide to what's happening in Tuscaloosa for Halloween

It's the only time of year that excessive displays of orange are tolerated in Tuscaloosa. Halloween is coming back and some Tuscaloosa traditions, canceled or scaled back in 2020 because of COVID-19, will be also returning. Witches on bicycles, the city's Tech or Treat night and an interactive showing of...

Teachers sue Tuscaloosa County School System in federal court

TUSCALOOSA Co., Ala. (WBRC) - Several teachers have filed a lawsuit against the Tuscaloosa County School System. The lawsuit centers around what the teachers were tasked to teach students who were doing remote learning and how some teachers said they feel they were treated because they were women. Teachers who...

Tuscaloosa County teachers sue district over COVID-19 workload

Several teachers in the Tuscaloosa County School System are suing the district for what they say is unfair treatment and overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama’s Western Division, a group of Tuscaloosa County School System teachers filed a complaint with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Year-long road maintenance project starts on I-20/59 in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA Ala. (WBRC) - ALDOT is overseeing a multi-million dollar road improvement project on I-20/59 in Tuscaloosa. A department spokesman described it as routine maintenance that needs to happen because of the amount traffic on the interstate. Crews will resurface and widen part of the interstate at Exits 71 and 73.

Tuscaloosa teachers sue over pandemic workload

Want more state education news? Sign up for The Alabama Education Lab’s free, weekly newsletter, Ed Chat. As Alabama schools continue to adjust instruction and respond to the pandemic, four Tuscaloosa County teachers say their district left them overworked and underpaid last year. Michelle Beasley, who teaches math at Hillcrest...