Northside Connection + House Special Election Set from Berry Coach


Arise and theirs, Tuscaloosa! Let’s start this Tuesday with everything you need to know in town today.

In today Daily, we have these stories and more …

  • More hospitalizations for coronavirus in Tuscaloosa.
  • Dates set for District 63 special election.
  • Eli Gold’s new concert.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Wet and partly cloudy all day. High: 89 | Low: 66.


Here are the top 5 stories in Tuscaloosa today:

  1. DCH health system reported on Monday a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus patients requiring intensive care in Tuscaloosa, registering a total of 22 patients hospitalized in its intensive care unit, up from 10 at this point last week. This now brings the trends in intensive care hospital patients closer to a worrying increase in the number of cases, which has not been seen since February in terms of the total number. (More on Patch)
  2. Governor Kay Ivey Monday signed a proclamation setting special election dates for the 63 house district following the announcement that state representative Bill Poole would step down to become state finance director. (More on Patch)
  3. A former Northside High School football player and son of an Alabama high school coaching legend is preparing for his first season as head coach of the Berry Wildcats – the main rival of his alma mater qu ‘he will face in his debut as a coach. (More on Patch)
  4. Longtime broadcast of the Alabama Crimson Tide Eli Gold was announced on Tuesday as the “official voice” of Birmingham Squadron of the NBA G League, which will open its inaugural season in November. (More on Patch)
  5. Here’s a look at the full agenda for Wednesday’s regular Tuscaloosa County Commission meeting and the stories I’ll be following. (More on Patch)

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Other stories I read today …


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  • Shelton State Community College will use US Rescue Plan funds to help students attending classes this fall. (More on Patch)
  • Here is a reminder that the new 2nd Avenue Viaduct on the University of Alabama campus will open on the morning of August 4. (More on Patch)
  • A team of undergraduate students from the University of Alabama, in partnership with NASA, are working to turn technology discovered by the space agency into viable products to help improve burn outcomes. (More on Patch)
  • Want to adopt a fuzzy friend? Check out this week’s list of pets waiting at adoption centers in Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas. (More on Patch)
  • the Tuscaloosa City Council will hold its regular committee meetings and plenary session from Tuesday afternoon. (Following)

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Have a nice day T-Town!

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