Now Open/Opening Soon
Anna Kate & Co. moved into its new location (312 Merchants Walk) in Tuscaloosa in September. The local retailer, which opened in 1992, was previously located in the Northridge Center. (205) 349-2206
Everlasting home goods store is now open in downtown Northport (412 22nd Avenue). The home goods store specializes in decorative accessories for the home, inspirational goods, original works from local artisans, handmade jewelry, and distinct gifts. (205) 412-4562; everlastinginspiredliving.com
Dotson’s Burger Shop is now open in downtown Tuscaloosa (2322 4th Street, in Temerson Square). This locally-owned eatery serves gourmet hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, loaded tots, wings, salads, homemade milkshakes, pies and more. (205) 248-2493; @dotsonsburgerspot on Facebook
Whitaker Family and Cosmetic Dentistry (204 McFarland Cir. N., Tuscaloosa) celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and open house on Sept 14. Led by Dr. Brett Whitaker, Whitaker offers cosmetic porcelain veneers, tooth restoration and replacement, and more. (205) 462-3745; smilesbywhitaker.com
Anchored Chiropractic is now open in Northport (917 McFarland Boulevard). Anchored offers innovative, neurologically-based chiropractic care. (205) 523-4651; anchoredchiropractic.com
News and Happenings
The Raymond James Tuscaloosa team took first place in the 27th Annual Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Adopt-A-School golf tournament, held on Sept. 7 at Ol’ Colony Golf Complex. The team won $500 for their adopted school. Faucett-Vestavia Elementary.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Domino’s Pizza in Alberta City on Sept. 1. The restaurant, expected to open later this year or early next, will be located at the corner of University Blvd. and 26th Avenue East.
The Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center at DCH Regional Medical Center has been reaccredited by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative – the world’s leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer.
The Northport Citizen of the Year Dinner will be held on Oct. 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Five Points Baptist Church in Northport. For over 40 years, the Northport Citizen of the Year Awards program has celebrated outstanding leadership in the city. For more information, call (205) 758-7588.
Shelton State Community College welcomed its new president, Dr. William “Bill” Ashley, to Tuscaloosa earlier this month. On Oct. 2, the school will host a public event for friends and supporters.