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Here’s wishing all our Druid City Living readers a great week, filled with all kinds of outstanding local events. Get out, get involved, and above all else: Have fun.

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Enjoy your week, T-Town. And ROLL TIDE!

The National Weather Service on Friday afternoon issued a tropical storm watch for several Central and West Alabama counties. This watch includes Tuscaloosa County.

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday issued a statewide State of Emergency in anticipation of the potential impacts for Tropical Storm Nate. According to the National Hurricane Center, Nate is expected to reach the northern Gulf Coast this weekend as a hurricane when it makes landfall on Sunday morning. This storm is expected to bring direct impacts from wind, storm surge and heavy rain.

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox is running for Alabama governor. In a videotaped statement on Thursday, Oct. 5, Maddox confirmed he is entering the 2018 race.

Judy Holland, Managing Director of High Socks for Hope, was named Northport Citizen of the Year in a ceremony held Tuesday evening at Five Points Baptist Church.

Holland, who has worked with the non-profit foundation founded by New York Yankees pitcher David Robertson and his wife Erin for more than six years, has spent more than two decades in service to worthy causes in Northport, Tuscaloosa County and beyond.

Norman A. Crow, a member of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama and a past Chairman of the Board of Directors, has been appointed by Governor Kay Ivey to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE). He will represent Congressional District Seven and will be subject to confirmation by the 2018 Alabama Senate.

The Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Task Force and the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation will bring to Tuscaloosa a three-day “Welcome Table” workshop to encourage engaged citizens by sharing and addressing our common history. The program, supported by Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 800 Greensboro Avenue on Oct. 6-8.

The Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center at DCH Regional Medical Center will host free breast screenings for women who have little or no health insurance during October. 

Sam Kornegay, a Junior at Holy Spirit Catholic High School, recently completed his Eagle Scout Service Project with the Boy Scouts of America - and it's a project that students and faculty at the local school will enjoy for years to come.

The Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre is busily rehearsing for its upcoming production of Aladdin, Jr. This musical, based on the beloved Disney film, will be performed Oct. 6-8 at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Druid City Living (DCL) is Tuscaloosa, Alabama's premier community newspaper, covering the great people, places and activities of the area.

 

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