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The city of Tuscaloosa marked its 199th birthday on Thursday, Dec. 13. To mark the date, the gazebo at Government Plaza was officially named Bicentennial Square. A host of officials were on hand for the dedication, including Mayor Walt Maddox, Tuscaloosa 200 co-chairs Tim Parker, Jr., Cathy Randall, and City Councilman Harrison Taylor, and City Council President Cynthia Almond.

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama has announced the retirement of Alan Spencer, Vice President for Economic Development and Public Policy.

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, and defensive lineman Quinnen Williams were presented with individual national awards on Thursday night, Dec. 6, at the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show, which took place at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

University of Alabama researchers are seeking youth participants for a theater-based autism spectrum disorder study cohort to begin in January 2019.

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has been named one of three finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the Heisman Trust announced Monday.

Governor Kay Ivey has reappointed Jim Page, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, to the Board of Directors of the Alabama Partnership for Children.

Garth (Brooks) is at the shelter with his brother Blake (Shelton). And this beautiful kitty is this week's Humane Society of West Alabama Pet of the Week.

The annual Tinsel Trail is certainly one of the most beautiful, eye-catching, and festive aspects of Tuscaloosa’s holiday celebrations. Hundreds of brightly decorated, live Christmas trees line the Tuscaloosa Riverwalk and the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater.  

At this time of year we tend to expect “best behavior” from our children.  Instead we get tears and tantrums, sulking and defiance. With friends and relatives around, our parenting is on display and our desire to be seen as good parents with perfectly behaved children makes everything harder.

Here’s a check list to help you avoid your worst Christmas nightmare and fill you and your family with festive cheer instead.

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: Have fun.

And remember: If you’d like to have your event added to our online weekly calendar, just email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

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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