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As a kindergarten mother, I am so happy to see my Little back in school. Summer was great, there was a good bit of rest to be had, and, boy, was it had, but… I’ve gained back a huge sense of mommy purpose.

Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority is hosting the 43rd Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade. The parade, which is the areas largest, will be held on Monday, December 3, in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Did someone say cheese? Grilled cheese? Yes. Yes, they did, and it’s on a food truck. On June 1, Cheese Louise made its Tuscaloosa debut, with Lee Decker, Billy Swift, Jon Harris, and James Bates behind the wheel.  

 “A place for everything, and everything in its place.” Nice idea in theory, right? Sometimes it’s hard to find the perfect spot for the things we use daily. And if you’re like me, you may not have a ton of cabinet and closet space, making storage at times a challenge. But that’s okay; it doesn’t all have to be tucked away and out of sight. With the right decorative container – box, bowl, basket, or tray – everything can have a place.  

Hi there! I’m Kathryn, and here are a few creative storage ideas I’ve used in my home that might work for you as well.  

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Miller were walking toward the end of Washington Street, now known as Lurleen B. Wallace Boulevard North in downtown Tuscaloosa. It was Friday evening, September 21, 1900. In the darkness, the 68-year-old Mrs. Miller did not see the edge of a gully that had eaten into the street, and she fell to her death. Later, her husband received a settlement from the City of $2500—equal to about $65,000 over a century later.  

The Junior League of Tuscaloosa (JLT) will host Dinner at Your Door on Thursday, October 4, 2018. This signature fundraiser allows community members to support their local Junior League through the purchase of a dinner for four donated by local restaurants and businesses.

In the past 10 years, the United States has officially declared over 1,000 disasters.  In the Fall of 2017, alone, three major hurricanes – Harvey, Irma and Maria – were estimated to have impacted 25.8 million Americans. And more recently, Hurricane Florence caused major devastation to parts of North and South Carolina.

Chances are, one day you’ll be affected.  Planning now means you’ll have better control of the situation.  Below are six life saving skills to use before disaster strikes.

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.

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.

Each year, The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama honors “civic giants” that have made an impact on the quality, livability, and economic progress of our community. The 2018 Civic Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. The new class will be inducted during a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa River Market.

Meet Bella! She is a little over a year old female with a white/tabby coat. This beautiful kitty is this week's Humane Society of West Alabama Pet of the Week!

Theatre Tuscaloosa Academy will hold five workshops this fall for acting, dancing, and house management training.

Although some of us wish summer vacations could last forever, they don’t. It’s September now, and it’s time to get focused. Sure, we miss lazy days, but there’s also a bit of relief about getting back into a routine. 

Happy Almost Fall, Y’all. I’m sure you’ve all been running around like crazy now that the kiddos are back in school. It’s time to slow down, just for a bit, and share a great family meal. This honey garlic chicken is a snap to make, and I guarantee it’ll keep everyone at the table longer.  

And for dessert? These crunch peanut butter stacks are a classic. And guess what? They’re no bake! Yep, I’ve hooked y’all up with some tasty recipes that don’t require your oven. You’re welcome. 

Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority and 301 Bistro will host the first Tuskaloosa Oktoberfest on October 6 from noon-6 p.m. located at 301 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa.

If you’d like to try out some great food trucks in the Tuscaloosa area, now’s your chance – and for a great cause. This Thursday, Sept. 13, the United on the Plaza food truck benefit will be held. Proceeds from this lunchtime event benefit the United Way of West Alabama.

Krystal recently reopened its McFarland Boulevard location – a new prototype store with enhanced drive-through functionality. It’s the first Krystal of its kind in Alabama. Now, the company is giving back to the community.

Shelton State Community College’s Terrific Tuesday Concert Series will host Ruth Washington Mayhew on Tuesday, September 11 at 1:00 p.m. in the Martin Campus Alabama Power Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. 

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.

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.

September is National Preparedness Month. Do you know if your insurance covers disasters?

Children’s of Alabama honored The University of Alabama Dance Marathon program today for donating more than $1 million to the hospital over a seven-year period by presenting the organization with a recognition plaque on the Pillars of the Community display in the hospital.

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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