National Children’s Dental Health Month is a time to increase awareness of oral health and promote good oral health habits. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children. There are, however, safe and effective preventive measures that can protect teeth.  Throughout this month, we will discuss those measures. Parents, see below for oral tips for children 0-12 years old.

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.

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Homecoming activities at Shelton State Community College are scheduled for Feb. 4-9. The celebratory week will culminate with SSCC women’s and men’s basketball games and include the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen at halftime of the men’s basketball game.

Billie Jean is a beautiful, sleek, solid black kitten – and she’s this week’s Humane Society of West Alabama Pet of the Week.

So, you’re probably wondering what this is about.  Let’s start with one question: On Saturday morning were you...

Druid City Living always wants to recognize our great local businesses. To the new businesses - welcome to town! Remember: Shop local. 

Lean On: Alabama is set to host its inaugural Lean On: Alabama Women’s Summit on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa.

Over the past three decades, Carmen Davis has gotten to see her students accomplish many ‘firsts.’ Whether it is reading on their own, or successfully grasping a new math concept, Davis’ influence in those feats sticks with her students their whole lives. 

Baby having trouble sleeping? Crazy as it sounds to new moms, putting baby to bed in a burrito-style wrap—also known as swaddling—just might do the trick.

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.

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Glass is what in comic book terms would be called a crossover. Therein, two characters from different story lines are flung together into a crisscrossing story to see how their powers and their personalities clash. Very often, this happens with a hero and villain and, sometimes, with a villain and a villain. In Glass, it’s both. Three characters from M. Night Shyamalan’s 2000 superhero epic Unbreakable are thrown into the mix with the lead from 2016’s Split. Sadly, in movie terms, Glass is what I would call a let-down.

The City of Tuscaloosa will host the 13th annual Mayor’s Cup 5K for Pre-K on Saturday, April 27.

This is Zoey, a beautiful 6-year-old female springer spaniel and pointer mix. Zoey is this week's Humane Society of West Alabama Pet of the Week.

We do this every year. We wonder where the time went, how those friends are that we forgot to get back in touch with, wonder why we didn't take that trip or use our well-earned vacation, or why we didn’t do that thing we promised we would do this year. 

The Shelton State Community College Cheerleaders were named the 2019 Open Coed National Champions at the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship on Saturday, January 19, in Orlando, Florida. This is the team’s twelfth consecutive national title.

DCH Regional Medical Center has been honored by the Alabama Organ Center and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its dedication to organ and tissue donation.

Many of us face the same obligations on a daily or weekly basis. Often, we handle these duties with a “fly by the seat of our pants” approach that keeps us feeling dominated by our obligations and leaves us feeling like we have little control over our lives. This is especially true with obligations we do not enjoy, put off until the last minute, or face with anxiety or a sense of dread. 

A “Meet Your Legislators Night” highlighting proposed actions of the 2019 legislative session is planned for Feb. 4, and is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Tuscaloosa. Co-sponsors are the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and the University of Alabama Retirees Association (TUARA).

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!

Plans are being finalized as the city of Tuscaloosa prepares for a $2 million all-inclusive playground at Munny-Sokol Park. 

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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