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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. 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!

Theatre Tuscaloosa will present Pamela Parker’s Second Samuel May 18-27, 2018, in the Bean-Brown Theatre on the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College.

Second Samuel is set in the late 1940s in a sleepy, south Georgia town by the same name. In Second Samuel, it's hard to keep a secret, but everybody's got one. As the play starts, Miss Gertrude, the town’s beloved music teacher, has just passed away. While her friends and neighbors prepare for her funeral, her mysteries are unveiled, turning the entire town upside down.

Cheetah is such a beauty, inside and out - and she's this week's Humane Society of West Alabama's Pet of the Week.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will speak to Chamber members at Tuesday’s Chamber in Session: State of the State event, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at Embassy Suites.

When I began writing this column almost five years ago, I was pretty much under the impression that by the time I was three or four years in, I would basically be a parenting expert.

The City of Tuscaloosa will host the 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal day on Saturday, June 2 from 8 a.m. until noon at its Public Safety Logistics building located at 3311 Kauloosa Ave.

Wait a Minute! Boats do not have brakes.

We all know that boating, whether fishing, hunting or just cruising is a popular activity; however, there are some things to be considered before launching or leaving the dock to help assure your safety and that of your passengers.

It’s contest time!

Whether it’s for you or for a special lady, you’ll want this prize - a $50 gift card to BloGo Dry Bar & Salon!

Members of the Leadership Tuscaloosa class of 2018 presented a check to Community Services Programs of West Alabama for the Sawyerville Head Start Program.

The group also completed a day of service at the center in March, during which class members worked to beautify and improve the Head Start Center’s grounds. 

Tuscaloosa golfers – professionals and novices alike – are gearing up once again to support the mission of Tuscaloosa Youth for Christ. The group’s annual Legacy Golf Challenge will begin at noon on May 10 at the NorthRiver Yacht Club. 

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!

True apologies are important, even with babies and toddlers.  How do we know how to say we’re sorry?  How do we know how to forgive?  We learn by experiencing it. 

A person can bleed to death in five minutes from a traumatic injury. Bystanders’ actions to quickly stop the bleeding can save a life before professional emergency responders arrive. 

Meet Mona! She is a 1 to 2-year-old female Labrador/pit bull terrier mix, and she's this week's Humane Society of West Alabama's Pet of the Week!

On Thursday, May 3, Coach Nick Saban and his wife Terry helped dedicate the 17th Habitat for Humanity home built by Nick’s Kids Foundation.

The Saban’s presented the keys to Donna Smith and her family in celebration with many Nick’s Kids members, Habitat for Humanity volunteers, and other members of the local community.

It’s happening. Another child is about to graduate from UA, and I couldn’t be prouder. Like many parents, I find myself nostalgic, and filled with the overwhelming need to offer unsolicited advice to her for the future. Unfortunately for her and family, I share in print! Here goes …

It was over in 20 minutes. A storm of wind, rain, and hail had struck Tuscaloosa, and damage was extensive. It was late Saturday afternoon, May 2, 1829. The Alabama State Intelligencer reported that although the sun had not set, “it was impossible to see half way across the street,” and that if the earth and planets had been thrown from their orbits “the elements could not exhibit more fury, violence, and commotion.”

Did you know that Americans consume approximately 50 billion burgers a year? On top of that, the average American eats a hamburger three times a week! To be honest, I wouldn’t be surprised if the average T-town resident doesn’t beat this average, week to week.  

Numerous Tuscaloosa County and state officials were on hand for the recent grand opening of the new $150 million Samvardhana Motherson Peguform (SMP) auto supply plant in Cottondale.

The grand opening was held on Friday, April 27 at the plant, located in the Cedar Grove Technology Park.

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education announced on Monday that the state’s First Class Pre-K program will add 107 classrooms to 33 counties this fall. Among them: nearly 50 new classrooms in Tuscaloosa’s city and county school systems.

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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