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.

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 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.

Burgers, fries, and (boozy) milkshakes, oh my! That’s what Dotson’s Burger Spot has brought to the table in Temerson Square. Dotson’s has hit the ground running since opening in August, providing an assortment of high-end burgers, appetizers, and desserts that make you want to scream “yum.” 

The Exchange Club and the Exchange Club Foundation of Tuscaloosa recently presented donations of $1000 to two Tuscaloosa area organizations: the YMCA and Kentuck. Money for the donations came from the Exchange Club’s annual Chili Cookoff, held each year in February.

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. 

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. And ROLL TIDE!

Planning ahead for disasters is critical. Are you prepared? Here are some things to do help protect you, your family, and your friends.  

  • Create and maintain an emergency savings account that can be used in case of an emergency.

The City of Tuscaloosa will again host the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels on April 14 and 15, 2018. Online ticket sales will begin this Sunday, Oct. 1, with reduced pricing options for early purchases. Ticket prices increase Nov. 1.

This will mark the Blue Angels’ fifth performance at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport since 2009.

Juno is a handsome, young adult male. He is mostly white with black spots and mesmerizing golden eyes. Juno is this week’s Humane Society of West Alabama's pet of the week.

With fall officially here, so comes “busy mom” mode. But can we truly do everything? Is it possible to work full time and be active in your child’s school? Below are a few tips that may help you readjust the “busy” in your mommy schedule as you strive to do both. 

A quick search on the internet can be confusing when it comes to fertilizing in the fall. For those of us who are newbie gardeners, there's a mixed message.

Northport’s Citizen of the Year will be honored on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The dinner, which will be held at Five Points Baptist Church, recognizes those individuals who have contributed to the betterment of Northport.

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

Last month, I outlined the impact of the digital economy on the City of Tuscaloosa’s general fund revenue. With 68 percent of our proceeds coming from gross sales – sales taxes, use taxes and business licenses – internet sales have all but evaporated the City’s revenue growth. 

After 31 years as the executive director of the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA), Dara Longgrear will retire, effective Nov. 1.

Inflatables serve a dual purpose: they're a lot of fun and a lot of cardio. Tuscaloosans can enjoy both during Buhl Elementary’s Be Healthy-Be Happy Inflatable Fun Run at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 29 at the school itself. 

The 2017 Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Super 7 State Football Championships are coming to Tuscaloosa. The AHSAA Super 7 State Football Championships will be held at Bryant-Denny Stadium December 6-8. 

Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports (TTS) CEO Don Staley says he's thrilled that Tuscaloosa is hosting the championships again.

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. And ROLL TIDE!

Planning ahead for disasters is critical. Are you prepared? Here are some things to do help protect you, your family, and your friends.  

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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