🌱 Tide Basketball wins at home + visit for NHS teachers today

Good morning Tuscaloosa! Grab the coffee and start your day with the biggest headlines from around the city.

In todays Dailywe have these stories and more…

  • Visit for the Northside teacher today.
  • Bama and Stillman tires win.
  • Toy for parking tickets.

But first today’s weather: Cloudy and cooler. High: 58 Low: 50. ☁️

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🗣 patch shout out 🗣

Our shout out for this Sunday morning goes to North River Christian Academy football stars Jack Kilgore and Zach Williams, who both had the opportunity to play this week in this Friday’s AISA All-Star Game at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.

North River Christian Academy.

🗞 Here are the top 5 stories in Tuscaloosa today 🗞

  1. Northside High School, Northside Middle and Walker Elementary will be dismissed at 12pm on Monday to allow students and faculty to attend the funeral of longtime NHS science teacher Jennifer Bible. There will be a visiting service at Northside High on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m (Tuscaloosa Patch)
  2. REMINDER: It is holiday season and the City of Tuscaloosa is currently accepting toy donations to help pay for park tickets. (Tim Reid, CBS42)
  3. Former Alabama wide receiver and current Cleveland Brown Amari Cooper had this to say about his controversial new quarterback Deshaun Watson. (Mark Inabinet,
  4. The 11th-ranked Alabama men’s basketball bounced back in the second half, thanks in part to 22 points from Noah Clowney in Saturday night’s 78-65 win over South Dakota State at the Coleman Coliseum. The win brings the Crimson Tide’s record this season to 7-1 (More)
  5. Alabama football analyst Alex Mortensen was hired as the next offensive coordinator for the UAB football program and most recently as head coach Trent Dilfer. (Charlie Potter, Bama Online)

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🗓 Today in Tuscaloosa 🗓

  • Jingle Bar at Hotel Captstone (More)
  • Pet Night @ Tuscaloosa Tinsel Trail (More)
  • Free dog training event at the Ralph 4R Arena (More)

👀 Listen 👀

Stillman College men’s basketball (5-3, 3-1 SSAC) won its fourth straight win with a road win over Brewton-Parker College, 88-71, in Mount Vernon, Ga. on Saturday. Senior guard Derrick Finklea (pictured below) had a career-high 24 points in the win and was one of four players to finish in double figures. (More)

Stillman College Athletics

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5️⃣ Other stories I read today

  1. Cleanup efforts begin in Akron after the tornado (Gracie Fusco, WVUA23)
  2. Alabama WBB forced to play differently but still beats Chattanooga (Joe Schatz, Bama Central)
  3. Losing TCU earns Tide one last look, but Frogs should be there (Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press)
  4. Tuscaloosa and Bessemer municipal schools are trying to determine the causes of school failure (Muriel Bailey, ABC 33/40)
  5. Regions forms new wealth management team (AJ O’Leary, Birmingham Business Journal)

🙏 obituaries 🙏

Jerry Marchant82, from Cottondale (memorial chapel)

Nellie Frances Wood Chance87, from Centerville (Rockco Funeral Home)

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