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Jason Morton


Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

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Past articles by Jason:

New poultry processing plant to bring 180 new jobs to Tuscaloosa

Fit Foodz is planning to bring a new poultry processing plant -- and with it, 180 new jobs -- to Tuscaloosa, economic development officials said. → Read More

Costs increases threaten University Boulevard bridge project

Cost estimate increases could derail a planned project to replace the University Boulevard bridge over McFarland Boulevard near DCH. → Read More

Resurfacing work starts on Interstate 359 in Tuscaloosa

A $2.42 million project to resurface Interstate 359 began this week. Work is set to last through the end of the year, ALDOT said. → Read More

Greenetrack ordered to repay $76 million in back taxes

The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's prior ruling and ordered Greenetrack to repay $76 million in back taxes. → Read More

Leaders urge changes before voting on Tuscaloosa apartment complex

Life on Fourth, a 190-bedroom, $30 million apartment project planned for downtown, needs to reconfigure its floor plans, City Council members say. → Read More

Tuscaloosa environmentalist honored for protecting Hurricane Creek

Hurricane Creekkeeper John L. Wathen has been recognized for his advocacy work by the Global Waterkeeper Alliance. → Read More

Where to watch fireworks on July 4th in Tuscaloosa

The city of Tuscaloosa's “Celebration on the River” returns July 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. → Read More

Alabama athletics, AD Greg Byrne re-open door for alcohol sales at events

Alabama football nor any other sport has had alcohol sales available to the general public. That could change soon. → Read More

Alabama athletics, AD Greg Byrne re-open door for alcohol sales at events

Alabama football nor any other sport has had alcohol sales available to the general public. That could change soon. → Read More

Memorials, services announced for slain Mississippi police officer with Tuscaloosa ties

Memorials announced for Officer Kennis Croom, who was born and raised in Tuscaloosa and died while serving with a Mississippi police department. → Read More

Road upgrades will improve parking, access for visitors at Sokol Park North

Tuscaloosa City Council funds $1.5 million in upgrades to Sokol Park North's entrance, parking and roadways. → Read More

Infant killed in single-vehicle Greene County crash

A 1-month-old child was killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday in Greene County, state troopers said. → Read More

Online job portal links Tuscaloosa area students with jobs, careers

Tuscaloosa County leaders & West AlabamaWorks! have teamed up to create an online job portal to connect high school students and potential employers. → Read More

Plans advance for new Fire Station No. 6 in east Tuscaloosa

A design and engineering contract has been awarded to a Montgomery-based firm to develop plans for a new Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue Station No. 6. → Read More

Ron Bolton beats Kimberly Madison to take GOP nod for state House District 61

Retired Northport police captain Ron Bolton takes the Republican nomination, and likely the race, for Alabama House District 61. → Read More

Bowers Pool returns, PARA offering 'cool' facilities as summer approaches

After being closed for the past two years, the pools, slides and rock wall of the Nancie Blewitt Swim Complex in Bowers Park is set to reopen May 26. → Read More

Saban Center update highlights sports science, learning components of facility

An updated plan for the Saban Center featured the science and learning components of the Children’s Hands-On Museum and Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre. → Read More

Statue of Tuscaloosa heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder to be unveiled May 25

A statue of Tuscaloosa heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder will be unveiled May 25 outside the offices of Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports. → Read More

Population growth now makes Brookwood a new 'city' of Tuscaloosa County

A "City Celebration" to mark Brookwood's transition from a "town" to a "city" under Alabama law is set for Saturday at the Town Park on Highway 216. → Read More

Leader 'in waiting' chosen for Tuscaloosa tourism group

Kelsey Rush, vice president of marketing and communications for Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports, is the organization’s new president and CEO in waiting. → Read More