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Jason Morton

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Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

Progress Bank to replace former tire store in downtown Tuscaloosa

A new Tuscaloosa branch of Progress Bank will replace the former Goodyear tire store in downtown following unanimous approval by the City Council . → Read More

Securing commercial air service remains goal for Tuscaloosa National Airport

Tuscaloosa National Airport officials said efforts to recruit commercial air service will continue in 2022. → Read More

Mayor: Tuscaloosa holidays event to make Government Plaza permanent home

City officials announced that Tuscaloosa's annual holidays event will make Government Plaza its new permanent home. → Read More

Sunday night snow brought beauty, little threat to drivers in West Alabama

A sudden Sunday night snow shower across West Alabama led to few hazardous driving conditions across the region, officials said. → Read More

Phase II construction for west Tuscaloosa road project approved

A $4.95 million contract to construct Phase II of a west Tuscaloosa road project has been approved by the City Council. → Read More

Federally funded Tuscaloosa street projects advanced by City Council

A plan to resurface more than 7 miles of Tuscaloosa roadway primarily with federal funds was advanced unanimously by the City Council. → Read More

North Tuscaloosa, Northport road work will continue through 2024

A $33.9 million project to improve travel along a 2.77-mile stretch of McFarland Boulevard is now under way. The work could last through summer 2024. → Read More

Plans for new Mercedes, Tuscaloosa fire stations move forward

Plans for a new Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue station 6 and 11, as well as the remodeled new home for Station 5, are moving forward. → Read More

One and 100: Ramesh Peramsetty, physician

His Crimson Care clinics were among the first sites to offer COVID-19 testing, a COVID-19 vaccine and administration of monoclonal antibodies. → Read More

Looking back at 2000 tornado: December storms familiar in Tuscaloosa

With reports of last week's deadly tornadoes, the scenes were all too familiar for those in Tuscaloosa where an F4 tornado killed 11 in December 2000. → Read More

Former New Orleans Saints player Glenn Foster dies while in custody of Pickens County deputies

Glenn Foster, an ex-defensive end for the New Orleans Saints, died after being jailed by Pickens County authorities. State officials are investigating → Read More

Tripp Powell to challenge Gerald Allen in GOP race for Alabama Senate District 21

Tuscaloosa businessman & political newcomer Tripp Powell has announced his bid for the Republican nomination to represent Alabama Senate District 21. → Read More

Tripp Powell to challenge Gerald Allen in GOP race for Alabama Senate District 21

Tuscaloosa businessman & political newcomer Tripp Powell has announced his bid for the Republican nomination to represent Alabama Senate District 21. → Read More

Repaving planned for neighborhood streets across Tuscaloosa

A $4.13 million contract will repave neighborhood streets across Tuscaloosa, city officials said. → Read More

As coal mine strike approaches ninth month, questions arise on fairness of law

As the strike against Warrior Met Coal approaches its ninth month, the union is questioning whether criminal laws are being fairly enforced. → Read More

Local retailers rely on local shoppers for Small Business Saturday

For Small Business Saturday, set this year for Nov. 27, Tuscaloosa retailers look to local shoppers for support. → Read More

Federal grant to fund road, sidewalk work in Tuscaloosa

A U.S. Department of Transportation grant will fund most of a $27.2 million project to improve University Boulevard in Alberta & downtown Tuscaloosa. → Read More

McCalla man faces life sentence for role in 2019 killing

Kendal Tyler Battles was given a life sentence on Wednesday for his role in the 2019 killing of Marka Willoe Watkins. → Read More

Tuscaloosa library director out as board seeks path to Saban Center

Tuscaloosa Public Library Executive Director Rick Freemon has retired. Now, library leaders seek a new director while working to join the Saban Center → Read More

Questions remain after body of missing Alabama student Garrett Walker recovered in river

Attorney Josh Hayes said Garrett Walker's family is thankful for the community's support. Questions remain about the Alabama student's final hours. → Read More