Two years ago this afternoon an EF-4 tornado tore through Tuscaloosa and wiped out so many homes and neighborhoods. As we remember those lives lost in the storm and the city continues to recover, I am proud to report something … Read More
Even without formal instruction from my multimedia journalism course, Tuscaloosa News’ Wayne Grayson figured out how to make Twitter a critical part of breaking news coverage, which won the news organization a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.
In attending a candlelight vigil at Tuscaloosa’s Government Plaza Wednesday evening, I saw a celebration of the Spirit of Tuscaloosa that will carry us through the months of years of recovery ahead after the April 27th tornado.
It’s time for Tuscaloosa to come together remember those whose lives were lost in the April 27th tornado and commit ourselves as a community to rebuild our city better than it was before the storm.
ABC Correspondent Steve Osunsami captures frustration of Tuscaloosa tornado victims, one of whom questioned President Obama’s pledge to help everybody who lost homes in the April 27th tornado. Issues of class in Tuscaloosa were exposed.
Family members of one of the University of Alabama students killed in the April 27 tornado, Marcus Smith, spoke to both The Richmond Times Dispatch and WTVR-TV.
At a May 3 memorial service, Marcus J. Smith was remembered for his servant spirit and leadership qualities as an active member of The Church of Christ at Northwood. Smith was one of six University of Alabama students who were killed in the April 27 tornado that swept through Tuscaloosa.