(Tuscaloosa) The Arts Council of
Tuscaloosa will host “Westwood Art Month at the Bama” May 1 – 17, 2014
featuring the fine arts programs of Westwood Elementary. The event will include
an exhibit of the students’ visual art and the 9th annual Musical Extravaganza
in the theatre.
HOOVER, Ala., April 8, 2014 — The American Red Cross is on the ground here in Alabama helping those affected by flooding and heavy rain. Preliminary damage reports for Jefferson and Shelby Counties indicate that approximately 100 homes were affected in some way. Red Cross volunteers will be further assessing the damage today. Red Cross volunteers will also be traveling through the affected neighborhoods today, via emergency response vehicles, to distribute meals and clean up items, including rakes, shovels, gloves, garbage bags, etc. ...Read more
BIRMINGHAM – On April 26 and 27, the public is invited to join members of the Alabama Society of Traditional Bowmen at Tannehill State Park for an archery tournament that benefits ill and injured children treated at Children’s of Alabama, the state’s only freestanding pediatric medical facility. ...Read more
Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law Clinical Program and Community
Service Programs of West Alabama will lead a Mortgage Assistance Clinic
Saturday, April 12, at the Tuscaloosa Public Library’s Rotary Room.
clinic will begin at 12:30 pm. ...Read more
Care Ambulance closed unexpectedly this past Monday, and the situation now is being evaluated by a legal team. The ambulance service left many employees jobless. They also violated a clause with the city of Northport to give warning of their closing 30 days in advance. City Administrator Scott Collins said they are continuing to look into the closing and the any wrongs Care Ambulance may have committed to prevent this from happening again.
The Alabama Credit Union partnered with regional food banks for the "Secret Meals For Hungry Children" program, which provides food to children in need. This week they are hosting a "Text-A-Thon" to raise money for the cause. You can donate $10 to feed a child every weekend for a month by texting "FOOD" to 27722.