The organization Mind Changers hosted their first "Westside Community Day in the Park" on Saturday, April 16 2014, at Al Freeman Park. Local families were able to enjoy free games, food, health screening and music. Mind Changers is an organization that tried to mentor local youth. Theyve recently expanded to include Alberta, Central and other area elementary schools. For more information on the group and the schools and programs they're involved in, make sure to check out their Facebook page or www.mindchangers1.com
On 8/12/14 at approximately 5:25 pm the Tuscaloosa Police Department was the target of a Telephone Denial of Service Attack. The perpetrators (Foreign Hackers) of the attack launched numerous phone calls against the police department’s phone systems, tying up the system. The objective of these attacks is to prevent the agency from receiving legitimate calls and disrupt public safety operations. These attacks are ongoing with over 200 attacks documented across the United States.The Tuscaloosa Police Department has taken extra steps to protect our phone systems. ...Read more
The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigation a case of Tuberculosis at the Mercedes Benz Plant in Vance. The ADPH says they were contacted by a hospital on Wednesday about a patient and team member of Mercedes having TB...after further testing, they were able to confirm the person had an advanced and active case of TB.
OAD: Friday, August 8, 2014