🌱 Tide Pitcher Honored + Fatal Shooting Updates + Sinkhole Problems

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Good Morning, Tuscaloosa! Let’s get you all caught up before you get out the door on this Tuesday morning.

In today’s Daily, we have these stories and more …

  • Tide pitcher honored.
  • Updates on fatal shooting Saturday.
  • Tuscaloosa Amphitheater concert announcements.

First, today’s weather: Mostly cloudy and warmer. High: 82 | Low: 66. ☁️

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Our Shout Out for this Tuesday morning goes to the Tuscaloosa Academy Young Singers, who participated in the AISA Elementary Choir Festival last Friday in Montgomery.

Photo submitted by Tuscaloosa Academy.

πŸ—ž Here are the top 5 stories today in Tuscaloosa πŸ—ž

  1. Investigators with the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit worked throughout the weekend into Monday as police piece together what led to a shooting in Tuscaloosa’s West End Saturday night that left one man dead and two others injured. (Tuscaloosa Patch)
  2. Here’s what Tuscaloosa City Schools had to say in response to pictures of one of its buses dangerously close to the railroad crossing at Buttermilk Road and Clements Road. (Kelvin Reynolds, WBRC Fox 6 News)
  3. No one was injured Monday morning when a Chevrolet Traverse became stuck in a sinkhole that has been a nagging problem for some time off of Rice Mine Road. (Tuscaloosa Patch)
  4. The Tuscaloosa chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club hosted its annual autism awareness community ride Saturday. (Asher Redd, WVUA 23)
  5. Grammy Award-winning country music star Chris Stapleton is set to bring his All-American Road Show to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on July 14. (Tuscaloosa Patch)

πŸ—“ Today in Tuscaloosa πŸ—“

  • Recovery Night @ Wagner’s Runwalk (More)
  • Druid City Bicycle Club’s Tuesday Night Ride and Parking Lot Party (More)
  • House Plant Collective Popup @ YMCA Tuscaloosa’s Self Care Health Care Fair (More)
  • Belmont @ Alabama baseball (More)

πŸ‘€ Check it out! πŸ‘€

The Tuscaloosa Gauntlet saw a strong turnout over the weekend at Buddy Powell Pavilion in Sokol Park, as participants took on the 3.1-mile obstacle course. Click here to see the full list of winners! (Tuscaloosa Patch)

Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority

✏️ Tuscaloosa Patch Notebook ✏️

The American Cancer Society has announced that registration is open for it annual Relay for Life event is set for Friday, May 13 at Central High School Field at 6 p.m. (Tuscaloosa Patch)

Along with Chris Stapleton in July, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater has announced the LANY Summer Forever Tour with Surfaces on Aug. 29. (More)

Tuscaloosa County EMA is cautioning the public to be weather-aware Wednesday night into Thursday morning, as officials monitor the possibility of severe storms across Tuscaloosa County. (More)

UA’s CrossingPoints program will present a dinner theater production of “Shrek” Wednesday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center. Tickets for the dinner theater are $35 for individuals or $300 for a table of 10 and may be purchased from the CrossingPoints website.(More)

πŸ† Winner of the Day πŸ†

Alabama junior pitcher Garrett McMillan was named Southeastern Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week on Monday for his performance last Friday in a win over Ole Miss. McMillan is a graduate of Hillcrest High School and was a standout two-way player for Shelton State Community College. (Tuscaloosa Patch)

UA Athletics

1️⃣0️⃣ Other Stories I’m Reading Today

  1. Keon Ellis signs agent, leaves for NBA Draft (J.R. Moore, Tuscaloosa Thread)
  2. SGA has not published executive meeting minutes in five months (Kayla Solino, Crimson White)
  3. Education, controversial bills and ‘more money than we’ve ever had’ define session (Mary Sell & Maddison Booth, Alabama Daily News)
  4. Alabama position groups we’re eager to watch in 2022 A-Day Game (Charlie Potter, BamaOnline)
  5. Transgender treatment ban challenged by lawsuit in Alabama (Kim Chandler, Associated Press)
  6. Far-right activist cooperating with Justice Department’s broadening Jan. 6 investigation (Eddie Burkhalter, Alabama Political Reporter)
  7. Krispy Kreme tying its doughnut prices to a gallon of gasoline (William Thornton, AL.com)
  8. Top linebacker target Malik Bryant envisioning Alabama (Andrew Bone, BamaInsider)
  9. Sophomore guard Mark Spears announces transfer to Alabama (Caleb Turrentine, ABC 33/40)
  10. Alabama Athletics Duo Named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Finalists (BamaCentral)

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