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  1. U.S. Postal workers arrested for trafficking over 500 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    Agents in Tuscaloosa County have been working on an investigation since late 2014 to combat drug trafficking using the US Mail as a delivery service. According to a media release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department, "In 2014, agents discovered a higher rate of marijuana being shipped into Tuscaloosa and began to suspect that U.S. Postal Service employees were participating in a drug distribution.

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  2. U.S. Postal workers arrested for trafficking more than 500 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Agents in Tuscaloosa County have been working on an investigation since late 2014 to combat drug trafficking using the US Mail as a delivery service. According to a media release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department, "In 2014, agents discovered a higher rate of marijuana being shipped into Tuscaloosa and began to suspect that U.S. Postal Service employees were participating in a drug distribution.

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  3. Former Brookwood HS teacher charged with having sex with a studentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A former Brookwood High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a student after photos surfaced online showing evidence of a relationship dating back to 2014. Joe Bradley Petrey was arrested on sex charges and booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $20,000 bond after he turned himself in to the jail on Tuesday.

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  4. Tuscaloosa County teacher, coach arrested for sexual contact with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Joe Bradley Petrey was booked on the Tuscaloosa County Jail website on one charge of "school employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19 years." "The investigation centered on compromising photographs that were leaked anonymously over the internet portraying the two in a sexual relationship while she was still a student and he a teacher," Sgt.

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  5. Clarence Sutton named Tuscaloosa City School board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTVM

    ... formerly held by James Minyard , who passed away in July. Sutton is a pastor and former president of the Tuscaloosa County chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. His wife is a longtime educator, and his son serves as principal of ...

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  6. US postal workers accused of drug trafficking in TuscaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WALA

    ... of trafficking marijuana and one count of conspiracy to distribute marijuana. She was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $1,530,000 bond. Pompey was arrested on Aug. 3 for two counts of conspiracy to distribute marijuana. He's being held in ...

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  7. Agents arrest postal workers accused of helping criminals traffic 500 pounds of weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    ... Betts is charged with trafficking marijuana and conspiracy to distribute marijuana. She was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where her bond was set at $1,530,000. Lenard Dewayne Pompey, a 38-year-old postal worker, was arrested Monday and ...

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  8. Source: WBRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WTVM

    The Tuscaloosa Police Department, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Northport Police Department will host the 32nd Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sokol Park.

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  9. Walter Energy subsidiary laying off 194, warns 545 of future layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    ... plant and the central shop, supply and management office. The No. 7 mine, located in Brookwood in Tuscaloosa County, is the largest Alabama mine in terms of production capacity and size of operations, with about 900 of Walter's 2,100 Alabama workers ...

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  10. Internet community prompts investigation into alleged teacher-student relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    ... shouldn't be posted." At a press conference on Wednesday, one of the first questions that reporters asked Tuscaloosa County School Superintendent Dr. Liz Swinford was, 'Who sent the school system the links to hundreds of pictures and text ...

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  11. A Tuscaloosa dynasty: What's the recipe for England family success?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Alabama Live

    There's papa and patriarch John England Jr., a Tuscaloosa County circuit judge and former Alabama Supreme Court justice - and current member of the University of Alabama board of trustees. I'm not sure which of those jobs is most powerful.

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  12. Alabama's top trading partners driven by one key industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Alabama Live

    ... last year. The automaker also has an extensive supplier network in the state. Germany, home country of Tuscaloosa County's Mercedes-Benz plant, was the state's No. 2 importer, while Japan, with a Honda plant in Talladega County, ranked sixth. ...

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  13. Alleged inappropriate teacher-student relationship under investigation in Tuscaloosa Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a male teacher and student at Brookwood High School are under investigation in Tuscaloosa County, according to authorities. Tuscaloosa County School System Superintendent Elizabeth Swinford became aware of the allegations on Monday night after anonymous individuals sent her email and text messages with a link to a photo album with 300 pictures.

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  14. Tuscaloosa County Schools investigate 'inappropriate' employee-student relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Alabama Live

    A Tuscaloosa County School System employee has been banned from a school while administrators investigate an alleged "inappropriate" relationship with a student, Superintendent Liz Swinford announced Wednesday. According to a press release, Swinford "received various email and text messages containing a link to a photo album" before she contacted the police.

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  15. 6 schools in Tuscaloosa County move to giving students breakfast in the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Alabama Live

    Donette Worthy, child nutrition director for the Tuscaloosa County School System, announces a new breakfast in the classroom program at Matthews Elementary School in Northport. (Stephen Dethrage Six schools in Tuscaloosa County are entering into a program to feed primary school students breakfast in the classroom instead of the cafeteria.

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  16. Up to 10 sites competing for Aston Martin plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Business Journal

    ... Alabama boasts a strong case on its auto manufacturing base alone, but the presence of Mercedes-Benz in Tuscaloosa County presents an even stronger case for the state. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer reportedly called Alabama the "obvious choice" for ...

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  17. Alabama faces crowded competition for Aston Martin auto plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    ... called Alabama the "obvious choice" for the plant, citing the proximity to the Mercedes-Benz factory in Tuscaloosa County. Mercedes parent Daimler has a stake in Aston Martin. Meanwhile, the British government is upping the stakes to keep the ...

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  18. Mississippi man sues Mercedes Benz after 2013 accident at Vance plant left him paralyzedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    A Mississippi man is suing Mercedes-Benz after he was allegedly crushed and paralyzed during an accident at their plant in Tuscaloosa County in 2013. A Vicksburg, Miss.

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  19. Police arrest 2 Bibb County murder suspects after chase leads to student apartments in TuscaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    ... complex, where two men dove out of the Yukon and tried to escape arrest on foot. TPD officers and Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's deputies set up a perimeter, locked down the complex and used a canine unite to track the driver to a creek that runs ...

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  20. Camp Tour 2015: Bob Jones must rebuild receiving corpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    ... a head start," Rose said. Bob Jones will look to bounce back from a 28-21, first-round playoff loss to Tuscaloosa County in which Polson threw five of his seven interceptions on the season. "I think when you have a quality program like we have, you ...

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