By Julie Prachith With more than 36 years of experience in public education, District 3 incumbent Tulane Duke believes her track record makes her best suited for serving on the Tuscaloosa Board of Education. Duke, 55, has served as a teacher, principal and assistant superintendent
By Rudy Rodriguez Running opposite current council member, Bob Lundell in the race for the City Council District 6 seat is Mike Zeilner, a 13-year resident of Tuscaloosa. Zeilner, father to five children, has worked as a Tuscaloosa City police officer for the past 12
By Adrian Morris Students came to the Zone, in Bryant Denny Stadium Monday to ask questions and share their opinions with the Tuscaloosa city council and school board candidates. The event, held the day before the Aug. 25 election, was sponsored and hosted by the
By Hannah Mask Known to her colleagues as the ‘Teacher’s Advocate,’ incumbent Tuscaloosa Board of Education District 6 representative Ginnye Capps is wholly committed to advancing education. Having taught sixth grade in the Tuscaloosa City Schools system for 26 years and in Hale County for
By Anthony Johnson Vann Caldwell, despite being just 25 years old, believes he is the right man to represent the 7th district of Tuscaloosa as a councilman. “If elected, I will give my level best while bringing energy and passion to the position,” he said.
By Jacquelyn Kersh District 7 Councilman William Tinker III wants to make sure projects get finished that he has already started. Representing, neighborhoods in southeast, William Tinker III, is running for another four-year term.
By Cory Diaz Everyone would agree that the biggest issue that needs to be addressed over the next four years for the school board in Tuscaloosa is the alarming rate of students dropping out. District 4 incumbent Bryan Chandler said there are programs in place
By Patty Vaughan With more than 30 years of living in District 6 of Tuscaloosa County, Bob Lundell hopes to continue to serve the district for another four years as councilman. Lundell has served as District 6’s councilman for the past four years, and his
By Gary Lloyd The beige walls of Harry Lee’s insurance office are covered with photos and plaques, ranging from Paul “Bear” Bryant illustrations to awards for work done with the Boy Scouts of America and Boys and Girls Clubs of West Alabama. Lee, 77, has
By Lindsey Shelton Sitting in his office amidst boxes of election signs and t-shirts, Councilman Bobby Howard of District 1 explained how he intends to improve the quality of life of District 1 citizens if he is re-elected to a second term. “We have done