I'm a husband, father & reporter for The @TuscaloosaNews scratching my way through life in the beautiful American South.

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@JB_Morton — 1,779 followers, 5,766 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

Lorenzo Polke, 19, is wanted in connection with the Tues. night slaying of Bobby Lee Herrod Jr. on MLK Jr. Blvd. https://t.co/Zu2XmIkuAu

Sep 19, 2017

The .@TuscaloosaCity Council just unanimously adopted the $200M operating budget — the largest in the city's history — for fiscal 2018.

Sep 19, 2017

.@TuscaloosaCity Council intends to table for 4 wks tonight's rezoning vote for a planned student housing complex on Rice Mine Road Loop.

Sep 11, 2017

RT @TCSBoardofEd: #TCSLearns The Tuscaloosa City Schools will resume normal operations Tuesday, Sept. 12. https://t.co/5FJrhBug10

Sep 11, 2017

.@TuscaloosaCity officials catch 8-foot alligator Monday morning at Liberty Recycling on 24th Street. https://t.co/FE9mdQer9P

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Awards

Pulitzer Prize

2012 - Breaking News
Staff of The Tuscaloosa News For its enterprising coverage of a deadly tornado, using social media as well as traditional reporting to provide real-time updates, help locate missing people and produce in-depth print accounts even after power disruption forced the paper to publish at another plant 50 miles away.