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Trussville’s Tim Keith Wins Second World Disc Golf Title In A Row

By Loyd McIntosh, For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE — For the second consecutive year, Trussville resident Tim Keith won the PDGA Professional Masters Disc Golf World Championship, a five-day competition in Peoria, Illinois from July 12-16. Keith outlasted a competitive field finishing with a five-day total score of 297, five points better than his second-place rival, Mitch McLellan from Norman, Oklahoma.

Center Point apartment complexes to receive $2 million facelift

By Loyd McIntosh, For The Tribune CENTER POINT — Work has already begun on a $2 million project to redevelop a pair of rundown apartment complexes located in the northern section of Center Point that city leaders hope will spur a new era of economic and residential transformation. The Upland Apartments and Southwind Apartments were purchased recently by Capstone Realty & Management, a real estate company based in Lakewood, New Jersey, specializing in restoring living environments in underserved communities.

Center Point mayor discusses public safety

By Loyd McIntosh, For The Tribune CENTER POINT — It’s shortly after 6 p.m. on Monday, July 11, and a handful of citizens have just learned that tonight’s City Council meeting has been postponed for a second time, having originally been scheduled for Thursday, July 7. Despite the cancelation, Center Point Mayor Bobby Scott is still working, spending some time listening to long-time resident Bill Ramsey who has an issue to discuss – some brush he was instructed to pile in front of his house.

3 Unique Booze-Free Drink Options

As much as you may not like it, there are times when booze just isn’t possible at the tailgate or inside the stadium. So, what do you drink when a cold beer or a Moscow Mule just aren’t an option? You could reach for a syrupy can of cola or, heaven forbid, a bottle of water. But, if you’re in the mood for something different or just want a fresh, alcohol-free take on a classic cocktail, consider these no-alcohol drink choices at your next tailgate. In recent years, a handful of startups have co

Escape the Nosebleed Section

You managed to get tickets to the “big game” this weekend, and you and your best buds are stoked! After parking in another county, you’ve finally made your way to the stadium. Then, after hiring a sherpa to help lead the expedition to the top of the stadium, you finally arrive at your seats in the nosebleed section. However, as it turns out, your seats are so bad you aspire to be in the nosebleed section. But you’re a real sports fan and deserve the see the action up close. So, what do you do?

Step Into The Ring

On a sweltering hot Friday afternoon in late July, the parking lot of Total Body Fitness is so full, many cars have parked in the grass and mud in the vacant lot next door. Inside, the gym is just as packed as dozens of athletes, trainers and others mill about. There is excitement and even a little tension in the air. All of this activity isn’t for a hot, new exercise class. No, excitement builds for the weigh-in for a boxing event taking place in a little over 24 hours at, of all places, the CEPA Building in Pell City.
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