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Tuscaloosa County History
By June 9, 2015 Read More →

Tuscaloosa County History

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, is located in West-Central Alabama in the Appalachian foothills and the Coastal Plain. It was officially created on February 6, 1818, but Creek and Choctaw Indians previously inhabited the area for several hundred years. The county and city are named after Chief Tuskaloosa, a famous Indian chief whose name is derived from the […]

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History of TC EMA
By May 22, 2015 Read More →

History of TC EMA

EMA is working to assemble a history of Tuscaloosa County EMA which has served the community in various forms since the Cold War era. Please check back soon.Recent Years:The April 27, 2011, tornado destroyed the EMA facility on 35th Street, and after a few interim stops, the agency reestablished operations at the former Alabama Fire College/Fire Logistics […]

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Extreme Weather History
By May 21, 2015 Read More →

Extreme Weather History

Historically, Tuscaloosa County is an active region in terms of extreme weather. The most common form of severe weather in this region is thunderstorms, which could contain high winds, lightning, hail, heavy rain, and even tornadoes.   The county is no stranger to experiencing small, spin-up as well as large, long-track tornadoes in its long history. […]

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