Like Terri on Facebook Terri Brewer joined WBRC FOX6 News in April 2013 as part of our Tuscaloosa newsroom. However, Terri is not new to Tuscaloosa. She is a graduate of The University of Alabama and began her broadcasting career with Alabama Public Radio. Before joining WBRC, Terri was with WVUA-TV in Tuscaloosa for nearly eight years, working in numerous roles, including anchor, producer, reporter, assistant news director, and host of WVUA LawCall. One of Terri's proudest achievements was serving as producer of "Faces of the Storm," an hour-long documentary on the April 27, 2011, tornado. Although Terri is not originally from Tuscaloosa, she is proud to call it home, and is honored to continue sharing the stories of West Alabama.
Terri grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and Starkville, Mississippi. Terri has been honored for her work with several regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, Southeast Regional Emmy nominations, ABBY Awards and Alabama AP Awards.
Terri is a member of the Junior League of Tuscaloosa, which is a community service organization, and is a graduate of Leadership Tuscaloosa. Terri traveled as a reporter on all of Tuscaloosa's Honor Flights, which took veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials dedicated to their honor. She has also served as an adjunct instructor with The University of Alabama, teaching future broadcast journalists. If you have any story ideas for Terri please feel free to contact her.
The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, along with organizations across the community, will host the 6th Annual Veterans Mental Health Summit on Friday, August 10, from 730 a.m. – 430 p.m. at Hotel Capstone in Tuscaloosa.
For a family struggling to put food on the table, affording a birthday party for a child would be difficult. To give those families a chance to celebrate their child's birthday, the West Alabama Food Bank offers a Birthday-in-a-Bag.
A program is underway at The University of Alabama that allows students with intellectual disabilities to have a college experience, through living in a dorm all summer, attending classes with the general student population and having many independent experiences.
For many parents, the summer school break creates challenges when it comes to transportation for their children and keeping them engaged in positive activities. One Tuscaloosa ministry is working to help families, by bringing a summer program directly to children.
The Tuscaloosa City Schools is beginning a program to offer additional incentives to teachers with National Board Certification. The program is in the pilot stage and currently available for teaching at Westlawn Middle School.
The City of Tuscaloosa will host its annual Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, June 2 from 8 a.m. until Noon at the City of Tuscaloosa Public Safety Logistics building, located at 3311 Kauloosa Avenue.
Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is offering options to keep kids busy during the summer school break. Summer day camps begin May 29 for children entering kindergarten through eighth grade.
Just ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, National Safe Boating Week is May 19 - 25, 2018. The Safe Boating Campaign put on by the National Safe Boating Council, is a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating, encouraging boaters to always wear a life jacket while on the water.
This campaign was initiated by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) to raise awareness of the dangers of home fires and the benefits of installing fire sprinklers in new homes.