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Daylight Saving Time! What’s the big deal?

By Dale Jones Editor   Change isn’t always bad. Really, it’s not. I’ve always heard that “old people” hate change. Great! That must mean that even though I turned the big 5-0 last November, I must not be old because I’m totally okay with change. [caption id="attachment_28642" align="alignleft" width="225"] Trussville Tribune editor Dale Jones[/caption] I’ve really never understood why we “spring forward” an ...

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Trussville City Schools Child Nutrition Program members attend annual conference

From Staff Reports [caption id="attachment_29495" align="alignleft" width="169"] Photo submitted by Debbie Skinner[/caption] Members of the Trussville City Schools Child Nutrition Program (CNP) attended the yearly School Nutrition Association (SNA) conference last week at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery. As part of the 3-day event, attendees participated in the Montgomery Marathon and Wellness Walk. Top ...

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Road work on US-280 and I-65 scheduled for today

From Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – Weather permitting, on Tuesday, March 15 at 9 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will perform a bridge inspection on the US-280 eastbound bridge over the Cahaba River at milepost 5.68, as follows: [caption id="attachment_26104" align="alignleft" width="300"] file photo[/caption] This inspection will require the US-280 eastbound outside lane and shoulder to ...

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USDA specialty crop block grant program applications being accepted for State of Alabama

From Staff Reports MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is accepting grant applications for projects that enhance the competitiveness of U.S. specialty crops in foreign and domestic markets. The application deadline for these specialty crop block grants through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is May 13, 2016, 5:00 P.M. Central Standard Time (CST). Speci ...

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12th Ave. North bridge replacement project continues in Birmingham

From Staff Reports JEFFERSON COUNTY –. Weather permitting, the construction project to replace the 12th Avenue North Bridge that spans over I-59/20 just north of downtown Birmingham will continue as follows: [caption id="attachment_26104" align="alignleft" width="198"] file photo[/caption] Monday, March 14 and Tuesday March 15 at 7 p.m., the I-59 southbound two lanes will be closed until approximately 5 a.m ...

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Man killed in early morning crash

From Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM -- A single-vehicle crash at 4:45 a.m. today, March 13, has claimed the life of an Odenville man. [caption id="attachment_28887" align="alignleft" width="128"] file photo[/caption] Zachary Dewayne Overton, 30, was killed when the 1991 Dodge Dakota he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Overton, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The cr ...

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Noah Igbinoghene is national champion in triple jump

By David Knox Sports Editor Hewitt-Trussville junior track star Noah Igbinoghene captured the triple jump championship at the New Balance National Indoor meet in New York on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_19578" align="alignleft" width="182"] Noah Igbinoghenephoto courtesy of Hewitt-Trussville Athletics[/caption] Igbinoghene jumped 49 feet, 7 inches to win the national championship, the first ever track na ...

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Man charged after robbery of handicapped victim

From Staff Reports Birmingham Police have arrested and charged Anthony Ray Armstrong for the robbery of a handicapped victim Friday morning on the city’s south side.  Allegedly, Armstrong struck the victim with the door of his vehicle, exited his vehicle and forcibly took the female victim’purse. The victim was not injured during the incident. Armstrong then allegedly fled the scene. [caption id="attachment ...

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Assault turns to homicide investigation after victim dies from injuries

From Staff Reports JEFFERSON COUNTY - On Sunday, Feb. 17, Birmingham police responded to a call of an incident that occurred in the 200 block of 4th Terrace North. Reports were of a non-responsive male victim. [caption id="attachment_23884" align="alignleft" width="125"] file photo[/caption] According to Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards, the victim, 56-year-old Carl Hannah, was transported to UA ...

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