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Chipotle and Casa Fiesta the latest additions to Trussville dining choices

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Dining options in Trussville are expanding rapidly and each newcomer to the restaurant scene is touting "fresh" as their model cuisine. Panera Bread, Jimmy John's, and Zoe's Kitchen -  all known for their fresh food options - are in negotiations with Blackwater Resources to locate in the Homestead Village shopping center currently under construction on ...

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Trussville woman wanted for impersonating police officer

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --The Birmingham police are looking for a Trussville woman who is wanted on charges of theft and impersonating a police officer. [caption id="attachment_32326" align="alignleft" width="239"] Beth Marie Speicher Waldrop.Photo via Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama[/caption] Beth Marie Speicher Waldrop, 37, is wanted for first degree theft from a person and im ...

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Chloe’s Story: Faith, inspiration and an enduring message

Commentary by Scott Buttram It was nine years ago today when Chloe Collar began to change the world or, at least, our part of the world. Her story and the story of her family is one of faith, inspiration and a story that should endure the test of time. Chloe is the daughter of Danielle and Chris Collar.  Lori and I met Chris and Danielle at church and though they were almost a generation younger, we bonded ...

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Alleged pimp shot and killed in Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --The Birmingham police are investigating the second homicide of the weekend after officers said an alleged pimp was shot and killed in Woodlawn on Saturday. The homicide is the 48th in Birmingham in 2016. Lieutenant Sean Edwards reported that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after the discovery of the man's body. The incident occurred i ...

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Three rafters found after search of the Cahaba River

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE --Police found three rafters after searching the Cahaba River Saturday night and Sunday morning after they failed to arrive at their destination point on Old Overton Road in Vestavia Hills. [caption id="attachment_32196" align="alignleft" width="300"] The rafters began their trip on the Cahaba River near Grants Mill Road in Irondale.Photo via city of Ironda ...

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15-year-old runaway found safe

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reported that Ashlyn Starr Thrasher has been found safe and returned to her family. [caption id="attachment_32157" align="alignleft" width="235"] Ashlyn Starr Thrasher has been located and is safe.Photo via JEFFCO Sheriff[/caption] Thrasher was reported missing on Thursday when authorities believe she ran away ...

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount counties

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of central Alabama, including Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount counties. Storms are expected to develop across central Alabama and will be capable of producing high winds and large hail. The watch will remain in effect until 9 p.m. Friday. UPDATE: Severe Thunderstor ...

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Jeffco sheriff searching for runaway teen

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --Sergeant Jack Self of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said a 15-year-old girl ran away from her home between midnight and 2 a.m. Thursday morning. Ashlyn Starr Thrasher was last seen wearing gray pants and a light blue t-shirt at her home  in the 400 block of Barry Lane in Adger. Thrasher is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 118 pounds with red ...

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Deputies need help identifying two who burglarized Hwy 79 store on the Jefferson-Blount county line

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --According to a report with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Melvin’s Super Store in the 9200 block of Highway 79 near the Jefferson-Blount county line was burglarized at approximately 4 a.m. on June 11, 2016. [caption id="attachment_32153" align="alignleft" width="232"] Deputies need help identifying 2 suspects from burglary at Melvin's. Photo via ...

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“Major manufacturing coup” headed to Center Point

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT --The Jefferson County Commission on Thursday morning approved $1.49 million for it's part of an incentive package that could lead to what commissioner Joe Knight called a "major manufacturing coup." "I'm under a non-disclosure until an official announcement is made, but what I can tell you is that this would be a major manufacturing coup for our part o ...

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