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Jefferson County man dies in I-459 crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --A single-vehicle crash at 4 a.m. Saturday, has claimed the life of a Trafford man. Gregory A. Burnham, 35, was killed when the 2016 Toyota 4Runner he was driving  left the roadway, striking a guardrail then a light pole. Burnham was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Interstate 459, two miles north of Hoover. Nothing further is av ...

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Teenage girl jumped from, struck by car she was riding in

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT --At about 4:15 p.m. on Friday, deputies responded to a report of a traffic accident in which a 16-year-old girl jumped from and was struck by the car she was riding in. The accident happened in the 100 block of 14th Avenue NW in Center Point. Deputies and paramedics arrived to find a teen aged female victim suffering serious injuries. She was transport ...

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Alabama admits inflating high school graduation rates

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY --In a statement released on Thursday, the Alabama State Department of Education admitted state graduation rates reported to U.S. Department of Education were false, resulting in diplomas that "were not honestly earned." It is not known if the admission will affect local high schools. The Trussville Tribune has reached out to Dr. Pattie Neill at Trussvill ...

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Shooting during drug deal under investigation in Center Point

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CENTER POINT –At about 8 p.m. Thursday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home in the 2200 block of 7th Street NE in Center Point to investigate a report of a person who had been shot. Deputies arrived to find an adult male victim lying in the driveway suffering a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. ...

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Pinson Valley ousts Glover as head coach

From staff reports PINSON -- As of Tuesday afternoon, Matt Glover has been relieved of his duties as head football coach at Pinson Valley High School. [caption id="attachment_26091" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pinson Valley head coach Matt Glover attempts to reach eight regular season wins for the first time since 2011. Photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] Glover was 50-41 over eight seasons with the Indians, ...

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I-59 reopens after crash closed highway between Argo and Springville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ARGO --Alabama State Troopers are on scene at 11 a.m. Tuesday of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 59 south underneath the U.S. 11 overpass between Argo and Springville. Both lanes are closed at this time. Traffic is backed up for several miles. Southbound motorists can take exit 154 onto U.S. 11 south to avoid the crash area. U.S. 11 will take them to Argo where ...

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Clerk shot on Springville Road and Parkway East

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --A convenience store clerk was shot Monday night at the Citgo gas station located at Springville Road and Parkway East in Birmingham. [caption id="attachment_36758" align="alignleft" width="300"] A store clerk was hot Monday night at a business on Springville Road and Parkway East in Birmingham.Photo via Twitter @StarrDunigan[/caption] The shooting took ...

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School Report: The middle school test scores are in for Trussville, Clay and Pinson

By Bethany Adams TRUSSVILLE –This is the second of a three part series in which The Trussville Tribune will examine the test scores in area elementary, middle and high schools. In the 2013-14 school year, Alabama students in grades three through ten began taking the ACT Aspire test which measured student progress in math and reading on a national scale. The initial scores were an awakening for state schools ...

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Lady Cougars hold off Hewitt-Trussville

By Kyle Parmley TRUSSVILLE -- The Clay-Chalkville High School girls basketball team withstood Hewitt-Trussville’s comeback effort and pulled away in the final minute, defeating its crosstown rival 41-33 on Friday night at Bryant Bank Arena. In the only meeting between the schools this season on the hardwood, the Lady Cougars outscored the Lady Huskies 15-5 after Hewitt took its only lead in the contest, a b ...

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