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Slade Blackwell holding ‘Coffee & Conversation’ in Trussville Monday

TRUSSVILLE — Sen. Slade Blackwell, R-Mountain Brook, will host “Coffee & Conversation” at the Cracker Barrel in Trussville on Monday at 8:30 a.m. Blackwell will be joined by state senator Shay Shelnutt, state representative Danny Garrett, and county commissioner Joe Knight. [caption id="attachment_29063" align="alignleft" width="201"] State Senator Slade BlackwellFile photo[/caption] “Coffee & Conve ...

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BREAKING: 7 Baton Rouge police officers shot, 3 killed, 1 suspect killed, 2 at-large

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BATON ROUGE, LA. --Update: The Baton Rouge Advocate confirmed seven officers have been shot and three are dead. One suspect was shot and killed while two are believed to be at-large. The Advocate reported "the incident began about 8:45 a.m. on police dispatch radio, an officer makes a report about a 'lady who came up and said there was a suspect walking with a (unin ...

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Trussville ranked 10th best suburb in Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --According to Niche, Trussville is the tenth best suburb in Alabama to live in. Several neighboring communities made the list, as well. Clay hit the rankings at number thirty-five and Pinson checked in at number fifty. Also making the rankings were Irondale and twelve and Grayson Valley at sixteen. Springville was twenty-seven, Center Point came in at fo ...

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STATE: Four killed in 2-vehicle crash

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- Alabama State Troopers are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday around 1:45 p.m. that claimed the lives of four people. The wreck occurred on Alabama Highway 21 at the intersection of Grist Mill Road in Talladega County. Troopers said there are four confirmed fatalities and other injures. The wreck remains under investigation, Nothing further is available at this time ...

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Jefferson Memorial requests that Pokemon GO players avoid PokeStop located at cemetery

By Amalia Kortright, For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- After Pokemon GO was released, staff at the Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens have received several complaints about visitors using the app to catch Pokemon in the cemetery. Pokemon, which was popular in the 90’s and early 2000’s, added Pokemon GO to the franchise on July 6. Pokemon GO is an interactive game app that players download onto their sm ...

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Use of golf carts or ATVs on city streets are dangerous and may be illegal

From The TrussvilleTtribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --With plans to open two new neighborhood elementary schools in Trussville, some parents are are discussing new ideas for transporting their children to school. While novel, some of those plans may not be legal without a substantial monetary investment. Recent social media comments would indicate that some parents living in neighborhoods close to the new ...

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UPDATED: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Jefferson, St. Clair counties

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- [box type="info"] 505PM: Slight update to severe threat graphic to remove a couple counties. #alwx pic.twitter.com/VTMhZzn4bp — NWS Birmingham (@NWSBirmingham) July 14, 2016 [/box] UPDATE- Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Jefferson and St. Clair counties. [box type="info"] BMX issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Jefferson [AL] till 5:00 PM CDT ...

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Trussville, Clay, Center Point, Irondale remove signs banning guns, Pinson sign remains

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Following contact from Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, signs banning guns have been removed from public buildings in Clay, Center Point, and Irondale, as well as several other Alabama municipalities, according to a statement from the AG's office. [caption id="attachment_27768" align="alignleft" width="300"] A sign at Clay City Hall prohibits gu ...

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Victim killed in St. Clair County crash identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ST. CLAIR COUNTY --The victim in a two-vehicle crash that shut down portions of Interstate 20 for hours in St. Clair on Tuesday has been identified. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said that Allen Robert Talley III, 49, was killed when the 2015 Peterbilt in which was a passenger left the roadway and struck a 2013 Freightliner parked on the shoulder. Talley, of So ...

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McElwain changes direction, heads to Vanderbilt

By David Knox Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE – Former Hewitt-Trussville star football player Bailey McElwain is now a former Stanford Cardinal recruit. The three-star linebacker/fullback will instead suit up this fall for the Vanderbilt Commodores. His decision was revealed Monday afternoon, reflected by his new bio on his Twitter account – “Vanderbilt Student-Athlete.” With the Vandy symbol of an anchor and a do ...

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