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A bird’s eye view of the Trussville Downtown Block Party

From Tribune Digital Media By Ron Burkett TRUSSVILLE --Check out the Trussville Downtown Block Party from Tribune Digital Media's Ron Burkett. [box type="info"][/box] [caption id="attachment_33755" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville Downtown Block PartyPhoto by Ron Burkett/The Trussville Tribune[/caption] ...

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Six dead in Tuscaloosa plane crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA --Six people died when their plane crashed near the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport where they were attempting to land on Sunday, according to The Tuscaloosa News. Emergency officials from the airport were able to reach the crash site within three minutes, but were unable to save the victims. [caption id="attachment_33751" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. A ...

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18-year-old killed, 3 teens injured in I-65 crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN COUNTY --According to the Alabama State Troopers office, single-vehicle crash on Sunday has claimed the life of an 18-year-old. Quitman Carvine Clarke, of Mobile, was killed when the 2009 Honda Accord he was driving left the roadway and struck a utility pole before finally striking a tree. Clarke, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the sce ...

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Two police agencies investigating multiple shootings

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Eastern Jefferson County, and Birmingham police are investigating another. According to Sgt. Jack Self, the sheriff's department is investigating a shooting in Center Point, while Birmingham police investigate another at the Oaks at Springville apartment complex located at 695 E ...

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Remains of female found in east Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Police are investigating after the discovery the remains of a female in an east Birmingham apartment. [caption id="attachment_31514" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo via Birmingham Police Twitter[/caption] The body was found in an apartment at the 1000 block of Sunhill Road near Center Point. This story is breaking and will be updated as more inform ...

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Mary Ellen Watkins

Mary Ellen Watkins, age 96, of Center Point, AL passed away August 3, 2016. [caption id="attachment_33584" align="alignleft" width="219"] Mary Ellen Watkins[/caption] She was a former member of Clearview Baptist Church and retired from Jefferson Home Furnishing after serving a sales associate for several years. She was a very hard working and outspoken woman who was very devoted to her family. She was a won ...

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Mountain Brook woman carjacked, purse stolen

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MOUNTAIN BROOK --A Mountain Brook woman posted on social media that two black males approached her as she parked her car at Canterbury Gardens, pointed a gun in her face, and robbed her of her purse before stealing her car. [caption id="attachment_33565" align="alignleft" width="300"] Canterbury GardensPhoto via Trulia.com[/caption] "I live in Canterbury Gardens and ...

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Trussville City Schools ranked #10 in Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --According to the 2016 Niche.com rankings of best school systems, the city of Trussville has the tenth best schools in the state of Alabama. TCS was ranked seventh best in 2015. The criteria is based on a comprehensive assessment of the overall experience of a school district.  This grade takes into account key factors such as the strength of academics, ...

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I-65 crash fatality identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SHELBY COUNTY --According to the Alabama State Troopers, a three-vehicle crash at 11:50 p.m. Thursday, has claimed one life. The driver of a 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer was parked on the shoulder of Interstate 65 one mile south of Alabaster, when his vehicle was struck by a 2008 Nissan Altima driven by Daniel Joseph Robinson, 28, of Calera. The Lancer was then struck by ...

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Three arrested for Jefferson County burglary

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --According to sergeant Jack Self of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, just after 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a home in the 3300 block of Mt. Olive Road. It was reported that two men and a woman were seen forcing the front door open and entering the residence. [caption id="attachment_33549" ...

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