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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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Significant weather statement issued for Jefferson County until 9:15 p.m.

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports [box type="info"] @jillgilardi @TrussTribune @weswyattweather @jpdice_Fox6 Trussvile just had .92 inchs of rain the last 45 min. — Mike Slay (@Mslay55) June 16, 2016 [/box] UPDATE: BMX issues SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CLAY, SHELBY AND TALLADEGA COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM till 10:00 PM CDT UPDATE: 855 PM: ...and the winds have arrived at the #Birmingham airport cu ...

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Trussville ranked as one of Alabama’s best places to buy a home

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --If you're looking for a home in Alabama, Niche said Trussville, ranked at number 11, would be one of your best choices. Madison ranked at the top of the list with Jefferson County cities Hoover, Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook all joining Trussville in the Top 25. According to the website, The 2016 Best Places to Buy a House ranking provides ...

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Council votes no on Main Street building proposal

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Following the release of a plan by Mayor Gene Melton to facilitate the first facade improvement for two Main Street buildings, there was heated discussion at the Tuesday night Trussville City Council meeting. Ultimately, the council voted the plan down on a 3-1 vote, however, the council plans to come back to the issue after the plan goes before RDA and design review. M ...

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