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Pell City PD recovers small child after car drives into Coosa River

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports PELL CITY – Dive rescue team members were called to the Coosa River at 10:30 p.m. Saturday to search for a vehicle that drove into the river. The team searched for five hours to locate the vehicle, and recovered a small child that did not survive the accident, according to the Pell City PD Facebook page. Pell City Police, Pell City Fire, Leeds Fire and the City of T ...

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An aerial view of Trussville 1951-2009

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Aerial maps of the city of Trussville through the years provides a glimpse of the growth of the community over the last half century. Below are photos spanning 59 years from 1951 to 2009. Click on the images for a larger view. [caption id="attachment_33204" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville 1951[/caption]           ...

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Explorer Post presented proceeds from First Responders Breakfast

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce said ‘thank you’ to Trussville’s first responders for their service to the chamber and to the community at the 2nd Annual First Responders Breakfast on May 26. At its July monthly luncheon, the Chamber presented the proceeds from that breakfast to the Trussville Volunteer Fire Department’s Explorer Post. Explorer Post 244 ...

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Bessemer man charged with multitude of sex crimes

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BESSEMER – A Bessemer man has been charged with several sex crimes, including child abuse. [caption id="attachment_33181" align="alignleft" width="240"] via Jefferson County Sheriff's Office[/caption] Bessemer Police Officers responded to a call on July 9 in the 2100 block of Morgan Road, and officers found two girls under 12, and a female adult, according to WIAT. ...

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Baker withdraws from Clay Council election

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CLAY -- Ricky Baker, the incumbent councilman for Clay place 5, has withdrawn from the election. Baker has served on the council on two different occasions, and has 10 years experience as a councilman. He has also practiced law for 23 years, and recently was appointed to be the municipal judge in Adamsville beginning in September of 2016. “At the time I signed up I ...

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1-year-old child left in hot car, fighting for life

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Police are investigating an incident after a 14-month-old child was left in a hot car where temperatures reached 160 degrees inside the car in Birmingham on Thursday, according to WBRC. The child was taken to Children's of Alabama Hospital where she was in the intensive care unit on Thursday night.  She was conscious when she was transported. Police sai ...

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VIDEO: Trussville voters hear from mayor, council candidates

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Candidates for mayor and city council seats in Trussville participated in a political forum at the Trussville Civic Center on Tuesday to answer questions related to the upcoming elections. The event was hosted by the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce with Pete Blank serving as the moderator. If you missed the event or the live streaming broadcast by T ...

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One killed, one shot in Birmingham; homicide investigation opens

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide after an incident on Thursday in the 1200 block of Graymont Avenue. Officers were called to the listed location around 4 a.m. on a person shot. The victim, Terrence Kidd, 25 of Birmingham, was pronounced dead on the scene after suffering a gunshot wound to the body. Neighbors said they heard s ...

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Man wanted for using forged check on Grants Mill Road

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a theft suspect after an incident on Grants Mill Road. On July 8, a Suzuki GSX R600 motorcycle was sold, and the owner was paid with a cashier’s check from Union State Bank. It was later determined that the [caption id="attachment_33142" align="alignleft" width="243"] via Crime Stoppers[/capti ...

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TCS completes annual Superintendent’s evaluation

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Schools Board of Education released the results of its annual job performance evaluation for Dr. Pattie Neill, Superintendent of the school system. Neill received an outstanding evaluation from the Board of Education. The review covers Neill’s job performance for the 2015 – 2016 school year. The Board [caption id="attachment_33138" align="a ...

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