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Christian music icon Sandi Patty coming to Trussville during Farewell Tour

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Christian music icon Sandi Patty is making a stop in Trussville on May 6 as part of her Forever Grateful: Farewell Tour. [caption id="attachment_30713" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sandi Patty will be in Alabama for her Forever Grateful tour. (Submitted photo)[/caption] Patty has won five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, has three platinum records, five gol ...

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Margaret Lions Club hosting Tips for Kids fundraiser

By Megan Miller, Editor ODENVILLE -- The Margaret Lions Club is hosting a Tips for Kids fundraiser on May 6 from 6-8 p.m. The event will be at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant in Odenville, with music and salsa dancing provided by DJ Ivan Correa. Celebrity waiters will be taking orders, and all tips and funds raised will go to The Children’s Place of St. Clair County. The Margaret Lions Club meets on the second ...

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Farmers help fund rooftop garden at Vestavia Hills High School

Special to The Trussville Tribune Vestavia Hills High School students will create a rooftop garden thanks to donations from the Jefferson County Farmers Federation and the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation (AFAF). Jefferson County Farmers Federation donated $2,500, and AFAF provided $5,000. Checks were presented to the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation (VHCSF) at an event today. "We're very happy ...

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One expected for questioning after shooting in Center Point

By Megan Miller, Editor CENTER POINT -- The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred in the 500 block of 16th Terrace NW in Center Point. Deputies were called to the location around 5:45 p.m. Thursday to reports of gunshots fired. They arrived to find a woman on the front porch of a residence suffering form a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim, identified as Jasmine Le ...

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Two airlifted to hospital after accident on I65

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports [caption id="attachment_26134" align="alignleft" width="275"] (file photo)[/caption] ALABASTER -- A traffic accident on I65 near Alabaster has sent two people to the hospital. The accident involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle near mile marker 237. Both drivers were airlifted to UAB Hospital. The accident occurred shortly before noon on Thursday, and th ...

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Parking situation in Trussville Springs again crops up at Council meeting

By Megan Miller, Editor The Trussville Springs development was yet again a hot discussion topic during Tuesday’s Trussville City Council Meeting. In trying to accommodate the needs and concerns of multiple parties, Mayor Gene Melton determined that painting designated fire lanes in the development was the best course of action to take. The Trussville Fire Department reviewed the situation and put together a ...

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Alabama Fire College hosting training seminars through the state

Special to The Trussville Tribune On May 11-14, 2016, Chief Richard Gasaway will deliver a series of one day seminars to emergency response personnel regarding how individuals, teams, and organizations develop and maintain situational awareness and make decisions in high stress, high consequence, and time-compressed environments. The series will begin on May 11 in Orange Beach, Alabama and will culminate on ...

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Gadsden man found dead after being missing for almost a month

By Megan Miller, Editor GADSDEN -- William Junior Densmore, 81, was killed when the 1989 Jaguar he was driving left the roadway and struck a culvert, according to Trooper Curtis Summerville. Densmore had been missing from the Gadsden area since March 29. Troopers discovered his car on April 27 after another motorist reported the crash shortly after 1 p.m. Nothing further is available at this time as the inv ...

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Alabama author to host book signing at Trussville Public Library

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Alabama author William Thornton will be signing copies of his new book, “Set Your Fields on Fire,” at the Trussville Public Library from 3-5 p.m. Sunday May 1. [caption id="attachment_30686" align="alignleft" width="225"] William Thornton (submitted photo)[/caption] Thornton has been a journalist since his freshman year of college, but has been writing fiction on the si ...

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Trussville Tribune announces Megan Miller as new managing editor

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Tribune has named Megan Miller Managing Editor. Miller comes to Trussville fresh from a position managing digital content at WIAT CBS42 in Birmingham, her first job post-graduation from The University of Alabama. Miller brings website and social media management skills to The Tribune, hoping to grow the readership of online content far be ...

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