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Clay citizens gathering for drug awareness forum

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CLAY – On July 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Clay citizens will be gathering at Faith UMC in Clay for a drug awareness forum. What started as a frustrated discussion on Facebook is now taking shape as a community event, allowing a forum for citizens to discuss the increased presence of drugs in the community and in local schools. The forum will feature a question and answ ...

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Trussville City Council recognizes academic excellence, amends contract with Terracon

By Amalia Kortright, For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council publicly recognized one of the top 20 community college students in the nation, rezoned a property and approved an amendment to the city’s contract with Terracon at their meeting on Tuesday, June 14. Jefferson State Community College student Erin Georgia was named one of the top 20 community college students out of 1,900 nominees ...

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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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Ricky Morgan Act signed into law on Tuesday

By Megan Miller, Editor MONTGOMERY -- Representative Danny Garrett attended a signing ceremony for House Bill 101 on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_32118" align="alignleft" width="225"] submitted photo[/caption] The bill, called “The Ricky Morgan Act,” passed in the last session, and imposes restrictions on dump trucks and improves public safety on all roads and highways in Alabama, according to Garrett. ...

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I22 ribbon cutting to take place Monday

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM -- There will be a ribbon cutting for the official open of the Interstate 22 interchange at Interstate 65 on Monday June 20 at 10 a.m. [caption id="attachment_26104" align="alignleft" width="300"] file photo[/caption] Anyone wishing to attend should enter I22 from Coalburg Road in Birmingham. Governor Robert Bentley and other elected officials from around ...

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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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No injuries sustained in north Alabama school bus accident

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports FAIRVIEW -- Alabama State Troopers responded to a school bus accident that occurred on Alabama 69 around 4:20 p.m. in the Fairview area. [caption id="attachment_1894" align="alignleft" width="300"] file photo[/caption] There were 19 students, a swim team, and a bus driver involved. Nobody on the bus sustained injuries. The driver of the other vehicle involved was al ...

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Orlando mayor sends letter of thanks to Birmingham mayor

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports ORLANDO, Fla. -- Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has sent a letter expressing gratitude to Birmingham Mayor William Bell and others for their support following the Orlando nightclub shooting. Read the letter below: [caption id="attachment_32084" align="alignleft" width="225"] via Twitter[/caption] Dear Mayors, Though the words thank you seem woefully inadequate, I want to ...

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New teachers appointed to area schools at JEFFCO BOE meeting

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – A number of personnel actions were approved at the June 14 Jefferson County Board of Education meeting. Rebecca Bidwell and Kayla Driggers will be teachers at Clay-Chalkville Middle School. Bidwell will teach 6th grade and Driggers will teach physical education. Carissa Higgins will be teaching English at Pinson Valley High School. Tondamirria Smith and ...

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