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Pinson hears from citizens on sales tax

By Chris Yow Editor PINSON -- The Pinson City Council held a public hearing Thursday night to hear a number of citizen's thoughts on a proposed sales tax increase. The city proposes raising the sales tax by two cents per dollar spent to help fund a local police department. Citizens raised concerns over the dollar figures presented, but councilman Joe Cochran said his research shows the numbers he proposed a ...

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Minor challenge awaits No. 1 Cougars

By Erik Harris CLAY – Not that top-ranked Clay-Chalkville had any hopes or dreams of flying under anyone’s radar in 2015, but the noise it made at last weekend's Middle Tennessee Football Classic didn't take long reach the ears of every football team in Birmingham, including the Cougars Week 2 opponent. [caption id="attachment_24483" align="alignleft" width="300"] Amari Holloway (#3), Nick Battle (#33) and ...

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Hewitt-Trussville opens volleyball season at home

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – The Hewitt-Trussville volleyball team begins its 2015 campaign with a non-area clash this evening in Bryant Bank Arena. [caption id="attachment_24479" align="alignleft" width="300"] Standing from left to right: Karen Riggins, Kaitlin McDaniel, Anna V. Fagan, Josie Lyster, Rhianna Tyldesley, Megan Edwards, Charyse Swann. Kneeling: Trinity Roper, Jordan Somers, Brianna Hampton, Kat ...

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Clay-Chalkville readies for 2015 volleyball season

By Erik Harris CLAY – Under the direction of head coach Natasha Brown, the Clay-Chalkville volleyball team has its sights set on defending the Class 6A, Area 12 championship this year, and it all starts tonight at Pinson Valley. Brown and her 11-girl roster will get the season started in Mike Dutton Gymnasium for a crucial area test with the Indians. The varsity match is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. "I am s ...

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Motocross series returns to Barber

From staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Northwest Maico & CZ National Vintage Motocross Series is returning to the Barber Vintage Festival presented by Triumph Dealer of North America after taking last year off from the event. The series will run at the Barber Motorsports Spark in Leeds on Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11, while the event is a three-day event spanning the entire weekend. [caption id=" ...

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Pinson Valley shoots for a 2-0 start

By Kyle Parmley PINSON – Do not tell Pinson Valley head coach Matt Glover that his team shut out Oneonta 42-0 last year. “We’ve got a good Oneonta team next week,” Glover said following his team’s victory over Hartselle last Friday night. [caption id="attachment_24469" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pinson Valley’s Errius Collins hopes to have another big outing against Oneonta this Friday night. photo by R ...

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Week 1 Tribune Players of the Week

By Erik Harris Trussville Tribune writers Erik Harris, Chris Yow and Kyle Parmley will be awarding Players of the Week in each high school football matchup of the 2015 season. Players or position groups will be awarded based on more than just statistics. The awarded player(s) will also be evaluated based on the timeliness of their performance. Tribune Players of the Week will be announced weekly on Tribune ...

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John Croyle to speak at TFUMC

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Trussville First United Methodist Church is hosting a combined service on Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. as they welcome guest speaker John Croyle. Croyle, founder of the Big Oak Ranch boys home, will help kick off the church's "Back to the Start" campaign and fall season. As the speaker, Croyle plans to highlight aspects of his two most recent books "Two Minute Drill to Manhood" and "R ...

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Free yoga classes offered next week

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- There will be a free yoga class offered Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Trussville Senior Center beginning at 10 a.m. and another at the Trussville Civic Center at 6:30 p.m. the same night. ...

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TCS conducting a parent survey

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Schools Board of Education is conducting a parent survey to help administrators get an idea of how parents are reacting to the school system. Each school has its own survey link, and all responses are anonymous. The TCSBOE believes these surveys will allow them an opportunity to hear honest opinions from parents, and give them a chance to improve on areas ...

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