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BPD investigating murder at Bessemer Exxon

From Staff Reports Birmingham Police Department announced in a release they are investigating a murder that occurred Friday at an Exxon service station on Bessemer Road. According to the release, officers from the West Precinct were dispatched to 1547 Bessemer Road on the report of a person being shot. The victim succumbed to the injury sustained by the gunfire and was pronounced deceased at the scene by th ...

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Alabaster teen charged with murder

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has announced 16-year-old Eric Matthew Blackerby, of Alabaster, will be charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old William Allen Neff. Blackerby was originally charged with first-degree assault on July 30, but Neff died at the hospital earlier today. According to a release from the sheriff's office, Neff was taken by friends from a popular swimming hole off Shelby Cou ...

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Pinson fall baseball and softball registration underway

PINSON -- The Pinson Valley Youth Association will be available for fall baseball and softball sign ups each of the next three Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Pinson Valley Ball Park, located at 7540 Faucett Cutoff Rd. Pinson. The registration fee is $70 for softball and $75 for baseball. For more information on softball, contact Selinda Newsom at 205-356-3073. For more information on baseball, c ...

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Center Point man in custody for burglary

From staff reports CENTER POINT – A man has been arrested in connection to a Thursday burglary in Center Point. 41-year-old Brian Key has been charged with Burglary in the second degree, and is currently being held at the Jefferson County Jail on $60,000 bond. [caption id="attachment_4540" align="alignleft" width="300"] A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office police cruiserfile photo[/caption] The Center Point ...

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Trussville native has been “blessed”

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Shirley Ann Davis of Trussville turned 80 years old on July 17th. She celebrated her milestone birthday with family and loved ones at the place she’s called “home” for over 20 years. [caption id="attachment_23761" align="alignleft" width="137"] Shirley Ann Davissubmitted photo[/caption] Davis has been blessed with a large family that includes two daughters, si ...

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TACC welcomes congressman for August luncheon

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE – Congressman Gary Palmer will be the guest speaker at the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce August luncheon. [caption id="attachment_16363" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sen. Jeff Sessions, left, with Gary Palmersubmitted photo[/caption] Next month’s luncheon will be held on Thursday, Aug. 20 at the Trussville Civic Center, which is located at 5381 Trussville-Clay Road in T ...

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Body image survey reveals Alabama’s problem areas

From staff reports The Miami Beach Plastic Surgery Center and Medspa has conducted a survey to find what people would want to change most about their bodies for a day on the beach, and data revealed interesting findings in Alabama. Nationally, people had a particular urge to narrow down their waistline, but Alabamians had something different in mind. Patrons of the Yellowhammer state proved to be uncommonly ...

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College Football: Alabama, Auburn rank in coaches poll

By Erik Harris Another mile marker has been passed on the road to college football kickoff. Coaches from across the country have spoken and revealed both Alabama and Auburn as top 10 teams heading into the 2015 season. On Thursday morning USA Today revealed its preseason coaches poll, which listed the Crimson Tide as the nation’s No. 3 team and the Tigers No. 7. [caption id="attachment_23755" align="alignle ...

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Clay’s rising junior is one to watch in 2015, according to USA Today

By Erik Harris CLAY – People expect big things from Clay-Chalkville’s rising junior wideout Nico Collins. His rare combination of length and athleticism took Class 6A, Region 6 by storm in 2014. The first-year starter captured headlines and filed away multiple SEC scholarship offers with his nose for the end zone. [caption id="attachment_16055" align="alignleft" width="200"] Clay-Chalkville sophomore wide r ...

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Hewitt gets defensive at media days

By Tyler Waldrep GARDENDALE -- Hewitt-Trussville coach Josh Floyd continues to shatter expectations. With the team returning quarterback Zac Thomas and 1,000-yard rusher Jarrion Street, the offense is expected to continue to pick up the pace and the headlines this season. Considering that, and Floyd’s offensive roots, it was surprising to see two defensive players accompany the coach in his annual pre-seaso ...

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