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Trussville buys Braden property for $1.63 million, ‘major step forward’ for redevelopment

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE --The city council approved the purchase of the Braden’s Furniture building on the corner of Main Street and Chalkville Road for $1,630,000 on Monday. The property will be used to install a right-turn lane on Chalkville Road. The purchase also allows the city to upgrade drainage and further curtail flooding downtown. After the completion of the drainage and road work, the remaini ...

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U.S. Census: Trussville grows, Clay, Pinson bounce back

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE --The United States Census office has released the population estimate figures for cities across the country. Locally, the numbers look good for Trussville, Clay and Pinson where all three cities experienced growth. According to U.S. Census estimates, Trussville's population has grown 1.7 percent from 20,353 to 20, 702 from 2013 to 2014. That gave Trussville the fourth highest gr ...

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CCHS grad Christian Crawford to appear on Fox & Friends Monday

By Scott Buttram The story of Clay-Chalkville High School senior class president Christian Crawford's powerful prayer during a medical emergency at the school's graduation ceremony continues to spread across America. Crawford's prayer has been seen on numerous television news stations across the country, as well as the national news programs. FOX News Insider broadcast the video Sunday morning and Crawford ...

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VIDEO: CCHS graduate’s powerful prayer brings cheers during medical emergency

By Scott Buttram CLAY --When the Clay-Chalkville High School graduation ceremony stopped briefly for a medical emergency in the stands, graduate Christian Crawford spontaneously took to the microphone to pray for the person receiving treatment. Crawford told the crowd that he didn't know what was going on, but he wanted to pray. The young man's powerful prayer brought cheers from the crowd on hand. The cere ...

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Tribune to broadcast Clay-Chalkville graduation ceremony

From Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --The Trussville Tribune and media partner Cross Digital will broadcast the 2015 Clay-Chalkville High School graduation exercises on Thursday night at 7 p.m. The broadcast will live stream on the newspaper website. Viewers may access to broadcast by going to the homepage of TrussvilleTribune.com and clicking on the banner at the top of the page. "We're excited for the o ...

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New principal hired in Trussville, all 3 principals now in place for new elementary schools

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE --At the May 18 meeting of the Trussville City Board of Education, Dr. James Tygar Evans was hired as an elementary school principal for Trussville City Schools. The hiring of Evans means all three principals are now in place for the new elementary schools scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. School officials have not yet determined which principal will be assigned to which s ...

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6 things you need to know about downtown redevelopment

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE --The recent announcement of a new development in the downtown area sparked a lot of talk -- and questions -- about the overall downtown redevelopment plan for Trussville. Here are six things readers need to know about downtown redevelopment. The city is not going to bulldoze and rebuild downtown. The city is not going to wipe downtown clean and build new stores and offices. It j ...

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City council rezones property for Stockton expansion

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE -- The city's fastest growing subdivision received the go ahead to continue building new homes in Stockton from the Trussville city council on Tuesday. The council approved a zoning change for 60 acres on the right side of the main entry road into the subdivision, making way for 130 new homes to be built. [caption id="attachment_21971" align="alignleft" width="300"] Stockton neig ...

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3 dead, 3 injured in Center Point house fire

By Scott Buttram CENTER POINT -- Three people have died in an Sunday fire at a Center Point residence and four have been transported to area hospitals with injuries, FOX 6 reported. Center Point fire chief Donnie West told the television station that seven people were in the split-level home on the 200 block of Jupiter Drive where two died at the scene and four people were transported to area hospitals. Two ...

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Paine Primary plans a Kindergarten Parent Jamboree on Monday

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE --There will be a meeting for all parents of upcoming kindergarten students this Monday, May 18, 2015 in the Paine Primary School amphitheater. The meeting is for parents only. There will be school tours later in the summer for the children. The Kindergarten Parent Jamboree will begin at 6 p.m. and conclude by 7:30 p.m. Parents are invited to come and learn ways ...

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