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Trussville police officer assaulted by man armed with box cutter

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - A Birmingham man was recently arrested and charged with assault on Feb. 20 after an officer from the Trussville Police Department was called to respond to a report of a theft in progress. In addition to assault and robbery charges, the man also faces charges for drugs, carrying a concealed weapon and resisting arrest, according to Sergeant Michael Bruce ...

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VIDEO: Trussville Walmart associates’ national anthem rendition was a shopper stopper

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Walmart in Trussville held a ribbon cutting for their new pick-up service in Trussville earlier this week. One of the Walmart associates, Sabrina Barnes, sang the Star Spangled Banner and stopped shoppers in their tracks with her beautiful rendition of the song. The passion and patriotism in Barnes' voice is undeniable and there's good reason for her st ...

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UPDATED: FBI, Trussville police investigating bank robbery

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Trussville police are on the scene of a bank robbery at the PNC bank near Target on U.S. Highway 11, Sergeant Michael Bruce said. [caption id="attachment_51744" align="alignleft" width="300"] Surveillance footage from the Trussville PNC Bank shows the suspect walking out. Photo provided by the Trussville Police Department.[/caption] The robbery occurred ...

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BREAKING: Clay-Chalkville hires Shawn Sutton as OC; Hood rejoins staff as defensive analyst

By David Knox Sports Editor CLAY -- Shawn Sutton, formerly an assistant head coach to Rush Propst at Colquitt County (Ga.) and offensive coordinator at Clay-Chalkville during Jerry Hood’s first two seasons at Clay, was approved this morning as the Cougars new offensive coordinator by the Jefferson County Board of Education. In perhaps an even more surprising move, head coach Drew Gilmer has hired Hood, the ...

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Cluster of Ocular Melanoma among former Auburn students garners interest of eye care community

By Drs. Zack and Beth Steele, For The Trussville Tribune As some of you have recently seen, a rare cancer of the eye known as uveal melanoma has affected a specific demographic, mainly women, who attended Auburn University between 1983 and 2001, according to a Facebook group. Uveal melanoma is the most common cancer in the eye, but overall its incidence is extremely low, known to affect only 4.3 per 1 milli ...

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Police investigating alleged threat at Hewitt-Trussville Middle School

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Police are investigating an alleged threat by a male student at Hewitt-Trussville Middle School, according to chief Jeff Bridges. According to the report, a juvenile student allegedly threatened to blow up the school and kill administrators while on the bus last week. Another student reported the incident to their parent who notified school officials to ...

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Reminder: Interstate lane closures begin Tuesday in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE –According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, motorists can expect lane closures in Trussville along Interstates 59 and 459 this week. Seeking alternative routes during the work is recommended. Weather permitting, on Tuesday, February 20 at 9 a.m., ALDOT will perform bridge inspections on the I-59/I-459 interchange ramps in Trussville as follows ...

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Deputies locate source of alleged threat to Shades Valley High School

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE --According to the Jefferson County Board of Education, the sheriff's office has identified a juvenile who made an alleged threat directed at Shades Valley High School. Rumors of a threat began to circulate on Sunday. JEFCOED spokesperson Whitlee Lusk issued a statement Sunday acknowledging that school officials had been made aware that a Snapchat screensho ...

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Springville High School student charged with making a terrorist threat

From The Trssville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE --According to media reports, a student at Springville High School has been charged with making a terrorist threat. St. Clair County Assistant Sheriff Billy Murray told WBRC that the incident will be handled by the juvenile court system. The arrest was made by the Springville police department, but the student is a county resident. Calls to the Springvill ...

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