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Katie Malone joins Trussville Tribune multimedia team

By Tribune staff TRUSSVILLE --Katie Malone has joined the Tribune multimedia team and will host a new show, 3 Things You Need To Know Today. [box type="info"][/box]   Malone, a Hewitt-Trussville and University of Alabama grad, most recently worked at WVUA in Tuscaloosa as a student reporter where she edited and produced news stories and served as a fill-in anchor on weekend news broadcasts. 3 Things Yo ...

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Weld’s Courtney Haden talks to Rick Bragg about his latest book, Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

By Tribune staff BIRMINGHAM --In October, famed Southern writer and current University of Alabama instructor Rick Bragg released his latest book, Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story.  Weld for Birmingham's Courtney Haden sat down with Bragg to discuss the tree year long project on the rock and roll icon. [caption id="attachment_17917" align="alignleft" width="286"] Rick Bragg, credit University of Alabama[/capti ...

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Hewitt-Trussville senior named Miss Alabama Teen USA

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE -- Taylor Elliott of Trussville took top honors in the Miss Alabama Teen USA pageant held in Montgomery on Saturday. Elliott, a senior at Hewitt-Trussville High School, advanced to the state competition after being named Miss Teen Trussville. [caption id="attachment_17744" align="alignleft" width="264"] Taylor Elliottsubmitted photo[/caption] She will represent Alabama in the Mis ...

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Arby’s on North Chalkville robbed at gunpoint

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE -- Two armed black males robbed Arby's on North Chalkville Road on Monday night, according to Trussville police captain Jeff Bridges. About $1,200 was taken by the men who wore white masks. Bridges said the suspects escaped before police were notified. ...

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Nation’s oldest Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday

By Scott Buttram BIRMINGHAM -- The city of Birmingham is home to America’s oldest, and once the largest, Veterans Day parade. Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., the parade route will begin at 8th Avenue North and 18th Street. According to nationalveteransday.org, Raymond Weeks of Birmingham led a delegation to Washington, D.C. urging then-Army Chief of Staff General Dwight Eisenhower to create a national holiday that ho ...

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Man shot near Pinson while allegedly struggling with wife over gun

By Scott Buttram PINSON --Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to a call at the Center Point fire station on Chalkville Road at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday that a man had been shot. Paramedics reported that a man had driven himself to the station after being shot near Pinson. [caption id="attachment_4540" align="alignleft" width="300"] A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office police cruiserfile photo[/capt ...

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Robert F. Waites, Sr.

Robert F. Waites, Sr., age 85, of Moody, AL passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014. He was a native of Rockford, AL and former resident of Birmingham. Robert served in the U. S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1956 after three years of service. Robert was the proud business owner of Miller Wire Works and Miller Urethane Products since 1952. He was a member of Faith Fellowship Church and a chart ...

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Wendy’s robbed at gunpoint

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE -- Two armed men robbed Wendy's on North Chalkville Road at approximately 9:50 p.m. Sunday, according to witnesses. The men, black males, entered the restaurant and grabbed an employee before demanding money. [caption id="attachment_17254" align="alignleft" width="300"] The scene at Wendy's in Trussvillephoto by Scott Buttram[/caption] According to the witnesses, both gunmen were ...

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Deputies investigate pharmacy robbery in Center Point

By Scott Buttram CENTER POINT -- According to Chief Deputy Randy Christian of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a robbery at CVS Pharmacy in Center Point just after 1 p.m. Tuesday. The business is located at the intersection of Center Point Road and 20th Avenue Northwest. Christian said the suspect entered the pharmacy area of the store, produced a handgun and demanded drugs and m ...

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Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard indicted on 23 charges

By Scott Buttram MONTGOMERY --A Lee County grand jury has indicted house speaker Mike Hubbard (R) on 23 charges of public corruption, according to the Opelika-Auburn News. Hubbard had been the subject of the grand jury hearing for months and word of the pending indictments began circulating on Friday. According to the newspaper, Hubbard is accused of violating the following ethics laws: • Four counts of usi ...

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