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Springville police seek information on burglary ring

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE --Detectives with Springville Police Department report several business burglaries occurring in their jurisdiction since April 10, 2018. They believe the same group of four people are connected to the burlglaries. They further advise that additional burglaries occurred in nearby towns during the same time period likely involve this group. Detectives obta ...

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Kirkland’s relocating to Homestead Village

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --In a change of plans, Kirkland's, a home decor store, will relocate from the Pinnacle to Homestead Village on U.S. Highway 11. The retailer had originally planned to build a free-standing store next to the Tutwiler subdivision across the highway from Homestead Village. That move was approved by the city council in a rezoning vote in March of 2017. Relat ...

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Birmingham jazz musician, instructor Ray Reach arrested on child porn charge

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Ray Reach of Birmingham has been arrested on child porn charges on Monday and was booked into the Jefferson County Jail at 2:40 p.m., according to jail records. Reach was charged with possession of of obscene material involving a victim under the age of 17. He is being held on a $15,000 bond. Reach is well known in Birmingham music circles for his work ...

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Three local football players named to ESPN 300

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --There will be some serious talent roaming the gridiron in Tribune country in the 2018 season. The most recent listing of the ESPN 300 rolled out on Monday and three local names made the list. Hewitt-Trussville's Pierce Quick was ranked the No. 5 player and the No. 2 offensive lineman in the country. The 5-star University of Alabama commit was listed at ...

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3 local football players named to ESPN 300

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --There will be some serious talent roaming the gridiron in Tribune country in the 2018 season. The most recent listing of the ESPN 300 rolled out on Monday and three local names made the list. Hewitt-Trussville's Pierce Quick was ranked the No. 5 player and the No. 2 offensive lineman in the country. The 5-star University of Alabama commit was listed at ...

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UPDATED: Scene clear-Trussville first responders on scene at Floyd Bradford Road and Dollar Road, evacuations underway

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --UPDATED: 10:44 p.m. - According to Fire Chief Tim Shotts, "The scene has been cleared.  All roads open. All those who evacuated are clear to return home." A tanker truck ran off the road on Sunday in Trussville has responders on the scene securing the area. According to Trussville police, units from the Trussville Police Department  along with hazmat un ...

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Sunday night weather update: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Jefferson County- Strong line of thunderstorms headed our way

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --UPDATE: BMX issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby [AL] till 9:15 PM CDT Flood Advisory issued until 10 p.m. on Sunday. Wind Advisory until 4 a.m. Monday. From the National Weather Service in Birmingham: "Main focus over the next couple hours will be this line of strong/severe storms moving across the middle of central AL. The ...

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Trussville new home values top $300K average, leads Birmingham metro area in residential construction starts

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --After a steep decline in new home construction in 2006, virtually every city in metro Birmingham began a prolonged struggle to renew residential growth. Low interest rates and an improved economy helped the new home construction market to gain traction and forward progress has been underway since 2012 with a surge in 2015. While new home starts have not ...

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