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Roanoke man arrested after fleeing scene of fatal wreck

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports RANDOLF COUNTY — A two vehicle crash that occurred on Friday, Sept. 21, around 4:30 p.m. has claimed the life of a Roanoke man. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Lee Hershel Wayne Taylor, 74, was traveling south on County Road 61 when the 1997 Ford F-150 he was driving was struck by a 1999 Dodge Ram 3500 traveling north. The collision caused Taylor’s ...

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Crash in Walker County claims the life of a 36-year-old Nashville man

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WALKER COUNTY - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has reported that single-vehicle crash at 12:30 p.m. September 21, has claimed the life of a Nashville, Tennessee man. Tandy Barrett Nicholson Jr., 36, was killed when the 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe he was driving left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Nicholson was pronounced dead at the scene. The ...

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Walker County crash has claimed the life of a 36-year-old Nashville man

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WALKER COUNTY - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has reported that single-vehicle crash at 12:30 p.m. September 21, has claimed the life of a Nashville, Tennessee man. Tandy Barrett Nicholson Jr., 36, was killed when the 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe he was driving left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Nicholson was pronounced dead at the scene. The ...

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First pediatric urgent care clinic opens in Trussville

By Judi McGuire For The Tribune Why does it always seem sickness seems to strike kids more often at night or on the weekends? While there is never a good time to watch little ones struggle with not feeling well, there is good news coming to those parents and guardians in the Trussville area who may face this situation. Urgent Care for Children (UCC) – open 365 days a year after-hours and on the weekends –   ...

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ALDOT provides weekly update on I-59/20 bridge project, delays continue

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - As construction continues in downtown Birmingham for interstate improvement, drivers should expect delays. There will be intermittent lane closures and ramp closures this week on I-59/20 Northbound and Southbound. • The Red Mountain Expressway ramps onto 59/20 NB and 59/20 SB will be closed from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, Monday, Se ...

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ACLU, Trussville City Schools faculty member sue Secretary of State John Merrill

By Shaun Szkolnik For The Tribune The ACLU of Alabama filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill.  The suit alleges that Merrill has violated the First Amendment to the United States Constitution by blocking users on Twitter.  One of the plaintiffs is Trussville City Schools faculty member Herbert Hicks. The Alabama ACLU suit alleges that Merrill’s twitter account, for whic ...

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New life saving equipment for Jefferson County deputies

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Sheriff Mike Hale announced today that his office will be the first law enforcement agency in the State of Alabama to equip Sheriffs vehicles with the Heart-Sine® Samaritan® PAD 360P (SAM 360P) automated external defibrillator (AED). “We’re here for public safety, our job is to protect all of our citizens. Investing in AEDs is just one more step in prov ...

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Pre-game prayer at Blount County Schools football games now silenced

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. — Faith, family, and football are three pillars of life in the South. Praying before football games in Alabama have been as much a part of Friday night football as cheerleaders and marching bands. This week schools in the Blount County School District will be kicking off their football games with a moment of silence rather than its traditional pr ...

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Alabama Law Enforcement Agency searching for missing Slocomb senior

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SLOCOMB - The Slocomb Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing senior, Johnny Frank Thompson. Mr. Thompson is a 63 year old white male and may be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgement.  He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans on Lewis Road in Slocomb, Alabama on September 18. Mr. Thompson may be ...

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Birmingham police arrest man for robbing Huffman insurance company

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - The Birmingham Police Department have reported that detectives have obtained warrants in connecting with a robbery investigation that occurred at 453 Huffman Road (ALFA Insurance) on Monday, September 18, around 4:36 p.m. [caption id="attachment_62559" align="alignleft" width="240"] Brian Preston[/caption] The suspect, identified as Brian Preston, 35, o ...

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