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Trussville’s City Fest features Battle of the Bands this May

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The 39th Annual Trussville City Fest will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The festival is produced by the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce, and its presenting sponsor is Trinity Contractors. New this year will be a Battle of the Bands. Prize money includes a $500 cash prize for first place, $250 for second place; $150 for third pl ...

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Faith: Prepare to meet your baker

By Richard Harp This is the slogan for the local Great Harvest Bakery in Trussville. Recently, a challenging yet inspirational story took place regarding their company and our congregation.  We had a family of three visit with us for worship one Sunday. Their mother filled out a visitor’s card, explaining that she and her daughters had just moved to Alabama from the far Northwest and were looking for a chur ...

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Faith: Calvary, not Calvin

By Andy Waits If you want to get someone’s blood boiling bring up Calvinism. Better yet, if you want to make a life-long enemy, accuse them of being a Calvinist. This label has become the scarlet letter, the ace in the hole that people pull when they want to rally a mob against a pastor or church member. ​How do you define Calvinism? Everyone has an opinion. Some say “a Calvinist doesn’t believe in missions ...

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Obituary: Brandi Cloud Goodwin

Brandi Cloud Goodwin passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 at age 45. She is survived by her son, Grayson Dwayne Goodwin; grandson, Marshall Adam Goodwin; parents, John & Ann Cloud and Linda & Tim Sweet; one sister, Bridget (Kerry) Melton; one brother, Adam Cloud; two stepsisters, Lisa (Charles) Hicks and Suzanne Porter; stepbrother, Jack Porter, Jr.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cou ...

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Opinion: “Oh, how I wish that it would rain” somewhere else for a while

By June Mathews, Of a Certain Age Remember the terrible drought we had here in Alabama a few summers ago? I do, but barely. It’s become a distant, dreamlike memory, something that happened in another lifetime, now washed away in all the rain we’ve been having lately. Seems like we can’t go more than a day or two without a downpour, and I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of it. I hate to appear ungrateful ...

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February is American Heart Month: Working together to prevent heart disease in 2019

By Liliya Slutsker, M.D. Special to The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The month of February is American Heart Month and a time for us, as a community, to stay aware of the disease and steps to take for prevention. Although it remains the leading killer in both men and women, according to the American Heart Association, the ...

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Road closures on Trussville Clay Road begins Friday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --  The Jefferson County Department of Roads and Transportation will temporarily close Trussville Clay Road between Old Springville Road and McFrancis Road to remove and replace a drainage culvert located at 6778 Trussville Clay Road,  beginning at noon on Feb. 8 through 9 p.m. on Feb. 9.  Completion of the project within this timeframe depends on the wea ...

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Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce announces date, speaker for February luncheon

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its dates and topic for the February luncheon. Jim Page, President/CEO of the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure, will present an update on the coalition to members on Feb. 21. The Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure (AAI) is a grassroots advo ...

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January student, teacher of the month announced by Trussville Daybreak Rotary Club

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club has named its Student of the Month for January from Hewitt-Trussville High School (HTHS). The Don Haisten Student of the Month from HTHS is junior Stone Logan. Stone has been involved with the JV baseball team (2017-18), Peer Partners, Leadership Team and CrossPointStudent Group. His honors and awards include ninth gr ...

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Funeral services for fallen Birmingham police sergeant this weekend, visitation in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Police Department has reported that funeral arrangements for fallen Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter are scheduled for this weekend in Birmingham and Trussville.  Visitation is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18, from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel located at 1500 Gadsden Highway. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...

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