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ACTA to present To Kill a Mockingbird

From The Trussville Tribune staff TRUSSVILLE --ACTA Theater on Parkway Drive in Trussville will be presenting To Kill a Mockingbird, beginning on February 16. The production will run through February 25. The play will be directed by Michael Bridges and is based on the world famous novel by the late Harper Lee of Monroeville. Tickets can be purchased online at actatheater.com or by calling 655-3902. ...

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Birmingham Zoo’s groundhog, Birmingham Bill, sees his shadow, six more weeks of winter

[caption id="attachment_50854" align="alignnone" width="169"] (Photo contributed by Kiki Nolem-Schidt) Birmingham Bill at the Birmingham Zoo’s annual Groundhog Day Celebration[/caption] From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Birmingham Bill, the Birmingham Zoo’s Groundhog and favorite weather forecaster, emerged from hibernation this morning and saw his shadow, predicting another six weeks of winter. The ...

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Alabama Pork Producers looking for state’s best ribs

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Alabama Pork Producers are in search of Bama’s Best Pork Ribs and they launched a contest to find them. The contest runs through April 2 on Facebook and Instagram  and asks fans of ribs to help steer them to a winner. Restaurants can range from hometown hidden gems to well-known favorites, but the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Guy Hall said “We’re looking for the ...

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Jimmy Kimmel calls Roy Moore ‘despicable’ in midst of Twitter clash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and ABC late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel traded comments on Twitter Thursday after Kimmel sent Jake Byrd, AKA comedian Tony Barbieri, to heckle Moore during a speech at a church in Theodore on Wednesday, according to USA Today. After the event Moore tweeted the following response to Kimmel, accusing the talk-show h ...

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Former ‘TODAY’ anchor Matt Lauer apologizes in statement after dismissal for sexual misconduct

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK — Former "TODAY" anchor Matt Lauer, who was fired from his longtime position on Wednesday after NBC received a detailed report of inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by him from another employee, issued a statement Thursday apologizing for his actions, according to NBC News. "There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have ...

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BREAKING: NBC’s Matt Lauer fired from TODAY show for inappropriate sexual behavior

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK, N.Y. --NBC network officials announced Wednesday morning that longtime Today show host Matt Lauer had been fired. "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb announced Lauer's firing. According to the network, they received a detailed report of inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Lauer from another employee. The report was received on M ...

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Trussville’s Jordan Fisher takes Dancing With The Stars crown

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold took the Dancing With The Stars championship on ABC's Tuesday night finale. Fisher, 23, formerly of Trussville, honed his skills at Red Mountain Theater in Birmingham before taking his act national to much acclaim. In 2016, Fisher played to role of Doody in Fox's live broadcast of Grease. Fisher and Arnold faced off in the DWTS final ...

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Rock pioneer Fats Domino dead at 89

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Fats Domino, born Antoine Dominique Domino, Jr. in 1928, has passed away after leaving behind a legacy as a pioneer of rock n' roll, as well as boogie-woogie and rhythm and blues. He was 89, according to NPR News. [caption id="attachment_47433" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fats Domino, 1928-2017. Photo from Facebook.[/caption] Domino died in the same city he was born ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

From Trussville Tribune staff reports OCTOBER 25 Join Trussville First United Methodist for a fun evening of fellowship, trunk or treating, games, face painting, and more. It all starts at 6 p.m. out back of the church. Costumes are welcomed. OCTOBER 27 The Birmingham Children’s Theatre will be bringing this show to the stage at the Rock School Center in Pinson. This free event is for all ages and open to t ...

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A new entertainment district will be the centerpiece of Trussville Downtown

By Tanna Friday For the Tribune  On Thursday, mayor Buddy Choat, unveiled the city’s designs for a new entertainment district on Morrow Avenue which will open late in 2018 and serve as the centerpiece for downtown redevelopment. [caption id="attachment_47067" align="alignleft" width="300"] An entertainment district on Morrow Avenue will be the centerpiece of downtown redevelopment.[/caption] The entertainme ...

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