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This week’s Jefferson County restaurant scores

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Below are the latest in health scores by the Jefferson County Department of Health. The department conducts regular health inspections of food service establishments. Please see the JCDH website. Permit Score Name 13324 94 EL CAZADOR MEXICAN RESTUARANT 1540 MONTCLAIR RD BIRMINGHAM 35210 Smoke Free: Y Date: 12/13/18 5932 96 ST. MARTINS IN THE PINES, APTS 4941 MONTEVA ...

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Senior missing in Jefferson County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Police Department has reported that detectives are conducting a missing person investigation. [caption id="attachment_68379" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Police Department[/caption] According to police, family members have not communicated with the subject since Dec. 6. The Birmingham Police Department ...

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Check yourSelfie: Facebook discovers photo bug that may have affected 6.8 million users

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports If you enjoy taking and sharing photos on Facebook, they may have been shared with more people than you expected. According to Facebook's Developer News blog, Facebook's internal team announced Friday, Dec. 14, the discovery a photo API bug which may have affected up to 6.8 million users who used Facebook Login and granted permission to third-party apps to access ph ...

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Help offered for former Virginia College students, employees affected by closures

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Career Center System, in cooperation with the Alabama Community College System, AIDT, the Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE), and the Rapid Response Team (part of the Dislocated Worker Unit at the Alabama Department of Commerce) is hosting emergency information sessions for students and employees who have been ...

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Trial date set for former Lipscomb Police Chief Martin

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The case of former Police Chief Brian Scott Martin, who was fired following his arrest in July on misdemeanor drug charges, has been set for trial. Martin, an Odenville resident, was arrested on July 27 by Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) and taken to the Odenville Police Department to be interviewed after an executed search of his residence, ...

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Birmingham shooting classified as justifiable

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives have received a ruling in connection with a homicide investigation. The ruling will cause investigators to reclassify the investigation. The incident occurred on Nov. 22 around 8:15 p.m. Police said officers from the North Precinct responded to 3191-B 42nd Avenue North to investigate a report of ...

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Jefferson County MACC requests help locating stolen all-terrain vehicle

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Metro Area Crime Center has requested the assistance of the public to locate an all-terrain vehicle. The vehicle is described as a basic steel mesh 5X8 black utility trailer with chrome wheels and a dark green Honda Rancher TRZ 420ES with silver/black SS rims. The trailer has a busted driver’s side tail light, two zip ties on ...

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Alabama ACLU and Alabama NAACP file records request of the Hoover Police Department

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The Alabama NAACP and Alabama ACLU filed a records request of The Hoover Police Department on Wednesday. According to the press release, these organizations are requesting use-of-force policies, body camera policies and racial bias materials.  This request has come in the wake of the Thanksgiving night shooting of Emantic “EJ” Bradford. “Far too often, ...

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Wallace State to host AHSAA Cheerleading State Finals on Saturday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The Alabama High School Athletic Association Cheerleading State Finals will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.  “This year, we have 121 cheer squads qualified to compete for state titles,” said AHSAA Assistant Director Denise Ainsworth. “For the first time this year, we had regional competitions to ...

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Birmingham Council approves final candidates for the District 1 and District 6 council seats

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham City Council met on Thursday, Dec. 13, with 26 candidates who applied for the vacant District 1 and District 6 seats. Six of the 32 candidates who applied did not attend the scheduled meeting. Candidates were given one minute to explain why they were the most qualified person for the position. The council did not ask questions; rather the ...

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