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Letter to the Editor: Joe Cochran

As an elected local official, I would respectfully request our state house not waste time on local issues, I have read this week the state house intends to take up a measure that would force local governments and levitra for sale school boards to seek approval from them if consideration of a name change to a school or if a monument were to be removed. This is another waste of time and a continuation of Montgomery attempting ...

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Dale Jones is new managing editor at The Trussville Tribune

Never say never! That’s what they say. A couple of years ago, I was thinking I was “retiring” from the newspaper business. I started doing other things. I had fun. Yet -  here I am again. Another foray into the Discount cialis world of pen and ink. [caption id="attachment_28423" align="alignleft" width="184"] Dale Jones is the new managing editor at The Trussville Tribune[/caption] Okay, so maybe there is not a pen anywher ...

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Shelnutt supports raises for Alabama teachers

By Senator Shay Shelnutt, guest editorial As the 2016 session of the Alabama Legislature begins, I want to give you a short preview of the issues that are likely to be at the forefront of debate. The General Fund again will be the most pressing issue. The challenge is the costs of certain programs like Medicaid and Corrections are out-growing the tax receipts to support them. During last month’s budget hear ...

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Focusing on good things isn’t always best

By Chipley McQueen Thornton/FBC Springville Pastor The SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage, while not unexpected, was dramatic. The implications of the ruling—for Christians in general and pastors in particular—are more far-reaching than we presently realize. I must say that, as I sat and watched the coverage unfold, I couldn’t help but think that God has turned over the Low price viagra USA to her fleshly passions in accordance ...

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Ending the Paws vs Claws bad for everyone

By Dr. Zach Steele TRUSSVILLE --When I moved to Trussville in 2003, fresh out of optometry school all I heard was that I have to attend the annual Clay vs. Hewitt game. My new home, which was an little old house on Oak Street, was right down the street, so I decided to see what all the fuss was about. The game did not disappoint. Close the entire way, Clay pulled out a victory. But the pageantry and fanfare ...

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Trussville Workers Deserve a Voice in the Upcoming Legislative Session

By Senator Slade Blackwell, Guest Opinion The Alabama Department of Labor’s recent job report showed an increase in our state’s employment rates. Trussville was recently recognized as one of Alabama’s most liveable areas, and its economy and Buy levitra viagra job market reflect that. In terms of iron and steel production, Alabama was once a thriving region compared to our foreign competitors, and a large portion of the Truss ...

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Looking Back at 2015: Four sports stories from the past year

By Zach Steele Anyone else get nostalgic this time of year? I always tend to replay the events of the year in my head and since I had the great privilege of being the anchor for Tribune Sports Live this year, I thought I’d look back on some of the more noteworthy stories in local high school sports from 2015. [caption id="attachment_3817" align="alignleft" width="162"] Zack Steele[/caption] The 7A baseball ...

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Cruz visit is a rare opportunity for Trussville area

Commentary By Scott Buttram In the confirmed red state of Alabama, few areas can match the conservatism of The Trussville Tribune coverage area. I've often joked that our neck of the woods is so conservative that it makes Shelby County look down right liberal. No doubt that northeast Jefferson County and our neighboring communities in St. Clair County are a God fearing, church going, Bible toting, smaller g ...

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Guest Commentary: When did we forget how to disagree with one another?

By Kevin Small Guest Commentary It seems as if anymore, we just can't agree to disagree.  More and more often, it appears that people take the view that if you disagree with me, you must be my enemy and as a result, politics -- local and national -- have become more about hate and buy nolvadex online vitriol than fact and discourse. [caption id="attachment_7980" align="alignleft" width="134"] Kevin Small photo courtesy of www. ...

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State budget challenges to continue in 2016

By Danny Garrett State Representative As you are aware, the Alabama legislature passed a General Fund budget and ended the second special session of 2015 on Sept. 16. I did not accept expense reimbursement for either the first or second special sessions. [caption id="attachment_20429" align="alignleft" width="287"] Danny Garrett[/caption] As I discussed in previous articles, the 2015 regular session was act ...

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