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Pinson Elementary students explore night sky

By Missy Presley, Special to The Trussville Tribune PINSON -- Students at Pinson Elementary School had the opportunity to explore the night sky and constellations of the Navajo in the Science Lab. The Star Lab is a portable planetarium that Emily Gallaway from Woodman Life so graciously allowed the school to borrow for a week. The Star Lab showed students what our “night sky” looks like without street light ...

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7th annual Cahaba River Fry-Down to raise funds for CRS

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – The 7th annual Cahaba River Fry-Down will take place October 2 from noon-4 p.m. at Railroad Park. Attendees can enjoy catfish prepared by competing corporate and community teams. Teams of judges will taste-test and distribute awards. Admission is a $20 donation for adults, and children 12 and under get in free. The main attraction of the event will be t ...

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Vendors cooking up 1,200 pounds of butterbeans for annual festival

By Megan Miller, Editor PINSON – The 11th annual Butterbean Festival will take place along Historic Main Street in Pinson September 30-October 1. The festival runs the length of Highway 75 and will feature live entertainment, an inflatable obstacle course, a carnival, a fireworks show, different types of food ranging from Philly Cheesesteak to New York gyros, around 165 arts and craft vendors and of course, ...

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Center Point golf tournament to feature former UA football players

By Bethany Adams, For The Tribune CENTER POINT-- Wednesday, October 5 is the 11th annual Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held at the Roebuck Golf Course and benefit the Center Point Ambassador Scholarship Fund and Children’s Miracle Network. “It’s the biggest fundraiser we have for our Ambassador Scholarship fund,” Tim Gann, Center Point Chamber of Comme ...

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LOVE IS ON Challenge brings awareness to Rett Syndrome

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – The Southeastern Rett Syndrome Alliance (SRSA) is partnering with Girl Power 2 Cure in the second annual Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge. The challenge is a six week fundraising contest open to U.S. and Canadian women’s health charities, and runs September 14-October 26. Prizes total $1.4 million, and challengers will be vying for the top spot, a $1 million gr ...

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9th annual golf tournament takes place October 4

From the Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce’s 9th annual golf tournament will take place October 4 at the Pine Tree Country Club. The shotgun scramble tournament will begin at 8 a.m. Each individual can register for $150, or teams of four can register for $500, which includes 18 holes of golf, $70 in merchandise credit to the pro shop, lunch, range balls, a ...

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Cahaba Race Series begins October 29

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TRUSSVILLE – A new race series is coming to the Trussville area, called The Cahaba Race Series. The series will include the Maple Leaf Run 5K on October 29, the Blow Away 5K on November 12, the No Longer 5K on April 9, 2017, and the Birmingham Zoo 5K on May 5, 2017. “We believe this series will encourage participation in each of these races,” Cahaba Race Series Coor ...

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BCA president, CEO featured speaker at monthly TACC luncheon

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE – William J. ‘Billy’ Canary, President/CEO of the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), was the featured speaker for the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) monthly luncheon on Thursday, September 15. Canary has served in his position at the BCA since March 2003. The BCA is the voice of business and industry in Alabama representing more than 750,000 working A ...

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Oktoberfest Trussville to take place October 8

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – Oktoberfest is returning to Trussville on October 8 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Attendees can take advantage of authentic German food, music and treats like cakes, cookies and strudels. There will be the famous grilled sausage, German potato salad, red cabbage and roll with butter and hot mustard, Kaiser plates, as well as pizza, nachos, pretzels and more. For those who can’t att ...

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Trussville photographer releases book combining rescue dogs, ballet

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – A Trussville-based photographer has launched a coffee table book benefitting the Alabama Ballet and local pet rescue organizations. Connie Collum of Wet Nose Images has now released Sit. Stay. Plie., 112 pages of images bringing together the grace of dancers from the Alabama Ballet and numerous dogs rescued from the streets and shelters of Alabama. Proceeds from the sale ...

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