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Trussville native has been “blessed”

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Shirley Ann Davis of Trussville turned 80 years old on July 17th. She celebrated her milestone birthday with family and loved ones at the place she’s called “home” for over 20 years. [caption id="attachment_23761" align="alignleft" width="137"] Shirley Ann Davissubmitted photo[/caption] Davis has been blessed with a large family that includes two daughters, si ...

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Anything but skin deep

Special to The Trussville Tribune By Taylor Elliott Vitiligo. The word rolled off the doctor’s mouth with such ease – without her even missing a beat. Last Tuesday I was diagnosed with a rare skin disease that changes the pigmentation of my skin. Basically, the skin cells in my body that make pigment (or color) are being destroyed and patches of white spots have started to appear on my skin. Before I dive t ...

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Former Trussville resident appearing in off-Broadway solo show

By June Mathews NEW YORK - As if he hasn’t already experienced enough adventures for a lifetime, Trussville native Garrett Robinson is about to embark on another. The New York-based novelist and poet, who presented some of his work in a reading at the Trussville Library early last year, is about to appear in an off-Broadway musical based on one of his novels. “My musical, Letters to Zoey, is adapted from my ...

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Registration deadline for church crisis conference coming up

From staff reports In light of recent world events, remaining alert — even in what we used to consider havens of safety and peace — is imperative. And sadly, preparing for the worst is just as critical. To help local and area church families formulate plans for dealing with medical, fire, severe weather, civil disputes and active shooter emergencies, First Baptist Church Trussville is hosting a Church Crisi ...

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ACTA Theatre auditions coming up for 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey

From staff reports Auditions for 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, a haunting new musical by Don Everett Garrett and Kevin Francis Finn, will be August 3 & 4 at 7 p.m. [caption id="attachment_23177" align="alignleft" width="219"] Courtesy of Metro Creative Graphics[/caption] In a small southern town at a house on Royal Street there is said to be a ghost. One Halloween night, a group of young people dare to ...

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Yard sale proceeds to purchase historical marker for Clay cemetery

From staff reports CLAY - The Clay Historical Society and Clay United Methodist Church will host a yard sale on Saturday, July 25, 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a historical marker recognizing the Clay United Methodist Church Cemetery. [caption id="attachment_23542" align="alignleft" width="300"] Proceeds from a yard sale on July 25 will go tow ...

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Jefferson State CC recognized as ‘2015 Great College to Work For’

From staff reports BIRMINGHAM – According to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jefferson State Community College is one of the best colleges in the U.S. to work for. The findings are based on a nationwide survey of 281 colleges and universities. “2015 Great College to Work For” was released to the public today in The Chronicle’s eighth annual report on The Academic Workplace. Jefferson State wa ...

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Float Your Boat Summer Festival this weekend

From Tribune staff reports This Saturday, July 18, the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson will be hosting its 6th annual Float Your Boat Summer Festival. Nestled on the banks of one of the most popular swimming holes in the state and featuring the spectacular Turkey Creek Falls, this fun-filled event will include activities for the entire family, including balsa wood boat races, the City of Pinson’s “Be ...

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A+ Auto and Tire Repair honored at TACC luncheon

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce presented its July Customer Service Award to A+ Auto and Tire Repair at its monthly luncheon on Thursday. The local business, located at 84 Cedar Lane, Suite 104 in Trussville, won the award based on two separate Facebook posts regarding its thoughtful management of two situations. Those deeds were made public by the ‘What’s Happening i ...

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Local students attend Alabama Governor’s School at Samford

By June Mathews Hewitt-Trussville High School seniors Kylie Pursy and Maggie McBride were among 88 students chosen from across the state to attend the 2015 Alabama Governor’s School (AGS) last month. [caption id="attachment_23386" align="alignleft" width="225"] Hewitt-Trussville seniors Kylie Pursy (left) and Maggie McBride recently attended the 2015 Alabama Governor’s School at Samford University.submitted ...

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