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3 Hewitt students place in Biz Plan Challenge

For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Students in the Hewitt-Trussville High School Academy of Finance’s Entrepreneurship class recently competed in the Junior Achievement Biz Plan Challenge. The requirements of the competition were to complete a business plan, an investor’s pitch video and a commercial. The students had to create their own business and product or service. [caption id="attachment_12878" align="alig ...

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Pinson natives announced for Bonnaroo

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- Pinson natives John Davidson and Jacob Bryant will perform at Bonnaroo this year, it was announced Wednesday. Bonnaroo is a music festival scheduled for June 12-15 in Manchester, Tenn. The group John and Jacob is one of 41 groups announced to perform on the Club Stage. [caption id="attachment_12178" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pinson natives John Davidson and Jacob Bryant of the b ...

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ACTA announces next play, auditions

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- ACTA Theater in Trussville has announced its summer musical will  be “Fiddler on the Roof.” The play is directed by Paige Turner. Auditions will be held May 5-6 at the theater on Parkway Drive at 7 p.m. A large cast is needed including 10 to 20 men and women (teenagers are welcome) and five to 10 children. [caption id="attachment_9191" align="alignright" width="300"] A Trussville ...

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Paine schools’ Boosterthon Fun Run Thursday, Friday

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Paine Primary School’s Boosterthon Fun Run will be Thursday, April 10. The Boosterthon program helps the school raise funds and also promotes fitness, leadership and character. The program is about developing the friendships students already have and viewing everyone as a friend, no matter who they are, or how different they may first appear to be. [caption id="attachment_3804" a ...

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Relay for Life celebration dinner April 15

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Relay for Life of East Jefferson-Trussville and surrounding areas will host a Survivor Celebration Dinner on Tuesday, April 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Trussville Civic Center. The free event is open to survivors and their families. [caption id="attachment_4145" align="alignleft" width="200"] Participants walk the survivors lap during the 2012 Relay for Life of East Jefferson ...

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Trussville Earth Day registration deadline Saturday

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The deadline for registering to participate in Trussville’s Earth Day is Saturday. Earth Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 26 in Trussville, beginning on The Mall at 7:45 a.m. Each participant will get a hot dog and T-shirt. [caption id="attachment_9191" align="alignleft" width="300"] A Trussville historical markerfile photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] Participants on April 26 wi ...

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Clay Easter egg hunt set for Sunday

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- The fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt in Clay will be Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. The hunt will be on the field next to the Clay Public Library on Old Springville Road. There will be prizes, snacks, the Easter Bunny and a balloon artist. The egg hunt will start promptly at 2 p.m. Contact Gary Lloyd at news@trussvilletribune.com and follow him on Twitter @GaryALloyd. ...

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Waiting room sitting sessions aren’t so bad under right circumstances

By June Mathews Outside of routine visits or the occasional need for sinus or acid reflux meds more powerful than I can buy without a prescription, I’ve fortunately had little need for doctors over the years. In fact, I avoid them like the plague. But being related to people with medical issues requires that I sometimes accompany one patient or another to doctor appointments or procedures, rendering me an e ...

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Hewitt-Trussville HS teacher a nominee for Teacher of the Year

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Hewitt-Trussville High School exceptional education teacher Carrie Jones is one of 152 nominees for Alabama’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year, according to a release from the Alabama State Department of Education. Two educators in the 152-person list will be Alabama’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year and Alternate State Teacher of the Year. [caption id="attachment_11791" align="alignl ...

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Rotary learns about exchange student program

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club on Wednesday heard from Rotarian Stephen Valdes about a foreign exchange student program, an opportunity the club has been considering. Valdes was previously a foreign exchange student. Opportunities for the student can be for a six-week summer program or a nine-month program during the school year. Students can choose from more than 80 countri ...

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