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Is stress negatively affecting your health?

By Channing King Stress is inevitable. When stress comes, the best thing we can do is try to manage it. You may not realize it, but stress dramatically affects how your body functions. Your nervous system, which consists of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, is continually telling your body how to work. The brain sends healing messages down the spinal cord and out your nerves in order to tell muscles, orga ...

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Paine Primary teacher named ABC 33/40 Teacher of Week

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Candi Jones, kindergarten teacher at Paine Primary School, was selected as the ABC 33/40 Teacher of the Week. She was selected from a nomination made by one of her students’ parents. Jones will be featured in the ABC 33/40 Teacher of the Week segment this week. [caption id="attachment_16987" align="alignleft" width="300"] Candi Jones with some of her studentssubmitted photo[ ...

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Maple Leaf Run Oct. 25 in Trussville

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce Maple Leaf Run presented by The Trak Shak will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 at The Mall in downtown Trussville. Prizes will be awarded in each age group as well as overall in the 5K. The top three boys and girls will receive prizes in each of two age groups (9 and under, and 10-14) in the kids’ run. Providing musical entertainment for ...

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Bentley, others discuss Alabama’s Ebola preparedness activities

By Gary Lloyd MONTGOMERY -- Gov. Robert Bentley and State Health Officer Donald Williamson held a news conference last Wednesday to provide an update on preparedness and planning activities in response to potential cases of Ebola in Alabama. Ebola, also known as Ebola Virus Disease, isn’t spread through air, by water, or in general, by food. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, peopl ...

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Clay parent objects to coach-led prayer before football game

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- An incident at a Clay Youth Sports football game has the city of Clay buzzing. During the last weekend of September at a Clay Youth Sports football game -- the game was an away contest -- a coach of a 75-pound Clay team held a pre-game prayer to God with his players, according to Clay City Manager Ronnie Dixon. One child on the team and his family do not pray to God, but to Yahweh ben ...

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Health fair at Trussville senior center Oct. 17

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The third annual health fair at the Trussville Senior Activity Center is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 17. The health fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The health fair will offer flu shots, and promote awareness and services that are available to the senior adults in Trussville. [caption id="attachment_16926" align="alignright" width="300"] The Trussville Senior Activity Centerfile ...

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Trussville mom starts Facebook groups to help others cope with cancer

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- A Trussville mom is using Facebook and her family’s own experiences with cancer to help others. Holly Barksdale's son, Andrew, was 15 months old when he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, typically the most common type of childhood cancer. “Andrew’s was not,” Barksdale said. “He had a gene rearrangement, which made his ‘rare.’ I am learning ‘rare’ is becoming more c ...

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496 at Paine Primary complete September Attendance Awareness Month

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Paine Primary School recently celebrated September Attendance Awareness Month, an Alabama State Department of Education initiative. [caption id="attachment_16858" align="alignleft" width="300"] Paine Primary School studentssubmitted photo[/caption] Students received an incentive each week that they achieved perfect attendance.  Week 1 students received a praise puff, Week 2 ...

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HTMS teacher wins $1,000 grant

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A Hewitt-Trussville Middle School teacher last week was awarded a $1,000 grant from WIAT’s One Class at a Time promotion. [caption id="attachment_16853" align="alignleft" width="200"] Miriam Vinsonphoto courtesy of Trussville City Schools[/caption] Seventh-grade English teacher Miriam Vinson submitted for a grant and won. The grant will be used for providing reading support. ...

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Trussville native to begin Peace Corps service

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Anthony Abbruzzo, 22, of Trussville, has been accepted into the Peace Corps. Abbruzzo will be departing for Ghana in February 2015 to begin pre-service training as a health education volunteer. Abbruzzo will graduate in December from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. [caption id="attachment_16847" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tony Abbruzzosubmitted photo[/caption] “I’v ...

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