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Scouting offers adventure, teaches life-skills to Trussville youth

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — In the heart of every child there is a longing for community, service and adventure.  It persists even in our age of instant digital gratification and incessant smart phone notifications.  Nourishing that spark becomes the challenge and the charge of the older generations. Fortunately, there is an organization whose existence is dedicated to achieving t ...

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Happy Wok plans to open in vacated Mr. Chen’s location

by Tommi O. Peters For The Tribune Happy Wok restaurant is currently in preparations to open in the previous Mr. Chen's location at 1423 Gadsden Hwy. Though this will be the third restaurant in the location to offer Chinese cuisine, Happy Wok's menu will also include additional Asian dishes. "Our signature dish is Peking duck and we will also have Thai food," shared General Manager Helen Xu. Those with fond ...

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Prepared Not Scared camp teaches critical thinking, survivalism to kids

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — It was hot and it was humid, but that didn't seem to bother Dr. Matt Brown, Verna Gates of Fresh Air Family and the kids in their camp, "Prepared Not Scared," because getting back to nature was one of the goals in a program for fourth through sixth graders held in multiple cities, including Trussville in July. [caption id="attachment_60672" align="alignleft" wi ...

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Ribbon cutting held for new baby and children’s boutique in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the newly opened Rebecca Brown's A Baby and Children's Boutique. Related story: Baby and children's boutique to open in downtown Trussville this week [caption id="attachment_60484" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo provided by the Trussville Chamber of Commerce.[/caption] The ribbon cutti ...

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Trussville Library sponsors field trip to Turkey Creek for homeschooled students

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Public Library's teen department will sponsor an educational trip to Turkey Creek Nature Preserve for homeschooled students. [caption id="attachment_4547" align="alignleft" width="300"] Turkey Creek in Pinsonphoto courtesy of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve[/caption] The Watershed Protection Program from the Jefferson County Department of He ...

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JeffCo Sheriff sergeant to speak at Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — The Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon is slated to take place at Center Point City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 14 with a guest speaker. The guest speaker will be Rusty Starnes, who is a sergeant at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Day Shift Supervisor for Center Point. The cost for the luncheon is $15 and attendants are asked to RS ...

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Weiss Lake B&B gives back with ‘A Mother’s Rest’ event

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GAYLESVILLE, Ala. — The Weiss Lake B&B is hosting a 3‐night respite retreat on July 27th ‐ 30th for moms of extra needs children. [caption id="attachment_59533" align="alignleft" width="300"] www.amothersrest.org[/caption] This quaint Folk Victorian Homestead in the Appalachian mountains is the perfect getaway for our guests. Fishing, hiking, relaxing with the f ...

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Trussville Rotary club hears about World Games from guest speakers

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club heard from two guest speakers about the World Games at a meeting on Wednesday. D.J. Mackovets, who is CEO of Birmingham’s World Games, and Jonathan Porter of Alabama Power Company and Chairman of the Games’ Board of Director, gave a talk about the event to be held on July 15-25 in 2021 in Birmingham. The World Games i ...

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July Trussville Chamber of Commerce luncheon to feature author as guest speaker

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Chamber of Commerce will have author Joyce E. Brooks as the guest speaker for its upcoming July luncheon. The luncheon, sponsored by St. Vincent's East, will be held at the Trussville Civic Center on July 19. "Ms. Brooks is owner/managing member of Brooks Consulting LLC whose mission is to assist businesses and organizations in gaining a ...

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New Clay boutique is Symply Unique

By Tanna Friday Editor CLAY – Local boutique owner and fashionista, Valencia Peterson, is excited to share her passion for fashion with the Clay area. Peterson has always had an eye for fashion and after working in the corporate world for more than 20 years, Peterson decided to take a leap of faith and open Symply Unique Boutique. The boutique features her very own custom and handmade jewelry along with tre ...

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