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Fundraiser for Brock Bowman scholarship fund Saturday

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- A fundraiser for the Brock Bowman Memorial Scholarship Fund is being held Saturday in Trussville. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., people can get their car washed at Trio’s at 5880 Trussville Crossings Blvd. and receive a free slice of pizza and soft drink while they wait. A whole pizza and soft drink can be purchased for $5. [caption id="attachment_7695" align="alignleft" width="300"] Br ...

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Scott-Santiago Wedding Announcement

For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Bernie and Jenni Scott of Trussville, AL are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Angela Michelle Scott to Mr. Paul Jay Santiago, son of Carlos and Amor Santiago of Stockton, California. Miss Scott is a graduate of Hewitt-Trussville High School and The University of Alabama, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Art History. She is currently an employe ...

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Sixteen & Successful blog launches

From staff reports Abby Hathorn, CEO and founder of the Vintage Inspired Passionista blog, has launched her new blog Sixteen & Successful. This blog is designed by a teen for tween and teen girls who are looking for real and modest advice about fashion, beauty and life. With Sixteen &Successful, Hathorn hopes to show girls how to be themselves in a world full of critics. Without the overwhelming sup ...

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Helping high blood pressure naturally, Part 3

By Channing King Masses of Americans are suffering from blood pressure issues. You or someone you love may be one of the many who are suffering. If so, I have exciting news for you. Blood pressure can often be helped naturally, without the use of medications. (Read Parts 1 and 2 of this series here and here.) Atherosclerosis: what is it, and how is it caused? Atherosclerosis is fat inflammation in your bloo ...

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Trussville native attends drug prevention, leadership program

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A group of students from The Webb School in Tennessee recently attended a Youth to Youth drug prevention and youth leadership program conference at the University of Rhode Island. Sophomore Ronnie Booth, of Trussville, attended the event with four other classmates. [caption id="attachment_15403" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left are McKenna Hoover, Mike Quinn, Will Wa ...

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Former Clay-Chalkville standout Quinton Dial starts foundation

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- Former Clay-Chalkville and University of Alabama football player Quinton Dial has started a foundation for kids. QD’s Kids’ mission is “to show love and support to underprivileged kids today so they will have the best opportunity to be our leaders of tomorrow,” according to www.qdkids.org. [caption id="attachment_6915" align="alignleft" width="300"] Quinton Dialphoto courtesy of www.49 ...

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Back to school may mean struggling with reading problems

By Zack Steele If you’re like me, you loaded your kids up on the bus last Wednesday and said hello to another school year. At my house, this means getting up earlier and balancing homework with soccer, cheerleading and everything else that a second-grader does for extracurricular activities. I thought I would delve into an eye condition that affects children in school, and is one that makes learning difficu ...

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Cahaba River Fry-Down sponsorships due Aug. 29

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Sponsorship applications for the fifth annual Cahaba River Fry-Down are due Friday, Aug. 29. The event is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28 from noon to 4 p.m. along the banks of the Cahaba River at Trussville Springs. [caption id="attachment_15180" align="alignleft" width="300"] Families at last year’s Cahaba River Fry-Downphoto courtesy of Randy Haddock[/caption] The Fry-Down ...

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Furniture moving, as far as this chick is concerned, is for the birds … um, bugs

By June Mathews Benjamin Franklin once said nothing was certain except death and taxes. Now I don’t claim to be smarter than one of our country’s founding fathers, but I beg to differ. My list is longer. For instance, if I wear a white shirt while eating barbecue ribs, I’m certain to be wearing some of the sauce before my meal is over. If I’m pushing a deadline and rushing to email an article to an editor, ...

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Trussville native in issue of National Geographic

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- A Trussville native is featured in the August/September issue of National Geographic. Jimmy Brown, a 2011 Hewitt-Trussville High School graduate, is featured in a photo about Birmingham’s civil rights history. [caption id="attachment_12759" align="alignleft" width="225"] Jimmy Brownsubmitted photo[/caption] Brown appears in a photo at Rickwood Field, when the Miles College baseba ...

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