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Deadline nears for Veterans Memorial Monument inclusion

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The submission deadline for commemorating a veteran on the Veterans Memorial Monument in Trussville is Wednesday, April 29. The city of Trussville in March announced that the inscriptions of names for the Veterans Memorial Monument are being redone. The city was not pleased with the original inscriptions. After the submission deadline, the city will look at the number of applicat ...

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16 new properties annexed into Pinson

By Lee Weyhrich PINSON -- Trash, apparently, is attractive. Once again, Pinson’s new trash collection service is drawing in new residents. Sixteen new properties were annexed into the city at Thursday’s Pinson City Council meeting. The bulk of those were attributed to the new service. “Yes, most of these are because of the garbage service, and we’ve still got more to come,” Councilman John Churchwell said. ...

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Houston family stopping in Trussville on walk across U.S. to honor late daughter

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A family of five from Houston is almost 75 percent through their journey to walk from Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., to Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Traveling by foot 20 to 25 miles per day, the family will arrive to the Trussville area Tuesday on their walk to honor their late daughter and help other families facing cancer. The Cobb family will be visiting various business ...

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New Trussville elementary schools officially named

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The names are now official. The Trussville City Board of Education on Monday voted on the official names of two community elementary schools under construction in Trussville. [caption id="attachment_7198" align="alignleft" width="300"] A rendering of what the elementary school in the Cahaba Project will look like, as seen from where Jack Wood Stadium used to standphoto courtesy o ...

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Trussville out to bid on ‘big improvement’ to Pine, Poplar streets

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council last week approved of going out to bid for sidewalk installation from Pine Street to Poplar Street along Chalkville Road, and from Poplar Street to Parkway Drive. The work will also include roadway repositioning of a portion of Poplar Street. Mayor Gene Melton estimated the project to cost approximately $370,000. He called the project a “big improvemen ...

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Jefferson County Personnel Board recognized for leadership

By Gary Lloyd JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Recipients of the Leadership 500 Awards for 2015 were named last week for outstanding achievements in leadership development and programs at the LEAD2015 forum being held in Dallas, Texas. For the second year in a row, the Personnel Board of Jefferson County ranked in the top five nationally in the government/military category. The Personnel Board of Jefferson County Traini ...

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12-year-old emails bomb threats to Center Point schools

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM -- Bomb threats were emailed to Center Point Middle School on Wednesday and Thursday last week. A 12-year-old student has been charged with making a terrorist threat and will be adjudicated through juvenile court. On Wednesday, April 15 a school administrator received an email that read, “I planted a bomb in one of the bathrooms you going to need a bomb suad and a remoted in one of ...

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Trussville amends firearms discharge ordinance

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council last week voted unanimously to approve an amendment to its firearms discharge ordinance to accommodate an indoor firing range. Sheepdog Firearms plans to open an indoor firing range on Deerfoot Parkway in Trussville this year. [caption id="attachment_14686" align="alignright" width="300"] A rendering of what Sheepdog Firearms Inc. could look likephoto ...

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Jeff State named a top digital college

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM -- For the third time in a decade, Jefferson State Community College earned national recognition as one of the top 10 digital community colleges in the country in the 10th annual Digital Community College Survey released Thursday. The survey analyzes how community colleges use digital technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff and the community at large. All accred ...

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UAB treating man for flesh-eating bacteria

By Scott Buttram and Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM -- A man is being treated at UAB after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria following a baseball game in Trussville, according to a report from al.com. Necrotizing fasciitis is a serious bacterial skin infection that spreads quickly and kills the body's soft tissue, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accurate diagnosis, prompt treatment wit ...

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