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Bessemer man wanted by Trussville PD for identity theft, possession of forged instrument

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Tom Tramble, 33, of Bessemer is wanted by the Trussville Police Department on a charge of theft and possession of a forged instrument. Tramble is described as a black male with brown eyes, standing at five feet, eight inches and weighing 170 pounds. His mugshot on Crime Stoppers shows him with closely cut black hair. Felony warrants charge him with iden ...

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Pinson City Council recognizes undefeated Rudd Middle School football, basketball teams

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune PINSON — A resolution recognizing Rudd Middle School's football and basketball teams was passed at a meeting of the Pinson City Council on Thursday night, though the recognition will be read at City Fest, slated to take place on April 28. The recognition was passed as resolution 18-14 at the meeting. Both the basketball and football teams led an undefeated record season tha ...

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T-Mobile is now open in Trussville

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) hosted a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, April 10, to announce the grand opening of T-Mobile, located at 5925 Trussville Crossings Parkway, Suite 109, in Trussville. An open house followed the ceremony. On-hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony were Trussville Councilor Perry Cook; TACC Board President Jeremy Tugg ...

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Former Birmingham Police chief’s attorney releases statement on sex abuse allegations

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Jacqueline Smoke, an attorney for former Birmingham Police Department interim chief Orlando Wilson, has released a statement regarding allegations that Wilson sexually abused a child in Trussville. Wilson recently resigned from his position as interim chief after the allegations were made. Related story: Birmingham police chief resigns amid sexual abuse ...

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Birmingham police chief resigns amid sexual abuse allegations in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Orlando Wilson, of Trussville, has resigned his position as interim police chief of Birmingham amid reports of alleged sexual abuse of a child in Trussville. The resignation was announced by Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Wednesday. According to the mayor's office, Wilson would transition out due to an upcoming medical procedure. Wilson, who had pr ...

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Mini Champ Camp planned for Paine kindergarteners-to-be

Special to The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE --Paine Elementary School is planning a Mini Champ Camp for students who will be in kindergarten at Paine in the 2018-19 school year. Students will have an opportunity to visit a kindergarten classroom, meet some of the teachers and make special memories. Activities will last about 30 minutes. The dates for the Mini Champ Camp are May 8 and 9 from 8:30 a.m. until ...

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Springville Elementary raising funds for playground with food truck rally

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE — With upgrades needed for Springville Elementary's playground, a fundraising effort is being made to meet the costs of the $250,000 project. On May 5, sponsored by Coca-Cola, a food truck rally will be held at the Springville Middle School parking lot to raise funds. [caption id="attachment_54151" align="alignleft" width="300"] Springville Elementary pl ...

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Trussville Daybreak Rotary Club choose two HTHS students for youth leadership award

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club chose two Hewitt-Trussville students, Anna Kerns and Cameron Stone, to attend the RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) program in January at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville. RYLA is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where leadership skills are developed while ...

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Birmingham felon charged with murder in Center Point shooting

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT - A man has been charged in the shooting last week that left one dead and two injured, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Ronnie Owens Davis, 34, was charged in the murder of 30-year-old Gavin Jamal Averhart, who died during a drug transaction on April 10. Jail records show that Davis has several failure to appear and probation felony c ...

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Rep. Hollis celebrates beautiful women in hats

By Tanna Friday Editor CENTER POINT — On Saturday, April 14, 11 ladies in Alabama Representative Rolanda Hollis’ 58th district were invited and recognized at an inaugural Beautiful Women in Hats luncheon. The event, held at Center Point’s Hill Crest Manor, began around 1 p.m. with a luncheon and a recognition ceremony for the many women in the community who have made a difference. “The event is called Beaut ...

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