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22-year-old man killed in Blount County crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY --According to the Alabama State Troopers Office, a two-vehicle crash at 2:48 p.m. on Monday has claimed the life of a Hanceville man. Christian Alexandre Sellers, 22, was seriously injured when the 2002 Ford Taurus he was driving crossed the center line and collided with a 1994 GMC pickup. Sellers was transported to UAB where he later died. The driver ...

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To whom much is given: Faith Mortgage holds food drive for those in need

By Shaun Szkolnik for the Tribune TRUSSVILLE – Although the weather might indicate otherwise fall is upon us once again and traditionally this is the season when we reflect on the year past and celebrate the bounty it had in store for us.  We do, however, more than celebrate; we also give thanks.  We give thanks because the provisions of bounty can be inexplicable.  Plans go awry.  Mistakes are made.  Misfo ...

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Springville City Council approves funding for red light installation at four-way stop; votes Sweetwater into District 2

by Tommi O. Peters For The Tribune SPRINGVILLE – City Council members tackled a full agenda at the regularly scheduled Oct. 15 meeting, which was immediately preceded by two work sessions. A special work session provided time for presentation of the Traffic Operations Study. Springville resident Richard Caudle presented the study results on behalf of the Advance Planning, Programming, and Logical Engineerin ...

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Alabama Historical and Preservation Commission representative to address Trussville Council Tuesday

By  Judi McGuire For The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE - In an effort to address the current issue surrounding preservation of Trussville’s Cahaba Project, Mary Shell of the Alabama Historical and Preservation Commission is invited to attend the workshop of the Trussville City Council on Tuesday evening, October 16.  Shell will present the Council with guidelines on how to establish a local Historical Prese ...

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New business: Farmhouse & Vintage Décor has grand opening in Springville

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE — The Springville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a grand opening celebration for Farmhouse & Vintage Décor located at 8203 US Highway 11 in Springville. This shop is a part of a continuing business boom that has occurred these last few months throughout the community. The store is  open Thursday 10:00-6:00, Friday 10:00-5:00, Saturday 10:00-3:00, Su ...

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Center Point council member recognized for outstanding achievement

By Shaun Szkolnik For The Tribune CENTER POINT – At Thursday’s meeting of the Center Point City Council, the mayor took a few moments to recognize Council member Linda Kennemer for the outstanding achievement of having earned the rank of Certified Municipal Official Emeritus. Mayor Tom Henderson presented Kennemur with a pin and a plaque to commemorate her accomplishment Kennemur said, “When you live somewh ...

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Mayor to give State of the City Address on Thursday

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a luncheon on Thursday in which Mayor Buddy Choat will give his annual State of the City Adress. The program will also include the 3rd Annual Small Business Awards, as well as the chamber's monthly Customer Service Award. The luncheon will begin with network development time at 11:30 a.m.; lunch wi ...

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I-59 lane closures in Springville begin at 7 a.m. Monday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ST. CLAIR COUNTY - Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, October 15th, weather permitting the Alabama Department of Transportation will close either the right or left lane of I-59 Northbound at various locations for Paving, Clearing, Grading, and Guardrail Operations between the St. Clair Springs exit (Milepost 156) and the Etowah County line (Milepost 175) All travel lanes ...

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Lane closures in Trussville on I-59, I-459 begin Monday morning

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Weather permitting, on Saturday, October 13th and Monday, October 15th at 8 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will be installing conduit along the I-59 Southbound Bridge at Milepost 137.417, in Trussville. at the intersection of I-59 @ I-459 as follows. The conduit installation will require the outside (right) lane and shoulder of I-59 to b ...

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Springville to host a work session and council meeting on Monday

SPRINGVILLE - The city of Springville will be hosting a work session and council meeting on Monday. The agenda is as follows: SPECIAL CALLED WORK SESSION – 5 p.m. Discuss draft report for APPLE project REGULAR WORK SESSION – 5:30pm Agenda items/potential agenda items REGULAR MEETING – 6pm Agenda amendments/approval Minutes of October 1 work session and regular meeting Ordinance 2018-13 Sweetwater voter dist ...

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