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Musician from Trussville talks love of drums, playing in Lollapalooza

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — Trussville native Rhett Randolph went from playing drums in the high school band to playing drums for an act at the recent Lollapalooza festival in Chicago. [caption id="attachment_60690" align="alignleft" width="200"] Rhett Randolph. Photo submitted.[/caption] "When I first started playing drums, I was about nine years old," he said. "It started in elementary ...

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Trussville resident continues a legacy of fashion, De’ja Ray Consignment Boutique opens in Irondale

By Annette McGuire  For The Tribune Irondale — When first stepping into De’ja Ray Consignment Boutique, you feel you have entered into an exclusive boutique. The thoughtful details are found throughout the elegant boutique from the rose gold velvet hangers to chandeliers elegantly hanging above the dressing area. De’ja Ray Consignment Boutique, located at 5415 Beacon Drive in Irondale, is a consignment bout ...

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Search underway in Pinson for a suspect considered armed and dangerous

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON --Law enforcement officials from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and U.S. Marshal's are searching for a man in Pinson that they believe to be armed and dangerous. The search is in the woods near the 6800 block of Ashberry Drive in Pinson. [caption id="attachment_60715" align="alignleft" width="300"] Michael Mullins[/c ...

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PVHS grad talks SkillsUSA competition, following dreams

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune PINSON — A graduate of Pinson Valley High School, Roderick Parker Jr., 18, leaves behind a list of accomplishments, including a competition at a national SkillsUSA in June. [caption id="attachment_60679" align="alignleft" width="225"] Roderick Parker, Jr. with PVHS teacher Lensey King.[/caption] "It's an organization that really prepares students for the workforce," he said ...

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Trussville History Museum to open on Saturday

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville History Museum will be open this Saturday Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The museum is located inside Heritage Hall at the corner of East Mall and Parkway Drive. The public is welcome to visit the museum, take in the unique artifacts on display, and learn about the history of Trussville. “We want people to learn something about where Trussvi ...

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Pinson City Council passes annexation resolutions, recognizes girls’ softball team

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune PINSON — A regular meeting of the Pinson City Council on Thursday night began with recognizing the Pinson Youth Sports Complex 10U Girls softball team, which took part in a state tournament that was held in July. [caption id="attachment_60638" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Pinson Sports Youth Complex 10U Girls team. Photo by Nathan Prewett.[/caption] The team was honor ...

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Ribbon cutting held for new ARK WinGS Gym in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — On Saturday, Aug. 11, the Trussville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of ARK WinGS Gym, formerly known as Ace of Trussville. [caption id="attachment_60616" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo provided by the Trussville Chamber of Commerce.[/caption] ARK WinGS Gym preschool gymnastics and cheer, tumbling, recreational g ...

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Trussville police search for suspicious man in Peppertree neighborhood

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – Trussville Police are searching for a male suspect that was reported with suspicious behavior in the Peppertree neighborhood this afternoon. The person of interest is a black male with a beard wearing a white shirt and dark pants. “Residents reported a suspicious person in the Peppertree neighborhood,” said Trussville Police Lt. Phil Dillon. “When our o ...

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for Full Moon BBQ in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - It was a very exciting day on Tuesday, August 14 for many in the community, including Trussville resident and owner of the upcoming Trussville Full Moon Bar-B-Que, Rich Yokeley. The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) assisted with a ground breaking ceremony which took place at the restaurant location, 5988 Chalkville Mountain Road. "We are so th ...

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Renovations at Trussville schools add safety features, more classrooms

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — The Hewitt-Trussville Schools system has implemented big plans for the middle and elementary schools as students return for another school year. Among those plans are renovations to the middle school's front office along with a storm shelter and additional class rooms at Cahaba Elementary. CES will be adding nine class rooms as well as a community bathroom for ...

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