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Center Point Council votes unanimously to demolish derelict houses despite pleas

By David Lazenby Editor CENTER POINT – Despite urging from area citizens asking city officials not to raze homes they own or have an interest in buying, Center Point city councilors voted during a called meeting held Thursday to demolish eight derelict Center Point houses, including the two for which there was an objection. [caption id="attachment_47239" align="alignleft" width="300"] Center Point Council P ...

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Trussville police seek public’s help in identifying person of interest after female grabbed in shopping center parking lot

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Trussville Police Department officials are seeking help to identify a male who on Sunday reportedly grabbed a female victim in the parking lot of the Trussville Crossings Parkway Shopping Center where Walmart and the Regal Cinemas are located. [caption id="attachment_47169" align="alignleft" width="254"] The Trussville Police Department has released this photo of a ...

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Pinson Valley students attend driving summit featuring father of late Auburn star Phillip Lutzenkirchen

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Students from Pinson Valley High School attended the “UR KEYS 2 DRV” Teen Driver Safety Summit on Oct. 12. The one-day interactive event was held at the Oxford Civic Center. [caption id="attachment_47156" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pinson Valley High School student who attended a teen drivers event on Oct.12. (Photo by /Butch Dill)[/caption] Motor vehicle crashes ar ...

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3 Center Point teens arrested for armed robbery of maintenance worker

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Two 15-year old and one 16-year-old were taken into custody Thursday afternoon for the robbery of a maintenance worker. Just before 1 p.m. on Thursday Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a robbery of a person at a home in the 400 block of 15th Terrace NW in Center Point. It was reported that the adult male victim had been working at the house wh ...

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Center Point Council votes unanimously to demolish properties despite pleas

By David Lazenby Editor CENTER POINT – Despite urging from area citizens asking city officials not to raze homes they own or have an interest in buying, Center Point city councilors voted during a called meeting held Thursday to demolish eight Center Point houses, including the two for which there was an objection. [caption id="attachment_47239" align="alignleft" width="300"] Center Point Council President ...

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Pinson City Council buys property for Bicentennial Park, provides update on garbage contract at meeting

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune PINSON — Wearing pink shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Pinson City Council convened on Thursday night for a relatively short meeting in which the council provided updates on a garbage bid with Advanced Disposal, agreed to demolish two unused properties in the city and passed a resolution to purchase property that will become part of the Bicentennial Park. [capt ...

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Center Point man wanted for drug possession, distribution

From Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — A man from Center Point is wanted by police for alleged possession and distribution of methamphetamine, according to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama. [caption id="attachment_47100" align="alignleft" width="221"] William Edward Burge is wanted for drug distribution and possession. Photo from Crime Stoppers.[/caption] William Edward Burge, 66, is described ...

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A new entertainment district will be the centerpiece of Trussville Downtown

By Tanna Friday For the Tribune  On Thursday, mayor Buddy Choat, unveiled the city’s designs for a new entertainment district on Morrow Avenue which will open late in 2018 and serve as the centerpiece for downtown redevelopment. [caption id="attachment_47067" align="alignleft" width="300"] An entertainment district on Morrow Avenue will be the centerpiece of downtown redevelopment.[/caption] The entertainme ...

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Mayor unveils comprehensive redevelopment plan for Trussville Downtown

By Tanna Friday For the Tribune  TRUSSVILLE -- Today Mayor Buddy Choat showed off the downtown redevelopment plan the local business leaders during the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon revealing the city’s plan to enhance and energize the Trussville’s economic development. Mayor Choat explained that the new plan will invigorate the historic downtown to be attractive, safe and family-friendly. [caption i ...

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Trussville City Schools share safety tips during National School Bus Safety Week

By Tanna Friday For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE —Trussville City Schools'  Department of Transportation Department and the National Association of Pupil Transportation is commemorating National School Bus Safety Week this week. [caption id="attachment_47052" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville City Schools decorated buses with pink bows for “Turn Trussville Pink” during National School Bus week. (Photo pro ...

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