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Huskies fourth in state wrestling meet, boast 3 individual champions; PV 3rd, CC 7th in 6A

HUNTSVILLE – Vestavia Hills High School won its second Class 7A state championship in a row, Arab picked up the 1A-5A championship for its fifth consecutive state crown and Oxford posted 195 points to grab the Class 6A state crown as the AHSAA Class 2017 State Wrestling Championships concluded Saturday at Huntsville’s Von Braun Center. Hewitt-Trussville, under coach Dave Barden, finished fourth and delivere ...

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Hewitt 3rd in 7A, Pinson 2nd in 6A heading to final day of state wrestling championship

HUNTSVILLE – Oxford accumulated 182 points to take 34.5-point lead in Class 6A over Pinson Valley while Hewitt-Trussville is third in Class 7A after Friday’s action at the 62nd AHSAA State Wrestling Championships being held at Huntsville’s Von Braun Center. Wrestling gets underway with consolation finals Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. The championship finals will start at 1 p.m. The finals will be live-strea ...

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Woman arrested for sexual abuse of Clay-Chalkville student

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --  Willyncia Joy Harper, 22, of Hoover, was arrested Friday on the charge of second-degree sexual abuse, which was upgraded to a felony, as well as being charged as a school employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19 years. [caption id="attachment_38582" align="alignleft" width="240"] Willyncia Joy H ...

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Butterbean Festival loses major sponsor, must change stage location

By Lee Weyhrich For The Tribune PINSON -- The Pinson City Council had a short agenda Thursday night due to a couple absences of council members. [caption id="attachment_8870" align="alignleft" width="300"] The scene at a past Alabama Butterbean Festivalphoto courtesy of the Alabama Butterbean Festival[/caption] Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce Director Ronnie Dixon came to update the council on the results o ...

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Sheriff’s office investigating inappropriate relationship between volunteer and Clay-Chalkville student

By Chris Yow Editor CLAY -- The Trussville Tribune has confirmed an investigation is ongoing into the claim a graduate of Clay-Chalkville High School allegedly entered into an inappropriate relationship with a current Clay-Chalkville student and volleyball player earlier this school year. According to Clay-Chalkville Principal Michael Lee, the graduate is not an employee of the school, but did occasionally ...

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Suspects in Magnolia Elementary bombing case plead not guilty in federal court

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- Zachary Edwards and Ralphel Edwards each entered not guilty pleas this morning in federal court Thursday morning. [caption id="attachment_36377" align="alignleft" width="300"] Zachary Edwards and Raphel Dilligard of Birmingham were charged with the incident involving a suspicious explosive package found at Magnolia Elementary in Trussville.Photo via the Tr ...

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School bus involved in accident on Center Point Parkway

From Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT -- A Jefferson County school bus and an SUV were involved in a minor accident on Center Point Parkway at 23rd Avenue this morning according to Sgt. Jack Self of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. The accident was minor, and that no one was reported injured. Children were picked up by parents following the accident. [caption id="attachment_1894" align="a ...

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Potential apartment development in Grayson Valley rejected by county commission

By Chris Yow Editor JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The Jefferson County Commission rejected the planning and zoning board's recommendation to re-zone an area of Grayson Valley last week. [caption id="attachment_3537" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jefferson County District 4 Commissioner Joe Knight[/caption] The recommendation to re-zone an area of land on Grayson Valley Parkway behind CVS Pharmacy from C-1 (commercia ...

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Trussville native competing for Miss Maroon and White at Mississippi State Univ. this weekend

From Trussville Tribune staff reports STARKVILLE, Miss.—A Trussville native is among thirty-three young women who will compete for the title of Miss Maroon and White 2017 at Mississippi State University on Friday, Feb. 17.  [caption id="attachment_14125" align="alignleft" width="116"] Jessica Lyster (2014 Student of the Month)[/caption] Junior Jessica Lyster is a kinesiology major at the school. She is the ...

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Former Trussville Superintendent retiring from Pike Road Schools

From Trussville Tribune staff reports PIKE ROAD -- Pike Road Schools Superintendent, Dr. Suzanne Freeman announced her plans for retirement Monday afternoon. Freeman, who served as the first superintendent of Trussville City Schools, has been making an impact on Alabama’s children for the past 31 years. [caption id="attachment_38533" align="alignleft" width="264"] Dr. Suzanne Freeman[/caption] “I cannot thi ...

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