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Man accidentally shoots himself inside a vehicle on Hwy 11 in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department and Trussville Fire & Rescue responded to an accidental shooting on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Police said the man was unloading his gun inside a vehicle when he accidentally shot it, striking himself in the leg. The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. The man was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on Gadsden Highway. T ...

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Lane closures planned on I-59 in St. Clair County for paving

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The Alabama Department of Transportation announced lane closures beginning Monday, June 17, 2019, in St. Clair County. Weather permitting, the work will be completed on Saturday, June 22. Beginning at 7 a.m., crews will close one lane of Interstate 59 northbound at various locations between the St. Clair Springs exit (MP 156) and the Ashville exit ...

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Curriculum leaders in Trussville City Schools retiring

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — Two pillars of achievement are leaving The Trussville City School System. Beth Bruno, the assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and Dr. Jennifer Cardwell, assistant director of curriculum and instruction program coordinator of secondary programs, are retiring. When asked for parting words, both Bruno and Cardwell refused to pat themselves on th ...

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Hancock attorneys to file documents under seal

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A judge has granted a motion for leave to file documents under seal in the Cracker Barrel shooting case, meaning some motions in the case will be filed without public access. Attorneys for Bryan Hancock, the man charged with capital murder, said the move is not uncommon to seal some motions that are filed in which the motion discloses theories of the ca ...

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New president of St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s Blount and St. Vincent’s St. Clair named

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE —  St. Vincent’s Health System, which is part of Ascension, announced that Suzannah Campbell has been named President of St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s Blount and St. Vincent’s St. Clair. Campbell most recently served as administrator of St. Vincent’s Chilton in Clanton, Alabama, since the hospital opened in 2016 and has been with St. Vincent’s Health ...

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office receives national recognition for excellence in managing sex offender registry

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received national recognition for excellence in overseeing the county’s nearly 1,000 sex offenders. Sheriff Mark Pettway and his office were recognized for outstanding community awareness and notification related to sex offenders for sending more than 375,000 emails to citizens. “Our main priority is keeping t ...

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Over $2 million in scholarships offered to Springville High School graduates

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE — Springville High School graduates of 2019 are off to a good start after being offered $2,339,323 in scholarship money from colleges and universities. The 176 seniors that received diplomas also accepted $1,529,383 of those scholarship funds. However, $809,940 of scholarship money was declined. Another $133,150 was offered at the Senior Awards night by ...

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Jefferson County EMA officer position open

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County EMA is hiring for an officer position. EMA officers work normal business hours and are on call two weeks at a time. Pension is through the city of Birmingham Retirement and Relief System and all inquiries and applications must go through the Jefferson County Personnel Board. SUMMARY Emergency Management Officers with the Jeffe ...

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Movie switch for Trussville’s Movie on the Mall this Friday

By June Matthews, contributing writer TRUSSVILLE — Due to a last-minute licensing availability issue, the Trussville Chamber will be unable to show Incredibles 2 at this month’s Movie on The Mall event. Ralph Breaks the Internet (originally intended for showing in July) will be shown this Friday, June 14, and Incredibles 2 will be shown on Friday, July 12. Movies begin at dusk but come early for some extra ...

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Man chased to Clay, captured in Argo, charged with attempted murder of Birmingham police

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The 25-year-old man accused of shooting at Birmingham police officers Monday night, leading police on an extended  chase and search in Clay and captured in Argo on Tuesday morning, has been charged with attempted murder and discharging firearms into an occupied vehicle. [caption id="attachment_81354" align="alignleft" width="300"] Anthony Jonell Moore[ ...

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