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Clean Cities program hits milestone

From staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program and its nearly 100 coalitions across the nation reached a major petroleum-reduction milestone in 2013 — reducing 1 billion gallons of petroleum use in a single year. This keeps the national Clean Cities program on track to meet its ambitious petroleum-reduction goal of 2.5 billion gallons a year by 2020. [caption id="attac ...

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Pinson Christmas Parade entry deadline Dec. 1

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- The Pinson Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. The parade begins at Pinson Valley High School and travels south on Highway 75 to Triangle Park. The deadline for entry in the parade is Monday, Dec. 1. [caption id="attachment_7731" align="alignleft" width="300"] The city of Pinson sign outside Pinson City Hallphoto courtesy of www.thecityofpinson.com[/caption] On De ...

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Trussville OKs contract for future right turn lane

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council on Thursday authorized Mayor Gene Melton to sign a contract with Skipper Consulting for the North Chalkville Road widening project. The contract is for $11,800. Melton said Skipper Consulting will do work for the city with the Alabama Department of Transportation for the future right turn lane at the intersection of North Chalkville Road and Main Stree ...

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Sheriff says goal to make ‘Jefferson County safest place in the world’

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale told those at Thursday’s Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon that his mission every day is to “make Jefferson County the safest place in the world.” Hale, speaking to a group of about 80 people, said the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s goal is to arrest as many law-breakers as possible, in hopes of crime being “lessened here.” [capt ...

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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve now has pocket guides, thanks to Girl Scouts

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson now has pocket guides, thanks to a local Girl Scouts group. In the spring, the Girl Scouts of Troop 1010 visited the preserve to participate in one of its environmental education programs, which included water quality analysis and an exploration of its aquatic life. [caption id="attachment_17894" align="alignleft" width="300"] The pocket guidesp ...

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Pinson OKs body cameras for deputies

By Lee Weyhrich PINSON -- The Pinson City Council on Thursday approved high-quality, wearable cameras for the city’s four sheriff’s deputies. Wolfcom Enterprises will supply the cameras and equipment to the city for $2,236. Councilman Joe Cochran had been lobbying for the body cameras. [caption id="attachment_7731" align="alignleft" width="300"] The city of Pinson sign outside Pinson City Hallphoto courtesy ...

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Trussville appoints new school board member

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council on Thursday appointed a new member to the Trussville City Board of Education. Kathy Brown was appointed to fill the vacant role. Danny Garrett left the board after his election to the Alabama State House of Representatives. With this move, school board member Stan Garrett takes Danny Garrett’s spot, meaning his term ends in May 2016. Brown takes Stan G ...

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Well-involved fire near Trussville

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM -- A “well-involved” fire is currently burning near the Trussville city limits, according to Trussville Fire Chief Russell Ledbetter. The fire is in a scrap yard area near Queenstown Road and Alabama Avenue, directly behind Queenstown Full Gospel Lighthouse. [caption id="attachment_17884" align="alignleft" width="300"] The scene Friday morningphoto by Scott Buttram[/caption] Ledbett ...

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Car tag sales in Clay could be in jeopardy

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- A new service of offering Clay residents the option of renewing and buying vehicle tags at Clay City Hall could already be in jeopardy. Clay City Manager Ronnie Dixon said Jefferson County asked for an attorney general’s opinion and the county attorney sent a “demand letter” to the cities of Clay, Irondale and Vestavia Hills, which offer the service to their residents. [caption id="att ...

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Commission narrowly approves rezoning for senior housing near Trussville

By Gary Lloyd JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The Jefferson County Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to rezone land on Chalkville Mountain Road from agricultural to institutional, paving the way for an age-restricted apartment building. Commissioners Sandra Little Brown, David Carrington and George Bowman voted for the rezoning. Voting against it were Joe Knight and Jimmie Stephens. Knight said the project is a Section ...

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