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Alabama changing method of tax collection on CNG

By Gary Lloyd MONTGOMERY -- Alabama is changing the way it taxes natural gas sold for transportation fuel in the state. A measure passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Robert Bentley suspends a motor fuel road tax decal program for compressed natural gas vehicles that fuel in the state. The bill provides a tax holiday for natural gas used in vehicles and gives state agencies until Oct. 1, 2016, to de ...

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Buy-a-brick at Hewitt-Trussville Stadium deadline nears

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The deadline to order a commemorative brick at the new Hewitt-Trussville Stadium is Thursday, May 1. A $35 donation gets you a personalized brick embedded in the walkways at Hewitt-Trussville Stadium. The 8-inch by 4-inch bricks allow for one to three lines of engraving with 18 to 20 characters per line, including spaces. [caption id="attachment_7193" align="alignleft" width="300 ...

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School board to discuss zoning lines for new schools

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Board of Education will meet in a board retreat Monday, April 21 to discuss zoning lines and the possibility of intra-district transfer relative to two new community elementary schools. The retreat begins at noon at the Central Office on North Chalkville Road and lasts until 4:30 p.m., when a work session begins. A board meeting is at 6 p.m. Trussville City Sc ...

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PVHS ‘excited’ about hybrid schedule

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- Pinson Valley High School Principal Terrence Brown said in a video that the school is “excited” about a new hybrid schedule that aims to prepare students for college and the workforce. Brown said the new hybrid schedule was approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education in March. Brown said the schedule, which features five class periods instead of eight, is designed to provide ...

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Trussville adopts state code violations

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council last week unanimously approved an ordinance to adopt state code violations as municipal violations. The approval repeals some municipal violations and replaces them with state code violations. [caption id="attachment_11308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville City Hallphoto by Gary Lloyd[/caption] The ordinance states that any person or corporati ...

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Rainy Monday morning, stormy Monday night

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE --A cold front will enter northwest Alabama tonight and should reach the Trussville, Clay and Pinson area by Monday morning rush hour, according to the National Weather Service in Birmingham. The forecast has produced a Flash Flood Watch for much of central Alabama from 7a.m. Monday until 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Much of central Alabama dealt with substantial flooding just last week an ...

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Matt Pitt released from Shelby County Jail

By Gary Lloyd COLUMBIANA -- At 6:05 a.m. Sunday, Matt Pitt, surrounded by family and supporters, scanned the early-morning sky, the sun still not quite peaking over the Columbiana hills. Pitt, wearing a striped turquoise shirt and blue jeans, smiled as he walked out of Shelby County Jail this morning. “I can’t believe it,” Pitt said, looking toward the sky. Pitt had been incarcerated since August 2013, serv ...

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6 from Clay, 2 from Pinson named Super Scholars

By Gary Lloyd JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Six Clay-Chalkville High School students and two from Pinson Valley High School were named 2014 Superintendent’s Super Scholars last week. From Clay-Chalkville High School, Cole Garrison, Caleb Dunaway, Jacob Neil, Rebekah Sewell, Jared Baker and Jessica Ray earned the honor. Madalyn Goff and William Rogers earned the honor from Pinson Valley High School. The recognition is ...

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HTHS engineering students win at TSA competition

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Hewitt-Trussville High School Engineering Academy placed second overall at the state Technology Student Association competition in Tuscaloosa on April 3-4. The team of Abby Lewis and Tiffany Lopez placed first in the state in the architectural renovations category, in which students had to update an early 1990s Sears catalog house, tasked with designing additions to an existi ...

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Trussville to provide mutual aid to St. Clair County

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville City Council last week approved a countywide all hazard response assistance agreement with St. Clair County. Alabama law allows governing bodies of any city or town to authorize or require its fire department to render aid in cases of fires and other emergencies beyond their corporate limits. According to the resolution, it was determined that it is in the best int ...

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