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Trussville burglary under investigation

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – An attempted burglary has been reported in Trussville’s Wynnwood subdivision. The Trussville Police department is currently conducting an investigation. [caption id="attachment_7007" align="alignleft" width="300"] A Trussville Police Department Chevrolet Tahoefile photo by Gary Lloyd[/caption] The failed attempt took place at the home of Trussville school board president Bill Rob ...

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Deputies nab man with 2 pounds of meth in north Jefferson County

From Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --Christopher Anthony Murphy, 27, of Stone Mountain, Georgia was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine after an investigation tipped deputies to an expected delivery in Jefferson County. "As part of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine, narcotics investigators developed information that a significant amount of the drug would b ...

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TACC presents the Trussville Bridal Show

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce will present its 4th Annual Bridal Show at the Trussville Civic Center on Sunday, Aug. 16. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. [caption id="attachment_8713" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Trussville Civic Centerfile photo[/caption] Admission will be $5 per person and will be payable only with cash. Credit or debit ...

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Photos released of Pinson robbery suspect

PINSON –Deputies from the Jefferson County sheriff’s office are searching for a young white male they believe robbed the Chevron gas station and convenience store on 7700 block of Alabama Highway 75 in Pinson, according to sergeant Jack Self. On Friday, officials and Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama released surveillance photos of the suspect they believed robbed the Palmerdale area store. [caption id="attac ...

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12 local students attend Troy University IMPACT

From Tribune staff reports TROY --A dozen students from Trussville and Pinson completed the Troy University IMPACT program, the school announced. IMPACT is for students who have been accepted and registered for the 2015 fall semester. The area students who participated in the program are: Alexander Villari of Trussville Victoria Townsend of Pinson Hannah Peoples of Pinson Madison Snow of Trussville Tanner T ...

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Trussville industrialist Ned Paine dies at 92

By June Mathews TRUSSVILLE - Longtime Trussville businessman and civic leader Edgar K. “Ned” Paine has died after a lengthy illness. He was 92. Paine founded Trussville’s Amerex Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of fire extinguishers, with partner George Baureis in 1971. Baureis died in 1992; Paine retired in Sept. 1999, selling the company to McWane Inc. a few weeks later. It remains the city’s ...

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Palmer votes to cut federal spending for sanctuary cities

Special to The Trussville Tribune WASHINGTON D.C. --Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL), supported H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, which passed the House today.  This bill cuts off specific federal law enforcement grants for “sanctuary” cities, that is, cities which refuse to cooperate with the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) or other government agencies charged with immigration, ...

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Tip leads to arrest of Pinson man

By Scott Buttram PINSON --Sergeant Jack Self of the Jefferson County sheriff's office said a tip led to the Mississippi arrest of a Pinson man in connection to the attempted fire bombing of his mother-in-law's 6100 Elm Avenue home on Sunday. Police arrested David Lee Galbreath in Greenville Miss. on Thursday. Self said deputies were speaking with Galbreath's estranged wife at her home on Brumbeloe Drive aft ...

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Clay-Chalkville’s career tech center nears completion

By Lee Weyhrich CLAY – The career tech center at Clay-Chalkville High School is nearing completion, Clay Mayor Charles Webster said at this week’s council meeting. Construction should be complete by the time school begins. “I appreciate Dr. Pouncey and the [Jefferson County] Board of Education for their investment in our community,” said Clay-Chalkville Principal Michael Lee. “I would also like to thank May ...

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Odenville teen found safe

From Tribune staff reports ODENEVILLE --UPDATE --According to the Odenville police Facebook page, Isabell Anarose Leach has been found safe.   ORIGINAL STORY --Isabell Anarose Leach, 13, of Odenville hasn't been seen since late Monday afternoon, according to the Odenville Police Department Facebook page, and police are asking for help in locating her. . The teen was last seen at her home on Peaceful La ...

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