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Downed trees cause power outages in Trussville, Pinson

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Trees that were blown down by winds from the landfall of Tropical Storm Nate have taken down power lines and blocked roads in the Windsong community as well as part of Camp Coleman Road in Trussville. [caption id="attachment_46507" align="alignleft" width="225"] A tree blown down from storm winds has blocked the road on Camp Coleman. Photo by Trussville res ...

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First Baptist Church Trussville cancels Sunday services due to weather

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --In the wake of Nate-produced weather concerns, at least one Trussville church was prompted to cancel Sunday services out of concern for the safety of members. In an early morning tweet through social media, the church announced, "Due to the timing and unpredictability of today's storms, services/activities won't take place today. Please watch the weathe ...

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UPDATED: Formal charges filed against PVHS teacher

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON --Saturday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced formal charges against 30-year-old Pinson Valley High School teacher Joseph Allan Farmer of Collinsville, AL Farmer was taken into custody Friday morning at PVHS after the female victim came forward to report inappropriate sexual contact. Farmer was questioned by detectives and admitted to an ...

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Tropical storm warning issued for Jefferson, St. Clair counties, Blount under TS watch

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports UPDATE: Jefferson and St. Clair counties have been upgraded to a tropical storm warning. UPDATE: All weather graphics from the National Weather Service in Birmingham have been updated as of 5 a.m. Saturday. TRUSSVILLE --The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a tropical storm warning for much of central Alabama, including Jefferson and St. Clair counti ...

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Pinson Valley High School teacher to be charged with sexual contact with student

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON --A 30-year-old male teacher from Pinson Valley High School was taken into custody today after a female student disclosed he had sexual contact with her, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office. [caption id="attachment_46378" align="alignleft" width="240"] Joseph Allan FarmerPhoto via Jefferson County Jail website[/caption] Just after school began ...

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Trussville councilors discuss city participation in the state’s Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday during workshop

By Tanna Friday For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE —Following a discussion regarding Alabama's annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday during Thursday's Trussville Council workshop, city officials concluded it would be best that the city again opt out of the event that has been held in late February during the last six years. [caption id="attachment_46341" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville offi ...

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Pinson City Council discusses concerns about Rudd Middle School, allocates funds for area schools

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune PINSON — A regularly scheduled meeting of the Pinson City Council Thursday began with Mayor Hoyt Sanders swearing in Deputy Daniel Pugh from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, who has been contracted to the city and will be present at future meetings. After the ceremony, discussion turned to the demolition of an abandoned mobile home and concerns regarding the condition ...

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Civitan International official who resides in Springville working to launch chapter of service organization in St. Clair County

By David Lazenby Editor A Springville resident who works as the public relations  and communications director of Civitan International is leading an effort to develop a St. Clair County chapter of the service organization started in Birmingham a century ago. [caption id="attachment_46306" align="alignleft" width="300"] Terry Schrimscher[/caption] Terry Schrimscher, who has worked for Civitan International s ...

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PUBLIC NOTICE FROM THE CITY OF TRUSSVILLE

Special to the Tribune Trussville City Clerk Lynn Porter announced that the  Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Trussville will not hold a workshop session tonight as previously scheduled. However,  The regular Planning and Zoning Board meeting on Monday will take place as scheduled at 6 p.m. at Trussville City Hall. ...

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Trussville elementary school principal named the district nominee for state award

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Autumn Jeter, principal of Magnolia Elementary School, has been selected as the District IV nominee for Alabama’s National Distinguished Principal Award given each year by the Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators. [caption id="attachment_46250" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Autumn Jeter[/caption] District IV includes Jefferson, Shelby and Blo ...

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