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Kirkham resigns from JeffCo BOE amid sex scandal

By Megan Miller, Editor JEFFERSON COUNTY – The Jefferson County Board of Education has accepted the resignation of its former human resources director, Brett Kirkham. Jefferson County BOE spokeswoman Nez Calhoun said a special meeting was held at 3 p.m., and Kirkham’s resignation is effective on September 30. Kirkham pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on August 11. He was previously indicted on federal ...

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UPDATE Trussville police issue ‘all clear’ after bomb threat at Target

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --According to Trussville police captain Jeff Bridges, officers are investigating a bomb threat at Target on U.S. Highway 11. Bridges said the threat made Friday morning alleged that a bomb was in a vehicle in the parking lot. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office canine unit is in route to assist in the search for any explosives. UPDATE: Bridges said a t ...

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Traffic Safety Program highlight of Center Point Council meeting

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CENTER POINT— Prior to Thursday night’s city council meeting, two public hearings were held concerning the new Traffic Safety Program and the apartment complexes which are in violation of the city’s business-license ordinances. Hope Ball, a representative of Red Flex, addressed the council and the audience concerning the Traffic Safety Program and answered questions ...

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CCHS soccer team wins Special Olympic championship

Special to The Trussville Tribune CLAY --Students from Clay-Chalkville High School won first place at the Jefferson County Special Olympics soccer tournament in Gardendale on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_34827" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured are team members Jai-Lynda Henry, Lidottrick Pharris, Skyie McClee, CJ Larry, Isaiah Primm, Thaddeus Oddie, Alyssa Miller, Donte Benford, Marcus Beal, and ...

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Two vehicle wreck in Trussville sends 1 to hospital

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -A two vehicle wreck at the intersection of Oak Street and Chalkville Road sent one person to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon. [caption id="attachment_34821" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wreck at Oak Street and Chalkville Road sends one person to the hospital.Photo by The Trussville Tribune[/caption] Trussville police captain Jeff Bridges said a veh ...

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Center Point man arrested on drug charges

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CENTER POINT – David Barnwell Jr. of Center Point was arrested for two charges. Barnwell was booked into the Jefferson County Jail shortly after midnight on unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He was released an hour later on a $2,8000 bond.   ...

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Did you miss the Trussville mayor’s forum? Check it out here.

From Tribune Digital Media TRUSSVILLE --Trussville mayoral candidates, Buddy Choat and Anthony Montalto, will face off in a runoff election on October 4. The two candidates answered questions from the Tribune's Brannon Dawkins and Scott Buttram in our studio on September 18.  If you missed the forum, you can watch the video replay below. [box type="info"][/box] ...

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Argo Council discusses bringing Crazy Horse up-to-date on rent

By Megan Miller, Editor ARGO -- During Wednesday's Argo City Council meeting, two agenda items pertained to Crazy Horse restaurant which occupies a building owned by the City of Argo. The building is located at 8885 Gadsden Highway. Crazy Horse has been open since 2011, but the family has 50 years of experience in the meat industry. The restaurant offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. As of Wednesday ...

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Argo Council discusses paving project around city hall

By Megan Miller, Editor ARGO -- Although the Argo City Council met last Monday, there were a number of notable items on Wednesday’s agenda. First up was a discussion of a grant from FEMA that will allocate funds to build a storm shelter for the city. Mayor Paul Jennings said he’s heard a number of cities won’t be using their funds, which will free up more funding for Argo to potentially apply for. The point ...

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Two suspects wanted after stealing two televisions

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies said surveillance footage captured a silver or tan Chevrolet Suburban backing into a parking space outside building 1825 at The Pointe Apartments on Friday September 9 at 2 p.m. The apartments are located on Bond Circle, right off of Center Point Parkway. Detectives said two people associated with the vehicle, and a s ...

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