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Springville City Council, workshop cancelled for Dec. 17

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE — The City of Springville has announced its work session and regularly scheduled City Council meeting on Dec. 17 has been canceled. The work session and regular council meeting scheduled for Jan. 7, 2019, has been rescheduled. The work session will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 p.m. with the regular meeting to follow at 6 p.m.  ...

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Trussville City Council approves salary increase for mayor and city council, will not take effect until next term

By Shaun Szkolnik For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to increase the salary of the mayor and the council at its regular meeting Tuesday night. Per state law, this pay increase will not go into effect until after the next election and once a new term has begun in November of 2020. See related: Proposed salary increases for Trussville mayor, city council ...

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Irondale man bound with electrical cord during home invasion near Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE — An Irondale home invasion involved two masked gunmen tying up a 55-year-old victim with electrical cord while they robbed his home, according to Carol Robinson of Al.com. Robinson reported that the robbery occurred in the 400 block of Birmingham Avenue on Tuesday around 10:15 a.m.  The suspects are described as being white males. Irondale Police Det. Sgt. ...

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Pell City man wanted by authorities

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Earl Dwane Picket is wanted in St. Clair County on felony warrants charging him with possession of marijuana in the first degree and failure to appear (escape third degree) The subject is described as a 6-foot-4, and weighing 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The subject is a black male. [caption id="attachment_68068" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Crime Stoppe ...

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Wreck in Roebuck area leaves 37-year-old man dead

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — A multi-vehicle crash in the Roebuck area was fatal for a Birmingham man, according to Carol Robinson of Al.com. Ryan Christopher Jenkins, 37, was identified as the victim by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.  According to Robinson, the wreck took place at 4:50 p.m. at the intersection of Parkway East and Fourth Avenue South. Robinson also re ...

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Investigation leads to drug bust in Blount County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY — An investigation led to two arrests at a Blount County residence on Monday, according to WIAT. A press release from the Blount County Sheriff’s Office said that two individuals were charged with first degree unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.  The release also indicated that the arrest was made in the Moun ...

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Proposed salary increases for Trussville mayor, city council on tonight’s agenda

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — During the Trussville City Council workshop on Thursday evening, Dec. 6, Councilman Alan Taylor asked the council to consider a plan to increase salaries for both mayor and city council. The proposal has been placed on the agenda for tonight's (Tuesday) council meeting. The vote could take place tonight or could be tabled for a later vote depending on c ...

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Jefferson County schools on 2 hour delay

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Jefferson County schools will delay opening for two hours on Tuesday morning due to icy road conditions, according to JEFCOED social media. "Due to icy road conditions, all Jefferson County Schools will be delayed 2 hours on Tuesday, Dec 11th," the statement said. "All Classes will begin at 10:00am. All buses will run 2 hours later than normal." ...

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Icy conditions, frozen fog causing multiple crashes on Birmingham area interstates

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Over 10 crashes have been reported on interstates in the metro Birmingham area. I-459 northbound at Liberty Park is closed due to ice and a wreck. Delays are to be expected on all interstates in the metro area Tuesday morning. Icy patches on roadways and difficult visibility due to frozen fog are causing multiple wrecks on Birmingham area interstates Tu ...

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