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UPDATED: Suspect in custody- Manhunt for man who shot at Birmingham police officer underway in Clay

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY  — UPDATE: A man has been taken into custody near Will Keith Road in Argo. Police believe he may be the suspect who fired at Birmingham Police on Monday night and was the subject of a manhunt in Clay. Related Story: Suspect taken into custody in Argo ORIGINAL: The Birmingham Police Department has setup a large perimeter in Clay after police said a man ran from ...

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Clay woman holds book drive for A Soldier’s Child Foundation

By Crystal McGough, copy editor CLAY – Just a couple weeks ago, our entire nation set aside a weekend to honor and remember the heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Many businesses closed their doors, families grilled out, some traveled to visit relatives, and many more shared their gratitude on social media over Memorial Day weekend. By the following Tuesday, however, most Americans had ...

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Local travel agent ‘overloaded’ after Dominican Republic deaths

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY — A travel agency in Clay has been inundated with calls of concern after the deaths of several Americans in the Dominican Republic. At least four Americans have died during their stay in the Caribbean nation this year. Robert Bell Wallace died at a Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, in April, after becoming ill. About a month later, three American tour ...

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First Baptist Trussville celebrates member’s 100th birthday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The oldest member of First Baptist Trussville was shown love from her fellow church members for her 100th birthday on June 1, 2019. Earline Bain was celebrated on Saturday, June 1, at Sherry's Restaurant. Friends and family were in attendance. She received a mailbox full of cards on Saturday. She spent the entire day reading through over 100 cards. The ...

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Photo Gallery: A look back at the Wheeler house

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The iconic Wheeler house at 401 Main Street was demolished on Saturday to make way for a planned unit development (PUD), which has been proposed for the property. Mrs. Wheeler was well known in Trussville for teaching piano lessons to local children. Her piano can be seen in the photos below. The Wheeler house has quite a history, according to local lo ...

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Tiara Pennington crowned Miss Alabama 2019

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Tiara Pennington, Miss University of Alabama, was crowned Miss Alabama 2019 on June 8, 2019. Pennington was the first African-American to be crowned as Miss University of Alabama when she won the title last November. Pennington's platform is raising awareness and finding a cure for psoriasis. She is the founder of Psoriasis Take Action. The platform is ...

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STORM REPORT: Tornado confirmed, flash flooding and wind damage across Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The National Weather Service in Birmingham confirmed a tornado hit Dallas County on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The tornado first touched down six miles West/Northwest of Selma at 4:07 p.m. A few people reported seeing the twister on the ground along County Road 214. Several trees were snapped off, branches were downed and one home had roof damage. The torn ...

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Center Point man wanted by Crime Stoppers

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is asking for help locating a man wanted on a felony charge. Erik Antuan Carey, 25, of Center Point, is facing a charge of failure to appear for obstructing justice, using a false ID. Carey was wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office as of April 17, 2019. His last known address was in the 300 block of 27th Avenu ...

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Huskies, Tigers named to ASWA All-State Softball Team

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama Sports Writers Association released the All-State Softball Team on Friday. It was no surprise to see the list littered with names from the 7A state champion Hewitt-Trussville Huskies and perennial 5A powerhouse Springville Tigers. From the Huskies, senior Hannah Borden was named 7A Player of the Year, Hitter of the Year and 7A First Team De ...

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Moody pair arrested by Trussville police after chase, crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A man and woman from Moody were arrested by Trussville Police following a chase on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The chase began on Gadsden Highway, according to Officer Ben Short. "Around 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense," Short said. "After running both occupants through NCIC it was determined they were both wante ...

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