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Trussville: Date for 2nd Annual Smokin’ & Stokin’ has been announced

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club is proud to announce that they will host the Second Annual Smokin’ & Stokin’ BBQ Cook-off on Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s cook-off will be held at the Trussville Civic Center. This event is a Kansas City Barbecue Society and an Alabama Barbecue Association Event. There will be approximately 40 teams ...

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New plan for controversial Hwy 11 property presented during P&Z work session

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – The developer of a controversial plan for a piece of property, off Highway 11, presented a new proposal to the Planning and Zoning Board on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The property, which is bordered by homes on Dew Drive and Birch Street, is known as the Hamilton property. David Stovall, a developer representing Highpointe Properties, LLC, proposed a new p ...

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Pinson Council holds first reading of 2019-2020 budget

By Crystal McGough, copy editor PINSON – The Pinson City Council held a first reading of its proposed 2019-2020 fiscal year budget at the regular council meeting on Thursday, June 6. The proposed budget is in the amount of $3,375,000. Last year’s budget was $3,723,000. The year-to-date city expenses for the 2018-2019 fiscal year are $3,496,651, and the year-end projection is set at $3,999,559. “The year-end ...

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Teens charged in Trussville drive-by have first call in court on Friday, June 7

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — Two people arrested after a drive-by shooting in Trussville have a first call in court on Friday, June 7, 2019. Josiah Rawshawn Johnson, 19, of Hoover, and Christian Jordan Minter, 19, of Birmingham, are both charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling. Trussville investigators said the two had a disagreement with someone at the home on Vanessa ...

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Trussville Police asking public for help finding suspect

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama released information about a suspect wanted in Trussville. Roger Dale Abney, 42, of Adamsville, is wanted on a felony warrant charging him with discharging a firearm into an unoccupied dwelling. Abney was wanted as of June 4, 2019. [caption id="attachment_80901" align="alignleft" width="202"] Roger Dale Abney[/caption] An ...

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INCIDENT REPORT: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office releases SRO arrest data for 2018-19 school year

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office released a report on school resource officer data for the 2018-19 school year. According to the School Resource Division of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, SROs finished the year making 76 felony arrests, which included 17 terrorist threat investigations, 454 misdemeanor arrests, 83 traffic citations, and 2,0 ...

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Trussville native releases second single, ‘Get Even’

By Erica Thomas, managing editor Just over a year since releasing her first single, Trussville native Mady Steward has released another single, “Get Even.” The mid-tempo, pop song was released on May 31. Steward held a single release party at The Back Corner in Nashville, where she now lives. Steward said she is loving life in the big city, but always makes a point to come home to visit with family and “res ...

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Lights, cameras, action at Springville City Council

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports By Terry Schrimscher SPRINGVILLE — Infrastructure was, once again, the topic of discussion for the Springville City Council Monday night. The discussion in the work session centered around the intersection of Highway 174 and Main Street. As the city has grown in recent years, the intersection has caused traffic congestion due to the use of stop signs instead of traf ...

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First Baptist Church of Trussville will be host for Global Leadership Summit

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The First Baptist Church of Trussville will be a premier host site for the 25th Global Leadership Summit this summer. The event will be August 8 and 9. Global Leadership Network is presenting the simulcast, live by satellite, to 500+ sites in North America. Organizers said it will drive transformation with fresh, actionable insight from a diverse facult ...

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Name that old store: Jennings’ Super Saver

By Erica Thomas, managing editor Cage Jennings was a store owner, fire chief, postmaster, butcher and fixer of things o’plenty. Jennings’ grocery and variety store was at the corner of present-day Old Springville Road and Sweeney Hollow Road. Eventually, Jennings moved his store to the corner of Old Springville Road and Brewster Road, where Clay City Hall is now. He called his store Jennings' Super Saver. S ...

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