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Trussville Leadership Conference set for March

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports The 6th Annual Trussville Leadership Conference is slated to kick off on March 9 at the Trussville Civic Center, presented by the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce. The event takes place at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. [caption id="attachment_38394" align="alignleft" width="300"] Last year's Trussville Leadership Conference. Photo provided by the Trussville Area Chamber of Co ...

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Pinson Valley High students take part in Industrial Motor Control Competition

By Nathan Prewett For the Trussville Tribune PINSON – Communication is important for students getting out of high school and into the larger world, said Linsey King Jr., who is an instructor of industrial maintenance at Pinson Valley High School. This is a part of the school’s annual Industrial Motor Control Competition “One of the biggest issues that industry is seeing from students leaving high school and ...

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VIDEO: Key element of Trussville Greenway is now in place

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Construction continues on the seemingly never-ending saga of Civitan Park and the Trussville Greenway project, but Friday brought a key development. The massive footbridge which crosses the Cahaba River connecting the trail behind the library to the trail beside the Senior Center was put into place. The trail north of the river reaches from the Senior C ...

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Person of Interest suspected in Birmingham arsons released

From Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM - A person of interest suspected in several arson in Birmingham has been released, according to a report by WBRC. Several fires were started on Cotton Avenue on Thursday morning, as well as on Steiner Avenue, McMillon Avenue and on Pearson Avenue. The person of interest was taken in after the Birmingham Fire and Rescue’s arson dog, Alma, smelled accelerant on ...

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Center Point City Council meeting discusses businesses, roads, other issues

CENTER POINT – As the Center Point City Council meeting began its session on Thursday night, Council President Roger Barlow called for a calm discussion, citing comments made on the social media sites Twitter and Facebook. “I don’t agree with you and I’m not going to respond to those comments put out there,” he addressed the people in attendance. “But when we come in here we’re going to do it with dignity, ...

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Jon Clements joins Clay-Chalkville staff; Chris Mills moves to assistant principal post

By David Knox Sports Editor CLAY – Former Pinson Valley offensive coordinator Jon Clements has been approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education to move to Clay-Chalkville. Clements will coach receivers. He replaces Chris Mills on the staff. Mills has accepted the position of assistant principal at Clay-Chalkville. “He’s a fantastic young coach,” Cougars head coach Jerry Hood said. “The thing you do ...

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Hewitt lacrosse ready for another season

By David Knox, Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE – This sports program has the third largest number of participants at Hewitt-Trussville, and it’s only in its fourth year. There are 42 boys and 22 girls ninth through 12th-grade playing lacrosse at Hewitt-Trussville this season for the Huskies club team. Lacrosse isn’t a sport yet sanctioned by the Alabama High School Athletic Association, but that hasn’t stopped the ...

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Meet and greet with new AD planned

Special to The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Please join Trussville City Schools as they welcome new Athletic Director Lance Walker. Hewitt-Trussville High School will host a Meet & Greet for parents, students and the Trussville community on Friday, Feb. 10, in the front lobby of the school from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please drop by and welcome Lance to Trussville during this time. [caption id="attachment_38133" alig ...

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Alabama PSC President Twinkle Cavanaugh to speak at chamber luncheon

Alabama Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh will be the featured speaker at the February 16 luncheon of the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce. First elected to the position of Associate Commissioner in 2010, Cavanaugh defeated the last statewide-elected Democrat in 2012 to earn the seat she currently occupies as President of the Commission. Prior to her service on the PSC, Cavana ...

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Hero dog saves Trussville couple from fire

By Chris Yow Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Five minutes. That’s how long it was between Ashley and Joey Sprague were awoken by their dog Belle before their entire house was engulfed in flames. [caption id="attachment_38257" align="alignleft" width="240"] Ashley Sprague and Belle Submitted photo[/caption] Ashley Sprague is quick to say Belle, an 11-year-old hound mix rescue, is the reason the family is alive today. “ ...

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