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Man and woman arrested in Clay for stealing trailer while driving stolen vehicle

From Trussville Tribune staff reports At 6 a.m. Wednesday morning, Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a theft in progress at a residence in the 6600 block of Old Springville Road in Clay. [caption id="attachment_40450" align="alignleft" width="240"] Duke[/caption] According to the report, a white male and white female were in the process of stealing a utility trailer and a lawn mow ...

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Hewitt-Trussville named one of nation’s most challenging schools

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many tes ...

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Heartfelt pleas from family saves Clay woman’s home from demolition

By Crystal McGough For The Tribune CLAY -- The Clay City Council unanimously denied one and approved three resolutions for the demolition of houses in the city after a public hearing at its council meeting Tuesday night. During pre-council, City Manager Ronnie Dixon explained to the council the house at 6531 Chrissy Drive had burned nearly three years ago. At the time, the owner, Betty Gladden, 87, did not ...

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Argo passes ordinance concerning unsolicited sales papers being thrown into yards

By Chris Yow Editor ARGO -- Argo Mayor Betty Bradley has been working for close to a year, even during her time as a councilwoman, to stop the problem of unsolicited sales papers being thrown into Argo citizens’ yards. Now, the city has taken action. A city ordinance was passed Monday night making it illegal for a distributor to deliver publications to citizens who ask not to be included in delivery. A viol ...

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Suspect arrested in Center Point Jet Pep shooting

From Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT -- A man accused of shooting a Center Point business owner in the early hours of April 24 is now behind bars. [caption id="attachment_40416" align="alignleft" width="240"] King[/caption] According to the report, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested Monterius Derae King, 29, of Birmingham,in relation to the case. On Saturday, May 6, detectives received ...

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Trussville residents support the Junior League of Birmingham’s efforts to raise $1 Million for One Place

Special to The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), has enlisted the help of 20 community “Torchbearers” to help raise $1.25 million for the One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center, a new partnership that aids survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The gift will be the culmination of a new five-year effort--the Community of Lights Centennial Campaign--to celebrate t ...

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Center Point man, suspected in multiple robberies, arrested following police chase

From Trussville Tribune staff reports VESTAVIA HILLS -- A brief police chase in Vestavia Hills Monday ended with the arrest of a Center Point man accused in multiple robberies over the weekend. [caption id="attachment_40409" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cardalle Osby Photo via Vestavia Police Facebook[/caption] Vestavia Hills police arrested Cardalle Bruce Osby, 35, and he was booked into the Jefferson Co ...

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Paine Elementary student awarded at Birmingham-area art show

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- Cayden Hawthorne, a third grade student from Paine Elementary won an honorable mention award in his age group at the 21st annual dreamArchitecture Art Contest held its awards ceremony Thursday, May 4th at the SawWorks Studio at ArchitectureWorks. More than 30 winning students were awarded prizes for their creativity and imagination for this year’s theme, “ ...

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JeffCo Commissioner announces run for governor

By Chris Yow Editor JEFFERSON COUNTY --Beginning his speech by quoting Psalm 118:24, "This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it," Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington announced his candidacy for the office of governor Monday during a press conference at Vulcan Park. [caption id="attachment_40393" align="alignleft" width="300"] David Carrington[/caption] The former preside ...

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Carroll Pharmacy to donate teddy bears to Children’s Hospital through buy one, give one event

By Chris Yow Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Carroll Pharmacy, locally owned and operated serving Trussville and Clay, is partnering with Bears for Humanity and Children's Hospital of Alabama to donate bears to patients in the hospital. The program is designed to allow Carroll Pharmacy customers donate a bear with a buy one, give one system. For each bear purchased, one will be donated to a patient. “We are so excited ...

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