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HTMS 7th Grader recognized by Duke University TIP

By Amalia Kortright, For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Hewitt-Trussville Middle School 7th grader Max Mobley was recognized for in the Grand Recognition Ceremony as part of the Duke University Talent Identification Program. The event was held in the Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University on May 16. "He was very excited to be able to go to Duke," said Max's mother, Cicily Mobley. As part of the program, 7th g ...

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Gunshot victim transported from Pinson Valley Parkway

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --A man who is believed to have been shot in the area of 41st Street North has been transported to UAB hospital, according to Birmingham police. The victim was transported from a Texaco service station on the Pinson Valley Parkway.  No arrest has been made at this time and police continue to search for the gunman. The shooting remains under investigation. ...

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Two vehicle crash in Birmingham leaves two injured

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – Alabama State Troopers are on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on I459 South, just south of I20. According to Trooper Gary Daniel, there are two injuries, and the accident involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle. All lanes have been reopened, but motorists traveling through the area should expect heavy delays. [caption id="attachment_26134" a ...

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Trussville Fire Chief takes on new title with Alabama Fire College

By Megan Miller, Editor TUSCALOOSA -- Chief Russell Ledbetter is no stranger to Alabama’s fire departments. Having gotten his start as a volunteer at Palmerdale Fire Department in 1979, Ledbetter then got his first paying job at the Cahaba Heights Fire Department in 1985, moving to the Bessemer Fire Department in 1988, and finally calling the Trussville Fire Department home since February of 1998. Ledbetter ...

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Two arrested after burglary in Center Point

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CENTER POINT -- Just after 1:30 Monday afternoon, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an apartment in the 100 block of Spring Garden Way. It was reported that two black males had been seen removing a window from the home and climbing inside. [caption id="attachment_28887" align="alignleft" width="300"] file photo[/c ...

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Shelby County officers apprehend drunk driver

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports SHELBY COUNTY -- On May 17 at 3:29 a.m., a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Eagle Point Drive, which was driven by Matthew Kline Vinyard, 29 of Birmingham. [caption id="attachment_31386" align="alignleft" width="300"] via Shelby County Sheriff's Office[/caption] Vinyard eluded the deputy through Eagle Point Subdivision, wrecking h ...

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Coroner needs help identifying decomposing body found by CSX workers

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM -- CSX Railroad employees discovered decomposing human remains in a small creek on April 28. The remains were found in a creek, which runs parallel to two set of railroad tracks, located in the 3300 block of Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard, which is in a commercial/industrial section of Birmingham. [caption id="attachment_31383" align="alignleft" wid ...

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Man suffers rare stroke, neighbors organize yard sale to help

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Neighbors in Pilgrims Rest subdivision are putting on a yard sale for Eddie Paliescheskey on May 21 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Neighbors are collecting items from inside their own homes to contribute to the sale, and all proceeds will go directly to Eddie, age 58, who had a brain stem [caption id="attachment_31374" align="alignleft" width="300"] via Go Fund Me[/caption] stroke ...

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Driver’s license renewals are back at county courthouse in Center Point

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT --Jefferson County Commissioner Joe Knight said driver's license renewals have resumed at the county courthouse in Center Point. "We've been working on this for a long time," Knight said. "Everything was tested last week and the equipment checked out fine, so we're ready to go." Jefferson County officials were forced to close the satellite offices in 20 ...

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Community rallies at PVHS to save fine arts teachers

By Megan Miller, Editor PINSON -- A meeting at PVHS to save two beloved fine arts teachers, Brandon Triola and Adam Bearden, took place Monday in a nearly full auditorium. Parents, teachers, students, PVHS alumni, Pinson city councilors and Jefferson County Board of Education members were in attendance. During the meeting, Principal Mike Turner made opening statements, followed by statements from three that ...

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