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PINSON IN PINK: City, Center Point Fire District, kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Tanna Friday For the Tribune PINSON — Bicentennial Park was the setting for Saturday's kickoff of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. [caption id="attachment_46013" align="alignleft" width="300"] A pink firefighter's helmet was on display during Saturdays event to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month.[/caption] During an event hosted by Center Point firefighters and the City of Pinson, pink balloons line ...

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Trussville officials turn to judge for opinion on sign ordinance issue

By David Lazenby Editor TRUSSVILLE — City officials are awaiting a ruling from Municipal Judge Carl Chamblee regarding whether a restaurant’s shrink-wrapped van violates the city’s sign ordinance, according to Trussville City Councilor Jef Freeman. [caption id="attachment_45994" align="alignleft" width="300"] A van frequently parked adjacent to Mr. Chen's Authentic Chinese Cooking has been the focus of rece ...

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Trussville mayor reports sales tax revenues up $1.2 million from previous year, despite growth in online shopping trend

By David Lazenby Editor TRUSSVILLE — On the same day that several area mayors were meeting in Birmingham to discuss efforts to woo Amazon to central Alabama, Mayor Buddy Choat on Friday publicly thanked those who choose to shop locally in lieu of online consumerism. [caption id="attachment_45991" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville Mayor Buddy Choat[/caption] "I'd like to thank  those who shop in Trus ...

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Trussville City Schools receives $3,000 donation during TACC legislative breakfast

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a legislative breakfast on Thursday at the Trussville Civic Center. Four area elected officials presented updates to chamber members and guests in attendance. [caption id="attachment_45985" align="alignleft" width="214"] State Sen. Shay Shelnutt speaks with Trussville City Schools Superintendent Pattie Neil ...

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“Fresh frozen fun”: Frios Gourmet Pops opens location in Trussville

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — Sick of the corporate world, Andy Harp decided to go into a cooler line of work. That's how Harp's company, Frios, came about, according to Franchise Operations Director Skip Hale. Since its opening four years ago in Gadsden, Frios now has stores in six other states, including a newly established location in Trussville. [caption id="attachment_45930" align="ali ...

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Director, treasurer of Cross at Clay school, daycare address rumors of closing

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune CLAY - For anybody who's heard rumors of the closing of the Cross at Clay Baptist Church's daycare and school, they are unfounded, said Director Michelle Shelton and Treasurer Barbara Thompson Bier. Though there have been administration changes, they said that the church and the school are very much open and continue to operate. [caption id="attachment_45915" align="alignle ...

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Trussville Council approves agreement with Edgar’s Bakery that provides incentives to eatery while protecting city’s interests

By David Lazenby Editor TRUSSVILLE —  During a called meeting, today, Trussville city councilors unanimously approved a project development agreement between the city and Edgar's Trussville, LLC. [caption id="attachment_45909" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rick Stotser[/caption] City attorney Rick Stotser said the agreement not only guarantees the incentives offered by the city to attract the popular Birmi ...

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Center Point mayor, other area leaders, to speak Friday about effort to attract Amazon to central Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Mayors Tom Henderson of Center Point, William,  Bell of Birmingham, Walt Maddox of Tuscaloosa, Mayor Tom Henderson of Center Point,  Gary Richardson of Midfield and Jack Draper of Anniston will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Friday to discuss the possibility of Birmingham luring Amazon to located its secondary corporate headquarters to the city. [caption id=" ...

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Center Point City Council renews contract with MAX Transit

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune CENTER POINT —Discussion at a regular meeting of the Center Point City Council addressed renewing the annual contract with MAX Transit as well as a report from the Chamber of Commerce, which brought up events to take place in the city in the coming months. [caption id="attachment_45879" align="alignleft" width="300"] Center Point City Council. Photo by Nathan Prewett.[/capt ...

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Hewitt-Trussville High School homecoming parade to be held today

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Hewitt-Trussville High School will hold its annual homecoming parade starting at 4 p.m. today through downtown Trussville. The parade will begin from a launch point on Cherokee Drive, turn left on Parkway Drive, turn right on Highway 11 then turn right on North Chalkville Road before ending in the South Mall area. Various local clubs and organizations will be partic ...

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