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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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Traffic accidents pile up; I-459 backed up near Trussville

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- State Troopers are working several crashes on I-459 involving multiple vehicles. The crashes are at mile marker 19 going south and mile marker 17 going north. There is another crash near mile  marker 29. At this time there are no reported injuries or road blockage, but traffic is very heavy. Motorists should use caution in the area. ...

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Trussville Daybreak Rotary impacts HTMS students

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club is helping to train tomorrow’s leaders.     Rotarian Mike Ennis spoke to the Interact/Leadership Club of Hewitt-Trussville Middle School sponsored by Charlotte Booker. Mike shared with the students the definition of leadership, the influence of a leader, and positive leaders make positive decisions.  Mike followed up wit ...

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Representative Gary Palmer plays critical role in repeal and replacement of Obamacare

From Trussville Tribune staff reports WASHINGTON, DC -- A bill to repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as 'Obamacare', passed the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday, and one vital amendment to the bill was authored by Gary Palmer (R-AL6). [caption id="attachment_24251" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gary Palmer (R-AL6)[/caption] Palmer voted in favor of the American He ...

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Pinson council dedicates memorial benches, contracts storm shelter architect, more at meeting

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune PINSON – The Pinson City Council met briefly on Thursday night to discuss several items on the agenda before going into executive session to talk about trade, commerce and litigation. During the meeting the council accepted a $1,000 donation from the Lancaster family to dedicate two benches to Gray Lancaster, who died of brain cancer in 2016. The Lancaster family was not pr ...

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Trussville police looking into burglary of local pharmacy

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Trussville police are investigating the burglary of a pharmacy occurring at 3:41 a.m. on Friday, April 28, at a pharmacy off Watterson Pkwy. According to Lieutenant Eric Rush of the Trussville Police Department, it appears two black males wearing caps and bandannas used a crow bar to pry open a door to the pharmacy. A wide array of drugs were stolen during ...

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Steve Ward to be recommended for TCS BOE position

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Following the interviews of three finalists for the vacant board of education seat Tuesday night, Trussville Mayor Buddy Choat will recommend Steve Ward to the city council for approval at the next meeting. Ward, a retired educator, was chosen over other finalists Margaret McCullough and Wendell Gibson. Ward was born and raised in Montgomery, and is curren ...

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