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Can you identify this local intersection?

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Nothing brings back memories quite like an old photo. They're not always clear, but images from yesteryear take us back to a simpler time and provide history lessons for generations to come. This image was taken in the late 1950s. You can see a store in the photo. There is a different store in that location today. We know where this is. Do you? ...

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Part of Linden Street in Trussville closed for 45 days

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Parts of Linden Street and Valley Road in Trussville are closed and will remain closed for 45 days. The closure is for the Valley Road extension that will parallel Interstate 59 and will go into the Pinnacle Shopping Center. The closure begins on Linden Street at Pineview Road. The parts of Linden Street and Valley Road that are closed will be closed th ...

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Head-to-toe renovations taking shape at Trussville McDonald’s

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The renovations at the McDonald's on Chalkville Road in Trussville are coming along and that's evident from the road. On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, crews were seen sprucing up the golden arches using a crane and a bucket. The pole holding the "M" logo was painted. The legendary playland dome is gone and parts for the new playland have arrived on site. The ...

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Chick-fil-A in Trussville reopens after major renovations

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Chick-fil-A on Chalkville Mountain Road reopened on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, after a complete remodel. Upgrades were made to the kitchen and drive-thru areas. Chick-fil-A said the changes will improve the guest experience. The restaurant said the expansion of the kitchen will allow them to make more food in less time. The restaurant held a ribbon cu ...

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Hancock attorney releases statement, says client is ‘sickened’ by death of victim

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — The attorney for the man accused in the March 28, 2019, shooting at the Trussville Cracker Barrel, spoke about the case. Attorney Richard S. Jaffe, with Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C., said his client, Bryan Hancock, had no intention of harming anyone and that race did not play a part in the shooting death of Randy Dewayne Young. “As is often the cas ...

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Rain, thunderstorm chances return Wednesday, increase through weekend

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- With the exception of a brief rain Sunday night, the local area hasn't seen any significant rain in weeks. That could change beginning on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Birmingham. Rain chances return today with a 40% chance and increase to 80% by Friday and Saturday. Wednesday A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showe ...

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Accused Trussville Cracker Barrel shooter out on bond

By Erica Thomas, managing editor BIRMINGHAM — The man accused in the deadly shooting at Cracker Barrel on Thursday, March 28, 2019, has been released from jail on bond. Bryan Hancock, 22, of Pinson, was released on Tuesday, June 4, according to Jefferson County Jail records. His bond was $250,000 on a capital murder charge. Hancock is accused in the death of Randy Dewayne Young. Young was shot in the head i ...

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UPDATED: Interstate reopens after crash on I-59 North in Trussville stops traffic

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- UPDATED: Interstate 59 North has reopened at the 141 Exit. REPORTED EARLIER:  A crash on Interstate 59 northbound just past 141 exit for North Chalkville Road reduced traffic to only one lane at about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Police closed the northbound lanes completely after arriving on the scene. Traffic was still able to move northward around the cras ...

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Clay father who lost son speaks at Freedom from Addiction Coalition Breakfast in Trussville

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — A Clay father who lost his son to the opioid crisis in 2017 has been working to save lives by using his own personal experience, science and his faith. Thomas P. Dooley, PhD., spoke at the Freedom from Addition Coalition Breakfast on Tuesday, June 3, 2019. Dooley started out by telling the story of his loss. On Feb. 2, 2017, Dooley found his son dead in the base ...

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