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Green Drive in Trussville not expected to open by school start

By Gary Lloyd Trussville Mayor Gene Melton said at Tuesday’s Trussville City Council meeting that Green Drive is not expected to reopen by the start of school Aug. 19. Melton said he hopes to have final engineering designs for the repair from Schoel Engineering by Friday. He said that will bring the project “real close” to having something that can go out for bid. The repair will likely cost more than ,000. ...

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UPDATE: 1 dead in Highway 75 traffic wreck

By Gary Lloyd The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident at the intersection of Center Point Road and Sweeney Hollow Road. The accident occurred just after 8 a.m. Wednesday. The investigation indicated that a silver Volkswagen was traveling north on Center Point Road and failed to stop for a red light. A tractor trailer truck collided with the Volkswagen as it passed thr ...

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Trussville approves moratorium on money brokers

By Gary Lloyd The Trussville City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance imposing a moratorium on money brokers. According to the ordinance, the 180-day moratorium includes any “money broker,” defined as any person, organization or business entity that loans money secured by personal property or secured by title to personal property or buys personal property, under agreement whereby the borrower or seller ...

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OPERATION BABY-QUE

Clay Marine, NFL player carry out fundraiser for couple By Gary Lloyd It is a Clay Marine’s mission plan, and a Clay NFL player’s game plan. It is called Operation Baby-Que, a fundraiser to help Norm and Ashley Handley, a Springville couple, raise money for an in vitro fertilization cycle, a $12,000 treatment not covered by insurance in Alabama. The process includes eggs being fertilized outside Ashley Hand ...

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Melton to give state of city at chamber luncheon

By Gary Lloyd Trussville Mayor Gene Melton will deliver his annual state of the city address at this month’s Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The luncheon will be held Thursday, July 18 at the Trussville Civic Center. Reservations are $17 each and are required by noon on Tuesday, July 16. Networking time begins at 11:30 a.m., and lunch is served at noon, followed by Melton’s presentation at app ...

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Pinson accepts bid for Palmerdale Homesteads roof

By Lee Weyhrich The Pinson City Council last week accepted a bid for roof replacement at Palmerdale Homesteads Community Center. The city council accepted a bid from Weather Guard Metal Roofing in the amount of $47,267. The roof has been leaking for some time, leading to jokes about a roof-leak bucket brigade and using garbage cans to catch the leaking water. Dorlin Terry, the center’s property manager, sai ...

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Rescheduled City Fest set for Saturday

By Gary Lloyd The rescheduled Trussville City Fest will be Saturday on the Mall in downtown Trussville. The free event will begin at 9 a.m. and go to 2 p.m. Typically a “rain or shine” event, Trussville City Fest fell victim to a monsoon that hit the Mall in May. It is believed it was the first-ever rainout for the 33-year-old event. “It wasn’t just rain. There were water puddles and mud puddles everywhere; ...

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Investigation continues into 2 dead dogs found in Clay home

By Gary Lloyd The investigation into the two dead dogs found in a Clay residence continues, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Randy Christian said that on June 17, deputies were called to a home in the 700 block of Chestnut Drive in Clay to investigate an animal cruelty complaint. The building inspector for Clay had been contacted by a contractor who had been hired to clean up ...

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Center Point Fire adds ATV

By Gary Lloyd The Center Point Fire District has added an ATV that will help in challenging terrains. The fire district last week announced it has added a 2013 Kawasaki 4x4 Trans-Mule, an all-terrain response vehicle that will have the capability of carrying medical and firefighting equipment. The fire district purchased the Trans-Mule with funding acquired through the city of Pinson. “Our goal is to contin ...

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Feasibility study coming for Magnolia Place school site

By Gary Lloyd The Trussville City Board of Education on Monday approved preparation of a preliminary site report to determine the feasibility of a new elementary school at the Magnolia Place property. Trussville City Schools Superintendent Pattie Neill said the school board has sent a memorandum to the Trussville City Council and Mayor Gene Melton asking the city to deed the property to the school system. N ...

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