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Small Business Saturday is today

The big box retailers have their Black Friday, but today local businesses have their time in the sun with Small Business Saturday. Business owners throughout Trussville, Clay and Pinson are hoping for big crowds as the national retail spotlight shines on locally owned businesses on Main Street.  Shopping locally not only helps the mom and pop stores, but also keeps tax revenue inside the city limits where l ...

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Game Recap: Clay Chalkville 30 Mountain Brook 9

Robert Greene gets the Cougars on the board first with a 38 yard field goal with 3:55 to play in the 1st quarter. With 28 seconds remaining in the 1st quarter, Hayden Moore hits DeAndre Woods for 20 yards and the touchdown. Cougars lead 10-0. Mountain Brook hits a 32 yard field goal with 8:02 unitl the half. Moore takes it to the house from 57 yards out with 7:30 to play until halftime. Cougars lead 17-3. C ...

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Jeffco Sheriff’s department on the move during holiday season

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit greeted shoppers at the Pinnacle in Trussville this morning, but the mobile unit will remain mobile during the holiday shopping season, according to Sergeant Jack Self. “The mobile unit will be in Trussville today, but it will rotate around the county during the holidays,” Self said. “It will also be at the Summit, Brookwood Village and Tannehill Promenade ...

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Ready, set, shop!

James Bowling of Remlap was first in line at Best Buy in Trussville, confident that his commitment would pay off. Bowling set up his tent in front of the store on Monday night with his eye on a 40" flat screen television for $179 which normally sells for $420. Kymberly Bosworth of Moody, second in line, wants the same item and both serious shoppers believe they'll be rewarded. "The rumor is they normally ha ...

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Are you blessed?

Are you blessed? By Robert G. Wilkerson “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want” (Psalms 23:1).  What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving –food, clothing, money?  We should be thankful for these things if we have them, but there are more important things. Sometimes God answers our prayers by giving us more than we ask, and in ways different from what we expected. Let me illustrate with the following: ...

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NCAA investigating Auburn football program

Charles Goldberg, Auburn beat writer for The Birmingham News, and Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports are reporting this evening that the NCAA is investigating the football program at Auburn University. Yahoo Sports says that according to multiple sources, NCAA investigators have spent weeks looking into potential improprieties involving Auburn recruits, players, coaches, representatives of the school's athletic inte ...

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Trussville police aim to keep shoppers safe

Tis the season...for Trussville to become the shopping mecca. With Black Friday actually beginning on Thursday this holiday season, shoppers from all over north Jefferson, St Clair and Blount counties and as far away as Gadsden will converge on Trussville in search of Christmas bargains. Chief Don Sivley of the Trussville police department says his officers are ready to help shoppers have a safe experience. ...

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Pinson woman arrested for receiving stolen property

By Anna McFall Authorities have arrested 34-year-old Pinson resident Amanda Leigh Chalmers for receiving stolen property after Chalmers and her boyfriend, 36-year-old Michael Waldrop, stole a car battery and then recycled it. [caption id="attachment_3366" align="alignright" width="300"] Authorities have arrested 34-year old Pinson resident Amanda Leigh Chalmers and 36-year-old Michael Waldrop, of Pleasant G ...

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“The Homecoming” is coming to ACTA Theatre

By Anna McFall Tickets are now on sale for Trussville's community theatre fall performance of  "The Homecoming." Dianne Adams, of ACTA, says it will be a great event. “The Homecoming” is a wonderful play for the family during the holiday season” Adams said. Based on the book that inspired the heartwarming series, The Waltons, “The Homecoming” is the story of a large family, living at the foot of a Virginia ...

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Paine Intermediate November Students of the Month

 Paine Intermediate November Students of the Month Congratulations! [caption id="attachment_3355" align="aligncenter" width="658"] 3rd Grade Trevor Wesley, Savannah Ryle, Avery Huffstutler, Grace Applegate, Shelby Stowe, Ivy Phillips, Jakoby Cheatham, Aidan Vrocher, Cole Bagwell, Cole Bailey, Peyton Hendon, Caroline Green, Chase Armstrong, Fran Mann, Blake Page, Kaysia Beverly, and Jackson Kendrick.  [ ...

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