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Trussville City Council hears from Circle K managers concerning illegal alcohol sales

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — Representatives from Circle K on Main Street in Trussville were present for the city council meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The Trussville Police Department has reported three underaged alcohol sales violations in the past 18 months. Two of those violations were reported in the past six months. Circle K manager Brenda Lomas has been working at the store for ...

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June is Scleroderma Awareness Month in Trussville

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — The city of Trussville declared June as Scleroderma Awareness Month, during the city council meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a group of rare diseases that more often affects women. It commonly occurs between the ages of 30 and 50. The chronic connective tissue disease is generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheu ...

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Police, Fire respond to 2-year-old bitten by dog in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Trussville Police and Fire Departments responded to a reported dog bite on Charleston Way, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Officer Ben Short, with the Trussville Police Department, said they are conducting an active investigation. Trussville Fire Chief Tim Shotts confirmed the person bitten was a child. He said the child was not taken to the hospital by ambu ...

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Trussville man wanted for failure to appear on drug charges

From The Trussville Tribune staff report JEFFERSON COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is asking for information leading to the arrest of a Trussville man. Brandon Negron, 40, of Madison Circle, is wanted for failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. If you have information that could help investigators find Negron, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (205) 254-7777. Informa ...

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Springville firefighter leaves behind wife, 2 young daughters

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE — A Springville firefighter that died on Monday, June 17, 2019, during training in east Alabama, is being remembered as a hero. Jared Echols was a firefighter and paramedic. Echols started as a volunteer firefighter with the Pleasant Hill Fire Department in 2015. He had completed several courses with the Alabama Fire College and he started working with t ...

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Trussville resident, former FBI agent indicted on 7 felony counts in St. Louis

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ST. LOUIS, MO. -- A former FBI agent, William Don Tisaby, 66, of Trussville, has been indicted on six counts of perjury and one count of tampering with evidence., according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Tisaby had been hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner to investigate claims that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens had committed invasion of privacy by ...

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Crowler contest underway for new Trussville brewery

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE —Ferus Artisan Ales is hosting a Crowler Contest to pick out the design for the 32-ounce crowler they will be offering. A crowler is similar to a growler, but it's in a can. The can is used to package craft beers and allow people to transport them home. Local artists have submitted entries for the contest and you can vote now. Click here to pick out which ...

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Clay-Chalkville High School selects Landon Robinson as head baseball coach

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor CLAY — Clay-Chalkville High School has a new head baseball coach, his name Landon Robinson, and his goal for the upcoming season is to win the area. Robinson has been with the Clay-Chalkville baseball program for three years. His first two years were as the head coach of the junior varsity team and last year he was a varsity assistant. Robinson brings significant experience ...

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Springville firefighter that died during training identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ANNISTON — A Springville firefighter that died on Monday, June 17, 2019, during training in east Alabama, has been identified. Jared Echols was a firefighter and paramedic. Matt Russell, the executive director of the Alabama Fire College, said Echols started experiencing difficulty during a part of training called evolution and exercise training. The group was at th ...

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Trussville resident chosen to be Albert Schweitzer fellow

By the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) of Alabama has selected the 2019-2020 class of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows, and a Trussville native is amongst the selected. The new fellows will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health and developing lifelong leadership skills. In doing so, they will follow the exampl ...

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