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No injuries in North Chalkville crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A two vehicle crash in Trussville on Friday night backed up traffic on North Chalkville Road in both directions for about an hour, but no one was injured. The wreck occurred just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of North Chalkville Road and Oak Street. The crash area was clear and traffic flowing normally by 10 p.m. ...

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Magnolia Elementary hosted 2nd annual spelling bee, winner to compete in January

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Nine fifth graders from Magnolia Elementary School participated in their 2nd annual spelling bee on Monday, Dec. 10. [caption id="attachment_68412" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured Magnolia Elementary Spelling Bee finalist from left to right: Tristan Nelson, Anna Denson, Vivian Westin, Rashad Rolley, Sky Russell, Zach Friday, Ethan Ridley, Anay P ...

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Odenville man jailed on felony charge

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ODENVILLE – An Odenville man is in the Jefferson County Jail on felony charges. According to court records Robert Emil Lepido was arrested by The Mountain Brook Police department on Dec. 12 and booked into the Jefferson County Jail on the same date. Jail records indicate that Lepido was charged with theft of property first degree and fraudulent use of a credit card. ...

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TCS Sandra Vernon named CLAS 2018 Secretary of the Year for District 7

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — During an annual Secretaries Conference with the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) on Dec. 5 at the Wynfrey Hotel , Trussville City Schools Board Secretary, Sandra Vernon, was recognized as the CLAS 2018 Secretary of the Year for District 7. [caption id="attachment_68408" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured L to R: Vic Wilson, Executive ...

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Over 200 students reported as having the flu in Oneonta

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ONEONTA – The flu has struck more than 200 students in the Oneonta school system, according to WIAT. Oneonta city school superintendent Daniel Smith told WIAT that the school is "monitoring the cold and flu cases impacting the school system. The number of students out sick today {Thursday} is 206, which is down from 243 earlier this week. These numbers are for all s ...

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2nd food establishment in Trussville cited for posting outdated health score

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- For the second time in less than a month, a food establishment in Trussville has been cited by the Jefferson County Department of Health for posting an outdated health score. Salvatore's Pizza and Pasta was cited on Tuesday for posting an outdated health score of 97 from July 26, 2018. The actual score from Nov. 26, 2018 was a 75. Salvatore's raised th ...

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HTMS holds spelling bee competition

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The top spellers at Hewitt-Trussville Middle School faced off to choose the champion of the spelling bee on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_68365" align="alignleft" width="300"] Front row L-R: Natalee Goff, Sara Marie Buttram, Molly Horn, Sarah Beth Golden, Olivia NafzigerBack row L-R: Ethan McCullough, Zak Tracy, Johnathan Winston, Oscar Spears, Nate ...

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Lost Dog: Have you seen Bethany?

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON — A dog is missing from her home near Pinson.  Bethany is a brindle female pit/lab mix.  She is four years old and weighs approximately 50 pounds. Bethany was last seen in the area of Old Tennessee Pike Road near Pinson on Dec. 7 or Dec. 8. If found please call: 205-810-8018 ...

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TCS District Literary Coach selected for ALSDE Principal Residency Program

Special to The Tribune TRUSSVILLE — A Trussville City Schools reading coach has been selected as a resident in the Alabama State Department of Education 2019 Principal Candidate Semester Residency program. [caption id="attachment_68320" align="alignleft" width="225"] Kelly McGough. Photo provided by TCS.[/caption] The TCS Board of Education made the announcement Monday, Dec. 11, during the regularly schedul ...

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Popular Christmas light displays, right here in our community

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — When it comes to family and beloved holiday traditions, dazzling twinkling lights are pretty high on the list.  The Trussville Tribune coverage area includes some pretty remarkable community displays of Christmas lights that are within a few minutes’ drive and worth it, including Clay-Chalkville, Grayson Valley, Pinson and Trussville. Below are some of ...

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