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Springville Library offering STEM materials for kids

By Erica Thomas, managing editor SPRINGVILLE — The Springville Public Library is now offering STEM materials to children, thanks to a grant by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The $20,000 grant supplied over 700 materials, according to Library Technician Sarah Reese. "We're really excited about it," said Reese. "We've got most of it out at this point." Members of the library can use the scien ...

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Former Hewitt-Trussville quarterback Zac Thomas guides Appalachian State to 4th straight conference championship

By Joshua Huff, sports editor BOONE, N.C. - Behind former Hewitt-Trussville honorable mention Class 7A All-State quarterback Zac Thomas' two touchdown passes, Appalachian State won its fourth consecutive Sun Belt championship after defeating Louisiana, 45-38, on Saturday. Thomas, the 2018 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year, threw for 149 yards with the two touchdowns as the Mountaineers jumped out to a 2 ...

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Center Point Fire District delivers Christmas wagons to Children’s of Alabama

By Erica Thomas, managing editor BIRMINGHAM — Patients at Children's of Alabama got a special surprise from Center Point Fire District. The fire department brought six wagons, full of toys, to the children for Christmas. The effort started seven years ago. According to Cpt. Chris Horn, it's all in the name of a fallen comrade. Rickey L. Davis was killed in 2000 while battling a house fire. Horn said Davis a ...

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Pentland Drive closed while CPFD battles residential fire in Grayson Valley, 1 person transported

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GRAYSON VALLEY -- A residential fire in the Grayson Valley area on Friday evening closed the 2300 block of Pentland Drive as first responders battled the blaze. Firefighters from Center Point Fire and Rescue responded to the afternoon fire. Trussville Fire and Rescue personnel along with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office were also assisting. Firefighters have th ...

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Toys for Kids Luncheon raises money for children in Moody

By Erica Thomas, managing editor MOODY — The 10th annual Toys for Kids Luncheon in Moody raised money for children on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The city of Moody held the luncheon at the Moody Civic Center. For about 35 years, the Moody Fire Department has purchased and distributed toys to families in need. An estimated 1,700 children have been recipients of presents from Toys for Kids. It all started when form ...

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Pinson Council approves interactive art mural on exterior of Rock School

By Crystal McGough, copy editor PINSON – The Pinson City Council unanimously approved a motion on Thursday, Dec. 5, for two “wing” murals to be painted on the north exterior wall of the Rock School Center. On the white wall, one set of adult wings and one set of children’s wings will be painted by Birmingham artist Dewon Moton. At previous council meetings, Councilor Joy McCain explained to the council that ...

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Miracle League Moody receives $8K from Lehigh Heidelberg

By Erica Thomas, managing editor LEEDS — The Moody Miracle League is one step closer to replacing its old ball field, after a generous donation from Lehigh Heidelberg. Lehigh raised $8,000 during Safety Week. Part of the fundraiser included a charity golf tournament. The check was presented during the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon in November. Kim Sebastian, who serves on the Board of Directors fo ...

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Check out this week’s Jefferson County food scores

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Below are the latest in health scores by the Jefferson County Department of Health. The department conducts regular health inspections of food service establishments. Please see the JCDH website. These are the scores that were available from the JCDH website on Dec. 6, 2019. Permit Score Name 16311 98 CEDAR HOUSE CAFETERIA 1001 CEDAR ST TARRANT 35217 Smoke Free: Y D ...

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Springville Council receives grant to improve youth fields

By Terry Schrimscher SPRINGVILLE — The Springville City Council passed Resolution 2019-12 on Monday night, confirming a grant from the Land Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The funds will be used to upgrade the existing baseball and softball fields off of Village Springs. Parks and Recreation Director Ashley Hay first applied for the funding in December of 2018 and the application has moved through various a ...

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Pinson Valley continues torrid run through season with dominant victory over Parker

By Joshua Huff, sports editor BIRMINGHAM — Behind yet another dominant performance from senior Kameron Woods, the Pinson Valley boys' basketball team continued its torrid run through the first part of the 2019 season with a 83-55 victory over the 2014 state champions, Parker, on Thursday night. [caption id="attachment_95244" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ga'Quincy McKinstry. Photo by Joshua Huff.[/caption] ...

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