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Argo holds 2nd special meeting regarding vacant council seat

By Shaun Szkolnik, for the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — The city of Argo held a special meeting regarding the recently vacated council seat Monday, July 15. See Related: Argo to leave council seat vacant until after next election The council previously considered the topic at a special meeting Wednesday, June 10. During the June 10 meeting, the council considered several options, which included the possibility of n ...

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Laura Grace Henry crowned Miss Trussville Outstanding Teen 2020

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — Miss Trussville's Outstanding Teen is ready to take the crown to the next level. Laura Grace Henry was crowned on Sunday, July 14. Henry, who is from Prattville, is excited to represent the city of Trussville. "This organization has just been such a blessing in my life," said Henry. "We're so thankful for preliminaries like Miss Trussville." This will be Henry's ...

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Harley Chapin crowned Miss Trussville 2020

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — The 2020 Miss Trussville has been crowned. Harley Chapin, a University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate, will take on the title for one year. Chapin has competed in the Miss Trussville pageant before and said she is thankful to take the title to Miss Alabama. It will be her fourth time competing in the state title pageant. "The Miss America Organization has bee ...

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U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne makes stop in Trussville to talk about run for Senate

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The first Republican candidate to announce he was running against Democrat Doug Jones for the U.S. Senate seat made a stop in Trussville to talk about his campaign. Since U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne made the big announcement, several other Republicans have thrown their name in the hat including Judge Roy Moore, Secretary of State John Merrill, former Auburn fo ...

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Trussville Shoplifting Review

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department made three shoplifting arrests from July 8 - July 15, 2019. The department posted mugshots on its Facebook page. Rodney Cook, of Leeds, Tyeshia Robertson, of Fultondale, and Rachel Smith, of Birmingham, are all facing charges. The cases are not related. Trussville Police said anyone who comes to Trussville to steal will ...

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Shooting investigation underway at Summit Ridge Apartments

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY  — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after receiving a call of shots fired in an apartment complex in unincorporated Jefferson County. Several deputies were dispatched to the Summit Ridge Apartments around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. The complex is off Haversham Drive. Crime scene tape was placed in front of one of the apartm ...

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2 men shot, 2 arrested in Center Point shooting

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at a convenience store in Center Point. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Two men were shot in front of the store at 2505 Center Point Parkway. The injured men were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Deputies said the shooting starte ...

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Trussville Fire Department ride-along: Move Over, Alabama

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — When you hear the sirens, you know there is an emergency. But not everyone knows what to do when they see the lights behind them. That's why local firefighters let The Trussville Tribune ride-along with them on emergency calls. Batallion Chief Al Tinney with the Trussville Fire Department said pulling over for emergency vehicles is of utmost importance. Every se ...

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7 locals wanted by law enforcement

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- According to the Trussville Police Department, seven people in the local and surrounding areas are currently wanted by law enforcement agencies. Among those listed by TPD are: Jermaine Smith, 21, last known address is in the 2800 block of Washington Avenue. Jermaine Smith is wanted for domestic violence strangulation. Justin Smith, 28, last known addre ...

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PETA responds to Trussville PD breaking window to save dog

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — In response to a report by The Trussville Tribune about a Trussville Police officer who broke a window to rescue a dog from the Pinnacle Shopping Center, PETA issued an urgent warning about the importance of never leaving animals in hot vehicles. PETA said on a 78-degree day, the temperature inside a parked car can soar to 100 degrees in just minutes, a ...

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