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Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club names teachers and students of the month

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club has named its Don Haisten Students and Teachers of the Month for October from Hewitt-Trussville High School (HTHS) and Clay-Chalkville High School (CCHS). The Student of the Month from HTHS is Molly Horn. Molly is a freshman and is involved in freshman board, Dancers Against Cancer Junior Board, Wellness Club, and pre ...

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Springville Council holds zoning hearings, makes library purchases

By Terry Schrimscher SPRINGVILLE — The Springville City Council met Monday night for its second regular meeting of October. After a short work session, the meeting began with a series of hearings related to potential zoning amendments. The first public hearing was for a new alcohol license for La Cabanita restaurant on Main Street. The location has served as a Mexican restaurant for many years but the new l ...

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St. Clair aims to improve school attendance with cash incentives

By Terry Schrimscher ST. CLAIR COUNTY SCHOOLS — Chronic absenteeism has reached crisis levels in public schools across the nation. According to the United States Department of Education, 16% of the student population misses 15 days, or more, of school each year. In Alabama, the numbers are better, approximately 11%, but that number totals to more than 7 million days missed in a given year. St. Clair County ...

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For Center Point, battle for home playoff game goes through Class 5A reigning champion Central Clay County

By Joshua Huff, sports editor CENTER POINT – The best teams rise to the occasion when the lights shine the brightest. For Center Point, a 2019 season filled with pleasant surprises reaches its capstone moment this Thursday when the Eagles conclude a three-game road schedule with a trip to face reigning Class 5A champion Central Clay County in a game that will decide the region crown and which team lies clai ...

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Trussville Downtown Cookie Walk deadline approaching

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Tis the season for Christmas trees and the celebration of baby Jesus. In Trussville, it is also the season for a parade and a cookie walk. Trussville Downtown Merchants are hosting a cookie walk this Christmas season. Businesses in Trussville are asked to prepare 50, individually wrapped Christmas treats. On Saturday, Dec. 14, anyone with a ticket for t ...

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Chick-fil-A Trussville reopens after electrical fire

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Chick-fil-A in Trussville has reopened after a brief closure following an electrical fire on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. The fire was reported around 11:30 a.m. No injuries were reported in the fire and no major damage was reported. The restaurant was set to reopened within hours and everything is back to normal.   ...

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Dedicated Center Point Fire District firefighter promoted to Captain

By Erica Thomas, managing editor CENTER POINT — A retired Center Point Fire District employee, who has never stopped working for the department, was recently promoted to Captain. Cpt. Chris Horn retired in March of 2018, after 28 years with the department. Since retiring, Horn has worked as a post-retirement employee. "I love this place and I don't want to leave," said Horn. "I'm here just about every day a ...

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Springville set to face Guntersville in North Super Regional

By Joshua Huff, sports editor HUNTSVILLE — The girls Class 5A volleyball North Super Regional tournament field is now set with Springville set to face Guntersville on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at 9 a.m. in Huntsville, Alabama. The winner of the matchup will advance to face either Southside-Gadsden or Sardis. The Tigers defeated Center Point and St. Clair County to punch their ticket into the tournament. Spri ...

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Thompson moves into national top 25 before trip to Hewitt-Trussville

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE - As Hewitt-Trussville prepares to close out the 2019 football season, the Huskies will now do so against a Thompson team that is now ranked as one of the best teams in the nation. The Warriors entered the USA Today Super 25 with a jump to No. 25 this week. They are now the only Alabama team nationally ranked. Thompson's victory over then undefeated Mountain Brook pu ...

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Center Point Fire District goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — The Center Point Fire District turned pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Lights at all fire stations were changed to pink and the fire district displayed its pink fire truck. SEE RELATED STORY: Center Point Fire stations light up in red for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Each year, the fire district raises awareness of breast cance ...

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