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Irondale Police request assistance in locating missing person

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports IRONDALE — The Irondale Police Deparmtent is looking for assistance in locating a missing person. Police described Jason Swindall, 35, as being six-foot tall and weighing 160 pounds. Swindall has blue eyes and brown hair and is from the 5500 block of Johnson Street in Irondale. Police request that anyone with information please contact them at (205) 956-5990. ...

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This week’s Jefferson County restaurant 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 Aug. 13, 2019. Permit Score Name 10326 97 CVS PHARMACY #4916 108 PARK RD PLEASANT GROVE 35127 Smoke Free:  ...

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VIDEO: Firefighters respond to large fire at Moody Blue Bar

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MOODY — The Moody Fire Department is on the scene of a fire at the Moody Blue Bar on Moody Parkway. The business caught fire around 10 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 15. The owner of the bar, who does not own the building, said he was cleaning a propane grill by letting the grease cook off of it. He said he went to a nearby store to get a Coca Cola and when h ...

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Clay man identified as victim in deadly I-59 crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department has identified a man killed in a crash on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Tyrone Lowe, 21, of Clay, crashed his Nissan Altima on Interstate 59, near mile marker 142, which is mid-way between the I-459 junction and the Chalkville Mountain Road exit. According to Trussville Police, Lowe lost control in the northbound lane, the ca ...

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PHOTOS: Congressman speaks at American Legion post in Clay

By Erica Thomas, managing editor CLAY — U.S. Congressman Gary Palmer spoke at the American Legion SSG Michael W. Hosey special meeting on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Palmer spoke to the crowd in lieu of the post's regular, monthly meeting. Dinner was served and donations were collected. U.S. Representative Palmer, of Alabama's 6th Congressional District, came to speak about issues important to the legion, their ...

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After 1 death, Southern heat wave eases slightly with front

By JAY REEVES Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An oppressive heat wave blamed for a death in Mississippi eased a little across the Southeast on Wednesday after a cold front pushed through the region, bringing damaging storms along with lower temperatures. Stifling heat and humidity that had made it feel like it was 120 degrees (49 Celsius) in places was replaced by slightly cooler weather, forecaste ...

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Trussville woman jailed on felony drug charges, total bond over $2.2 million

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — A woman wanted by the Trussville Police Department on felony warrants related to drug charges is behind bars. See Related: Trussville woman wanted on felony warrants Kelli Brook McLaughlin was wanted on felony warrants connected to three charges of drug trafficking. She turned herself into the Trussville Police Department, according to detectives. ...

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Meet Miss Center Point: Emma Wright

By Erica Thomas, managing editor CENTER POINT — Miss Center Point 2019 was crowned on Saturday, July 13, 2019, and she is ready to give back to the community. Emma Wright, of Blountsville, was crowned in the Miss Alabama preliminary pageant. Wright said the moment she stepped into the city, she knew she had a job to do. "I know God put me there to serve and I am so grateful for it," Wright said. "Just being ...

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Steve Serra Automotive Group donates $100,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune The Steve Serra Automotive Group has donated $100,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama (BGCCA). The giant check will be presented to BGCCA with the donation at 4 p.m. Sept. 5, 2019. The Steve Serra Automotive Group has continued to support the central Alabama community for over 30 years, with a primary philanthropic focus on children in need, including Ronald McDonal ...

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