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Trussville PD break window of car to rescue dog

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — An officer with the Trussville Police Department broke a window out of a vehicle to rescue a dog on Sunday, July 7, 2019. A concerned citizen first called from the Pinnacle Shopping Center at 2:36 p.m. The caller said the dog had been locked inside a Lexus for over an hour. When the officer arrived, he noted the dog was panting and appeared distressed, ...

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Controversial rezoning issue, entertainment district, among items discussed at Trussville City Council meeting

By Erica Thomas, managing editor The Trussville City Council met on Tuesday, July 9, for a workshop and regular council meeting. A crowd showed up to voice concerns over the Highway 11 development across from Winn-Dixie. The developer of the property gave a presentation of the plans already approved by the city’s planning and zoning board, then the issue was opened to a public hearing. Connor Farmer, the ow ...

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State Sen. Shelnutt presents Clay Council with $20,000 check for tennis courts

By Crystal McGough, copy editor During Clay City Council’s pre-council session on Tuesday, July 9, Alabama State Sen. Shay Shelnutt delivered a check from the Jefferson County Community Service Fund in the amount of $20,000 to Mayor Charles Webster and the council. The money will be used for the city’s new tennis courts, City Manager Ronnie Dixon said. “I like what y’all are doing,” Shelnutt said. “Y’all le ...

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TCS Board of Education approves teacher raises, discusses new Sonday Program

By Shaun Szkolnik, for the Tribune TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville City Schools Board of Education met Monday, July 9, at 8 a.m. Superintendent Dr. Pattie Neill addressed the board about a new pilot program that will be launched in the three Trussville elementary schools. “Sonday is a special reading program for struggling readers,” said Neill. “Dyslexic students plus others that are having trouble with reading ...

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Career and Technical Education Opportunities

Public Letter by Trussville City Schools Notice:  All Career and Technical Education/Academy opportunities at Hewitt Trussville High School and Hewitt Trussville Middle School are offered to all students without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. Lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in Career and Technical Education/Academy Programs. ...

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UPDATED: 1 arrested, 1 at large in Pinson area robbery

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — Jefferson County Deputies were searching the Center Point area for a person wanted in a robbery in the Pinson area on Monday night, according to Capt. David Agee. One person was taken into custody and another one was still on the run as of 10:40 p.m. Monday, July 8, Agee said. "On Monday, July 8, 2019, at 8:03 p.m., a woman called 911 to report that s ...

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Argo Council to hold special meeting on Wednesday to make decision on vacant council seat

By Shaun Szkolnik, for the Tribune ARGO – The city of Argo held a regularly scheduled council meeting on Monday, July 8. The council discussed how to proceed with the seat left vacant by the resignation of Councilman Ronnie Bowman. Before any decision could be made, the council had to hold a vote to officially declare the seat as vacant. This was passed unanimously. City Attorney Johnny Brunson addressed th ...

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POLICE: 3 from Birmingham arrested for shoplifting in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department made three separate arrests for shoplifting from July 1 - July 8. In this week's "Shoplifting Review," Trussville Police posted mugshots on Facebook, warning others to not come to Trussville and steal. Bryan Bigbee, Sharnise McAdory and Marticia Reed are all facing criminal charges. Message from police: "All arrest and a ...

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4 students from local schools complete Troy University IMPACT Orientation

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TROY — Area high school graduates have completed an orientation program at Troy University and are enrolled in classes for the Fall 2019 semester. Justin Cherry, from Clay-Chalkville High School, K'iara DeJarnett, from Clay-Chalkville High School, Trinity Johnston, from Leeds High School and Timothy Tatum, from Clay-Chalkville High School, completed IMPACT orientati ...

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Trussville boy completes Space Academy program in Huntsville

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — A local boy recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. Tristan Nelson, 12, participated in the weeklong camp at the home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The Hewitt-Trussville Middle School student spent the week trainin ...

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