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Man charged with sex crimes in Trussville, Pell City scheduled for arraignment in St. Clair County

From The Trussville Tribue staff reports PELL CITY — A man accused in human trafficking and sexual abuse charges is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Oct. 22, in St. Clair County, for an arraignment. Pell City authorities said Brent Lee Higginbotham, 27, of Ragland, is accused of soliciting a teenager for sex. The teen was in a parking lot on Main Street South when police said she was approached by H ...

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Jefferson County Schools issues Notice of Vacancy for Superintendent position

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Board of Education released a Notice of Vacancy for Superintendent. The notice can be read below. The position became open after the resignation of Dr. Craig Pouncey. Dr. Walter Gonsoulin is currently serving as the interim superintendent.   [embeddoc url="https://www.trussvilletribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Notic ...

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Clay-Chalkville knocks off last region unbeaten with victory over Oxford

By Joshua Huff, sports editor OXFORD – After falling to Pinson Valley and Gardendale to conclude the September slate, Clay-Chalkville entered its bye week 3-2 and winless in Class 6A, Region 6. Yet, ever since the calendar flipped to October and the smothering heat gave way to the chill of fall, the Cougars have turned the tables and have run roughshod throughout the region in what started with a 31-13 vict ...

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City honors city worker killed on Center Point Parkway with memorial garden

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — The city of Center Point memorialized a city employee one year after her death on Center Point Parkway. Cherry Parmer was struck and killed in 2018. On Oct. 18, 2019, one year after her death, the city replaced a tree with a memorial plaque. The plaque is surrounded by a garden with flowers, white marble, benches, urns and landscaping. Dozens showed u ...

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Pinson City Council approves $10,500 for PVHS baseball, $1,500 for Special Olympics

By Crystal McGough, copy editor PINSON — The Pinson City Council approved a total of $12,000 for Pinson Valley High School athletes Thursday night at the council’s regular meeting. The council appropriated $10,500 for the PVHS baseball team and $1,500 for the Special Olympics team. According to Councilor Dawn Tanner, the baseball team needs a total of around $16,500 to purchase new uniforms and new backstop ...

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School Report Card: Trussville City Schools score straight A’s

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY -- The state required School Report Cards were released by the Alabama State Department of Education on Friday and the news was good for Trussville City Schools. Out of 137 school districts in the state of Alabama, TCS was one of only eight systems to score an A for all schools in the system. Joining Trussville in the elite group of straight A schools wer ...

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North Clay Baptist to host ‘walk-through’ of the Halloween that changed the world

By Erica Thomas, managing editor CLAY — North Clay Baptist Church is offering the community a unique experience this fall. It's called 1517, the Halloween that Changed the World. The walk-through drama is an interactive glimpse into what life was like on Oct. 31, 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Castle Church. The day would be forever known as the beginning of the Pr ...

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Lawyer defends man questioned in Kamille McKinney disappearance

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A lawyer for a man who was detained for questioning after a 3-year-old girl was abducted in Alabama says his client has nothing to do with the disappearance. Defense attorney Emory Anthony told a news conference Friday that 39-year-old Patrick Devone Stallworth does not know anything about what happened to Kamille McKinney. Anthony calls finding the gir ...

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Principal responds to electrical issue at Clay-Chalkville High School, no students in danger

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY -- Parents became understandably concerned when they heard the Center Point Fire Department summoned to Clay-Chalkville High School on Friday morning and spotted the trucks at the building. But Principal Michael Lee said situation was under control and posed no threat to students. "We had an electrical issue with an oven in the lunchroom, but no fire," Lee said ...

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No students at risk after fire alarm at Clay-Chalkville High School

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY — Center Point Fire and Rescue responded to a fire alarm at Clay-Chalkville High School on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Fire Chief Gene Coleman said crews did not see a fire at the school, just smoke. The cause of the disturbance was a warmer in the kitchen, according to Coleman. Crews were able to respond within minutes and prevent any damage. ...

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