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Clay City Clerk position changing hands

Current Clay City Clerk Bobby Christmas will no longer be working in the position.  Christmas says he has thoroughly enjoyed his time serving in the position. "I have lived in the city of Clay for over 19 years and love living here and being a part of it," Christmas said. " I will continue to support the city for as long as God allows me to be a part of it. My prayers will be with Mayor Webster and the admi ...

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Clay Historical Society selling commemorative ornaments

By Anna McFall The Clay Historical Society announces their 2012 Christmas ornament, commemorating the former Clay Elementary School House.  This ornament is the fifth in a series of ornaments created beginning in 2007. “These ornaments recognize and honor the historical significance of different Clay community establishments,” Society Vice President Jackie Hambrick said. Each year the society chooses a hist ...

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Council approves Phase 3 of stadium site study

By John William Gallagher On Tuesday, the Trussville City Council made its appointment for its Committees and City Liaisons. This was the first regular council meeting for newly inducted members Alan Taylor and Perry Cook. To begin the meeting, members of Boy Scout Troop 216 presented the colors and lead the pledge. Tonight's council voted to approve Phase III of the archaeological study being conducted by ...

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Farmhouse brings fresh outlook on healthy eating

By Anna McFall [caption id="attachment_3214" align="alignright" width="300"] The Farmhouse is located at 112 Glenn Avenue in Trussville[/caption] Tucked away inside a small building on Glenn Avenue, one local business is doing big things to help promote health, nutrition and wellness to members of the community. Owner Jennifer Cole Conn has established the new facility, called Farmhouse, in order to help ed ...

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Lacrosse gaining momentum in Trussville

By Lee Weyhrich For many, spring means baseball season, but for many Trussville youths spring means lacrosse.  Baseball has been called America’s game, but it is based on the British game,cricket. Lacrosse, however, was being played in America since before the first European settlers arrived. Lacrosse is a full contact sport that can best be described as a mixture of football and hockey. It utilizes a stick ...

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2 weeks after Sandy, over 100,000 still without power

Multiple media outlets are reporting that over 120,000 homes and businesses in New York and New Jersey are still without power two weeks after Sandy slammed the area. According to FOX News, The Long Island Power Authority in New York still has the most customers out at about 100,000 as of Monday morning . Most of the rest are in New Jersey. The totals don't include the tens of thousands of homes that are to ...

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Rainy day to be followed by falling temps

The Weather Channel says today's rain will be followed by cold, clear days tomorrow, with temps dropping to 36 tomorrow night. Todays forecast calls for showers and thunderstorms this morning, then variable clouds during the afternoon with still a chance of showers. Morning high of 62F with temps falling to near 50F. SW winds shifting to NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Tomorrow's forecast includes ...

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2nd victim hit by car in Pinson died this morning, father and son identified

By Alex Headley Walter Smith, 59, and his son, Noah Smith, 2, were crossing Highway 75 in front of Pinson Valley High School on Friday night when they were struck by a vehicle, witnesses said. "About 9:10 pm this evening deputies working at the Pinson Valley High School Football game were alerted to an accident on the highway near the stadium," Chief Deputy Randy Christian said Friday night.  "A man and his ...

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Pinson Valley defeats Pleasant Grove in comeback victory

By Alex Headley After trailing at halftime, the Pinson Valley Indians turned on the heat. “I’m glad we overcame some adversity,” Matt Glover, the team’s head coach said. “They didn’t give up at halftime. We kept fighting.” The 27-17 victory means that Pinson Valley High School will move on to the second round of the playoffs for the second consecutive season. The Indians are set to play top ranked Muscle Sh ...

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Cougars cruise through first round of playoffs, 45-14

By Phil Gibson The Clay-Chalkville Cougars opened up the playoffs at home Friday night with an emphatic 45-14 victory over the Decatur Red Raiders. After struggling in their first few possessions during their last game, the Cougars offense came roaring out of the gates early. On their first possession junior quarter back Hayden Moore hit junior wide receiver Brian Clark for a 34 yard bomb to score the first ...

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