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School board expected to vote on new stadium name

By Gary Lloyd The Trussville City Board of Education is expected to vote May 20 on the name of the new high school football stadium behind the Trussville Civic Center. The meeting at the Central Office is at 6 p.m. The name of the stadium Trussville City Board of Education President Bill Roberts suggested at the May 6 meeting was Hewitt-Trussville Stadium. Trussville City Schools Superintendent Pattie Neill ...

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Church arsonist, Clay grad, to be released from federal prison next week

By Gary Lloyd Convicted church arsonist and 2004 Clay-Chalkville High School graduate Benjamin Moseley is expected to be released from federal prison next Tuesday. Moseley has been serving his federal time at the medium-security Federal Correctional Institution Victorville in Adelanto, Calif. Moseley, 27, is projected to be released Tuesday with a “good conduct time,” according to information obtained from ...

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Paine Primary adding 2 more portables

By Gary Lloyd The Trussville City Board of Education last week approved of adding two more portable classrooms at Paine Primary School. The portables will be a project this summer, said Trussville City Schools Superintendent Pattie Neill. Neill said the two portables are being added “due to student enrollment.” Paine Primary School this year had five portable classrooms. The school has a capacity of 774 stu ...

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Friends of Camp Coleman win court ruling

Weld for Birmingham reported Monday that the Friends of Camp Coleman have won a court ruling allowing them to obtain documents from the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (GSNCA) . Katherine Webb reported that the GSNCA had tried to charge the Friends group almost $17,000 for the copies and time spent making the copies. According to Webb's story,  Jefferson County Circuit Judge Don Blankenship knocked the ...

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Trussville City Schools approves ALC principal position

By Gary Lloyd The Trussville City Board of Education last week approved of creating a principal position for the Alternative Learning Center on Parkway Drive. Trussville City Schools Director of Student Services Bill Hamilton, the center’s program supervisor, requested at last month’s board retreat that the school board consider creating the position. The center is located in the old Hewitt-Trussville Junio ...

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Relay for Life this weekend in Trussville

By Gary Lloyd Relay for Life of East Jefferson will begin Friday night in Trussville. The event will last from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday at the youth football field at the Trussville Sports Complex . Relay for Life is an event that raises funds to fight cancer and a chance to honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost. Special moments during a typical Relay for Life event include a luminaria ...

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Huskies defeat Bucs, headed to Montgomery for state championship

by Phil Gibson It didn't look like Hewitt-Trussville would even make it to a third game after they lost Game 1 of their semi-final match-up with perennial powerhouse Hoover. Less than 24 hours later, the Huskies are heading to the finals. With a little luck and a gutsy four inning relief effort from pitcher Michael Busby, the Huskies managed a comeback from three down in Game 2 to win by a final score of 5- ...

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Denver Nuggets owner buys Trussville shopping center

By Gary Lloyd A real estate group owned by Denver Nuggets owner Stan Kroenke has bought the Promenade at Tutwiler Farm shopping center in Trussville, according to the Birmingham Business Journal.  The Birmingham Business Journal reports that The Kroenke Group bought the Colonial Promenade at Tutwiler Farm on U.S. Highway 11 in Trussville for $35.9 million. A Jefferson County Probate Court official Friday mo ...

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10 families receive keys in Clay Habitat for Humanity dedication

By Gary Lloyd Ten families received keys to their new homes at Thursday’s Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity Eighth Annual Home Builders Blitz in the Winchester Hills subdivision in Clay. Each family was presented with a Bible, frame with photos and a key. “There are just not any words to express how I feel,” Betty Brown said after receiving her key. Beryl Bass, who is moving from Midfield, kept her wo ...

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Bank holds off on selling church to Solid Rock, Center Point

By Gary Lloyd Wells Fargo has held off for now on selling the vacant New Covenant Fellowship Church on Pinson Valley Parkway to Pinson’s Solid Rock Church or the city of Center Point. Wells Fargo Southeast Communications Manager Jay Lawrence released this statement to The Trussville Tribune on Wednesday: “The court appointed receiver is actively marketing the property and no sales contract has been signed.” ...

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