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New Jersey man arrested in Trussville as 74 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop

The Trussville Police Department arrested a man from New Jersey after discovering 74.1 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop early Friday morning. At approximately 1:09 a.m., the Trussville Police Department’s Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing a traffic violation on Chalkville Mountain Road. During the stop the odor of marijuana was detected and the driver admitted to recently smoking inside the vehicle.
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Sylacauga City Schools approve two new positions within system

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – At yesterday’s called board meeting, the Sylacauga City Schools (SCS) system authorized the hiring of one new employee and promoted another from within into a new role. Deana Goodwine was announced as the new director of workforce development for the system, and Anthony Jacks was...

Two popular roads facing construction closures in Chelsea

CHELSEA, Ala. (WBRC) - Travel in and around the Chelsea community will be more difficult over the next couple of months due to some popular road closures. Portions of both Highway 39 and Highway 47 are now closed in Chelsea for the next two months. The county is working to...

Trussville child battling leukemia surprised with trip to Disney World

TRUSSVILLE, Ala. — Friday night was a special night for Trussville's Fort Bertram. The 6-year-old celebrated the end of a 27-month cycle of chemo in his fight against leukemia. Bertram, a big Alabama football fan, was surprised at his celebration with multiple Crimson Tide players and a FaceTime call...

WATCH: What makes the brisket at Buc-ee’s so good?

LEEDS, Ala. (WIAT) — Saturday is National Brisket Day, and to celebrate, Buc-ee’s visited the CBS 42 Morning News. The famous gas station chain is known for its clean bathrooms, wide array of products available to buy in-store and delicious food. Michael Bui, the Operations District Manager for...

21-year-old Alabama man accused of fatally shooting 58-year-old husband

MOODY, Ala. (TCD) -- A 21-year-old man stands accused of fatally shooting his husband, who was 37 years older than him. According to a news release from the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office, on Tuesday, May 24, at approximately 2:37 a.m., deputies and Margaret Police Department officers responded to 7365 Old Acton Road to a report of a possible shooting. Upon arrival, authorities reportedly found the body of 58-year-old Ralph Phillips, who died of a gunshot wound.

Argo Police chase ends in Trussville, suspect arrested

From The Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Argo Police Department (APD) was involved in a car chase that ended in Trussville on Friday, May 27, around 9:45 p.m. According to the Argo Police Chief Glenn Wells, Springville Police Department (SPD) saw a vehicle driving without its headlights or tail lights on the interstate, and […]