Pell City, AL

Leeds crushes St. Clair County

By Will Heath, For The Tribune ODENVILLE — Third-ranked Leeds scored a touchdown in every phase of the game Thursday night, in a 52-13 victory over 5A Region 6 foe St. Clair County.  The Green Wave (4-0, 2-0) got 3 touchdowns on the ground from senior Jeremiah Hunter, as part of a 187-yard rushing night. […]
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Vincent bounces back with in dominant fashion at Childersburg

CHILDERSBURG – Vincent bounced back from a heartbreaking loss last week to get back on the winning track with Friday’s 42-13 victory at Childersburg. VHS Coach Lucas Weatherford said the Yellow Jackets started slowly with costly penalties and turnovers in the first half. “It was hard to get...

Leeds announces National Night Out event

From The Tribune staff reports LEEDS — The City of Leeds announced the National Night Out event on Tuesday, October 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Leeds Memorial Park, located at 1159 Montevallo Road. The City of Leeds invites you to join thirty-eight million neighbors and sixteen thousand communities across the nation for […]

WATCH: Grandfather facing charges in hot car death of 2-year-old grandson in Oneonta

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The grandfather of a 2-year-old boy who died after being left for hours in a hot car in Oneonta will soon be facing charges in his death. William Wiesman, 56, is facing reckless manslaughter criminally negligent homicide warrants in the death of his grandson, Ian, who was found in a truck outside of Kid’s Campus Inc., a daycare facility located along Highway 75, just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Stephenson, Allen lead Elmore County past St. Clair County

The Payton Stephenson and Garrett Allen connection was on full display Friday night. Stephenson and Allen connected for 168 yards and two touchdowns as Elmore County beat St. Clair County, 35-13, in a non-region matchup. The Panthers are now 4-1 behind the two seniors’ big nights. Stephenson totaled four touchdowns...
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No. 5 Moody shuts out Shelby County

COLUMBIANA – The No. 5-ranked Moody Blue Devils rolled into Papa McCombs Stadium on Friday night, Sept. 23 and stopped the Wildcats in their tracks, shutting out Shelby County 47-0. Shelby County coach Zeb Ellison said he was proud of his team’s effort in the hard-fought game, which came as the Wildcats were dealing with injuries, including that of Carter Sheehan, who suffered an injured leg in the Sept. 9 game versus Jemison.

Birmingham VA hosts weekend job fair

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Veterans Affairs Health Care System is holding a job fair to fill several positions this weekend. “We are thrilled to offer a job fair of this size to the community,” said Dr. Oladipo Kukoyi, BVAHCS Executive Director. “The hiring fair is designed to fill ​critical vacancies across our health […]

Shelby County task force arrests 4 after drug bust in Helena

HELENA, Ala. — The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Helena Police Department made four arrests and seized drugs, guns and cash after executing a search warrant on Tuesday. Authorities said the drug bust occurred at a home in the 1400 block of Secretariat Drive in Helena,...

North Alabama enforcement combats Fentanyl distribution, five men charged

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Federal grand jury indictments have been removed charging five men, in separate and unrelated incidents, for possessing and/or distributing fentanyl, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley. Working with state and local law enforcement, last...

Warriors explode in second half to beat Munford on homecoming, 56-26

CENTRE – For the last couple years, Friday night’s Cherokee County-Munford game made for a pretty good region matchup. Since the latest wave of realignment split them apart, the only time the teams can meet now is in the state championship game. Or Friday night. The teams got...

Gaylesville falls short at Victory Christian, 19-16

PELL CITY – The Gaylesville Trojans were oh-so-close to capturing their first football win of the season on Friday night at non-region opponent Victory Christian, but the fell short 19-16 to drop to 0-5 on the season. The Trojans held an 8-7 lead at the end of the first...

Hoover earns 5th straight victory by beating Mountain Brook

Hoover scored 16 fourth-quarter points and earned a 26-14 victory over Mountain Brook in a battle of Birmingham area heavyweights on Friday at Spartans Stadium. The Bucs, ranked No. 4 in Class 7A, finally took control when a bad snap forced Mountain Brook quarterback John Colvin to get rid of the ball while in his own end zone, which resulted in an intentional grounding penalty. By rule, that’s a safety.

16 arrested for shoplifting in Trussville

From The Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Sixteen people were arrested for shoplifting in Trussville between September 13, 2022, and September 19, 2022. Trussville Police Department’s Facebook page states, “If you are thinking of coming to Trussville to steal…..we can assure you that IT IS NOT WORTH IT. If you do, you may very well find […]