A Fine Line

TRUSSVILLE — If I had been any closer to Pinchgut Creek, the water that runs alongside the railroad tracks at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and South Chalkville Road in Trussville, my feet would have been wet. At 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, my wife and I were the last people in that line to vote in … Continue reading A Fine Line

Making sense of the muse

I’ve heard Pulitzer Prize winner and renowned Alabama author Rick Bragg speak several times about “the muse,” that source of creativity a writer relies on to put words on a page. He has not spoken of “the muse” glowingly. Writing, like anything else, is a job, he says. It’s hard work. You write for creativity, … Continue reading Making sense of the muse

Trussville stresses importance of local elections

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Focus next year will zero in on political elections. The federal primaries are in March 2020. The presidential election is in November 2020.  Those will garner the headlines and attention. But there will also be local elections sandwiched in between. Trussville will hold a municipal election Aug. 25, 2020 to … Continue reading Trussville stresses importance of local elections