Second Trussville Bicentennial Celebration event this Saturday

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The second Trussville Bicentennial Celebration event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trussville Civic Center. The event will include historical exhibits from local businesses, churches, the Trussville Historical Society and more. There will also be a historic fire truck on display. Additionally, … Continue reading Second Trussville Bicentennial Celebration event this Saturday

Trussville to celebrate Bicentennial

First of six monthly events planned for Jan. 11  UPDATE: Due to the threat of severe weather, the January event has been postponed until Jan. 25. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. TRUSSVILLE -- The City of Trussville has planned six events across the first half of 2020 to celebrate the … Continue reading Trussville to celebrate Bicentennial

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

In Trussville, downtown will change city’s footprint ‘forever’

‘It’s really going to happen,’ mayor says By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE – Trussville City Councilman Zack Steele said that the downtown entertainment district project that began recently should be complete by spring 2020. Steele is an eye doctor, so the news coming from him is fitting, because the vision of what Trussville will soon look … Continue reading In Trussville, downtown will change city’s footprint ‘forever’

Alabama Historical Commission suggested ordinance for establishing historic preservation commission

READ: 'We're about to lose this thing': Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood SUGGESTED ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION IN THE CITY OF                           , TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION OF HISTORIC PROPERTIES OR HISTORIC DISTRICTS; TO PROVIDE FOR ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF APPROPRIATENESS; TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEALS PROCEDURE; TO … Continue reading Alabama Historical Commission suggested ordinance for establishing historic preservation commission

‘We’re about to lose this thing’: Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE – Bob Davis remembers riding his red tricycle around the Cahaba Project. Now he drives a truck, and he has seen the numerous changes through the decades. “We’re about to lose this thing,” Davis said amongst a group of close to fifty members of Trussville’s Cahaba Project neighborhood Tuesday night at … Continue reading ‘We’re about to lose this thing’: Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood

Trussville’s crown jewel shines again

'Well worth the wait,' councilman says TRUSSVILLE – The official gemstone for a twentieth anniversary is the emerald, often a deep green color, and the city of Trussville has reached this milestone with some green of its own. It is fitting, the greenish color of an emerald, since the anniversary Trussville is celebrating is the … Continue reading Trussville’s crown jewel shines again