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Popular Christmas light displays, right here in our community
TRUSSVILLE — When it comes to family and beloved holiday traditions, dazzling twinkling lights are pretty high on the list. The Trussville Tribune coverage area includes some pretty remarkable community displays of Christmas lights that are within a few minutes’ drive and worth it including Clay-Cha
BREAKING: Police say multiple hoax threats received, credit union evacuated
Three credit union branches in Anniston and Ohatchee were the target of what police said was a hoax bomb threat today. The Golden Springs branch of Fort McClellan Credit Union was evacuated this afternoon after that branch, plus the ones in downtown Anniston and in Ohatchee, received emailed threats
Watch live: 5-star Oxford OL Clay Webb makes college choice
Clay Webb, Alabama's No. 1 football recruit, will reveal his college choice today. Webb, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound offensive lineman, will make his choice public today in a ceremony at his high school. He's said Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and Clemson are the four finalists, but most observers believe this
2 charged in murder of Oxford mother found dead in Anniston street
Two suspects have now been charged with murder in last week’s shooting death of a 37-year-old woman in Anniston. Officers responded Dec. 6 to a report of an unconscious and unresponsive female lying in the roadway in the 2000 block of Winchester Road. Once on the scene, police and Anniston Fire Depa
Anniston man challenges conviction on drug charge
An Anniston man in federal prison for drug trafficking filed suit last week to have his conviction thrown out, arguing that one of the officers who arrested him had a history of pulling people over needlessly.
Sylacauga woman gets 15 years for 1st-degree robbery
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- A Sylacauga woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison by Talladega County Circuit Judge Julian King on Tuesday after previously entering a guilty plea on information to robbery in the first degree.
Man dies after falling through roof of building in Sylacauga
SYLACAUGA -- A contract worker died after apparently falling through the roof of the old Food World building in Sylacauga on Wednesday morning. According to Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy, the man was identified as Gary Duane Smart, 37, of Jemison.
What does Clay Webb’s commitment to Georgia mean?
This is an opinion column. Oxford offensive lineman Clay Webb -- the No. 1 player on the A-List -- committed to Georgia on Monday, picking the Bulldogs over Alabama. It marked the second straight season the state’s No. 1 player spurned Alabama for an out-of-state school, following receiver Justyn Ro
Talladega County Drug Task Force arrests 7 over the weekend (photos)
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has made seven felony drug arrests in the past week, including one against a Georgia man who was arrested in Lincoln Thursday but was not identified until Monday afternoon.
Anniston woman killed Monday in Birmingham shooting
An Anniston woman was killed in a shooting in Birmingham on Monday, according to an official of the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. Venus Felicia Godhigh, 38, of Anniston died at 12:08 p.m. Monday of wounds she suffered in a shooting in the 900 block of Second Street North in Birmingham, chief de
Look Back ... to 'king' and 'queen' at Anniston High School, 1943
Dec. 12, 1943, in The Star: Without ceremony of any kind, members of Boy Scout Troop 15 two days ago began tearing down the old Oxanna City Hall which has been the venerable troop’s headquarters for the last 23 years. The War Production Board has granted the Scouts the materials they need for a new
Tallapoosa County transitions from tornado sirens to phone alerts
DADEVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Your phone could save your life next time there’s a threatening storm. “The technology has been out there for a couple of years," said Tallapoosa County EMA Director Jason Moran.
Many in Tallapoosa County waiting until last minute to pay property taxes
With the new year comes deadlines, including those for property taxes. Property tax notices were sent out the first of October but procrastinators are waiting until the last minute for the Dec. 31 deadline.
Look Back ... to Oxford's third 5A title victory, 1993
Dec. 11, 1943, in The Star: There was no paper on this date because The Star didn’t publish on Saturdays from 1940-1952. Dec. 11, 1993, in The Star: Jermelle Pruitt couldn’t sit down. He seemed last night to be ready to leap back out onto the football field where his Oxford teams drove toward two st
Sylacauga man charged with violating state sex offender registration act
SYLACAUGA -- A Sylacauga man was arrested Friday and charged with violating Alabama’s Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). Samuel Vann Smith, 50, was charged with failure to register and probation violation and was being held in the Talladega County Metro Jail. He remained behind
Freezing fog advisory delays school start Tuesday
Schools in Calhoun and Cleburne counties will start two hours late today as weather forecasters warn of freezing fog. An early morning announcement from the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency said public schools in the Anniston, Calhoun County, Jacksonville, Oxford and Piedmont school distri
HOT BLAST: Everything you want to know (for now) about Anniston's new federal courthouse
So much has happened regarding the General Services Administration's federal courthouse decision and Anniston's selection of a temporary City Hall site that it's probably a good time to catch up on the news.
Anniston woman identified as victim of deadly triple shooting in Birmingham
A woman shot to death midday Monday in Birmingham’s Smithfield public housing community has now been identified. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Venus Felicia Godhigh. She was 38 and lived in Anniston.
BREAKING: Clay Webb commits to Georgia over Alabama
Clay Webb announced his verbal commitment to Georgia on Monday in front of his peers at Oxford High School. Webb is a 5-Star offensive lineman out of Oxford, Alabama. The Tide’s 2019 class still a chance to have the highest ranked offensive line class Saban has ever pulled in with two 5-Star targets
Dawgs land top prospect in Alabama
OXFORD, Ala. -- Over the past 18 recruiting cycles, Georgia has signed a total of four players from the state of Alabama - linebacker Monty Rice and offensive linemen Chester Adams, Jonathan Owens, and Ben Jones. The Bulldogs have yet to sign a player ranked among the top 10 prospects in the Yellowh