Long before Trussville became the commercial hub of northeastern Jefferson County, settlers fell in love with the areaas fertile land and proximity to Alabamaas longest free-flowing river, the Cahaba. In the late 1930s, a New Deal initiative known as the Cahaba Project established nearly three hundred new homes in the city, a community that became a historic treasure. The Trussville Academy opened its doors in 1869 and is the areaas first educational institution. Camp Gertrude Coleman, which opened in 1925, is the third-longest-operating Girl Scouts camp in the nation, remaining open even during the Great Depression and World War II. Join author Gary Lloyd as he recounts the people and events that make Trussville one of the most desirable places to live in Alabama.... said about forty city vehicles, including Trussville Police Department Chevrolet Tahoes and city dump trucks, run on CNG. ... Vehicles that run on CNG can accumulate up to fifteen thousand miles between oil changes and require less maintenance than traditional fuel-burning vehicles, ... From 2008 to 2012, when the national economy was at its worst since the Great Depression, Trussville issued justanbsp;...
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