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    Cullman City Council honors Don Hewitt for Zoning Board service

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday evening, March 18, took time to honor retiring Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals member Don Hewitt for his 15 years of service to the City.  Mayor Woody Jacobs presented Hewitt a certificate of commendation, sharing...

    Jacobs proclaims Brain Awareness Week in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs has proclaimed the week of March 11-17, 2024, Brain Awareness Week in the city of Cullman to help expand interest in the brain, brain research and brain-related disorders. During this week, the Pilot Club of Cullman joins...

    Cullman City Council paves way for new business, looks to grow 2 parks

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday evening approved a 10-year tax abatement for “Project Flex,” described by the council as a medical research equipment company. The company plans to make a $50,000 capital investment, and will receive an exemption from City...

    Cullman celebrates 36 years as Tree City USA

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    Poster winners recognized CULLMAN, Ala. – The City of Cullman’s 36th Tree City Dedication/Arbor Week Celebration ceremony was held Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, on the lawn of Cullman City Hall. Arbor Week Celebration The ceremony began with Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaiming the week of Feb.18-24, 2024, Arbor...

    Cullman City Council names Brian Bradberry to new post: public safety director

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday evening, Feb. 19, suspended regular procedural rules to approve its first reading and ordinance to create the new city staff position of public safety director, and a few moments later passed a resolution to name...

    Cullman City Council praises response to winter storm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday offered praise for the response of multiple City departments to last week’s ice storm, noting speed of action and rapid returns to normal operations. Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism shut down for part of the...

    Zoning approvals pave way for new housing developments in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. — Two recent rezoning approvals by the Cullman City Council cleared the way for new housing developments on the north and west sides of the city.  Both properties were rezoned as R-4 districts in which a wide range of construction can take...

    What’s on tap for the city of Cullman?

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    “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning.”- Benjamin Franklin Our Founding Fathers understood the task of creating a flourishing environment that provides entertainment, solace and community for its residents. Growth begets change; change begets progress. This year was...

    (Updated) St. Joseph Dr. NW to undergo repairs starting Tuesday morning

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    Updated Dec. 12, 2023, at 6:01 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday approved an emergency bid for reclamation and repaving of St. Joseph Drive Northwest, starting from Scott Street Northwest and Dripping Springs Road area and going north to Alabama Highway...

    Cullman City Council approves traffic light at Hwy. 278/I-65, rezoning for northside development 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council this week approved resolutions to place a new traffic light at the intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and Interstate 65 on the city’s west side, and to rezone a business and manufacturing district on the northside for...

    Cullman City Council hears challenge to new north-side development 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. — The Cullman City Council on Monday evening held a public hearing to consider an ordinance to rezone property belonging to the corporation N31, LLC, located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 31 and Alabama Highway 157, from B-2 business to R-4...

    Cullman City Council presents $600K to city school system, part of $6M commitment

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday presented a $600,000 check to Cullman City Schools, part of a long-term plan to help fund multiple construction and capital improvement projects in the system. “A few years ago, in talking with the superintendent and the...

    Jacobs proclaims November Home Care and Hospice Month

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Mayor Woody Jacobs on Thursday, Oct. 26, proclaimed the month of November “Home Care and Hospice Month” in Cullman, urging residents to recognize and appreciate home care and hospice professionals in the community. On-hand to accept the proclamation from Jacobs from...

    Jacobs declares Pilot International Founders Week in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, officially proclaimed the week of Oct. 16-22, 2023, Pilot International Founders Week in Cullman. On-hand to accept the proclamation were Cullman Pilot Club members Peggy Harris, Beverly Wilkerson, Julie Burks, Katherine Anderson...

    Jacobs proclaims October ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Mayor Woody Jacobs on Monday officially proclaimed October 2023 “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” (DVAM) in the city of Cullman. On hand to accept the proclamation from Victim Services of Cullman (VSOC) were Outreach Advocate Lacey Lemley and Emergency Shelter Advocate Leasia...

    Jacobs proclaims October Alpha Delta Kappa Month in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local Alpha Delta Kappa members Lisa Hullett and Linda Walker (of the Beta Delta Chapter) and Mary Ellen Pinion (of the Alpha Theta Chapter) met with Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, as he proclaimed the month of...

    Council recognizes WildWater international students

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday recognized a group of international students who have worked at WildWater this summer. Earlier this year, the city was approved as a host city for the J-1 Visa Program through a partnership with the Council...

    Cullman council holds hearing on zoning ordinance

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council at its meeting Monday night held a public hearing regarding changes to the City’s zoning ordinance. Cullman City Attorney Luke Satterfield spoke in favor of the modification, Ordinance no. 2023-29, during the hearing. “We want to get our...

    Cullman council awards bid for new civic center

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday awarded the bid for the construction of the new civic center to Jim Cooper Construction Company, Inc. "We are thrilled to see the payoff of our extensive design efforts. By revising the original design, we were...

    Cullman City Council holds rezoning hearings

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Friday held public hearings regarding rezoning properties. James Nearen was in attendance to give his support that the Nearen Property be rezoned from Entertainment District to Business District. Speaking on behalf of himself and his sister, who...

    Mayor gives road work update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday night had a light agenda, with Mayor Woody Jacobs giving an update on ongoing road work in the city.   Jacobs said he expects the work along Second Avenue Northeast in front of city hall and...

    City announces Depot Park improvements

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman on Thursday announced it will be making infrastructure changes to Depot Park. This will occur immediately to prepare for upcoming events this fall. Depot Park is known as a nice little oasis just north of the city’s Warehouse...

    Council recognizes EES Archery Team, recaps Strawberry Festival

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday night recognized the East Elementary School Archery Team, who took the state title in the Elementary Division at the 2023 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Alabama State Championship in Montgomery April 6-7. The...

    Jacobs declares April 23-29 Relay For Life Week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs on Wednesday, April 26, met with members of Relay For Life of Cullman County to declare with week of April 23-29 Relay For Life Week in the city. “Our Relay For Life folks here in Cullman do a...

    Jacobs proclaims April Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - April 2023 marks the 22nd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). On Monday, April 3, 2023, Mayor Woody Jacobs officially proclaimed the month of April 2023 Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the city of Cullman. On hand to accept the...

    Cullman City Council talks PALS cleanup, WildWater

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday night addressed the upcoming Cullman County/City Cleanup sponsored by Cullman People Against A Littered State (PALS). The event will take place Saturday, April 15, from 8 a.m.-noon. Residents can obtain free trash bags by contacting...

    Cullman City Council approves ‘Jeepers Creepers’ event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council at its Monday meeting approved the annual Cullman County Wranglers Jeepers Creepers Trunk or Treat event for Saturday, Oct. 29. This Halloween event is different from many others in that it benefits Cullman Caring for Kids by...

    Jacobs proclaims October Alpha Delta Kappa month in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK) members Linda Walker and Laurita Hogland met with Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, as he proclaimed the month of October 2022 Alpha Delta Kappa Month in the city of Cullman. The purpose of...

    Cullman City Council rejects bids for sports complex

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    CULLMAN, Ala.- The Cullman City Council on Monday passed Resolution 2022-111, which rejected all current bids on the Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism’s 130,000-square-foot multi-sports and events center project. The council said all submitted bids exceeded the project’s budget.  With an expected debut date...

    The sky’s the limit: Exponential return on investment opportunity for city, county at Cullman Regional Airport

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - With both the State of Alabama and federal government investing millions of dollars in the Cullman Regional Airport by way of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), specifically the Airport Infrastructure Grant (AIG), plans are in the works to update the Vinemont...

    CPD tackling fuel surges while keeping patrols on the road

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - From January to February of 2022 the Cullman Police Department’s fuel cost rose by 45%, while the City of Cullman’s overall fuel and lubricants have increased by 57% from January through March.  With a slew of departments, rising fuel costs can make...

    Local business closings for Labor Day weekend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The following is a list of closings for Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day.  Cullman City Offices (no change in sanitation and recycling schedules) Cullman County Offices and Courthouse (sanitation will run one day behind) Cullman City Schools Cullman County Schools  All state and...

    Cullman Planning Commission approves property use plans; annexation of several local properties

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    CULLMAN, Ala. — The City of Cullman Planning Commission on Monday evening approved multiple requests for property use plans for two subdivisions and recommended to the City Council the annexation of three properties.  The commission approved:   A site plan for a convenience store at the location...

    Cullman City Council approves Rock the South permit, industrial tax abatements

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening approved the event permit for Rock the South, bringing the annual music festival one step closer to its post-COVID return. The event will take place August 13-14, 2021 and will feature performances by Luke...

    Mayor Proclaims “Public Works Week” in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the week of May 16 - 22, 2021, “Public Works Week” in the City of Cullman to coincide with National Public Works Week sponsored by the American Public Works Association.   Two officials...

    Duck River Reservoir to lower pool elevation for dam inspection

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    CULLMAN, Ala. The Utilities Board of the City of Cullman issued the following statement on Tuesday, May 11: The Utilities Board of the City of Cullman has begun lowering the pool elevation at Duck River Reservoir a total of 20 feet to allow for dam...

    Relay Day – A community coming together against cancer

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - On Thursday, May 6, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed Friday, May 7, 2021, “Relay Day – A Community Coming Together Against Cancer” in recognition of Relay For Life of Cullman County’s “Lights on First Drive Thru Luminaria and Survivor Parade”...

    Mayor proclaims ‘Mental Health Awareness Month’ in Cullman

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the month of May 2021 “Mental Health Awareness Month” in the City of Cullman.    Mental Health Awareness Month was started in 1949 by Mental Health America to communicate the importance of mental...

    Cullman 911 system receives updates

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - Thanks to a $150,000 grant recently received through the Cullman County E-911 Board, the City of Cullman’s emergency dispatch center has undergone some much-needed upgrades. The City of Cullman now has a fourth dispatching console, and new communications equipment was installed...

    City of Cullman receives clean 2020 financial audit

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Council President Jenny Folsom announced at Monday’s council meeting that the city’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 financial audit is complete and arrived from Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors clean, with no negative findings.   The summary of the report showed no...

    Office of Mayor Woody Jacobs Mayor Proclaims Community College Month

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Monday, April 12, 2021, Mayor Woody Jacobs officially proclaimed the month of April 2021 Community College Month in the City of Cullman. On hand from Wallace State Community College to receive the proclamation were Dr. Vicki Karolewics (President), Fast Track...

    NOTICE: Video inspection of Cullman city sewer system

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    Beginning Aug. 3, 2020, the City of Cullman’s contractor, Video Industrial Services, will be cleaning and providing video inspection of the sanitary sewer collection system in the southeast area of Cullman. This work should not disrupt sewer service; however, it will involve access to...

    2019 EvaBank Midnight Run sees best turnout in years

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    . CULLMAN, Ala. – Friday night provided great conditions for the 2019 EvaBank Midnight Run 5K and it certainly showed when the crowd of runners lined up for this year’s event. More than 400 runners registered for this year’s 5K but many more showed up...

    Cullman first responders practice safe school drills

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – With the new school year right around the corner, there are lots of things for students, teachers, parents and administrators to think about, including school safety. The Cullman Police Department (CPD) has been thinking about school safety as well and has...

    ALERT: Sewer line repairs ongoing on Stadium Drive

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    NOTICE FROM THE CITY OF CULLMAN: CAUTION: Sewer line repairs are ongoing on Stadium Drive Northeast (from Oak Drive Northeast to the Cullman High School tennis courts) and on Oak Drive Northeast (from Fourth Avenue Northeast to Stadium Drive Northeast). Please remember that this is an...

    Sewer smoke testing Thursday along Katherine Street

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Wastewater Department will be smoke-testing sewer lines in the Katherine Street area tomorrow (Thursday, June 20, 2019). This smoke-testing procedure is used to detect problems in the sewer lines for the City and for the customer. Residents or business...