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Saturday, January 28, 2023

    ALEA encourages everyone to end the summer safely this Labor Day weekend

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As the final holiday of the summer draws near, many Alabamians are preparing for an extended fun-filled weekend with friends, family and festivities on the state’s busy roadways and scenic waterways. The Labor Day holiday is often recognized as a day...

    Two-vehicle wreck claims lives of two Cullman men

    CULLMAN, Ala. - A two-vehicle wreck that happened on Highway-278 East at 5:35 a.m. on Friday killed two local men.  Bruce Bentley, 55, of Cullman and Patrick Mize, 24, of Cullman were the drivers of a Ford Galaxy and Ford Fiesta, respectively. They were both...

    Interstate wreck shuts down northbound lanes

    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the Alabama State Troopers Decatur Patrol Post, a wreck involving a ‘vehicle Versus 18-wheeler’ happened around 5:30 p.m. near Exit 305 in Cullman. The northbound lanes are currently blocked for travel.  There is no report of injuries yet. The wreck is...

    Cullman Police Dept. announces new route plan  for Cullman City Schools

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department, in coordination with Cullman High, Middle and Primary Schools announced this week a new school driving route plan.   CPD Patrol Captain Jeff Warnke said the work was done in tandem with the schools to ensure that the students’...

    Rock the South announces traffic plan approved by the Cullman County Commission

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The organizers of Rock The South have recently gained the approval of the Cullman County Commission to limit traffic on portions of County Road 469 and County Road 436 during Rock the South 2021. These roads will have restricted access from...

    UPDATE: Joppa couple identified in deadly I-65 collision

    DODGE CITY, Ala. - Friday afternoon, the identities of a couple killed in a traffic collision on I-65 Thursday evening were released by Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick identified the deceased as Brenda Hickens Miller, 72, and Nickey Nile Miller, 70, of Joppa. Thursday evening,...

    U.S. 31 to stop traffic for bridge work March 10

    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that traffic on U.S. 31 between Hartselle and Falkville will be stopped as girders are moved into place for the new southbound bridge at Cedar Creek on Wednesday, March 10. Multiple stoppages will occur between 8...

    Icy roads a risk across Alabama through Tuesday

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) advise motorists that icy road conditions are possible across much of the state as widespread freezing occurs late Sunday, Feb. 14, through Tuesday, Feb. 16. In addition, freezing fog...

    U.S. 31 lane to be closed near Olive St.

    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will temporarily close the inside southbound lane of U.S. 31 north of Olive Street in Cullman for drainage work Monday, March 30, through Friday, April 10.   The drainage work is in preparation for nearly $1.3 million...

    Tennessee River bridge to be repaired

    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that crews will repair the deck of the Tennessee River Bridge on Interstate 65 northbound from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Expect delays due to temporary closure of the inside northbound lane. Be...