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Monday, June 14, 2021

    Editorial: Don’t honk at me! I live here!

    I’ve noticed that as the City of Cullman grows, so do the unexpected consequences and problems. One of those problems is the traffic on the incredibly narrow Highway 31 and those who are choosing residential streets as their alternate route. Over the past year...

    Summer fun in Baileyton Town Park 

    BAILEYTON, Ala. - The Town of Baileyton will kick off the first of several special events at the town’s park this Saturday with Baileyton Fun Day. The Baileyton Town Council met Monday night and gave updates on what should be a great day for...

    Colony Parks and Recreation offers full summer schedule, beginning Wednesday

    COLONY, Ala. - The Colony Town Council’s Parks and Recreation committee chairperson Jasmine Cole on Tuesday evening unveiled plans for multiple community events planned for the summer including children’s activities, sports events and community gatherings.  The schedule begins with a summer camp for children at...

    Cullman Caring for Kids hits the road with Mobile Food Bank

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Caring for Kids recently began an outreach program using its new Mobile Food Bank to make its free groceries easier to access for families in remote parts of the county. Each Wednesday, the team visits one of four sites in...

    Colony Kids Grab-N-Go summer food program offers children a chance to raise their own gardens

    COLONY, Ala. — The Colony Kids Grab-N-Go summer food program will offer children an opportunity to raise their own vegetables in the raised garden beds at the Colony Educational Complex, starting at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, June 9.  Colony Councilwoman and Kids Grab-N-Go assistant Ethel...

    “The 100 Deadliest Days”

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), the U.S. has entered the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers, the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day during which an average of over seven people per day will die in teen driving-related...

    Veteran Memorial: Vincent Leonard Bailey

    Vincent Leonard Bailey was born April 12, 1916 in Cullman County. He enlisted in the United State Navy and served during World War II. Bailey was ranked Petty Officer First Class and his military occupation was Storekeeper First Class. He was attached to USS...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

    Couples out on Sunday afternoon or night were: Ann McKoy and J.W. Cadle, Pat Schaefer and Roger Gentry, Jean Morgan and Darrell Mulaney, Judy Wesson and Perry Tucker, Brenda Dunlap and Bob Humphrey, Alice Lane and David Howell, Sandra Griffin and Charles Knighten, Alice Chandler and David Knight, Glenda Calvert and Wade...

    Veteran Memorial: Louis Carlton Higginbotham

    Louis Carlton Higginbotham was born June 4, 1923 and lived in Holly Pond. Higginbotham registered for the World War II draft on June 30, 1942 and served in the Navy Reserve. Before departing for the war, he would marry Ruth Azalie Gatham Higginbotham on...

    ‘Community Splash!’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center will offer a Monday discount to the general public through the summer, beginning June 7. “Community Splash,” as the program is called, offers non-members an entry fee of $7, less than half of the standard...