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Sunday, January 24, 2021

    Cullman Regional update on COVID-19 situation

    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman Regional Medical Center reports that COVID-19 is having a critical and hopefully short-term financial impact on the entire local healthcare community. “As healthcare professionals, we are used to pulling together as a team in a time of crisis,” Cullman Regional CEO...

    ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division reminds everyone about social distancing, water safety

    MONTGOMERY – Because schools, businesses and churches have closed indefinitely in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are spending their free time on Alabama waterways. Activity on Alabama’s lakes, rivers and other bodies of water typically increases during spring break season, but ALEA’s...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1937

    From The Files Of 1937: Marriages: October 13 – David M. Morgan,, 36, to Cordelia Harper, 34 and Floyd Chaney, 24, to Molly Roberts, 18. October 14 – Elzie Thomas, 21, to  Ruby Stone, 22 and Valent Vail Meigs, 20, to Pauline Thompson. October 15 – Verlie Parker, 28, to Ottie...

    Crafty family supplies masks to medical professionals

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Amy Gleaton, a career and technical education teacher at Cullman High School, is proving how crafty she can be in the face of a crisis. When she heard from a friend who is a medical professional about an office shortage of masks, she decided to...

    Area funeral homes adjust to COVID-19 restrictions

    CULLMAN, Ala.- Area funeral homes are having to change the way they plan services as they adjust to guidelines set forth by the state. Local funeral homes have implemented new protocols and new innovative ideas. They also want the public to know they are prepared to handle the...

    Cullman County Animal Shelter closes down for deep clean amidst COVID-19 concerns

    CULLMAN, Ala. - As the county takes precautions to protect residents and reduce the spread of COVID-19, many animal lovers are becoming concerned for the county's four-legged residents. Several areas across the country report that people are abandoning their pets or giving them up to shelters due to fears...

    Bringing out the best: Hanceville FUMC and other county churches going digital during social distancing

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – As churches around Cullman feel the strain of social distancing on their worship services, many are utilizing different livestreaming services to continue bringing worship and sermons to their home-bound congregations - some uploading services to YouTube or their church's website, others...

    Bringing out the best: Daystar Church looking after seniors

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, seniors are statistically the most vulnerable population and have to take extra precautions to guard against exposure to the disease. Recognizing the specific needs that its own seniors may have during this time; Daystar Church is implementing an...

    Bringing out the best: Northbrook Baptist Church goes online, offers to help small churches record videos

    CULLMAN, Ala. - As churches respond to the Coronavirus pandemic by transitioning to online services and Bible studies, Northbrook Baptist Church is hoping to help smaller churches continue to minister. Pastor Keith Warden explained, “There’s a lot of smaller churches, and then there’s also just guys that are bivocational,...

    Changes in hours, services for local restaurants

    CULLMAN, Ala. – With the recent public health order from Governor Kay Ivey closing dining rooms for restaurants across the state of Alabama, local establishments have had to adapt with new hours and changes to how they deliver their services as well. Restaurants are now having to offer...