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    ‘Christmas at the Grotto’ returns with expanded schedule

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard Abbey’s Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman’s most popular attraction and one of Alabama’s must-see tourist destinations, will open evenings following Thanksgiving for the third installment of “Christmas in the Grotto.” The multi-weekend festival will see the Grotto park covered in...

    Community Thanksgiving meals taking place in the Cullman area this season

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – There are several community meals will be taking place in Cullman to celebrate Thanksgiving. Below is a list of some of these events and further information.  The Brandin’ Iron Steakhouse of West Point will be holding their 6th Annual Thanksgiving meal...

    Desperation Church holds first Sunday service in new building

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The parking lot of Desperation Church’s new building was completely full for the opening Sunday. There were even attendants directing cars for parking along the street and surrounding lots. During the 9:30 a.m. service, Pastor Andy Heis spoke about when he lost...

    Desperation Church holds ribbon cutting for brand new building

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Desperation Church held the official ribbon cutting for their new facility Thursday, Nov 4. Desperation Church’s new building, located at 510 5th St SW, site of the old Cullman Civic Center, has taken almost 18 months to complete renovations. Though many...

    Restoring women: meet Kim

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman’s Restoring Women Outreach shares the story of recovery told by “Kim.” “I’m a grateful recovering alcoholic / addict. My story is all too familiar with lots of hurt, pain and disappointments. I graduated high school, college and had a career, was...

    Guest Editorial – The Valued Man: Without Condition

    “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.” The condition...

    In remembrance of Will

    CULLMAN, Ala. - As the gates opened Thursday evening at Oliver Woodard Stadium for Cullman High School’s first regular season game of the year, everything seemed normal. The Cullman and Grissom football teams were warming up on the field, the smell of popcorn filled...

    Princess Lillie

    HOLLY POND, Ala. - “She came out of the womb smiling,” Kelly Handley said of her daughter Lillie. “She has always been very loving, and she smiles through everything and has since the day she was born. She has been so strong and brave...

    ‘Truth in Nature is tight lines, steady aim and a cleansed heart’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Truth in Nature held an educational day for the young men of the Cullman chapter Saturday, June 26. The first half the day began with the boys learning to build picnic tables with the instruction of Chapter Leader Brian Burchett. The...

    ‘Love, Honor, Cherish’

    WEST POINT, Ala. - West Point High School Principal Heith Yearwood and his wife, West Point High School counselor Amanda Yearwood, recently decided that their stories as a couple might be worth telling, and might help other couples’ stories turn out a little better.  The...