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Saturday, January 23, 2021

    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...

    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...

    Bringing out the best: Cullman City Schools begins “grab and go” meal distribution

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools (CCS) on Monday began distributing “Grab and Go Curbside Meals” to students 18 and younger from the lunchroom at West Elementary School. Each student in the drive-through line received two days’ worth of breakfasts and lunches. Cullman High School Principal Kim Townson Hall,...

    Good Samaritan Health Clinic update on services

    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Monday, Good Samaritan Health Clinic Director Jolanda Hutson released this statement from the clinic’s Medical Director, assuring clients of continuing services with certain changes to keep everyone safe: The Good Samaritan Clinic recognizes the challenges that COVID-19 brings to the healthcare system and we are proud...

    ADPH announces Mental Health Awareness Week

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, mental illness affects everyone directly or indirectly through family, friends or coworkers. That is why each year, during the first week of October, participants across...

    Cullman Regional now offering newest technology in total knee & hip replacement with Stryker’s Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery Program

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Regional is the first hospital in central Alabama to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee and total hip replacements with its Mako System. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee and hip replacements are performed. The demand...

    CrossFit Cullman’s 3rd annual 4th of July Throwdown coming up this Saturday

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Fourth of July is on the horizon but after your holiday plans are complete, you’ll have a chance to drop in on this year’s 4th of July Throwdown CrossFit Competition. This is the third year that Crossfit Cullman...

    Food Safety Tips for your 4th of July Festivities

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Summertime cookouts are filled with fun and family, especially those on or near national holidays. This fourth of July, serve up some food safety basics alongside your homemade potato salad or pulled pork platter. Alabama Extension regional food safety agent Janice Hall said there are four basic...

    Summertime sun safety

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - With most people spending more time outdoors in late spring and summer, the Alabama Department of Public Health reminds people of all ages to protect their exposed skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays and practice sun safety. Continued skin damage over...

    6 months in, Stepping Up Initiative connecting mental health patients with needed resources

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Around six months ago, WellStone Behavioral Health, which serves Cullman and Madison Counties, became one of five agencies in the state of Alabama to receive grants from the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) to administer a program known as the...