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Tuesday, September 22, 2020


    Cullman City Schools reports 395 have quarantined; 11 students, 4 teachers tested positive for COVID-19

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools, according to numbers provided to The Tribune Saturday, has a total of 395 students who have quarantined system-wide due to a positive COVID-19 test or a possible exposure. That's 12.09% of the total number of students enrolled in...

    Cullman County Board of Education passes $104M budget

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) at its monthly meeting Thursday evening passed a $104,020,602.84 budget for fiscal year 2021, an increase of almost $1 million over its $103,065,916.39 budget from 2020. Additional fund uses bring total expenditures to $106,884,309.47....

    Javier Figueroa of Holly Pond receives nursing scholarship

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Eight students from The University of Alabama's Capstone College of Nursing received the DCH Health System's BSN Scholarship, including Javier Figueroa of Holly Pond, AL. "We are so appreciative of this opportunity for our students," said Dr. Suzanne Prevost, CCN dean. "The...

    CATA gets boost from Mercedes-Benz

    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) and Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) on Tuesday unveiled a 2019 Mercedes-Benz c300 sedan donated to the school’s Automotive Service Technology department by the German automaker’s Tuscaloosa plant. The vehicle, which was used for...

    Cullman High switching to hybrid class model due to COVID-19

    CULLMAN, Ala. -Cullman High School on Sunday announced it is switching to a hybrid class model beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, through Friday, Oct. 2 due to the number of individuals in quarantine because of COVID-19. An exact number of students and/or faculty and staff with...

    Wallace State Criminal Justice Department launches new Corrections degree option 

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s Criminal Justice program has added a new Corrections degree career option. Classes for the new major include Introduction to Corrections (CRJ 150), Correctional Institutions (CRJ 156), Community Based Correction (CRJ 157), Issues in Correction (CRJ 259), Correctional Rehabilitation...

    Wallace State’s new Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship awarded $200K ARC grant

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s Welding Department has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the purchase of workforce training equipment for its new Technical Education Center for Welding and Entrepreneurship. “The Appalachian Regional Commission’s mission to advance...

    Cullman High receives lightning detector through Alabama Senate grant

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School’s (CHS) campus just became a little safer for outdoor activities with the installation this week of a lightning detection system near the school’s athletic fields. The Xtreme Research Corp. Skyscan Fieldpro 2 system installed at the school, according...

    St. Bernard Prep teaching in-person classes

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Two weeks into the academic school year students at St. Bernard are experiencing a different kind of environment as they take extra precautions to reduce the threat of COVID-19.  In all, 129 St. Bernard students arrived on campus Aug. 17 for...

    West Point’s Mallory Campbell awarded Dr. Ruby T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

    WEST POINT, Ala. -  West Point’s Mallory Campbell has been awarded the 2020 Dr. Ruby T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, an honor given annually by the Alabama Beta Delta Teachers’ Sorority of Cullman, Alabama. Campbell graduated from West Point High School in May 2020.  At West...