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    Cullman City School Board approves FY2021 budget

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board on Monday approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget. Following are details and highlights from the budget. Note: some of the personnel unit numbers came out with decimal points and not as whole numbers. Where these occurred,...

    Wallace State’s Aljon Celis chooses Stanford after Jack Kent Cooke scholarship recognition

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State graduate Aljon Celis, a 2020 Jack Kent Cooke scholar, begins classes this week at Stanford University in California. Celis, also a Vinemont High graduate, was one of 50 Jake Kent Cooke scholarship recipients in April and chose Stanford over multiple...

    Cullman City Schools superintendent Patterson announces 2021 retirement

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson on Monday evening announced she will retire July 1, 2021. That’s almost a year shy of the end of her current contract, which was set to end May 31, 2022. In a statement, Patterson said,...

    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...