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Tuesday, August 16, 2022


    For the last several years, I’ve enjoyed leading an April-in-Alabama history walking tour through Cullman.  Like Martina McBride sang, “word gets around in a small, small town,” and I’ve been fortunate to attract some positive, fun buzz and good-sized crowds. To keep it interesting for...

    1 killed in Hwy. 31 wreck south of Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. – A Cullman woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 31 south of the city Saturday evening at approximately 7:25.   A press release from Alabama State Troopers said Dana Quick West, 51, was fatally injured when the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox...

    United Way Stuff the Bus campaign deemed record-breaking success

    CULLMAN, Ala. - With over 24,000 school supplies donated and $250 donated to both the city and county school systems, the United Way of Cullman County’s 2022 Stuff the Bus campaign broke previous records through the generosity of donors throughout Cullman.  United Way Executive Director...

    Beginning farmers invited to tour J. Calvert Farms

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Beginning Farmer Series serves to help new producers develop knowledge and critical skills so they can sustain and grow their farms using technical information, learning networks and other resources. The series has many programs for increasing confidence...

    ‘Practice doesn’t make perfect, it makes improvement’: Good Hope’s Addyson Burgess preparing for upcoming season

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- The Good Hope Lady Raiders finished as runners-up in the area tournament and clinch a spot at the North Regional in 2022 and sophomore Addyson Burgess is excited to build on the momentum from last year and help her team...

    Battery-powered chainsaws: Quiet but dangerous

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Many tool manufacturers are offering batteries as an alternative power source to gasoline in today’s market. Chainsaws are one of the newest pieces of equipment that are now utilizing rechargeable batteries. These newer chainsaws are often quieter and require less...

    2nd Fridays come to a close for 2022

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The August edition of 2nd Fridays, hosted by the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce, Cullman Downtown Merchants Association and Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism (CPRST), closed out this year’s series of events Friday evening. With thousands of visitors filling First...

    Pet of the Week: Edith – your new best friend forever

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Volunteer Donna Ruttkay of the Cullman County Animal Shelter shares this week’s Cullman Tribune Pet of the Week: Edith.  Edith is a trim 1.5-2-year-old terrier mix who does not understand why she is at the shelter and appears lonely. The quiet, shy...

    Resource event for special needs families Aug. 20

    CULLMAN, Ala. - TheraPlay Pediatric Sensory Gym of Cullman will host an event that brings therapeutic service providers together for an informational session for children with mental or physical disabilities and their parents or caregivers. Connect Cullman County will be held at The Little...

    ALEA soars into America’s Best-Looking Cruiser Contest featuring legacy of Tuskegee Airmen

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Each year the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) joins fellow highway patrol and state police organizations across the nation to vie for the top spot in the American Association of State Trooper’s (AAST) “Best-Looking Cruiser” contest. Photos are chosen through popular...