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Friday, December 9, 2022

    83rd Annual Cullman Strawberry Festival has record number of attendees

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 7 was packed with people looking to buy farm fresh strawberries and enjoy the many festivities. Farmers began selling produce at 7:00 a.m. and most were sold out by the middle of the day,...

    ‘The Beast Who Came to School’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman student Ronin Peavy is a humble young writer in his second-grade class at West Elementary School. When asked if he is the latest celebrity in town, he immediately responded, “Nope. I’m just a kid.” Peavy gained notoriety with the gift of...

    Cottontails Arts and Crafts Festival in Hanceville hosts 60 business vendors over the weekend

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Vendors from 60 different businesses came to the Cottontails Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday at the Hanceville Civic Center. Some vendors were from businesses with storefronts, with others were selling crafts they began making on the side while in retirement...

    Comic book artist Tone Rodriguez to visit Camelot Books and Comics on April 21

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tone Rodriguez, comic book artist, writer and creator best known for his work with Bongo Comics on titles like Futurama, The Simpsons and hit series Stray Dogs, will be visiting Camelot Books and Comics Thursday, April 21 from 11:00 a.m. –...

    Wallace State Jazz Band hosting Big Band Dance April 15

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Jazz Band will hold its annual Big Band Dance on Friday, April 15 at the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. “We’re excited to welcome familiar and new faces to our event,” said Ricky Burks,...

    ‘A Badge for Brooksie’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – In 2019, Cullman County Courthouse welcomed its newest court officer: Brooksie, a then two year old “goldendoodle” facility dog to help victims – especially children – navigate the often intimidating experience of court cases. She was trained to sense increasing heart...

    Ben South and the ‘perpetual gift of curiosity’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Over the course of its history, Cullman has been home to many great creators and artists in all mediums. One hometown “consummate creative,” as he put it, has been drawing inspiration from the natural world and the concept of “southernness” here...

    Cullman live music venues welcome new and diverse bands

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman is truly a town that embraces the arts, and the music scene here is vast, consisting of a well-connected group of artists and assisting music venues that need support from the community to continue to create spaces for creative and...

    Bookmarked: Cullman County Public Library design competition names winners

    CULLMAN, Ala. - If you’ve visited the Cullman County Library recently, a small desk lined with hand drawn bookmarks may have caught your attention. A placard on the desk simply read, “These bookmarks were designed by children from around Cullman County as a Bookmark Designing...


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