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    Cullman Community Theatre hopes for summer show, summer theater camp coming in June

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Community Theatre announced this week via social media, “Cullman Community Theatre's Summer Season is on! Due to very recent updates in local policies, our board has met and decided to move forward with a summer musical for the 2021 season!”  CCT...

    ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ an entertaining, but messy conclusion to the Skywalker Saga: Griffin’s score 6/10

    “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” returns director J.J. Abrams, and Chris Terrio joins Abrams as co-writer. Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac are back as Rey, Kylo Ren, Finn and Poe for the final installment along with newcomers Richard E....

    Senior Outreach Organization performs Heehaw Show at Hanceville Civic Center

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Senior Outreach Organization performed their Heehaw Show at the Hanceville Civic Center on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The cast, directed by Jamie Looney, is made up of seniors from the Outreach Organization. The seniors came from Cullman, Hanceville, Jasper and...

    Start off the new year this January with a visit to ‘Glow Wild: An Animal Lantern Celebration’

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Birmingham Zoo will be celebrating Glow Wild: An Animal Lantern Celebration on select evenings, on January 6 – 9 and January 12 – 17, 2022. The event will run each evening from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., with entry closing at...

    Local musician Jesse Priest selected for Dolly Parton’s #JoleneChallenge

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Holly Pond graduate and local musician Jesse Priest has been selected by Dolly Parton and the producers at Netflix to be featured in a compilation video performing Parton’s classic hit “Jolene.” Priest submitted a video of himself performing the song and...

    Hallmark’s Annual Countdown to Christmas in full swing

    STUDIO CITY, Ca. - The Hallmark Channel is widely known for its knack for pulling at heartstrings during the holiday season, and this year proves to be no different. The Annual Countdown to Christmas celebrates the season by releasing new holiday movies at 8/7c,...

    Troy University professor unveils free virtual film festival for Alabama high school, college students

    TROY, Ala. - An associate professor of design at Troy University has created a free virtual, one-day film festival open to all Alabama high school and college students who are interested in learning more about filmmaking and animation.    YellowHammer Film Fest, which will take...

    Firework shows near you this 4th of July season

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - With July 4 falling on a Sunday this year, the area firework celebrations are spread out over the long holiday weekend. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to plan for several great firework shows as America celebrates Independence Day.   Firework...

    Live concerts returning to Cullman: Kari Jobe, patriotic celebration on deck

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Stages will light up this spring as live concerts return to Cullman County. On April 24, Camp Liberty near the Battleground community will host a patriotic celebration with music and presentations at the American Hero Music Festival, and May 15, Cullman-based...

    Josh Wade crowned inaugural Smith Lake Idol

    BREMEN, Ala. – The inaugural Smith Lake Idol came to a close Saturday evening with Josh Wade taking first place and the $1,000 cash prize. Johnathan Ralph claimed second place. The six-week contest kicked off in June with 59 musicians. Patrick “Kat Daddy” Watson,...