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Sunday, April 18, 2021

    PREP BASEBALL: Warriors down Fairview 9-2 to win 3rd straight county crown

    VINEMONT, Ala. – The West Point Warriors may not have had the chance to defend their county championship in 2020 but they made sure to make up for it Saturday. The Warriors knocked off Hanceville 11-2 in the semifinals and Fairview 9-2 in the...

    Human Trafficking 101: survivor educates Cullman County officials and social workers on trafficking issues, response and prevention

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Amy Joy, a human trafficking survivor who went on to become a social worker, psychologist and lecturer on human trafficking response and prevention, visited Cullman County Friday for a one-day seminar at Daystar Church in Good Hope, sponsored by the...

    Gov. Ivey awards grant to help crime victims navigate the court system

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $475,016 grant to help Alabama crime victims better navigate the judicial system.  The grant to the state Office of Prosecution Services will help maintain certified victim service officers throughout the state and continue its use of...

    Cullman industries and businesses need workers, job fair coming April 24

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman area industries and businesses are in need of workers, and local agencies are teaming up to bring supply and demand together at the Cullman Careers Live Event job fair April 24, 2021 at the Donald Green Active Adult Center, 1625...

    ADEM creates video series for Earth Day

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – To celebrate Earth Day and encourage high school and middle school students to pursue careers in the sciences, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management hosts an annual event to highlight ADEM’s efforts to safeguard the environment. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions,...

    Alabama’s March unemployment rate drops to 3.8%

      MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary seasonally adjusted March 2021 unemployment rate is 3.8%, down from Feb.’s rate of 4.0%, yet above March 2020s rate of 2.6%. March’s rate represents 84,670 unemployed persons, compared to...

    PREP BASEBALL: Eagles, Bulldogs, Aggies roll on day 1 of County Tournament

    VINMEONT, Ala. – This week has been packed with important games that hold postseason implications, but Friday local county teams had to refocus and shift their attention to this year’s county baseball tournament at Vinemont High School. Vinemont, Hanceville and Fairview rolled on day...

    Obituary: Cassandra Leigh Hunter

    Memorial Service for Cassandra Leigh Hunter, age 36, of Cullman, will be at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Ms. Hunter...

    ‘Great to be a Bearcat’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Before Cullman High School’s varsity baseball team clinched its 10th straight area title Thursday night, the school welcomed the next generation of young Bearcats to the field as part of kids night. Dozens of young players — decked out in their...

    Arrests and incidents reported April 16, 2021

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported April 16, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents or arrests reported. Cullman Police Department Incidents April 14 third-degree assault; person; 2nd Ave SW April 15 ...