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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

    Initial unemployment claims for week of March 21 – 27

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of March 21-27, 2021. In all, 18,710 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 14,285 of those claims are estimated to...

    Elaine Willingham Crowned 2016 Ms. Senior Cullman County

    Amy Leonard
    HANCEVILLE - The 2016 Ms. Senior Cullman County Pageant was held on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Wallace State’s Betty Leeth Haynes Theater. Ms. Elaine Willingham of Cullman was crowned the winner. First Alternate was Ms. Jacqueline Schendel of Cullman, who also won Ms. Congeniality,...

    Obituary: William Charles Roberson, Sr.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 at 10 a.m. for William Charles Roberson, Sr., who passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. The visitation will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church with...

    Obituary: Callie Faye Brasher

    Callie Faye Brasher, 83, of Haleyville, entered into rest Aug. 22, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Brasher was born July 9, 1936 in Hokes Bluff, Alabama. She lived a life of special service as the wife of Reverend Billy Eugene...

    Obituary: Billy Ray Baker

    Funeral Services for Billy Ray Baker, 84, of Hanceville will be held on Tuesday February 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Hanceville Funeral Home Chapel; John McCoy officiating, with military honors and interment at Fairview West Cemetery. Hanceville Funeral Home is in charge of the...

    Smith named Cullman Chamber interim president

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center announced Tuesday that Peggy Smith has been named the Chamber’s interim president. The Chamber’s Board of Directors approved the decision Tuesday at its regular monthly meeting. “On behalf of the Board of Directors...

    Holly Pond Ag students, adult volunteers renovate school’s library

    Holly Pond agriscience students in the newly renovated library / Melanie Hall HOLLY POND - When schools need things done, they can send a request to the school board, search the budget for available funds, and wait while bids from contractors are reviewed.  Or they...

    Black Belt Adventures urges hunters to donate venison

    David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Hunters Helping the Hungry has provided more than a half-million pounds of ground venison to those in need in Alabama, and the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) is encouraging hunters to make a special effort...

    (Updated) City v. County blood drive brings in 152 units

    Updated 6-10-19 12:01 p.m. Final numbers from the blood drive came in Monday morning: City of Cullman: 62 units Cullman County: 90 units Total: 152 units   Three lives can be saved per unit, so that's more than 450 lives.     CULLMAN, Ala. - Every summer, the LifeSouth Community Blood Centers hold...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Winston County routs Cold Springs in region game, 46-21

    DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. - Cold Springs looked to keep its playoff hopes alive Friday night at Winston County, but a huge first-half deficit was too much to overcome for the Eagles, and the Yellow Jackets flew away with the game, 46-21. Cold Springs started out...