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    Man arrested in Sunday road rage shooting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a reported road rage incident in the Good Hope area on Sunday, December 5.  The CCSO said the incident resulted in an altercation with a person being shot.   As of Monday morning, Cullman County Deputies arrested...

    Possible road rage leads to shooting near Good Hope Baptist Church (Update)

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Details are still coming in following what many on the scene called an alleged road rage shooting near Good Hope Baptist Church.  According to a Tribune crew member on the scene, the alleged shooter fled in a White Buick Enclave but later...

    Active fire at Drake Law Firm Tuesday night

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the Cullman Police Department, there was an active fire at Drake Law Firm Tuesday night.  Lucas Boyd, 34, of Cullman was arrested for arson in the Second degree in connection to the fire.  This article will be updated. Copyright 2021 Humble Roots,...

    Andrew Maresh found guilty for the murder of Daniel Ray Osborn, II

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County District Attorney Wilson Blaylock announced in a press release on Thursday that Andrew Jacob Maresh was found guilty after a three-day jury trial in the Cullman County Circuit Court for the murder of Daniel Ray Osborn, II.   “Our thoughts and...

    UPDATE: Deceased man found in Cullman storage unit identified

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A deceased man was found in the Denson Avenue storage units in Cullman late on Tuesday afternoon. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick identified the man as  Lawrence Rodney Balduf Jr., 40, from Cordova. It was reported that the man had been staying...

    Downtown Grill catches fire, closed until further notice

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Downtown Grill, a restaurant on 4th Street in Cullman, announced on their Facebook page that their business caught fire early Thursday morning.  According to their page, they said they will be closed until further notice and will continue to update their...

    Former mayor faces five criminal charges

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The former mayor of Baileyton who lost his seat as the incumbent in the 2020 race was arrested for five Grand Jury warrants on Tuesday.  According to the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office, Johnny Brant Dyar, 78, of Baileyton was arrested by the...

    BREAKING: Stolen car located in west Cullman, suspect in custody

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Police on Friday evening recovered a stolen car following a traffic stop on Logan Avenue Southwest on the city’s west side. The vehicle was reported stolen in Hartselle. Patrol Officer Zane Pounders stopped the vehicle and, when he ran the license...

    Walter crash claims life of Blountsville woman

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    WALTER COMMUNITY, Ala. - The Cullman County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the fatality in a Friday afternoon vehicle crash in the Walter Community. Danna Nicholas, 56, of Blountsville, died when her car collided with a tractor-trailer in the 31000 block of...

    Reckless murder indictment issued in 2020 Battleground shooting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A Cullman County Grand Jury on Tuesday indicted Christian Alexander Shane Lewter, 22, of Vinemont, with reckless murder in the August 2020 shooting death of Tazz Michael Wynn in the Battleground Community. The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office took Lewter into custody...

    Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility to be Expanded in Alabama to Include Individuals Age 12 and Older, Effective Immediately

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals ages 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the...

    Breaking News: Governor Kay Ivey announces end of participation in all federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, 2021 including: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides for an additional $300 weekly payment to recipients of unemployment...

    Governor Ivey announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency to end

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made...

    Colony town clerk Patricia Ponder leaves following dismissal vote

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    COLONY, Ala. - Colony council member Ethel Alexander brought a motion Tuesday evening to remove town clerk Patricia Ponder from her role.  The vote was nearly unanimous, minus council member Jasmine Cole which abstained. Council member Eric Carweel was not present for the meeting. More on...

    ADPH expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include people 55+, those with certain medical conditions

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced Friday that starting March 22, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people age 55 and older, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the population defined...

    Plane crashes near Cullman Regional Airport

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    LATEST: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2021/02/23/2nd-person-in-saturday-plane-crash-succumbs-to-injuries/ LATEST: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2021/02/21/update-victim-injured-pilot-named-in-cullman-county-plane-crash/ Updated 2-20-21 at 8:47 p.m. The FAA has identified the aircraft as a Piper PA-32. Updated 2-20-21 at 8:11 p.m. Updated 2-20-21 7:56 p.m. A preliminary statement from the FAA said, "A general aviation aircraft crashed in the woods near the Cullman Regional Airport-Folsom Field in...

    Tribune Exclusive: Rumors Deli changing owners

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Annette Harris, owner of Rumors Deli has announced the sale of the landmark Cullman eatery to the Coombs family of Houma, Louisiana. Mother/son team Jolene and Aaron Coombs will take charge of the deli March 1, with Harris staying on short-term...

    2020 Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting canceled due to COVID; virtual options to be announced

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    Updated 11-23-20 at 3:15 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - According to Cullman City Hall and Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism (CPRST) Executive Director Zac Wood, the 2020 Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, which were scheduled for Dec. 4, have been canceled. Also canceled is the...

    BREAKING: Alan Jackson concert postponed until June 12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - County star Alan Jackson's Small Town Drive-In concert scheduled for June 5 in Cullman has been rescheduled for June 12. The following statement is from Jackson's website: "Country music superstar Alan Jackson’s “Small Town Drive-In” concerts – planned for this week in Cullman,...

    BREAKING: Alan Jackson to perform in Cullman June 5

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    Updated 5-27-20 10:43 a.m. Details: Alan Jackson Small Town Drive-In Concert Friday, June 5 at York Farms, 1872 County Road 469, Cullman, AL Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:45 p.m. VIP: $199.99 (closest access to stage) General Admission | Car (up to two passengers): $99.99 VIP Additional...

    Rock the South 2020 canceled due to COVID-19

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Rock the South will not be happening this year, organizers announced early Thursday morning, saying, “In the best interest of our fans and our city, Pepsi Rock the South and the City of Cullman have decided to cancel this year’s event...

    COVID-19: Ivey, ADPH issue new statewide public health order, effective immediately

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Statewide through April 5: All gatherings of 25 persons or more, or...

    Community in mourning: Father, daughter killed in plane crash at Cullman Regional Airport

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    Updated 1-7-20 7:30 a.m. “It’s a very sad day here, a very sad day for the local flying community.” Cullman Regional Airport General Manager Ben Harrison VINEMONT, Ala. - A Vinemont father and one of his daughters were killed in a plane crash Sunday at Cullman...

    Exclusive: ALDOT installs radar-based safety devices at Hwy. 278/CR 831 intersection, first of their kind in the state

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    BETHEL COMMUNITY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Tuesday morning installed a new safety system at the dangerous intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and County Road 831 in the Bethel community of west Cullman County. The system uses radar to detect approaching vehicles on Hwy....

    BREAKING: Mae’s Food Hall to close after Oktoberfest

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Sunday, Cullman developer Shane Quick announced that his Warehouse District eatery Mae’s Food Hall will close on Oct. 5, at the conclusion of this year’s Oktoberfest celebration. On Sunday evening, Quick issued this statement: Mae’s Food Hall’s last day of operation will...

    (Updated) Hanceville man dead in officer-involved shooting

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    Updated 8-4-19 6:50 p.m. HANCEVILLE, Ala. - A Hanceville man was killed in an officer-involved shooting along County Road 599 near Hanceville Sunday afternoon. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the man as Robert Clay Wilsford, Sr., 65. Details remain scarce about the incident. Hanceville Police Chief...

    Update: Coroner identifies victim at U.S. 278 at Kugler Bridge

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    Updated 7-15-19 at 2:48 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - Multiple agencies responded to a fatality at U.S. Highway 278 West at the Kugler Bridge at Vest Creek Sunday afternoon. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Ricardo Saucedo, 28, of Jacksonville, Florida. Crews...

    (Updated) ATV accident near Cullman-Morgan Co. line; victim has ‘severe’ injuries

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    Updated 7-9-19 10:59 p.m. VINEMONT, Ala. - An ATV accident north of Vinemont Tuesday evening along the Cullman/Morgan County line near Lacon has left one person with severe injuries, according to Cullman EMS Director James Curtis. "We have one victim. The victim's injuries are severe," said...

    BREAKING: Wife accidentally shoots husband during road rage dispute; currently jailed without bond

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    BREMEN, Ala. – Cullman County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene shortly after a call came into dispatch regarding a road rage incident that turned potentially deadly on Co Rd 160 in Bremen, Saturday evening. “On July 6, 2019 at approximately 6:45 p.m. a...

    BREAKING: Man shot following possible road rage incident in Bremen; victim transported to UAB

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    Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry stated, “Yes, we had a shooting but it’s in the early stages of the investigation. Once any or possible charges can be confirmed I will let you know.” BREMEN, Ala. – Shortly after 7 p.m. a call was received by dispatchers...

    (UPDATED) 15-year-old worker falls to death in accident at local business

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    Updated 7-1-19 at 4:40 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – On Monday, a 15-year-old Guatemalan roofing worker fell to his death from the roof of Cullman Casting in south Cullman. He fell through insulation in a gap left by the removal of old roofing, dropping an estimated...

    CHS Theatre student Grant Holland brings home school’s 1st Superior rating from International Thespian Festival

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    LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - On Thursday, Cullman High School (CHS) Theatre student Grant Holland became the first student in school history to earn a Superior rating at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, NE, taking the top honor in the category of Musical Theatre.  Holland...

    PREP SOCCER: Brown out, Hackbarth in as Lady Bearcats Head Coach

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Lady Bearcats will have a new head coach on the sidelines next season. Head coach Jacob Brown is leaving the program after six seasons and Luke Hackbarth will be taking his place. Cullman City Schools did not elaborate on the circumstances surrounding Brown’s departure. CHS...

    12-year-old boy killed on Smith Lake

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    LATEST: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/05/26/update-troopers-release-name-of-12-year-old-victim-in-smith-lake-boating-accident/ Updated 5-25-19 10:16 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - A 12-year-old boy was killed in a boating accident on Smith Lake early Saturday evening. The incident happened near Goat Island. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatick confirmed the fatality. The Alabama Marine Patrol (AMP) Division of the Alabama...

    Cullman, Smith Lake named as location for Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Stage 5

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    Left to right: Professional fishermen Jordan Lee, Matt Lee and Randy Howell at a press conference at Cullman City Hall Wednesday morning (Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune) This story will be updated. CULLMAN, Ala. - Major League Fishing (MLF) on Wednesday morning announced that Cullman...

    BREAKING NEWS: Charges dropped against former Cullman High principal Elton Bouldin

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    Former Cullman High School Principal, Dr. Elton Bouldin (center) in court on Tuesday (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN -  In a dramatic courtroom drama Wednesday morning, a mistrial was declared and charges dismissed against former Cullman High School Principal Dr. Elton Bouldin. The...

    Cullman County woman arrested with murdered Birmingham couple’s car in Miami; Arab man arrested in connection with crime

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    Kristen Gullion, left, and Zachary Phillips, right (WVTM13, Facebook) LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/08/14/cullman-woman-arab-man-charged-capital-murder-death-birmingham-couple Updated 8-10-18 8:50 p.m. MIAMI - Authorities in south Florida arrested two people this week in connection with a double homicide in Birmingham. Kristen Gullion, 30, of Cullman and Zachary Phillips, 23, who has an...

    BREAKING: Source of threat to Good Hope High School identified

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    Image shows online threat made to Good Hope High School Wednesday night. / Courtesy of Cullman County Schools CULLMAN - The source of an anonymous online threat made Wednesday night against Good Hope High School has been identified, said Cullman County Schools Superintendent Shane Barnette. Barnette...

    UPDATE: Sheriff Gentry confirms 2 fatalities in home on County Road 1301

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    UPDATED 7-17-17 9:52 P.M. Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry has confirmed two fatalities in tonight's incident on County Road 1301. A visibly distraught Gentry, speaking to the media at the Kelley Community Center off Eva Road, said, "What I can confirm is that this afternoon,...

    (Updated) Firefighters on scene of house fire on CR 706

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      Updated story: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2017/07/11/update-least-1-person-has-died-following-early-morning-house-fire Updated 7-11-17 3:37 a.m. One of the people rescued from the house is being airlifted to an area hospital. County dispatch has revised the address to 1461 County Road 706. Updated 7-11-17 3:12 a.m. Both people have been rescued from inside the home. The house...

    Multiple departments on scene of fire at Brick Haven

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    See full update at http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2017/07/01/update-portion-brick-haven-event-venue-total-loss CULLMAN - Multiple departments are on the scene of a fully involved fire at Brick Haven, located at 1889 U.S. Highway 278 West. The highway around the area is closed in both directions. The structure fire was first reported at 1:02...

    Evacuation in progress following bomb threat at Comfort Suites

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    UPDATED June 22, 7:20 p.m. Cullman City Police Chief Kenny Culpepper says that the scene at Comfort Suites has been cleared. "The call came in just before 7 o'clock and the officers with the Cullman Police Department, Cullman County Sheriff's Office and staff of the...

    (Updated) Car chase ends in crash at County Road 437 and Smith Lake

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    Updated 6-6-17 at 10:30 a.m. http://www.cullmansense.com/articles/2017/06/06/update-mental-illness-factor-late-night-car-chase-cr-437 Updated 6-6-17 at 1:18 a.m. CULLMAN COUNTY - A car chase involving the Cullman County Sheriff's Office ended in a crash near the end of County Road 437 and Smith Lake late Monday evening. The Cullman City Police Department was...

    (UPDATED) 2 dead after ATV wreck at Stony Lonesome

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    Updated: 10:26 p.m. The two people killed today as a result of an ATV crash at Stony Lonesome have been identified by Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick as Lawrence Richey, 34, of Smiths Grove, Kentucky and Erin Duncan, 22, of Elkins, Arkansas. Richey was...

    BREAKING NEWS: Authorities on scene of shooting in Baileyton

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      UPDATE 11:40 A.M. The Cullman County Sheriff's Office confirms that they have cleared both crime scenes at this time, but that the investigation is ongoing. They believe that the driver of the vehicle has left the area. Here's what we know from Sheriff Matt Gentry: "We believe...

    BREAKING NEWS: Cullman County Detention Center inmate dies; no foul play suspected

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    CULLMAN - An inmate at the Cullman County Detention Center has died. According to a media release from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office, inmate Cody Dwayne Strickland, 26, of Cullman, was taken to Cullman Regional early Sunday morning after being treated and evaluated for...

    Man in Cullman Co. officer-involved shooting indicted for attempted murder

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    Updated 1-19-17 at 2:50 p.m. CULLMAN - The man who was part of an officer-involved shooting in Cullman County last fall has been indicted for attempted murder, according to Cullman County District Attorney C. Wilson Blaylock. Rodney Deland Looney, 44, of Cullman was indicted last...

    (UPDATED) BREAKING NEWS: Stabbing on Cullman’s west side

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    Updated 1-13-17 12:05 p.m. http://www.cullmansense.com/articles/2017/01/13/victim-thursday-night-stabbing-idd Updated 1-12-17 at 9:18 p.m. According to Culpepper, the suspect has been identified as Roger Hines. Hines has been arrested and charged with second-degree assault. The victim is in surgery in Huntsville Hospital. "We haven't been able to find relatives to notify,...

    BREAKING NEWS: Officer-involved shooting on County Road 1223

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    CULLMAN COUNTY -  A source from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) has confirmed that there has been an officer-involved shooting within the last hour. The shooting occurred on County Road 1223 (Old 31 Highway) between Simmons Grocery and the Morgan County line, near...

    Donald Trump elected president

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - 2:29 a.m. Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. The Republican nominee won Wednesday after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold. Voters eager to shake up the nation's political establishment picked the celebrity businessman to...

    Shooting in Phelan area, 1 person dead

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    Updated Oct. 5, 11:52 p.m. PHELAN - A shooting in the Phelan area at approximately 9:30 p.m.  Wednesday evening resulted in one fatality. The incident occurred in an apartment on County Road 625. According to Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick, Edwin Lee Wood, 43, of...

    UPDATED: Shooting in city of Cullman leaves one man injured

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    Updated Sept. 17, 9:45 p.m. CULLMAN - A shooting on the city's southwest side tonight left one person injured. Cullman Police Department (CPD) investigators are still on the scene of the incident, which happened in a residence on Second Street Southwest between Morgan and Denson...

    CPD asking for public’s help in locating 2 persons of interest

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    Updated: Sept. 16 at 9:17 p.m. CULLMAN - The Cullman Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Jerome Flanigan and Kayla Thursby. Flanigan, a 34-year-old African-American male, and Thursby, a white female, are persons of interest in the CPD's investigation of a suspicious...

    Updated: Shots fired reported on County Road 623

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    CULLMAN - Officials with the Cullman County Sheriff's Office received a report of shots fired on County Road 623 in Cullman County at approximately 11 p.m. Friday evening. According to the CCSO, at this time, there is no evidence of a shooting or that anyone...

    Addison Bulldogs return to 1A football for 2016 season

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    ADDISON - Reclassification by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in January changed the culture for the Addison Bulldogs. The Bulldogs were placed back in Class 1A after the two previous seasons being in the 2A ranks. Addison is sixth in student enrollment for the...

    Breaking News: Fairview football stadium still 8 weeks away from completion

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    FAIRVIEW - Fairview High School’s football stadium has been in construction now for much longer than anticipated, with the most recent report stating that the stadium is still eight weeks from completion.           “And that’s eight weeks if they started last week,” said FHS Principal Chris...

    2-Year-Old Child Drowns in Pool

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    GOOD HOPE – Jeremy Kilpatrick, Cullman County coroner, announced sad news this morning when he discussed the death of a 2-year-old child from the Good Hope area. "Last night (Saturday) around 8 p.m., two-year-old Avery Biggs of Cullman was found in a swimming pool by...

    BREAKING NEWS: Charges Against CHS Principal and Assistant Principal Upgraded; Both Men to be Reinstated Tomorrow, April 29

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    UPDATED 3:40 p.m. Dr. Susan Patterson, Superintendent of Cullman City Schools, has issued the following statement: The internal investigation has been completed in relation to the student home visit which resulted in the administrative leave for Dr. Bouldin and Mr. Stephens. The issues related to the...

    Judge in Case Against CHS Principal Recuses Himself

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    CULLMAN - The judge in the case against Cullman High School Principal Dr. Elton Bouldin this morning recused himself from the case. District Judge Wells "Rusty" Turner III filed the paperwork this morning, to "avoid the appearance of impropriety and to prevent any perceived bias...

    Officer-involved Shooting at Corner of Austin Avenue and Interbitzen Street

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    CULLMAN – "We had an officer-involved shooting. Two Cullman City Police officers stopped a suspect who was believed to be involved in a high-speed chase last night," said Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper. "The suspect told officers he was not going with them and...

    It’s Official! Former City Council President Woody Jacobs to Run for Mayor

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    CULLMAN - Although the deadline for formal announcements is not until July 5, former Cullman City Council President Woody Jacobs has announced his intention to run for mayor of the City of Cullman. "I just wanted to let you know so the word could get...

    UPDATE: 2 Teenagers Charged with Capital Murder in Death of Cullman Man in Birmingham

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    Updated at 7:04 p.m. on April 21, 2016 BIRMINGHAM – Vershawn Edwards, 17, and Horayshio Fletcher, 17, have been arrested and charged with capital murder in the homicide of James Bennefield, 46, of Cullman. They are being held without bond at the Jefferson County Jail. Officers...

    UPDATE: CHS Principal Bouldin and Assistant Principal Stephens Placed on Administrative Leave

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    Photo: Dr. Elton Bouldin, left; Mr. Mark Stephens, right   CULLMAN - Cullman High School Principal Dr. Elton Bouldin and Assistant Principal Mark Stephens have been placed on administrative leave following their arrests yesterday for trespassing. On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 20, Bouldin and Stephens turned themselves...

    Cullman High School Principal and Assistant Principal Arrested on Trespassing Charges; Released Same Day

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    CULLMAN - On the afternoon of April 20, Cullman High School Principal Dr. Elton Bouldin and Vice Principal Mark Stephens turned themselves in to the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office following a complaint made by a student’s parent. Multiple sources alleged both Bouldin and Stephens...

    1 ALDOT employee killed, 1 injured in crash on I-65

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    HUNTSVILLE - Two employees of the Alabama Department of Transportation were injured — one fatally — in a motor vehicle crash this morning in a work zone on Interstate 65 near the Tennessee River Bridge north of Priceville.   The crash remains under investigation by state...

    Two Found Dead in Wooded Area Behind Cracker Barrel; Foul Play Not Suspected

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    Updated 04/08/16 - 8:40 p.m. Cullman County coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick has released the names of the two deceased individuals, located in a wooded area on Friday afternoon. Mother and son Neysa Wood,49, a white female and Daniel Wood, 28, a white male were both from Cullman,...

    Berlin Community Taking First Steps Toward Incorporation

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    BERLIN - The community of Berlin is taking the first steps toward incorporation. This Saturday, April 9, there will be an open house at the Berlin Community Center from 2-7 p.m. Residents are encouraged to attend to get information and, most importantly, sign the...

    BREAKING NEWS: Isaac Wayne Hill, 19, charged with the murder of Wesley Shannon Taylor, 22

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman County Sheriff's Office has formally charged Isaac Wayne Hill, 19, of Battleground with the murder of Wesley Shannon Taylor, 22, of Battleground. The incident took place at 5:00 p.m. Saturday night on County Road 1101 in the Battleground community. "Our hearts and...

    MISSING PERSON: Glenda Cofield Mahler, 42, of Cullman- UPDATE: FOUND

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    URGENT: Missing Person The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is trying to locate Glenda Cofield Mahler, 42, of Cullman. She was last seen at her residence on County Road 703 by family when she left to go to the 278 West Laundromat located in Cullman. If you have...

    Shedd Schedules Public Hearing Regarding Cullman Memory Gardens

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    CULLMAN - State Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview, has scheduled a public hearing for this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. at Cullman City Hall. The purpose of the hearing is “to listen to the public regarding (my) proposed legislation to address the situation at...

    Execution of Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Nine; Meth Seized

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    CULLMAN - Agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) and deputies with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) arrested nine individuals for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia today after executing a search warrant in the 800...

    BREAKING NEWS – Tennessee man struck and killed passing through Cullman heading home

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    CULLMAN -  A fatal traffic accident occurred overnight in Cullman. At approximately 10 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1,  Summertown, Tennessee resident Michael Hurgeton, 43, was struck and killed as he turned onto AL Highway 157  headed home. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick said Mr. Hurgeton,...

    Early Dismissals and Closings Due to Stormy Weather on Tuesday

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    CULLMAN - As the threat of severe weather looms over our area, several area schools and organizations are announcing early dismissals and cancellations. Please check back often for updates. As of 12:50 p.m., Feb. 2 St. Paul's Lutheran School will dismiss at 1 p.m. on Tuesday,...

    RTS 2016 Announces 38 Special, Joe Diffie and Kane Brown

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    CULLMAN - Southern rock legends 38 Special, country icon Joe Diffie and new star Kane Brown join the Rock the South 2016 lineup. RTS promises “another huge announcement” next week as event tickets go on sale next Thursday with prices for the “workin’ people.” Rock...

    CRMC Announces 30-Bed Expansion; Dr. Vincent F. Bergquist Healthcare Professional of the Year

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    Photo shows CRMC CEO James Clements and Dr. Vincent F. Bergquist.     It is a very exciting time at CRMC. “The hospital’s growth in service area and increase in volume, particularly from inpatient visits, support the need for the expansion.” CRMC Board Chair Judy Butler-Patterson   CULLMAN - On...

    John Michael Montgomery and Kelsea Ballerini Join RTS 2016 Lineup

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    CULLMAN - Country music legend John Michael Montgomery, along with country sensation Kelsea Ballerini, will join the largest lineup ever at Rock the south including Florida-Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell. Rock the South Founder Shane Quick said, “Legends will always have a huge...

    Cullman County Championship Wrap-Up

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    HANCEVILLE - The Cullman County Basketball Tournament wrapped up tonight at Tom Drake Coliseum on the campus of Wallace State. Girls Cold Spring Lady Eagles- 48 Good Hope Lady Raiders- 44 The Good Hope Lady Raiders and the Cold Springs Lady Eagles started the varsity action Wednesday night...

    Thomas Rhett Joins Growing Rock the South 2016 Lineup

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    CULLMAN - Thomas Rhett joins the massive lineup at Rock the South 2016. With a massive surge and a huge new record under his belt, Thomas Rhett is the perfect addition to the largest lineup ever at Rock the South which already included Florida-Georgia...

    Rock the South- Cole Swindell Announced as Part of 2016 Lineup

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    CULLMAN - Rock the South continues to make a statement in 2016 with the addition of Cole Swindell to this year’s lineup. A Georgia boy, Swindell and his music is infectious and will make for an incredible addition to the party at Rock the...

    Vinemont Town Hall, Scouts Clash Over Future of Town’s Scout Building

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    We’re trying to make the best decisions we can, based on the facts that we have. That’s how we operate.” Vinemont Mayor J.D. Marcum VINEMONT - Tension and emotions ran high at this month’s South Vinemont town hall meeting, with town and Scout leaders disagreeing over...

    Exit 305 Officially Opens

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    I like to cut ribbons for new factories and new roads because that means we are making good progress. In this part of the state, up here, you all are doing fantastic.” Gov. Robert Bentley   GOOD HOPE – As of today, Friday, Jan. 22, exit 305,...

    Closings and Cancellations Due to Winter Weather

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    CULLMAN - There are a number of closings and cancellations due to wintry weather moving through our area. Please see below for a complete list. We will update as information becomes available. Last update: 6:58 p.m. -----Cullman Regional Medical Center's Trauma Prevention program, scheduled for tomorrow,...

    Youth Pastor Justin Truett Speaks About Yesterday’s Fire at Simcoe Worship Center

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    I truly believe with all my heart that this will NOT have a devastating impact on our youth ministry. We believe that everything that happens - the good, the bad and the ugly - happens so that MANY PEOPLE will see the goodness and...

    SBA Disaster Assistance Approved for Coffee, Jefferson, Montgomery, Morgan and Surrounding Counties

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    MONTGOMERY - Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved a request for disaster assistance for Coffee, Jefferson, Montgomery, Morgan and surrounding counties. The approval is based damage assessments from severe storms and flooding that occurred from Dec....

    Gov. Bentley Requests Public Assistance for 39 Counties Impacted by December Storms

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    MONTGOMERY ‐ At the request of Gov. Robert Bentley, the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) on Wednesday announced the state has formally requested federal disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The approval of this request will authorize the FEMA Public Assistance Grant...

    UPDATED: ALDOT to Open New I-65/County Road 222 Interchange Jan. 22

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    UPDATE (Jan. 20): Due to the potential threat of rain, the location for the Exit 305 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony has been moved indoors to Topre America Corporation (1580 County Road 222). GOOD HOPE - The long-awaited opening of Good Hope’s new I-65 interchange at County...

    Republican Commission Candidates Speak

    Sharon Schuler Kreps/CullmanSense
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    I really think the citizens need to go out and hear who they are voting for before they vote. You can’t just go with a name, you need to hear them and hear what they have to say; compare them with the others.” Diane Brown,...

    Barham’s career night propels Wallace State men in conference opener; Lady Lions fall to Gadsden State

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    HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s sophomore guard Marcus Barham registered a career-high 30 points and the Lions rolled to a 79-62 triumph over Gadsden State in their conference opener Tuesday night. Barham entered the game as Wallace State’s leading scorer and more than doubled his...

    Wallace State Ranked Among Nation’s Fastest Growing Colleges

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    HANCEVILLE - Wallace State Community College has earned a place among Community College Week’s ranking of the nation’s fastest growing community colleges with enrollments of 5,000 or more, the only community college in Alabama to do so. Wallace State placed 39th on the list...

    Mayor Proclaims Jan. 11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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    CULLMAN - On Monday, Cullman Mayor Max A. Townson proclaimed Jan. 11, 2016 Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the City of Cullman. Human trafficking is often called modern-day slavery and involves the use of coercion, force or fraud to get victims to perform labor or...

    Christmas Day Flooding Causes Estimated $2.5 Million in Damages at WWTP

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    The ultraviolet light disinfection, two clarifier basins, along with the screen and grit removal basin were flooded. The estimated damage at this time is $2.5 million.”  Jeff Adams, WWTP superintendent CULLMAN – The Christmas Day flood of 2015 won’t soon be forgotten by those who were...

    Sheriff Gentry Asking Residents to Stay Home

    Howard Cole/CullmanSense
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    We are just asking people to stay in and not travel unless it necessary due to the road conditions." Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry CULLMAN – Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry wants residents to be aware of the deteriorating road conditions linked to today’s continuing heavy...

    UPDATE: All-Clear Given at Cullman County Courthouse Following Bomb Threat

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    CULLMAN – According to Cullman County Matt Gentry, "the courthouse has been cleared by the Cullman Police Department and Cullman County Sheriff's Office and there are no signs of bombs." Gentry stated that a person called the CPD close to 9 a.m. Monday morning. "The caller...

    Multiple Arrests Made in Connection to the Attack of Morris Man

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    CULLMAN – The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has arrested three individuals in connection to the beating and robbery of Steven Lee Mosley, of Morris, that occurred earlier this month. Vaughn McClain, 48 years old of Foley, was charged with Robbery 1st degree. Zachary Madison, 20...

    Five Pounds of ICE nabbed in Dodge City Following Two-Month Investigation

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    DODGE CITY – On Tuesday, agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), along with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), arrested Angel Ariel Zumbia Mendias, 24 year old Hispanic Male of Tuscon, AZ for Trafficking in Methamphetamine. According to Cullman County Sheriff...

    Domestic Violence Incident Turns into Shooting at Dodge City Petro Lube; Suspect in Custody, No Injuries Reported

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    DODGE CITY – A domestic violence incident escalated to a shooting at the Dodge City Petro Lube Sunday evening around 6 p.m. Michael Dakota Libauskas, 29 years old of Hanceville, was arrested after a shooting at the Dodge City Petro Lube. “A domestic incident earlier...

    Dr. Susan Patterson to Replace Dr. Doreen Griffeth as Cullman City Schools Superintendent

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    CULLMAN – At a special called meeting Thursday afternoon by the Cullman City School Board, Dr. Doreen Griffeth officially resigned as superintendent following her second year in the system, leaving the reigns to Dr. Susan Patterson. “On behalf of the entire board, I would like to thank...

    Subject Apprehended in Bremen Shooting Incident; Victim in Stable Condition

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    Updated 06/01/2015 2:30 a.m. BREMEN – Just before noon Sunday the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting call near 417 Co Rd 109 in Bremen. Sheriff’s deputies began an active search for the alleged shooter, 70 year old Jack Wilson, who was to...

    10 Non-Compliant Sex Offenders Arrested During Compliance Checks

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    CULLMAN – The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office made the arrests of the ten non-compliant sex offenders while conducting compliance checks on the 225 registered sex offenders located in Cullman County from February 1st, 2015 through May 27th, 2015. Also, during that same period of time sheriff deputies...

    Inmate Worker Walks Away from Detention Center, Girlfriend Believed to Have Assisted

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    CULLMAN – On Friday, May 22nd, 2015, at approximately 7:53 p.m., an inmate worker walked away from the Cullman County Detention Center while cleaning the lobby area of the detention center. The inmate is identified as Joshua James Lay, 37 years old, of Vinemont, Ala. Through...