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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...