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Thursday, July 7, 2022

    2-Year-Old Child Drowns in Pool

    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...

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

    Jeff Adams/WWTP
    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...

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

    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...

    Shedd Schedules Public Hearing Regarding Cullman Memory Gardens

    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...

    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...

    Sheriff Gentry Asking Residents to Stay Home

    Howard Cole/CullmanSense
    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...

    Mayor Proclaims Jan. 11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day

    Leanne West/Mayor's Office
    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...

    Exit 305 Officially Opens

    Sharon Schuler Kreps
    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,...

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

    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...

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

    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....