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Thursday, September 23, 2021

    Cullman’s White Willow becomes first-time winner of ‘Best in Bama’ award

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Two Cullman-based businesses, White Willow and Karma’s Coffeehouse, are recipients of this year’s Alabama Magazine’s “Best in Bama” awards.    White Willow owner Libby Crider spoke of the win for Best Furniture & Interiors saying, “We were just so excited to find out....

    Scooter’s Coffee continues growing in Alabama

    OMAHA, Neb.– Scooter’s Coffee LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise, is continuing its effort to grow its presence throughout the United States by bringing its drive-thru coffee locations to Cullman, Alabama and the surrounding area. Scooter’s Coffee, based in Omaha, Nebraska, specializes in artisan espresso...

    ‘The way the ordinance stands now, we absolutely will not survive’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday, June 28 passed a revision to Section 4-33 of the Cullman City Code of Ordinances allowing alcohol to be sold and purchased on Sundays from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. This amendment to the ordinance...

    R.E. Garrison Trucking opens new downtown office

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Friday was a day of celebration for R.E. Garrison Trucking as representatives from the City Planning Commission, the Chamber of Commerce, the City Council along with Mayor Woody Jacobs and Sheriff Matt Gentry gathered to officially cut the ribbon on its...

    ADOL issues reminders regarding teen employment

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As summer approaches, the Alabama Department of Labor is reminding employers of the regulations associated with employing teen workers. As many businesses struggle to find a sufficient number of employees, some may turn to teen workers to help fill the gap....

    Rebound: Cullman’s tornado recovery makes huge leaps

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The large multi-vortex EF-4 tornado that plowed through downtown Cullman on the afternoon of April 27, 2011 did massive damage along its path. An estimated $13.5 million in damage occurred in the city, $5.5 million to city government properties and facilities...

    Gibbs Garden Center- In full bloom 

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – The blooms and color were bursting at the official ribbon-cutting held Friday morning at Gibbs Garden Center in Good Hope. City officials joined the Gibb’s family and the staff of the popular garden center as they celebrated the event.    Mayor Jerry...

    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...

    What’s up on Cherokee Avenue?

    Reliance Worldwide’s $19M distribution center rising fast near southwest side industrial parks   CULLMAN, AL. – Local folks are asking, “What is that building rising up in the field off Cherokee Avenue (Alabama Highway 69)?” Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) is currently constructing its new distribution center...

    Goat Island Brewing to host female brewers on International Women’s Day

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman-based Goat Island Brewing announced that on Monday, March 8 it will host members of the national female brewers’ organization Pink Boots Society for the group’s annual Collaboration Brew Day. The event, which coincides with International Women’s Day, will take place...