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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    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...

    Welcome to Leldon’s

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Leldon Maxcy was just 11 or 12 years old when he purchased his first scroll saw. More than 20 years later, this self-taught artisan and Vinemont graduate has his own storefront in Cullman’s Warehouse District, showcasing not only his amazing woodworking...

    Local businesses adapt to coronavirus pandemic and state health orders

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – After the recent public health order from Governor Kay Ivey, local businesses around the county have shown they’re going through trials and tribulations to continue to serve customers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Tribune spoke with several local businesses to see how they have...

    BREAKING: Mae’s Food Hall to close after Oktoberfest

    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...

    Pets on Parade at Downtown Merchants Association celebration coming up July 12

    CULLMAN, Ala. - This coming Friday, the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce will enjoy another of its increasingly popular 2nd Fridays summer celebrations, and the Cullman Downtown Merchants Association (CDMA) is joining the Chamber in planning for the south end of the event district...