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    Jones Chapel Fire Department receives biggest ever grant from FEMA

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Jones Chapel Fire Department recently received three different grants from FEMA’S Assistance to Firefighters Grants, the Cullman County Community Development Commission and the Alabama Forestry Commission. The department has already purchased 25 new air packs with the grant money from Assistance...

    Rock the South after-action report

    ALEA Sgt. Michael McBrayer, Guntersville Police Chief Jim Peterson and Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper pose for a photograph outside the command center on Friday. (W.C. Mann for The Tribune) CULLMAN - Over the weekend, Rock the South threatened to triple Cullman’s population for two...

    (Updated) House ‘complete loss’ in fire on CR 813, no injuries

    Updated 11-4-19 10:40 a.m. CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Multiple departments responded to the scene of a fully-involved structure fire in the 9400 block of County Road 813 near the community of Loretto Monday morning. The fire was reported at approximately 8 a.m. According to Good Hope Fire...

    1 dead, 2 injured in multi-vehicle traffic incident near Johnson’s Crossing

    Courtesy of Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail on Facebook
    UPDATED 1/2/17 8:55 p.m. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick has identified the victim in tonight's fatal car crash as Steven Parris, 56, of Hanceville. JOHNSON'S CROSSING - A multi-vehicle traffic incident tonight just north of Johnson's Crossing killed one person and sent two to...

    12 days in, search continues for missing boater

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The search for missing boater Kelsey Starling continues Tuesday, according to ALEA Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate. Starling has been missing since a boating accident on Smith Lake the night of July 4. Pate shared photos of...

    Cullman Fire Rescue battles overnight vehicle fire

    Brian Bradberry
    CULLMAN - Firefighters with Cullman Fire Rescue battled a vehicle fire overnight, preventing the blaze from reaching a nearby structure. According to CFR Division Chief Brian Bradberry, the call came in around 12:55 a.m. and was reported as a structure fire at Earl's Body Shop...

    Search continues for missing boater on Smith Lake; Crane Hill Chief describes initial response and ongoing search

    SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL, Ala. – On Friday, the search continued for a boat passenger missing since a two boat collision on Smith Lake Thursday evening. The incident, which occurred just west of Crane Hill across the county line in the Winston County portion of the lake, injured multiple other...

    Cullman man dies in motorcycle crash early Saturday morning

    VINEMONT - A Cullman man was killed early Saturday morning in a motorcycle wreck in the Vinemont community. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick said that Jeffrey David Entrekin, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened at County Roads 1343 and 1354 at...

    Hanceville firefighters make special delivery

    HANCEVILLE - Thursday was a less-than-usual day for three of Hanceville’s firefighters, as they were called on to make a special delivery in town.  For the first time in years, the Hanceville Fire Rescue (HFR) assisted in the birth of a baby. At 7:22 a.m.,...

    UPDATE: Victim ID’d in fatal house fire on CR 803 in Bethsadia

    Updated 10-19-17 11:59 a.m. BETHSADIA - A fire in the Bethsadia community early Thursday morning claimed the life of Mark Tilley, 42, of Cullman, confirmed Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick. Multiple fire departments responded to the mobile home fire, which was originally reported at approximately...