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    Partnering for mental health

    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - Haven Counseling Services and Good Samaritan Health Clinic cut the ribbon Friday morning at Haven’s office at 18291 U.S. Highway 31 in South Vinemont, to announce a new partnership between the two agencies and the Stephen K. Griffith (SKG) Memorial...

    New NASA mission to Mars flies on Alabama-built rockets

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Thursday morning launched Mars 2020, a mission to send robotic rover Perseverance and experimental helicopter (a first in space exploration) Ingenuity toward a February 2021 landing on Mars, where, according to NASA,...

    Band, club, sports fundraisers disrupted by COVID-19

    CULLMAN, Ala. - During a normal summer you are likely to see smiling and waving kids with signs for car washes, bake sales and other types of fundraisers all over town. This year, due to COVID-19, even the simple effort to raise money for...

    ‘Failure is not an option’

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Space and Rocket Center has been fascinating kids and adults alike, giving the west side of Huntsville one of the most distinct skylines in the United States since its opening in 1970. The museum opened shortly after the second...

    ‘An absolute miracle’: Good Hope Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Garmon home recovering from H1N1 after monthslong hospital stay

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - This year, a lengthy and harrowing hospital stay had the Good Hope community rallying to support its volunteer fire department and the family of Assistant Chief Jamie Garmon. He finally got to come home in this month, "an absolute miracle,"...

    DOJ recommends measures to respond to excessive use of force in Alabama prisons

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released the results of a three-year (2016-19) investigation into claims that prisoners in Alabama’s state men’s prisons are routinely subjected to unconstitutionally excessive amounts of force by prison guards, saying that its study...

    Summer safety: Preventing vehicular heatstroke

    CULLMAN, Ala. - When it’s hot outside, it's important to remember not to leave anyone- person or pet- in a vehicle unattended. For tips about how to avoid a tragedy, The Tribune contacted Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper."With...

    Duck River Reservoir: Looking back at the project, part 2

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In July 2018, as officials awaited pending litigation over the Duck River Dam, the City of Cullman went forward with plans to open the 640-acre Duck River Reservoir to boats and fishers, and to open the entire 22 miles of interconnected...

    Duck River Reservoir: Looking back at the project, part 1

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Mayor Woody Jacobs announced Friday, July 17 that the city of Cullman has begun drawing water from the Duck River Reservoir to the city water treatment plant, and that the city is now receiving drinking water from the reservoir. During his...

    Bountiful blueberries: Local, family-owned Bagwell Blueberry Farm a summer treat

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Along County Road 721 in eastern Cullman County, you’ll find Bagwell Blueberry Farm. It’s a small farm owned by local couple Darrell and Karen Bagwell, who grow mainly blueberries, some blackberries and raspberries and some vegetables. “My husband is from Walker County,”...

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