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Thursday, March 23, 2023

    ‘If it weren’t for Him and prayer, I would not be here right now’

    “Mom, God has this!” Those are the words that still go through Dr. Lance Boyd’s mind each day. Words his daughter Sadie said as she and the family were in the midst of Boyd experiencing a traumatic heart attack. Those words proved to be...

    Cullman Police: Traffic crashes in city down 14.5% in 2020

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department on Monday reported that vehicle crashes dropped to 839 in the city in 2020 from 982 in 2019, a reduction of approximately 14.5%. While traffic was thinned out at times by COVID-19 shutdowns, the department could also...

    Dusty Baker leaving Commission on Aging: ‘It’s bittersweet.’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - After six years leading the Cullman County Commission on Aging, Director Dusty Baker has stepped down. His last day will be Friday, Feb. 12, and he calls his decision “bittersweet.” The Tribune sat down with Baker Tuesday to learn more. Baker said...

    ‘You’ve got to be thankful’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – It has been almost a full year since former three-term (1987-2005) Cullman County District Attorney Len Brooks and his wife, June Brooks, the former chair of the Wallace State Community College Paralegal and Political Science Departments, walked off the Grand Princess...

    In remembrance of Jay

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Suzette was set up on a blind date at a karaoke place in Pensacola, Florida. A mutual friend arranged for her and Jay to meet, and the sparks flew right away. After meeting on that date in July 2005, they became...

    Remembering Robert Squires

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In its series that invites the community to remember its loved ones lost to COVID-19, The Tribune shares memories of Robert Dale Squires, known to many as the friendly face and hat expert at Victoria’s Hope Thrift and Treasures in Cullman. After...

    Where is the ammunition?

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Across the country, hunters, sport shooters and citizens concerned about home or self-defense are scrambling to purchase ammunition, contending with empty shelves and long backorder lists. In the Cullman area, customers are lining up outside stores for a chance to purchase...

    Finding their way home

    CULLMAN, Ala. - When thunderstorms roll through Cullman County as they did Monday evening, inevitably there will be an increase in the number of lost and found pets in the area. Luckily, there are individuals out there who have taken their love for animals...

    ‘This truly is a historic moment’

    Updated 1-19-21 1:06 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - Seven months to the day after the Cullman Electric Cooperative announced Sprout Fiber Internet, the first customers were connected to the service- gigabit-speed internet- Monday morning. “This is an exciting day for (the) Cullman Electric Co-op,” beamed Manager of...

    ‘Mission complete’: Col. Fallin, Team Johnny Mac reach Kilimanjaro summit, pass fundraising goal

    TANZANIA - Col. Don Fallin, retired Army special operations aviator and Fairview High School alumnus, along with fellow United States Military Academy (USMA/West Point) graduates John Magness and Jamie Brennan, set off last week to reach the summit of Tanzania’s Mt. Kilimanjaro and raise...