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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    Local long-term care facilities respond to COVID-19

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Medical professionals continue to face the effects of COVID-19, especially in Alabama and parts of the Southeast, and the Cullman area’s medical facilities have not been immune. The Tribune reached out to ask how local nursing home and assisted living facilities are...

    Never forget: 9/11 and the aftermath, by the numbers

    Eighteen years ago today, the United States came under direct attack by a foreign enemy in an attack some have called the Pearl Harbor of our generation. American Airlines Flight 11, carrying 76 passengers and a crew of 11, after being hijacked by members of...

    COMMUNITY MATTERS: Cullman Tribune Citizen of the Year: Ashley Wilson

    The following was printed in The Cullman Tribune's special yearly edition, "Community Matters." CULLMAN, Ala. - It takes a special person to turn unthinkable tragedy into something beautiful. Ashley Wilson did it, and for that reason she is The Cullman Tribune Citizen of the Year. The...

    Remembering Wendell Guthrie

    The Tribune is paying tribute to those in our community lost to COVID-19. If you would like to share your family's story, email Christy@CullmanTribune.com. BAILEYTON, Ala.- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that...

    Family of stabbing victim to state legislators: Change mandatory early release law

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The family of murder victim Herndon “Junior” Self is appealing to Alabama’s legislators to review and amend the law that freed Self’s accused killer in a separate case only two days before the murder, despite his being denied parole in that...

    Can law enforcement really arrest people for violating the stay-at-home order?

    CULLMAN, Ala. - After Gov. Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris issued a statewide “stay-at-home” order March 27, some people immediately began to question the validity of the order, arguing that the U.S. Constitution, Alabama Constitution and/or state law prohibit such...

    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,”...

    No. 1 Bearcat fan

    CULLMAN, Ala. - There were four seconds on the clock when the Cullman Bearcats sent kicker Brody Adams out for a possible game-winning field goal. While others might have been counting the Bearcats out before their exhilarating comeback over Muscle Shoals Friday night, Tina...

    Sheriff, chiefs say COVID impact minimal in their departments

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - A Cullman County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant requested citizens attending this week’s Colony Town Council meeting to “Be in prayer for us. Got the COVID stuff going on. We have been hit hard . . . We were blessed the very...

    COVID-19: 4 local moms share their strategies, worries

          CULLMAN, Ala. - With schools across the county closed for the next few weeks (or longer), many parents are now tasked with juggling work, helping with schoolwork and searching for childcare. The parents we spoke to have another characteristic in common: they are worried...