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Saturday, September 25, 2021

    ‘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...

    City of Cullman encourages participation in 2020 Census; door-to-door surveyors already at work

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 2020 Census is still officially almost seven months away, but such a big undertaking cannot happen instantly. In preparation for the big push next March and April, census workers have already begun going door to door performing “address canvassing.” The U.S....

    Defund or defend? Long, Gentry, Culpepper talk about current attitudes toward law enforcement

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Life has recently become far more difficult for law enforcement officers across the country, as protest groups call for police agencies to be defunded and even dismantled, and political leaders in certain places have supported the movement. Some groups have called...

    Living with Lyme: Meet 12-year-old Madeline of Walter

    WALTER, Ala. - When Madeline Hill was 4 years old, she spent a fun day with her family at a petting zoo in Key Largo, Florida. It was when the family returned home that evening that her mom, Becca, discovered a bullseye rash on...

    More than 40 area veterans have received SGB shot to combat PTSD

    CULLMAN, Ala. - A growing number of Cullman area veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are enjoying the benefits of the Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) shot that offers them a chance to reset their brains, in a manner of speaking. Through Saving...

    Empty buildings, full hearts

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday extended Alabama’s Safer at Home Order through Oct. 2, meaning senior centers will remain closed. The centers have been shut down since March 16, leaving many area seniors lacking the daily interactions that filled their days....

    Sen. Doug Jones: ‘This is for long-term economic investment in a state like Alabama’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Recently, U.S. Senator Doug Jones, D-Alabama, a member of both the Senate Health and Banking Committees, introduced legislation to encourage businesses to build medical equipment in America. Jones has advocated jumpstarting this new sector within Alabama’s economy by incentivizing the reopening of idle factories...

    Stellar student: Holly Pond senior Zack Reynolds scores 35 on ACT, named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Holly Pond High School senior Zack Reynolds just this week learned he has been named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Before that, the all-around stellar student added another achievement to his growing list. Reynolds scored a 35 on his ACT. The...

    ‘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,"...

    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...