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    Tyson: ‘Oxygen levels in affected streams have returned to normal’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Last Thursday, June 6, approximately 220,000 gallons of effluent (liquid waste or sewage) were spilled by the Tyson Foods, Inc./River Valley Ingredients plant (formerly American Proteins) in Hanceville into the Dave Young Creek, which flows to the Mulberry Fork. Reaction was...

    Snake safety

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The fear of snakes, or ophidiophobia, is one of the most common phobias among humans. There is a debate in the scientific community as to whether or not the fear is learned or part of human evolution as a survival mechanism....

    (Updated) City v. County blood drive brings in 152 units

    Updated 6-10-19 12:01 p.m. Final numbers from the blood drive came in Monday morning: City of Cullman: 62 units Cullman County: 90 units Total: 152 units   Three lives can be saved per unit, so that's more than 450 lives.     CULLMAN, Ala. - Every summer, the LifeSouth Community Blood Centers hold...

    Mental health bill sponsored by Gudger, Shedd passes Legislature, goes to Ivey

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Legislature on Thursday passed a bill that would allow people who have been temporarily committed for mental health reasons to be kept for further care, even after the expiration of their court-ordered commitments, under certain conditions.  The bill was...

    ADPH: Mental Health Awareness Month celebrated in May

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, it can be an overwhelming feeling. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable,...

    ADPH: Person with measles likely exposed other people during 2 stops in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On April 23, the Tennessee Department of Health reported to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) that an individual with a confirmed measles case traveled through Alabama on April 11 and made two stops during the infectious period. Persons should check...

    Annual luncheon spotlights women’s heart health

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    Dr. Tracy Neal, a cardiovascular disease specialist at the Cullman Regional Cardiology Clinic, speaks at Friday’s National Wear Red Day Luncheon at Top of the Town. (Christy Perry for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN - Women “rocked the red” Friday at the 2019 National Wear Red...

    Cullman Regional offering free heart disease screenings Feb. 7, 14, 28

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    CULLMAN - In recognition of American Heart Month, Cullman Regional will offer free heart disease screenings to the community on Feb. 7, 14 and 28.  Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Do you have high cholesterol? Do you have high blood pressure? Does your...

    Cullman Regional showcases positive growth, new robotic surgery capabilities

    Urologist/Robotic Surgery Director Dr. Erik Wallin talks to a guest about Cullman Regional’s new da Vinci Xi robotic surgery device, which has been in use at the hospital since October 2018. (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN - Community leaders gathered at Cullman Regional...

    Mental health care program underway to aid Cullman County inmates

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    WellStone Behavioral Health CEO Chris Van Dyke is seen here addressing the Cullman County Commission about the Stepping Up Initiative last summer. The program officially began this month. (Cullman Tribune file photo) CULLMAN - On Wednesday morning, the Cullman County Commission authorized Sheriff Matt Gentry...

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