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Sunday, November 27, 2022

    Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - With seemingly constant threats of inclement weather, no matter the season, residents will be able to participate in the state’s annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday to better prepare.  According to the Alabama Department of Revenue, the sales tax holiday begins...

    Alabama’s unemployment rate remains steady at 3.1%

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.1%, unchanged from November’s rate, and below December 2020’s rate of 4.7%.  December’s rate represents 69,854 unemployed persons, compared to 68,710 in November...

    All oyster harvest zones to close January 21, 2022

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Pursuant to Section 9-12-28, Code of Alabama 1975 as stated by Rule 220-3-.02, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) announces that all public water bottoms will close to the harvest of oysters at 2:00...

    Many factors at play in the current inflation situation

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – “Inflation” is a word that is being thrown around a lot in today’s media market. What is inflation? What is causing it? How does it affect me? These are all questions that consumers could be asking themselves right now. An...

    Shipping deadlines to meet while online Christmas shopping

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In order for your holiday packages to arrive by Dec. 24, frequently used shipping services have provided their recommended last days to ship by. The last day to ship with UPS Ground varies depending on the cities being shipped from and to,...

    Limited Christmas Trees available in Cullman due to national shortage

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Due to a national Christmas tree shortage, The American Christmas Tree Association recommends U.S. consumers find their Christmas tree early this season. The shortage comes from unprecedented weather events in the Pacific Northwest, including fires, drought and heat waves, which have impacted...

    Cullman independent pharmacies unaffected by supply chain disturbances

    CULLMAN, Ala. - There have been recent reported shortages of some prescription drug medications in North Alabama due to supply chain disturbances. The Food and Drug Administration says over 100 drugs are in short supply nationally. Causes of shortages include natural disasters, manufacturing problems,...

    City of Cullman lists current employment opportunities

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman currently has available employment opportunities with the Utilities Board, Street Department, Police Department and the Sanitation Department.   City Human Resources Director Michelle Bates acknowledges that the city government jobs have been affected by the national labor shortage. She...

    Governor Kay Ivey tours Cullman Homtex facility

    CULLMAN, Ala. – In November of 2020, Gov. Kay Ivey announced that Homtex received $10,572,100 in Coronavirus Aid funds. Homtex Inc. has since used the aid money to expand their operation to Selma with a new facility that will be used to create personal...

    RWC hosting job fair Thursday, Nov. 4

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Reliance Worldwide Corporation, based right here in Cullman, is a renowned company with over 70 years of innovation experience. RWC continuously creates breakthrough new products for consumers. They are a global provider of water control systems and plumbing solutions for domestic,...