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    Cullman City Council approves Rock the South permit, industrial tax abatements

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening approved the event permit for Rock the South, bringing the annual music festival one step closer to its post-COVID return. The event will take place August 13-14, 2021 and will feature performances by Luke...

    Colony seeking Town Clerk; Community Center Caretaker

    COLONY, Ala. - The Town of Colony has posted two part-time jobs that have been the subjects of recent discussion by the Town Council: Town Clerk and Community Center Caretaker. Both are part-time positions.  Town Clerk  According to the Town’s posting, “The candidate must work well...

    Hanceville City Council votes in favor of providing employees with monetary incentives provided through the American Rescue Plan

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Hanceville City Council voted Thursday to give the city’s employee’s full time and part time employees a one-time pay adjustment from money it is expected to receive from the American Rescue Plan. The amount is based on hours worked between...

    Cullman City Council commits $6 million to school system capital projects

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening approved a resolution “to authorize the Mayor to enter into a funding agreement with the Cullman City Board of Education for its system-wide ‘Capital Improvement Plan,’” committing $6 million to be paid in monthly...

    Colony Council meeting canceled after two members walk out

    COLONY, Ala. - The Colony Town Council on Tuesday afternoon cut its proceedings short after members Ethel Alexander and Samuel Ashford walked out ahead of the pre-meeting work session, leaving the council unable to conduct business without a quorum. Alexander, Ashford and former member...

    Good Hope City Council votes to allow Sunday alcohol sales Monday evening

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Good Hope City Council voted Monday night to allow Sunday alcohol sales beginning July 4, 2021. Alcohol will be sold from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday and rules for Monday-Saturday to remain unchanged. This was welcomed news...

    Workforce shortage results in policy changes

    CULLMAN, Ala. - A current shortage of employees resulted in the Cullman County Commission examining and changing the definition of “relative” in their nepotism policy Tuesday evening. The county, especially the Road Department, is struggling to fill open positions as the peak paving months...

    Berlin approves resurfacing of multiple roads, still offering weather radios 

    BERLIN, Ala. - The Berlin Town Council on Monday evening approved the expenditure of up to $100,000 on roads or portions of roads within the municipality. This will be added to a $100,000 state grant secured in March with the help of local legislators...

    Sewer rate increase, late fees coming to West Point 

    WEST POINT, Ala. - West Point residents will soon be paying more for water. The town council voted Monday night to amending the current ordinance increasing sewer rates by 10% across the board. This would be the first rate increase in over 10 years....

    Mayor Proclaims “Public Works Week” in Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. -  On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the week of May 16 - 22, 2021, “Public Works Week” in the City of Cullman to coincide with National Public Works Week sponsored by the American Public Works Association.   Two officials...