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Friday, December 2, 2022

    General Election: Incumbents, Republicans reign in local, state races 

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County voters, along with those across the country, returned to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to have their voices heard and votes counted. As predicted, incumbents reigned supreme as the votes were tallied.  Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope, won his...

    Hanceville City Council issues Lupe’s liquor license, remembers Tim Burney

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Hanceville City Council on Thursday issued a liquor license to the new owners of Lupe’s Restaurant.   It also passed Ordinance 650 to vacate Pine Street and reappointed Municipal Judge Steven Gravlee to another two-year term.   School representatives from the Hanceville Middle School...

    Cullman City Council updates 2 ordinances

    CULLMAN, Ala. – At its meeting on Oct. 24, Cullman City Council updated two ordinances, bringing them up to date with the city’s growing population and needs. Ordinance 2023-02 provides detailed instructions for the issuance of special events permits. The second ordinance, 2022-31, redefines...

    Cullman City Council honors WildWater staff, amends procedures for public comments

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday commended Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism (CPRST) and its WildWater staff for earning the Leading Edge Award from the World Waterpark Association. WildWater is the only publicly owned park on the top six waterparks...

    Dodge City declares vacant mayoral seat for 2nd time this year

    DODGE CITY, Ala. - The Dodge City Town Council on Thursday night declared a vacancy for the mayor’s seat for the second time this year. Mayor Todd Anthony, the third mayor since the town was incorporated in 1993, passed away Sept. 13, 2022. Anthony...

    West Point taking applications for parks and recreation director, maintenance worker

    WEST POINT, Ala. -At its regular council meeting Monday, the West Point Town Council announced it is accepting applications for the open positions of parks and recreation director and maintenance worker.  Applications can be picked up at West Point Town Hall Mondays, Wednesdays and...

    Resident who lost home to fire asks county commission to improve communication

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission at its Tuesday meeting heard from Sean Buntin, a resident of County Road 222, who requested improved communication among county departments, contractors and others to prevent additional tragedies similar to the one his family suffered last month...

    Vinemont council approves tax abatement for The Shaddix Company

    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday approved a 10-year, $485,000 tax abatement for The Shaddix Company for the construction of a new building addition, a $8.7 million project. Cullman Economic Development Agency Project Manager Stanley Kennedy discussed the abatement with the council....

    Cullman City Council approves FY 2023 budget

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Friday, Sept. 30, convened for its last meeting before beginning of FY 2023, which starts Oct. 1. On the agenda were several items of interest including the budget for FY 2023, the appointment of City officers...

    West Point Council approves annexations

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The West Point Town Council on Monday approved the annexations of two properties into the town limits: the properties of residents Peggy Byrum and Rebecca Davis. It also held the first reading of an annexation request for the property of Terry...