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Thursday, September 23, 2021

    Good Hope City Council receives TAP Grant, approves pyrotechnics ordinance

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting Monday night and approved a new Resolution and Ordinance affecting local pharmacies, manufactured home sales and fireworks distributors. The council approved Ordinance No. 017-2021 which pertains to the distancing of...

    Cullman City Council adopts road repair plan under Rebuild Alabama Act, approves tax abatements

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday adopted an annual transportation plan for road repairs to be made throughout the city as funds disbursed annually under the Rebuild Alabama Act become available. The City expects to receive $112,328.51 in the first year,...

    Hanceville City Council discusses allocation of incoming American Rescue Plan funds

    HANCEVILLE, Ala.- The focus at Thursday evening’s Hanceville City Council meeting was on how to best allocate the money expected from the American Rescue Plan. Hanceville is also expecting additional money from a recent settlement from Tyson. Mayor Kenneth Nail presented his ideas and...

    Mayor proclaims September “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”

    Cullman, Ala - According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO), every three minutes, a family learns that their child has cancer. Sadly, about 20% of those children won’t survive. Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized nationally each September. In response to a request...

    Mayor proclaims September Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    CULLMAN, Ala. - This year, approximately 34,130 men will die from prostate cancer. That’s enough to fill an entire baseball stadium. However, prostate cancer survival rates are very high when the condition is diagnosed and treated early.      To bring awareness to the importance of early...

    Cullman City Council recognizes Wastewater Treatment Plant Award, approves more downtown streetscape improvements

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening took time to recognize Cullman Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager Jeff Adams and staff for a recent award presented to the plant. The Alabama Water and Pollution Control Association on Aug. 18, 2021 presented an...

    Good Hope City Council holds first reading of new proposed ordinance

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Good Hope City Council agreed Monday night to seek the Attorney General’s opinion regarding a portion of County Road 469 and who is responsible for its upkeep.  One side of the road is inside the city limits of Good Hope....

    Good Hope City Council passes ordinance to create special event license for vendors

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - In an effort to manage the pop-up up businesses associated with special events, the Good Hope City Council passed an ordinance Monday night creating business licenses for special events. The ordinance will be effective in time for the Donald Trump...

    Several recognized at Cullman County Commission meeting

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Several individuals and groups were recognized at Tuesday night’s Cullman County Commission meeting. The first was Alabama State Senator Garland Gudger for his efforts in passing the Employees’ Retirement System Board and Boards of Equalization (2021-173) legislation.   Senator Gudger said of the...

    Cullman County Commission signs declaration making September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission signed a proclamation Tuesday declaring September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The commission was joined by the family of Maggie Grant. Maggie passed away in late March at the age of 4 of acute myeloid leukemia.   Kathryn Grant shared...