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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    COVID-19: Courthouse closed; other Cullman County closures, changes

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission, at a press conference on Tuesday morning, announced the courthouse will be closed beginning March 18, 2020. The closure is in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The move was met with pushback from Commissioner Garry Marchman who questioned...

    City amends alcohol ordinance to allow sales by multiple vendors under 1 roof

    W.C. Mann
    CULLMAN - The Cullman City Council on Monday approved an amendment to its current alcohol ordinance that will allow multiple vendors to sell alcoholic beverages under the same roof.  This paves the way for beverage sales at developer Shane Quick’s new project, Mae’s Food...

    Ultimate Fair coming to Good Hope April 7-11

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Ultimate Fair will be in Good Hope April 7-11 after the Good Hope City Council approved the event at Monday night’s council meeting. The Birmingham-based carnival will feature midway rides, games and food. The event will take place on...

    Chicken Salad Chick clears hurdle to bring chain to city

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman Planning Commission on Monday evening approved a site plan for a Chicken Salad Chick restaurant to be located on Cherokee Avenue next to Chipotle, opposite Chick-fil-A. The Auburn-based chain has more than 110 franchise locations in 12...

    Cullman County switching to automated sanitation service

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission Tuesday morning announced the Cullman County Sanitation Department will begin using automated trucks next year.  The new program will consist of 11 automated trucks, two front loaders and 23,400 95-gallon garbage carts for customers. The commission hopes the program,...

    Gibbs Garden Center moving to Good Hope

    GOOD HOPE, Ala.- Good Hope Mayor Jerry Bartlett at Monday’s city council meeting announced that Gibbs Garden Center will be relocating to Good Hope. Currently located in Holly Pond, Gibbs Garden Center will be expanding as it moves to 39 acres off Day Gap...

    Debate over golf cart use leads to heated Vinemont council meeting

    Updated with audio 7-10-19 9:52 p.m. VINEMONT, Ala. - Emotions ran high Tuesday evening at the South Vinemont Town Council meeting as community members debated recent allegations regarding a teen driving a golf cart on the streets and on the town’s walking trails. The family...

    Automated sanitation pickup to begin in city Nov. 9; new carts delivered beginning Oct. 19

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The City of Cullman will soon be changing the way it services residential garbage. Beginning Nov. 9, 2020, all residents and commercial hand stops will be serviced using our new automated side loader trucks with mechanical arms. Each customer will receive one...

    Cullman City Hall sees hail…sort of

    Tribune reporter W.C. Mann presenting 3D printed hailstone models to Mayor Woody Jacobs Thursday afternoon.
    CULLMAN, Ala. – On Thursday afternoon, a day after delivering a 3D printed model of “Walter,” Alabama’s official largest hailstone which fell during the massive Mar. 19, 2018 hail storm, to Cullman EMA, The Cullman Tribune’s W.C. Mann visited Cullman City Hall to present...

    TRIBUNE EXCLUSIVE: County commissioners, county engineer respond to road concerns

    Cullman County has 2,393 miles of roads, more than 1,500 of which are maintained by the Cullman County Road Department.  CULLMAN - A while back, The Tribune invited its readers to sound off about county roads in need of repair or repaving.  The roads...