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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    ‘The way the ordinance stands now, we absolutely will not survive’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday, June 28 passed a revision to Section 4-33 of the Cullman City Code of Ordinances allowing alcohol to be sold and purchased on Sundays from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. This amendment to the ordinance...

    Holly Pond Town Council: New sewer rates in effect, former food pantry now community event center

    HOLLY POND, Ala. - The Holly Pond Town Council announced Monday evening that new sewer rates are now in effect. The council had posted notifications weeks ahead of the planned increase and noted in the ordinance that previous “sewer rates are inadequate to properly...

    Cullman City Council approves Regional Airport improvements

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council passed two resolutions Monday evening concerning Cullman Regional Airport, allowing the facility to improve its runway and make takeoffs and landings safer.  The first resolution awarded the bid for the airport runway reconstruction project to Wiregrass Construction Co.,...

    Cullman City Council approves Sunday alcohol sales

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening suspended its regular rules of order to pass an ordinance that will allow alcohol sales from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Sundays in the city, as well as special hours for New Year’s...

    Good Hope City Council reports on American Rescue Plan funds, details upcoming events

    GOOD HOPE, Ala.- The City of Good Hope will soon receive some help with wastewater and sewer with money from the American Rescue Plan. Councilmember Terry Schabel reported, “The Federal government, they are going to give us 75% of our budget for $1,124,017.91. Those...

    Hanceville City Council surplus request, gives update on Hanceville Senior Center construction

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. The Hanceville City Council approved a request Thursday evening by the Hanceville Police Department and Hanceville Fire and Rescue to surplus three vehicles. Currently, demand for vehicles is high and HPD Bob Long explained that right now, by selling his truck, Asst. Chief...

    Berlin Town Council opts into American Rescue Plan, expands hours for farmers market

    BERLIN, Ala. — The Berlin Town Council on Monday evening worked through a full agenda, including votes to accept federal COVID-19 relief funds, offer expanded opportunities to area farmers and improve Town Hall.  The council voted to accept a projected $85-95,000 grant from the American...

    West Point Town Council approves fundraising event and donation for West Point High School’s Future Farmers of America

    WEST POINT, Ala. - The West Point High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) will receive support from the town council with a $500 donation approved Monday evening. The FFA alumni is hosting a goat, lamb and cattle show this weekend at the Cullman...

    Colony hires clerk, swears in new councilman, sets new meeting time

    COLONY, Ala. - The Town of Colony filled empty seats Tuesday evening by electing a new councilman, clerk and community center attendant. New Town Clerk Gwendolyn Purifoy, who has served as clerk in two previous administrations, performed her first official act by swearing in...

    Cullman County Commission discusses rollout of new countywide notification system

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County EMA Director Phyllis Little updated the Cullman County Commission Tuesday evening on the implementation of the county’s mass notification system. Residents will be able to visit the county’s website and select the types and times of notifications they receive....