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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Hanceville City Council discusses potential uses of 19 acres of gifted land; pending appraisal

     HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The City of Hanceville could soon be receiving a generous gift of land, as the city council approved accepting the gift Thursday evening pending an appraisal. The 19.52 acres are located adjacent to the city’s fire station 1, stretching south and...

    South Vinemont Town Council discusses completion of Park Drive

    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. -Those coming and going from the Vinemont Sports Complex now have a smoother drive, as the Park Drive project has been completed. The project took longer than expected due to delays during the pandemic. With the center striping finished, Mayor Radginal...

    Baileyton Town Council interviews candidates for the assistant town clerk position

    BAILEYTON, Ala. - The Baileyton Town Council met Monday night and discussed several items before entering an executive session to interview and review candidates for assistant town clerk. The council had agreed at a previous meeting that an assistant town clerk would be beneficial,...

    Colony Councilman Ashford resigns, council replaces Carwell

    COLONY, Ala. - Changes were the order of the day in Colony on Tuesday as the town council received the resignation of Councilman Sam Ashford and voted in a replacement for recently resigned Councilman Eric Carwell. Additionally, the council chose to change its meeting...

    Cullman Planning Commission approves property use plans; annexation of several local properties

    CULLMAN, Ala. — The City of Cullman Planning Commission on Monday evening approved multiple requests for property use plans for two subdivisions and recommended to the City Council the annexation of three properties.  The commission approved:   A site plan for a convenience store at the location...

    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...