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    Hanceville council addresses half-cent sales tax increase and urgent road repairs

    Andrew Cryer
    HANCEVILLE - The Hanceville City Council held a regular meeting Thursday evening, passing a resolution which will set in motion the City’s recent half-cent sales tax increase, and addressing urgent road repairs. In new business, the council passed a resolution to start collection of the...

    Cullman City Council draws crowd for rezoning vote; reconsiders $2.5 million WWTP bid

    W.C. Mann
    Audience members show their opposition to a rezoning ordinance with a show of hands. CULLMAN - The Cullman City Council held its regular meeting Monday evening, with a larger and more vocal than usual crowd in attendance.  Several measures were on the table, but most...

    Community Development Commission awards more than $160K in grants

    W.C. Mann
    CCCDC members Josh Speakman, Bradley Williams, Bill Strandlund (chairman), Joe Golden, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and State Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope CULLMAN - On Monday evening the Cullman County Community Development Commission (CCCDC) met to consider requests for grants, and awarded seven grants...

    Vinemont council tackles Scout House issues, sells property to state for use as group home

    Andrew Cryer
    VINEMONT - The top two items on the agenda for this week’s Vinemont Town Council meeting were the town’s Cary C. Montgomery Scout Community Center, known locally as the “Scout House,” and the possibility of the state purchasing a home for use by the...

    Colony Town Council now complete

    W.C. Mann
    The Colony Town Council members are (front) Julian Fields, (center) Jamelle Dimbo, (back, l-r) Mayor Donnis Leeth, Tam Malcolm, Myra Twitty and Curtis Johnson. COLONY - Council members couldn't say when the town last had a full town council, but it has one now.  At...

    Good Hope council addresses old sewer lines, road construction

    Andrew Cryer
    GOOD HOPE - The Good Hope City Council met this week, fresh off a successful parade and Christmas in the Park event over the weekend. “It was a huge success,” said Councilman Greg Brown. Mayor Jerry Bartlett commended Brown for his hard work with the...

    Commission executes gun range agreement with CCSO

    Wendy Sack
    Representatives from the Cullman County Department of Human Resources address the commission during Tuesday's meeting. CULLMAN - Tuesday’s Cullman County Commission meeting was a packed house, with a public hearing for Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) funding for the Cullman Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS)...

    CCCDC awards grants to Dodge City Senior Center and Beat 8 Community Center

    Bradley Williams
    Pictured are CCCDC member Bradley Williams, Dodge City Mayor Tawana Canada, Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope and Senior Center Director Ann Rice. CULLMAN COUNTY - The Cullman County Community Development Commission (CCCDC) recently awarded two grants. The Dodge City Senior Center received $12,000 for upgrades to...

    Cullman City Council recognizes CHS band; bids awarded for wastewater treatment plant improvements

    W.C. Mann
    Cullman City Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson, Councilman Andy Page, Cullman High School Band Director Christopher Smith, Assistant Director Doug Teuscher and student representatives of the CHS band program (including both marching and symphonic bands) CULLMAN - The Cullman City Council met Monday evening, with...

    Baileyton Town Council passes budget, readies for holidays

    Andrew Cryer
    BAILEYTON - The Baileyton Town Council held its first council meeting this week since the new council was sworn in last month. On the agenda were the 2016-2017 budget for the town and discussion of the upcoming Christmas celebration. In old business, the council discussed...