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    Arrests and incidents reported Oct. 27, 2020

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Oct. 27, 2020. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear   Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents or arrests reported.   Cullman Police Department Incidents Oct. 22 third-degree theft of property; Wal-Mart; Hwy. 157; computer;...

    Good Hope cancels City’s trick-or-treating event, community Thanksgiving meal

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – With Mayor Jerry Bartlett and one council member having tested positive for COVID-19, the Good Hope City Council’s Monday night meeting looked a little different. Bartlett and others joined via Google Meet from home. The council announced the cancellations of...

    WSCC athletics: Cross country teams seek third straight ACCC titles on Friday; men’s golf finishes runner-up in Decatur

    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s cross-country teams will compete in the 2020 Alabama Community College Conference Cross Country Championships on Friday in Huntsville, each seeking a third consecutive conference title.   The men’s 8K will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the women’s 5K at 10:15 a.m....

    Baileyton opens new town hall

    BAILEYTON, Ala. - The town of Baileyton came together Sunday afternoon for the dedication of its new town hall. The project took three years from beginning to completion and the result is “something the whole town can be proud of,” said Councilwoman Myra Martin. The...

    Baileyton to host drive-thru trick-or-treating event

    BAILEYTON, Ala. - The Town of Baileyton and the Baileyton Volunteer Fire Department are teaming up this Halloween for a drive-thru trick-or-treating event. Starting at 5 p.m. Halloween night, Oct. 31, Town officials and firefighters will be passing out candy at the fire station...

    Jones, Shelby on Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to Supreme Court

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court Monday night, filling the vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The United States Senate confirmed Barrett by a vote of 52-48. Here's what Alabama's two senators, Democrat Doug...

    Cullman council approves tax abatement for new $5M distribution center, hears concerns about retired employee benefits

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening, reduced to three members (President Pro Tem Johnny Cook, Clint Hollingsworth and David Moss) by COVID quarantines or related issues, voted to grant a 10-year tax abatement to ST Holdings, which owns Bedzzz Express,...

    Cullman County COVID-19 update: Oct. 26

    CULLMAN, Ala. –  Cullman County surpassed 2,000 positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, with 2,044 cases confirmed across the county since the beginning of the pandemic. Of those, 444 were confirmed in just the last 14 days....

    Obituary: Ralph Buckelew

    Funeral services for Ralph Buckelew will be Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home, with interment in Blair Cemetery, Alton Bailey officiating. He passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Buckelew...

    Obituary: Marjorie Stroud

    Marjorie Stroud, 94, of Double Springs passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 at Hendrix Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 13, 1926 to Roy Lee and Irna-Adams Herring. Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 from noon-1 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Double Springs,...