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    Engineer, businessman Philip Widner running for commission chairman

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Philip Widner has announced his candidacy for Cullman County Commission Chairman. Widner is one of three Republican hopefuls challenging Chairman Kenneth Walker in the 2020 primary election. Also running are Jeff Clemons and Wiley Kitchens. Since no Democrats qualified to run for...

    Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Luther Strange for Senate

    Jeff Helms
    U.S. Sen. Luther Strange was one of 11 candidates for the August Senate election who spoke at the Alabama Farmers Federation home office today. He is pictured (left) with Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell. Strange was endorsed by FarmPAC. MONTGOMERY - FarmPAC, a political...

    Mental health bill sponsored by Gudger, Shedd passes Legislature, goes to Ivey

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Legislature on Thursday passed a bill that would allow people who have been temporarily committed for mental health reasons to be kept for further care, even after the expiration of their court-ordered commitments, under certain conditions.  The bill was...

    Clemons nearly avoids runoff in chairman race; proposed 1-cent school tax fails

    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Super Tuesday, Cullman County voters gave Jeff “Clem” Clemons 49.66% of the vote for chairman of the Cullman County Commission, almost double those of runner-up incumbent Chairman Kenneth Walker’s 27.66%. With more than 98% of the vote in and only...

    Bussman explains amendments on Nov. 8 ballot

    CULLMAN - Sen. Paul Bussman, R-Cullman this week took to his Facebook page to explain the amendments that Alabama voters will see on the Nov. 8 ballot. (Click here to see a sample ballot for Cullman County.) We have printed his entire post below,...

    Local officials meet with British MP David Duguid during stop in Cullman

    Leanne West special to The Tribune
    CULLMAN – Mr. David Duguid, of the Scottish Conservative Party and a Member of British Parliament (MP) for Banff and Buchan since June 2017, recently visited Cullman with U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt. Mr. Duguid is a participant in the 41st Annual British-American Parliamentary Group...

    Republican Women host ALGOP Chairwoman Terry Lathan

    Andrew Cryer
    ALGOP Chairwoman Terry Lathan CULLMAN - The Cullman County Republican Women hosted a special guest Tuesday evening. Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) Chairwoman Terry Lathan joined the group. Lathan began by praising Cullman for its strong Republican voting record, “Cullman is very Republican, right? A little spoiled,...

    Randall Shedd appointed to Joint Legislative Transportation Committee

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview has been appointed by Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon to the Joint Legislative Transportation Committee. Shedd issued the following statement Thursday: 'I want to thank Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon for appointing me this week...

    Moore responds again to allegations of sexual misconduct

    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File) MONTGOMERY - Judge Roy Moore responded again today to allegations that surfaced Thursday morning in a report from The Washington Post that Moore initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32, and an assistant district attorney, in...

    Amy Carter announces candidacy for Cullman City School Board

    Updated 5-9-20 at 3:17 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – Amy Carter on Friday announced her candidacy for Cullman City School Board, Place 5. All seats on the board are up for re-election in the Aug. 25, 2020 municipal election. Carter is married to local attorney Matt Carter....