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    Merrill, 16 other secretaries of state support ‘robust funding of Election Assistance Commission’

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A bipartisan group of 17 secretaries of state, led by Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill, on Thursday sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, U.S. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi...

    Election qualification update

    CULLMAN - Here’s an updated list of candidates who’ve qualified to run in the 2018 general election. The Tribune’s previous list included candidates who had not yet qualified, but who were reported as being in the process of qualifying.  The list below contains only...

    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...

    Orr announces re-election bid for Cullman City School Board, Place 1

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman City School Board President Joey Orr on Monday announced she is seeking a second term for Cullman City School Board, Place 1. All seats on the board are up for re-election in the Aug. 25, 2020 municipal election. Orr is completing...

    Tuberville to speak at Cullman Republican breakfast Saturday

    The Cullman County Republican Party will host its monthly meeting at the Cullman Elks Lodge (1609 Brantley Ave. NE, Cullman) Saturday, Sept. 7. This month’s special guest speaker will be former Auburn Football Coach Tommy Tuberville, who is running for the U.S. Senate in...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Wendell Peterson and Randy Gaines, Baileyton Town Council, place 1

    BAILEYTON, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Baileyton, voters will be choosing new council members. In place 1, Wendell Peterson is seeking re-election and will face challenger Randy Gaines. Why did you choose to...

    Sen. Richard Shelby will not seek 7th term

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Alabama on Monday announced that he will not seek a seventh term in office. Shelby, 86, has served in the U.S. Congress for 42 years, first elected to the the U.S. House of Representatives in 1979,...

    Voter registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 22

    MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Secretary of State's Office is reminding Alabamians of the upcoming deadline to register to vote in advance of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Election. Alabama voters will come together on November 6, 2018 to elect officials who will represent them at...

    Cullman area legislators Stadthagen, Gudger commended by Republican Party for conservative legislation

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Cullman area legislators State Sen. Garlan Gudger and State Rep. Scott Stadthagen last week received the Alabama Republican Party’s Chairman’s Commendation for their support of conservative party values through the sponsorship of a bill requiring athletes in gender-specific sports events to...

    Cullman’s legislative delegation prepares for upcoming session

    Cullman County’s state legislative delegation, left to right: Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope; Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview; Rep. Scott Stadthagen, R-Hartselle; and Sen. Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman (contributed) MONTGOMERY, Ala. - When the Alabama Legislature convenes for its 2019 regular session on March 5, it will...