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    Hartselle police chief to run for Morgan County sheriff

    Hartselle Police Chief Ron Puckett, center, has declared his candidacy for Morgan County Sheriff. / Photos courtesy of Puckett’s campaign HARTSELLE - Hartselle Police Chief Ron Puckett, a career law enforcement officer, announced Wednesday morning his candidacy for Morgan County Sheriff. Puckett will run on...

    Curtis Johnson will challenge Donnis Leeth for mayor of Colony

    COLONY, Ala. - Colony Town Councilman Curtis Johnson on Tuesday afternoon announced his candidacy for mayor of Colony, challenging incumbent Donnis Leeth for the office. Making his announcement sitting next to Leeth during the council’s work session, after council members had been asked to...

    Lawmakers, leaders react to Bentley’s resignation, Ivey as new governor

    Mugshot of Gov. Robert Bentley (Source: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)
    ALABAMA - Reactions from lawmakers and leaders around the state are pouring in following the resignation of Alabama's 53rd governor, Robert Julian Bentley. Bentley resigned amidst allegations he covered up an affair with an aide and plead guilty to misdemeanor charges in relation to...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Radginal Dodson and Shirley Arnett, Vinemont mayor

    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In South Vinemont, voters will be choosing their next mayor. Shirley Arnett, who has served eight years on the South Vinemont Town Council in place...

    ‘It’s a rough and tumble sport sometimes, Montgomery is’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of the State luncheon Friday, welcoming Cullman’s legislative delegation to speak on important issues it will address in the upcoming legislative session. Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview; Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope;...

    House committee streamlines process for veterans to update status on AL driver’s licenses

    MONTGOMERY - State Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview, who serves as chairman of the House Interim Committee on Driver’s License Review, joined with members of the panel on Monday to announce new, streamlined procedures that allow former members of the military to list their veteran...

    Cullman County District Attorney race opponents share why the people are important

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County District Attorney incumbent Wilson Blaylock and challenger, local attorney Champ Crocker, shared with The Cullman Tribune their thoughts on the upcoming election for DA. The question the Tribune posed to each candidate was simply, “Why are the people that you’ll be...

    James Fields: will he or won’t he?

    Rev. Fields stopped by Jack’s to eat breakfast and talk shop, but spent much of his time receiving encouragement from supporters. / W.C. Mann CULLMAN - On Wednesday, July 5, Rev. James Fields, former state representative, posted a video to his Facebook page leading many...

    Cullman County BamaCarry announces candidate endorsements

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County BamaCarry members announced on Saturday their endorsement of two candidates. “We are pleased to share our endorsement of Sheriff Matt Gentry,” CC BamaCarry said. “He is the people's sheriff, and he has proven this time after time, he has also...

    Bill calling for vote to make County School Superintendent an elected position passes in State House

     MONTGOMERY, Ala. - House Bill 622, which would change the Cullman County School Superintendent from an appointed post to an elected post, passed the Senate Thursday after having made it through the House of Representatives April 29. Fewer than one in three Representatives took part...