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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    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...

    ‘Coach’ Andy Page announces bid for re-election to Cullman City Council, place 1

    CULLMAN, Ala. - “Coach” Andy Page on Thursday announced he is running for re-election to the Cullman City Council, place 1. The Municipal Election is Aug. 25, 2020. “With your help and support, I know together that we can continue to make Cullman the best...

    Cullman County Sheriff opposes elements of new pistol permit law, calls for local constitutional amendment

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Recently-passed Alabama House Bill 308 (HB308), the Alabama Uniform Concealed Carry Permit Act, makes changes to the way pistol permits are issued in the state of Alabama, including the creation of a lifetime permit and the allocation of a portion of...

    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...

    Cullman GOP chair/candidate embarrassed over accidental publication of ‘very private photo’

    Editor's note: The Tribune did receive a copy of the photo, but will not publish it. CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Republican Party Chairman and city council hopeful Steve Cummings had to take to social media this week after an embarrassing photo of him appeared...

    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...

    Cook announces Cullman City Council re-election bid

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Councilman Johnny Cook on Friday announced he will seek re-election to the Cullman City Council, Place 3, in the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election. Place 3 has oversite responsibility over the Cullman City Sanitation Department, but all five council members...

    Mark Bussman declares candidacy for mayor of Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Mark Bussman this week announced his candidacy for mayor of Cullman. Bussman will challenge incumbent Woody Jacobs in the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election. Below is Bussman’s announcement, in full. Bussman is the former CEO of the Cullman-Jefferson Counties Gas District and a...

    French journalists visit ‘Trump Country’ in Cullman, Winston counties

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sebastien Duval, a Washington D.C.-based reporter for Agence France Presse (AFP, French Press Agency) and video journalist Bastien Inzaurralde visited Cullman this week on a search for conservative voters, admittedly not a difficult task. Along the way, they visited the Ave...

    Cullman incumbents sweep election; 2 county mayors unseated

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Nine municipal elections were held across Cullman County Tuesday, and when the votes were tallied, incumbents in the City of Cullman held their own against some tough challengers, while the mayors of Baileyton and Colony were unseated. In the City of Cullman,...