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Monday, January 30, 2023

    ADPH announces Mental Health Awareness Week

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, mental illness affects everyone directly or indirectly through family, friends or coworkers. That is why each year, during the first week of October, participants across...

    AL workers unable to work due to COVID-19 eligible for unemployment benefits

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Monday that Alabama workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 will be eligible to file for unemployment benefits. Based on current guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Alabama Department...

    Enjoy the holiday season with fire safety in mind

    QUINCY, Mass. – Festive meals, flickering lights and holiday decorations are all hallmarks of the holiday season. However, Christmas trees, candles, electrical decorations and cooking all contribute to an increased number of home fires during December, making it one of the leading months for...

    ADPH issues advisory against consuming largemouth bass from most Alabama waters

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is advising that no largemouth bass be consumed from most bodies of water in Alabama due to mercury contamination. Specific to Cullman County, it advises against consuming largemouth bass from Lake Catoma, and any...

    Cullman woman, Arab man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham couple

    Kristen Gullion, left, and Zachary Phillips, right (WVTM13) BIRMINGHAM -  A Cullman woman and Arab man have been charged in connection with the death of an elderly Birmingham couple, police announced Tuesday night. The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM13, reported late Tuesday night that Zachary Taylor...

    ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division reminds everyone about social distancing, water safety

    MONTGOMERY – Because schools, businesses and churches have closed indefinitely in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are spending their free time on Alabama waterways. Activity on Alabama’s lakes, rivers and other bodies of water typically increases during spring break season, but ALEA’s...

    Bremen’s Stan and Suzanne Wood named Southern Regional Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) on Wednesday announced four Tree Farmer families from among more than 70,000 certified Tree Farmers as this year’s Regional Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. They are:   South: Stan and Suzanne Wood of Bremen, Alabama...

    ADPH, ADMH partner to break the cycle of stigma

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) have launched a statewide campaign, Stop Judging. Start Healing., aimed at assisting friends, family, physicians, mental health care clinicians, substance abuse prevention and treatment providers and...

    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,...

    Industry veteran Rick Karle joins WVTM 13 News Morning

    Editor’s note: The Cullman Tribune is very much looking forward to working with Mr. Karle when he takes on his new role at WVTM 13, The Tribune’s Birmingham news partner. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Rick Karle joins the WVTM 13 News team as a news co-anchor,...