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Sunday, February 5, 2023

    WFF Enforcement K9 Unit a different breed

    One turkey hunter was extremely grateful that the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Law Enforcement Section has a K9 unit, although there is little public awareness of this enforcement asset. Of course, the reason few people have heard about it is this K9 unit...

    From Shane Barnette: Cullman County’s new half-cent sales tax for facilities and safety

    UPDATE: "The project has not been shelved. The schedule for the sports complex has not changed because there never has been a schedule. It is a dream project that I hope to see come to fruition down the road, but right now all of...

    GUEST EDITORIAL: Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell urges Congress to ratify USMCA trade agreement

    Farming Feeds Alabama, but our state’s farmers also help feed the world. That’s why the Alabama Farmers Federation is urging Congress to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are our first and third largest export markets. This agreement not only preserves our partnership...

    Tribune Column: Fishing with Tim

    I want to start off by introducing myself. I am an avid outdoorsman, a tournament angler and a high school fishing coach. I have fished all my life, and even though I fish professional tournaments such as FLW and BASS, I have never considered...

    The touchy subject of taxes

    I am fortunate to work in a school system whose community voted to keep a local tax to improve schools. I am also fortunate to live in a community that has supported an ad valorem tax for the past 60 years. This tax has...

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sen. Garlan Gudger: ‘Why I support the Rebuild Alabama Plan’

    Sen. Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman is seen here with supporters in Cullman on June 5, 2018. (Cullman Tribune file photo) On Tuesday, Governor Kay Ivey signed the Rebuild Alabama plan (House Bill 2) into law—understandably, this measure to increase Alabama’s investment in infrastructure has received a...

    Guest Editorial: The value of ‘third places’ to a thriving Cullman

    While it sounds simple, creating places where neighbors get to know neighbors is the key to growing a thriving place to live. That’s what Dr. Ray Oldenburg, an urban sociologist, describes in his book, “The Great Good Places.” If first places are our homes,...

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: AL GOP Chair Lathan’s open letter to Sen. Doug Jones

    Alabama Republican Party Chairman Terry Lathan released an open letter to Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama on Thursday. It appears in its entirety below. An open letter to Senator Doug Jones: Stop it, sir. Please just stop it. The NFL referees in the New Orleans playoff...

    Community with Carol: Ross Harrison of Sacred Heart School, part 2

    Ross Harrison, left, with Carol Berry, right (Brittany Howell for The Cullman Tribune) This week on Community with Carol, I continued my interview with Ross Harrison, the PTO president at Sacred Heart School. The history that Sacred Heart has in our community was too much...

    Always Reforming: Dysfunctions and decline

    Last week we focused on assessment and why that process is so important. Assessment informs a local church of the true condition of ministry. It answers the question – “Are we making disciples fully formed in the image of Christ in character and conduct?'...