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    Grady Malone sworn in as newest Vinemont Town Councilman

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont has a new town council member. On July 8, Grady Malone was sworn in to take Place 5, the seat former Councilwoman Sonya Copeland unexpectedly vacated last month. Malone was sworn in by Cullman County District Judge Chad Floyd at...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Cold Springs will forever and always hold a special place in my heart’: Emma Gellness recaps Eagle years

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- Cold Springs senior Emma Gellness was part of the Eagles’ fishing and golf teams during her high school years and in this interview, she shared some of her favorite memories competing alongside her teammates and friends. "Some of my top moments from...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Make memories and have fun’: Vinemont’s Callie Millwood talks Eagle years

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Vinemont senior cheerleader and softball player Callie Millwood had a lot of fun and made a lot of memories in her years competing for the Eagles and in this interview, she shared what she enjoyed most about that experience. "I have just...

    ‘It has been such a blessing to grow up with such amazing mentors’: Cold Springs’ Kaylee Windsor reflects on years in Royal Blue Band

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- Cold Springs senior band member Kaylee Windsor made many great memories during her years playing in the Royal Blue Band and she felt lucky to be around so many great fellow band members to compete with. "Some of my favorite band memories...

    ‘Never give up’: Good Hope’s Annie Williams talks Raider years and fast-tracking at Wallace State

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- Good Hope senior Annie Williams made a lot of great memories over her years as a Raider and in this interview, she shared some of her favorite experiences. "Some of my favorite memories included going to the football and basketball games...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Be a great leader’: Cold Springs’ Kortnie Williams reflects on time as an Eagle

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    BREMEN, Ala. – In this interview, I talked to Cold Springs senior Kortnie Williams about her favorite memories she made playing softball for the Eagles, what it was like playing with some great teammates and everything she learned from that experience. "My favorite memory was...

    Cullman Swim Team caps regular season with win over Boaz

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- The Cullman Swim Team defeated Boaz last week 383-264 to finish out their regular season with a record of 5-1. The team will now prepare for the District II meet to be held July 12-13 in Guntersville. Cullman vs. Boaz Swim Meet Results Girls 6...

    Holly Pond pursues infrastructure improvements, declines alcohol review

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – The Holly Pond Town Council on Monday, July 1, voted to pursue infrastructure improvements at the town ball fields, library and Finley Circle, while declining to review a proposal for alcohol sales in the town. The council voted to order new...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Always stay true to yourself’: Meek’s Marlee Mosley recaps Tiger career

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    ARLEY, Ala. -- Meek senior Marlee Mosley was a multi-sport athlete during her years playing for the Tigers and in this interview, she shared some of her favorite memories from playing alongside her teammates. "Some of my favorite memories were when we won county in...

    Hall of Fame: Royals induct Auburn’s Bo Jackson

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Entering atop a Corvette and taking a slow lap around the stadium where the legend he first fashioned at Auburn further grew, Bo Jackson received a standing ovation Saturday from Kansas City Royals fans, many wearing No. 16 jerseys. “When I...

    Legendary local coach Dafford Smith dies at 88

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – One of the community's most respected sports figures, Cullman County Hall of Fame Coach Dafford Smith, died Sunday at the age of 88. Smith spent decades across his coaching career impacting countless lives throughout the community and his legacy still holds...

    Cheerleading Team-Up

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    CHS, West Point and CGCA cheerleaders partner for clinic CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cheerleaders from Cullman High School, West Point High School and Cullman Gymnastics and Cheer Academy teamed up on June 27 for a cheer clinic bringing together dozens of cheerleaders from across the city...

    Vinemont hosts 3rd annual 4th of July Celebration

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - What could have been the whole of the town of South Vinemont flooded the Vinemont Sportsplex on Sunday night, June 30, as the municipality, along with Vinemont Baptist Church, held the third annual Fourth of July Celebration. Each year, the event grows...

    Cullman Swim Team wins final home meet

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- The Cullman Swim Team hosted its final home meet of the season last Tuesday and put together a strong performance to finish first ahead of Decatur, Fort Payne and Scottsboro. Team Scores are as follows: Cullman 515, Scottsboro 138, Decatur 67...

    Applications open July 1 for Wallace State Nursing

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education is accepting applications for admission to the program in the Spring 2025 semester. Applications will be accepted July 1 through Oct. 1 for three different pathway options: Traditional ADN and PN Nursing...

    CHS graduate’s team places 2nd in international aeronautics competition, top among U.S. entries

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Nicholas Ruse, 19, a 2023 Cullman High School graduate studying electrical engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, helped his team win out over all other U.S. entries to take second place honors in the world at the American Astronautical...

    ‘I want our program to be the community’s program’: Bearcats host 4th annual Stu Stuedeman Basketball Camp

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman High School hosted the 4th annual Stu Stuedeman Basketball Camp was hosted at Bearcat Arena this week and 75 young players came out to participate. Campers aged from kindergarten to 6th grade spent the week learning from Bearcat varsity coaches...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Keep God first, and never stop trusting Him’: Cold Springs’ Ciara Calvert talks Eagle years

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    BREMEN, Ala. – Cold Springs senior standout Ciara Calvert was a multi-sport athlete during her years competing for the Eagles and in this interview she shared some of the many memories she made alongside her teammates and coaches. "My favorite sports memory is definitely going...

    Cullman City Schools ramping up Archery program

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    Cullman City Schools has one of the most successful archery programs in the nation, and officials are working to make sure that doesn't change. Longtime Cullman City Schools archery coach Branch Whitlock stepped down from the position this summer, after leading Cullman’s archery team for...

    Cullman Swim Team competes at Madison

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    MADISON, Ala. -- The Cullman Swim Team traveled to Madison last Thursday to compete against the defending state champs. Cullman posted several first-place finishes and some personal best times. We are so proud of our swimmers! Girls 6 & Under 25 Free - 1. Emri Lackey...

    Good Hope City Council approves rezoning ordinance, awards architectural services bid

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its second June meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and got things started with a rezoning ordinance. The City’s Planning Commission held a public hearing June 17 and all nine members voted to...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘I couldn’t be more grateful for an amazing God’: Good Hope’s Lexi Doss reflects on Raider years

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- Good Hope senior cheerleader Lexi Doss made a lot of incredible memories during her Raider career and feels blessed to have cheered alongside a lot of talented teammates. "Some of my favorite memories from cheer were making it on ESPN, cheering...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Holly Pond will always have a special place in my heart’: Kollin Brown recaps Bronco career

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. -- Holly Pond senior Kollin Brown accomplished so much during his high school sports career and in this interview, he shared some of his favorite memories playing alongside his teammates. "My favorite memory is winning area my 11th grade year. My favorite...

    Miss Wallace State representative Savannah Lynn to compete for Miss Alabama title

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Miss Wallace State representative Savannah Lynn is headed to Birmingham June 26-29, to compete in the statewide pageant and Miss America qualifier, Miss Alabama. It was an unexpected turn of events for Lynn, a seasoned pageant contestant. On Sept 10, 2023, she...

    Get ready for the 3rd annual H.P.R. Pro Rodeo June 29

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The third annual Hanceville Parks and Recreation Pro Rodeo is back, bigger and better than ever on Saturday, June 29, at the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the rodeo starts at 7. Tickets for the...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Remember your why’: Cold Springs’ Ella Bruer reflects on Eagle years

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- Cold Springs senior Ella Bruer had an amazing basketball career and made so many great memories during her years playing for the Eagles. She got to play with a lot of great teammates and they all enjoyed the experience together. "My favorite...

    Cullman Swim Team wins Cullman Challenge over Guntersville, Florence, Jasper

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    The Cullman Swim Team defeated Guntersville, Florence and Jasper in Tuesday night’s Cullman Challenge swim meet. Cullman Challenge 2024 Results Girls 6 & Under 25 Free - 1. Emri Lackey (20.29); 3. Audrey Smith (25.38); 4. Evie Stidham (26.43); 5. Mary Doss Amuso (26.73) 25 Back - 1....

    Grady Malone appointed to Vinemont Town Council, Place 5

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - After losing the nomination for Place 3 earlier this month to Ross Campbell, resident Grady Malone was appointed to Vinemont Town Council, Place 5, at a special-called council meeting on Tuesday, June 18. The council held the meeting to hear nominations...

    More than 670 earn place on President’s and Dean’s Lists at Wallace State

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College congratulates the 671 outstanding students who were named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2024 semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Always appreciate what you have’: Fairview’s Kallie Trussell looks back on Aggie years

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. -- Fairview senior softball player Kallie Trussell made many great memories during her Aggie years, both on and off the field. She felt blessed to be around so many great teammates and friends and she learned a lot from all of them. "Some...

    Health Science application advising session offered June 27

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    Participants can apply to programs with openings for fall 2024 HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College Health Science programs will host an application advising session on Thursday, June 27, at 2 p.m. for anyone interested in applying for programs with openings remaining for the...

    Local UA Early College students named to spring 2024 Director’s List

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - A total of 531 students enrolled in UA Early College during spring semester 2024 at The University of Alabama were named to the Director's List with an academic record of 3.6 or higher. The Director's List recognizes students enrolled in classes through...

    Education notes

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    Vinemont’s Lily Whitesell graduates from Rhodes College MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Lily Whitesell of Vinemont, Alabama, has graduated from Rhodes College with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics. The 175th Commencement Exercises of Rhodes College took place on campus May 11, 2024. The college conferred...

    CCBOE recognizes Cold Springs High School track teams

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 13, the Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) recognized the Cold Springs Eagles indoor and outdoor track teams for winning State Championships this year. “This is probably the most decorated group of young people...

    Fairview council talks new park, invites community input

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Fairview Town Council on Tuesday, June 11, discussed the creation of a new park. The council heard from representatives of CDG Engineering who proposed their services to help create a master plan to include assisting the Town with grants and creating...

    Wallace State’s Wheeler earns NJCAA DI Softball Third Team All-American honors

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College athlete Laura Leigh Wheeler has added one more honor to her list of achievements this year. Wheeler, of Sulligent, was named to the 2024 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Softball All-America Teams – Third...

    Cullman Swim Team defeats Guntersville in 2nd meet of season

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    The Cullman Swim Team defeated the Guntersville Aquacats 354-296 in their second swim meet of the season. Cullman will be back home to host The Cullman Challenge at the Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center Tuesday, June 18 against Florence, Guntersville and Jasper. Results Girls 6 &...

    Inaugural Hanceville PR Rodeo Queen Pageant June 29

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The inaugural Hanceville PR Rodeo Queen Pageant is scheduled for June 29, coinciding with the H.P.R Pro Rodeo. The pageant, which closed its entry on June 8, has attracted contestants across five age divisions: Petite Miss (ages 6-8), Little Miss (ages 9-11),...

    Seniors, BBQ and fireworks, OH MY! Vinemont council discusses upcoming events

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - So far, the month of June has been busy for the members of the Vinemont Town Council. Ross Campbell was sworn in to Place 3, Sonya Copeland resigned from Place 5, and the coming months have more in store for the...

    Burch returning to Wallace State as head softball coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community has hired former Wallace State softball player and assistant coach Sallie Beth Burch to lead the Lions softball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “We are excited to welcome Sallie Beth Burch back to Wallace State, where she...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘The school is the heartbeat of our town’: Cold Springs’ Zane Brown recaps his time as an Eagle

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- Cold Springs senior Zane Brown walked across the stage to collect his diploma in May and in this interview, he shared some of his favorite memories from his Eagle years. Zane feels blessed to have been around not only a lot...

    Ross Campbell takes seat on Vinemont Town Council

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Newly appointed Vinemont Town Councilman Ross Campbell was official sworn in at the council’s meeting on Tuesday, June 11. Campbell took Place 3, which was vacated by Charlotte Cosper in April. Campbell was appointed to the seat after a vote on Monday,...

    Sonya Copeland resigns from Vinemont Town Council, Place 5

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    Updated June 14 at 4:51 p.m. VINEMONT, Ala. - At the end of June 11’s Vinemont Town Council Meeting, Mayor Radginal Dodson addressed the public before seeking a motion to dismiss. “I have an announcement I have to make, not one I particularly like to do,...

    West Point Scholars Bowl finishes record season strong in 3rd place at national tournament

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – West Point High School’s Scholars Bowl team, a perennial powerhouse, just capped off a one-for-the-history-books season with a third-place finish at the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence (PACE) National Tournament in Washington, D.C. Coach Lee Henry shared his team’s season highlights:  Cullman County...

    Vinemont’s Henry and Roe Wood Park gets a facelift

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont’s Henry and Roe Wood Park is nestled between the middle and high schools. For years, students and children have spent hours on the beloved playground, leaving the play spot a little worse for wear. On Saturday, June 8, with the help...

    Cullman Swim Team takes season opener over Arab

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Swim Team kicked off its season at home with a win over the Arab Riptide on June 4. CST will be back home tonight for a matchup against Albertville. Results Girls 6 & Under 25 Free - 1. Audrey Smith (25.64); 2....

    Good Hope City Council approves ordinance for subdivision rules & regulations

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its first June meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and approved an ordinance to adopt rules and regulations in place for subdivisions that coincide with the current standards set by the county. Section 1...

    On The Plains with Payton Thorne: ‘Maximize every day’

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Not long after entering the NCAA transfer portal in spring of 2023, quarterback Payton Thorne found himself strolling through Auburn's campus with a decision to make that proved easy for him. “I got in (the portal) on a Sunday morning and then...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Your mindset is everything’: Fairview’s Isabella Lopez reflects on Aggie years

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. -- Fairview senior Isabella Lopez just graduated in May and in this interview, she talked about some of her favorite memories she made during her Aggie career. She had a blast being around so many great teammates and learned so much from...

    Jordan-Hare Stadium north end zone videoboard expansion approved by Auburn Board of Trustees

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    AUBURN, Ala. — The Auburn University Board of Trustees has given final approval for the addition of a new state-of-the-art videoboard in the north end zone of Jordan-Hare Stadium. The vote and approval came at Friday's Board of Trustees meetings at The Hotel at Auburn...

    PREP CHEER: ‘I will always remember our community’: Good Hope’s Kailey White recaps Raider career

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- In this interview, I spoke with Good Hope senior cheerleader Kailey White. Kailey enjoyed her cheer career with the Raiders and she shared some of her favorite memories and talked about what it was like to be on the sideline...

    Plans for Alabama Basketball Training & Player Development Facility expansion and renovation announced

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama Athletics has formally proposed a Coleman Coliseum Basketball Training & Player Development Facility Expansion and Renovation, which is pending approval from the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees. The Board's Physical Properties Committee today recommended Stage I and II approval. The...

    Vinemont Town Council appoints Ross Campbell to vacant seat

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    VINEMONT, Ala. —The Vinemont Town Council at a special-called meeting on Monday, June 3, heard nominations and appointed Ross Campbell to the open seat vacated by Charlotte Cosper in April. Mayor Radginal Dodson, along with council members Chris Thompson, Nina Justice and Bonnie Goodwin, was...

    APT & NFHS Network agree to 5-year extension of AHSAA Football & Basketball Championships TV contract

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The AHSAA is pleased to announce that Alabama Public Television (APT) and the NFHS Network/Play On Sports have agreed to extend the AHSAA TV contract for the Super 7 Football Championships and State Basketball Championships through the 2028-29 school year. The five-year...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘This experience was one that words can’t describe’: Cold Springs’ Cole Bales looks back on Eagles career

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- In this interview, I talked to Cold Springs senior Cole Bales. He had so many great sports memories during his time as an Eagle and learned a lot in his years playing alongside so many great teammates. "My favorite memories would have...

    WSCC SOFTBALL: Wheeler named NFCA NJCAA All-American; Wheeler and Simon named to NFCA NJCAA South Region Team

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State’s Laura Leigh Wheeler is one of 38 student-athletes from 24 programs named National Junior College Athletic Association Division I All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. She and Wallace State pitcher Kaite Simon have also been named to the NFCA...

    Ave Maria Grotto, St. Bernard Abbey announce major restoration project

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The monks and staff of St. Bernard Abbey and Ave Maria Grotto on Monday, June 3, announced a major restoration project on the grounds of Ave Maria Grotto. This effort, which will help restore and preserve 125-plus structures in the park,...

    BSC’s incredible run ends in dramatic fashion

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    EASTLAKE, OH. - The Birmingham-Southern baseball team fell 11-10 to #5 Wisconsin-Whitewater in a back-and-forth World Series elimination game on Sunday. In a high stakes elimination game, the Panthers looked to advance to the World Series semifinal matchup with a win over Wisconsin-Whitewater on Sunday. Neither team...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘This team is not just a team, it’s a family’: Holly Pond’s Violet Adams reflects on Bronco years

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. -- Holly Pond's Violet Adams spent several years competing with the Broncos track and field team and she shared some of her favorite memories and experiences with her teammates. "My favorite memory from track-and-field was when we won the sectional track meet...

    JSU launching public health degree programs, addressing critical need in Alabama

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    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. - Jacksonville State University (Jax State) is set to launch two innovative degree programs within the College of Health Professions and Wellness Department of Kinesiology in the Fall of 2024: a Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) and a Master of Public Health...

    Alabama’s season ends in 6-4 loss to Florida at WCWS Sunday

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    OKLAHOMA CITY – Alabama softball's 2024 season came to an end Sunday night at Devon Park, as the Crimson Tide lost to Florida, 6-4, in an elimination game at the Women's College World Series. For the 15th time in program history, Alabama (39-20) ends its season...

    Education Notes

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    Crane Hill’s Jordan Moore makes Mississippi College President's List CLINTON, Miss. - The Mississippi College Office of Academic Affairs releases the President's List after the close of fall and spring semesters each academic year. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must maintain...

    WSCC Machine Tool Technology students place 2nd in Phillips Machinist Student Competition

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Students in Wallace State Community College’s Machine Tool Technology program recently won second place in the Phillips Machinist Student Competition sponsored by Maryland-based machine tool distributor Phillips Corporation.  The competition's goal was to encourage innovation within teams of students by taking a...

    WSCC: Registration open for summer career training courses

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Registration is now open for summer career training courses offered through Wallace State Community College’s Center for Career and Workforce Development. These short-term programs are designed to provide essential skills and hands-on experience for career advancement, whether you are looking to...

    Alabama falls in back-and-forth contest with UCF 8-7

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Alabama baseball came up short, 8-7, against UCF in a back-and-forth contest at Dick Howser Stadium on the Florida State campus. Following the NCAA Regional opener, the Crimson Tide is now 33-23 on the season. The two teams traded leads all evening with...

    More than 100 WSCC student athletes named on ACCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- More than 100 student athletes from all 12 sports teams at Wallace State Community College were recognized by the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) for academic achievement by being named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the Spring 2024 semester. “These student-athletes...

    WSCC Adult Education and Center for Career and Workforce Development host 2024 graduation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College’s Adult Education Department recently hosted its 2024 graduation, recognizing students who earned their General Education Development (GED) or high school diploma during the 2023-2024 academic year. In addition, the Center for Career and Workforce Development also recognized...

    Wallace State promotes Crider to head cross country coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College has promoted Tony Crider to head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country teams, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “Tony Crider has proven himself in his role as assistant coach to the Wallace State cross country teams....

    Cheese, cheese and more cheese!

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Hanceville Grilled Cheese Festival in downtown Hanceville proved to be a huge success despite the morning rains that initially threatened to keep the crowds away on Saturday, May 25. The festival saw an impressive turnout with packed streets well into...

    NATIONAL CHAMPS! No. 1 Auburn beats Florida State 3-2 to win men’s golf title

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    CARLSBAD, Calif. – The job, at last, is finished. Throughout No. 1 Auburn's march to the program's first national championship, head coach Nick Clinard reminded his team and its followers after each step that the assignment remained incomplete. There was more to be done and...

    West Point duos headed to High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – Two West Point High School student duos have qualified for The Bass Federation 15th annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship. Pearce Parker and Kaylie Pearce landed in 10th place in the Alabama Bass Federation (ABF) State Tournament in...

    Wallace State hires Joseph Simmons as women’s basketball coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College has hired Joseph Simmons to lead the women’s basketball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “We are proud to welcome Coach Simmons back to Wallace State and look forward to his continuing the tradition of winning for...

    Wallace State hires Faron Key as men’s basketball coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College has hired Faron Key to serve as the head coach of the men’s basketball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “We are excited to welcome Coach Key back to Wallace State and trust he will continue the...

    Wallace State Men’s Golf 19th in nation; women’s Aidan Haithcock 22nd in nation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College men’s golf finished the season No. 19 in the nation after their appearance at the 2024 National Junior College (NJCAA) Division I Men’s National Championship at Rockwind Community Links Golf Club in Hobbs, NM. The squad finished 17th...

    CARDIAC KIDS: No. 1 Auburn advances to program’s first national final with wins over Virginia, Ohio State

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    CARLSBAD, Calif. – For the first time in program history, Auburn men's golf will play for a national championship as the Tigers used all five players to grind out a pair of wins against No. 9 Virginia and Ohio State Tuesday in the semifinal...

    South Vinemont to appoint new council member

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont Councilwoman Charlotte Cosper resigned, effective immediately, at the council’s April meeting, leaving place 3 open. On Monday, June 3, the council will hold a special-called meeting at 6 p.m. to hear nominations to fill the vacancy. So far, four residents –...

    Birmingham-Southern College celebrates final commencement ceremony

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College held its final commencement ceremony on Friday, May 24, in Bill Battle Coliseum, celebrating 245 members of the Class of 2024 and awarding eight honorary degrees, one of which was a surprise to the honoree. Each speaker – including Board...

    Birmingham-Southern College World Series Block Party Send Off

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    BIRMINGHAM, AL. - Birmingham-Southern College's baseball program invites all fans and supporters to join them at Tasty Town restaurant, located at 16 14th St. S, Birmingham, AL, on Tuesday, May 28th at 5:30 p.m. This promises to be an electrifying send-off as the team embarks on...

    ONTO OKC! Alabama Softball headed to its 15th Women’s College World Series

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    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – For the 15th time in program history, Alabama softball will be heading to the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City after defeating Tennessee, 4-1, Sunday in a winner-take-all game three in the Knoxville Super Regional round. Alabama will open play at the...

    No. 1 Auburn survives first cut at NCAA Championship

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    CARLSBAD, Calif. – A third consecutive round of 5-over 293 on Sunday was enough to keep No. 1 Auburn men's golf above the first cutline and advance to the fourth round of stroke play at the 2024 NCAA Championship hosted at the Omni La Costa...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘The community will always have your back’: Cold Springs’ Josh Winfrey reflects on Eagle years

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- Cold Springs' senior Josh Winfrey played multiple sports in high school and had a great career. He talked about one of his favorite memories, plus some of his favorite awards. He had a blast playing with so many great players and...

    Curry hired as Wallace State Head Softball Coach, Cesepedes as Assistant

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community has hired former Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) softball coach Megan Curry to lead the Lions softball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. Sarah Cespedes has been hired as assistant coach. “Wallace State sets a high bar for Lions Softball...

    West Point Scholars Bowl team headed back to national championship

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – The West Point High School Scholars Bowl team will attend the National Academic Quiz Tournaments' High School National Championship Tournament in Atlanta this weekend, qualifying with its victory at the Cullman County High School Scholar Bowl Tournament, and following its...

    Wallace State women’s tennis 9th in the nation, men finish 16th

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s women’s tennis team finished 9th in the nation after competing at the 2024 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s National Tournament recently in Tyler, Texas, and the men finished 16th at the 2024 NJCAA Men’s National...

    Fairview’s Guyton inducted into UWA Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society

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    LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The University of West Alabama has announced 23 latest inductees into the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society for the 2023-24 academic year. Leading the charge is the men's soccer and football teams with five each. Women's soccer and softball had two three,...

    Wallace State tops Salt Lake 9-6 at NJCAA World Series

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    OXFORD, Ala. -- The Lions’ bats were on fire during their first game at this year’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division I World Series. The 11th seeded Lions defeated the 6th seeded Salt Lake Bruins 9-6 at Choccolocco Park in Oxford. Wallace State took...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘Put all your faith and trust in the Lord’: Hanceville’s Katie Twilley recaps Bulldog years

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Hanceville senior Katie Twilley had a great sports career and made some great memories during her playing days. She played with a lot of great teammates at Hanceville, learned a lot from that experience and had nothing but good things to...

    Wallace State Nursing holds 1st of 2 pinning ceremonies for Class of 2024

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education recognized more than 75 graduates at the first of two pinning ceremonies for the class of 2024. Both the May and August ceremonies celebrate new nurses graduating from the program that has twice...

    Hanceville Park and Rec seeking sponsors for upcoming H.P.R Pro Rodeo

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The H.P.R Pro Rodeo is gearing up for its third year, promising to be bigger and better than ever. Scheduled for June 29 at the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center, this action-packed event is set to provide a night of fun...

    Get ready for the sizzle: Hanceville’s 4th annual Grilled Cheese Festival coming May 25

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - On May 25, downtown Hanceville will transform into a hub of culinary delight and community celebration with the fourth annual Grilled Cheese Festival. From 9 a.m.-5 p.m., attendees can indulge in a unique festival dedicated to everyone’s favorite comfort food: the...

    Vinemont Town Council announces Henry & Roe Wood Park cleanup day, Senior Citizens Day

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Town Council at its recent meeting shared details about upcoming community initiatives. One such event is the Senior Citizens Day, scheduled for Monday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Vinemont Community Center. Furthermore, the council announced a cleanup day...

    Wallace State’s Luke Fernandez named ACCC Pitcher of the Year

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State student-athlete Luke Fernandez was named Pitcher of the Year by the Alabama Community College Conference. Fernandez led the ACCC in strike outs. The freshman out of Cummings, Ga., smoked 100 batters for the season, 20 more than the next leading...

    WSCC Dental Hygiene graduates 26 from program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College’s Dental Hygiene program held a pinning ceremony on May 8, recognizing 26 students successfully completing the program for the Class of 2024. “It will be an absolute honor for me to share the distinction of RDH (Registered Dental...

    Wallace State Celebrates commencement for Class of 2024

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Around 650 graduates participated in graduation ceremonies at Wallace State Community College on Friday, May 10, 2024, at the Traditions Bank Arena inside Tom Drake Coliseum. Around 2,450 degrees and certificates will be awarded to the Class of 2024, including 1,100...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘I will cherish the memories and friends I made from these sports forever’: Dakota Overton recaps Raider years

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- Good Hope senior Dakota Overton is preparing to graduate later this month and in this interview he discussed his stellar career on the basketball court and the baseball field during his years at Good Hope High School. "One of my favorite...

    Good Hope City Council applying for USDA Grant to build new multi-use community center

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – The Good Hope City Council held its first May meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and passed a pair of Resolutions to get the ball rolling on a new project. The Council is applying for a Rural Development...

    ‘This is what education is about’

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    Local sophomores launch summer business VINEMONT, Ala. -  Two Vinemont High School students have decided to take their summer plans into their own hands and start a business with the help of their teacher. Bryant Curvin and Braiden Denny have launched Good Ol’ Boys Lawncare. The...

    Auburn men’s golf sweeps SEC yearly awards

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After a record-smashing regular season that culminated in the program's fifth Southeastern Conference Championship, No. 1 Auburn men's golf was recognized by the league with nine yearly SEC honors, including a sweep of the three major awards. Tigers head coach Nick Clinard...

    ‘I’ve never let anything hold me back’: Bronco blade runner Daniel Figueroa talks athletic career

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. -- Holly Pond student Daniel Figueroa put together another great season on the track and on the hardwood this year. Daniel is known around campus for his positive attitude and athletic ability but one attribute he didn’t get to choose is...

    Maldonado, Lindsey named to ACCS All-Alabama Academic Team

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Two Wallace State Community College students were recognized recently at the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) All-Alabama Academic Team Banquet in Birmingham. Vianney Verdin Maldonado and Makayla Lindsey represented Wallace State as the college’s 2024 All-Alabama Academic Team scholars. “We are extremely proud...