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    ‘Modern-day general store’ Ashley Mercantile opens in Warehouse District

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    Sherrie Ashley, left, and Ryne Ashley, right, stand behind the counter on Wednesday, opening day of Ryne and Heather Ashley’s new store Ashley Mercantile....
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    Lavish Boutique opens in Warehouse District

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    Lavish Boutique is located in the Warehouse District, in the old Rumors Deli location. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) CULLMAN - Lavish Boutique officially opened...
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    Jersey Mike’s opens in southwest Cullman

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    Jersey Mike’s officially opened for business on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) CULLMAN - Jersey Mike’s officially opened for business Wednesday...

    ‘Pops for a purpose’: Frios open in downtown Cullman

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    Frios Gourmet Pops Owner Kristy Keiffer, right, and an employee hold a sign for the new shop Friday. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) CULLMAN -...
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    Goat Island Brewing Co. benefit for Haleigh Moore and her fight against cancer

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    CULLMAN — A fundraiser was held over the weekend at Goat Island Brewing Co. to benefit Haleigh Moore and her fight against cancer. Moore...
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    Profile: Kat Daddy’s BBQ and Grill

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    Kat Daddy’s BBQ and Grill owner Patrick Watson, center, reacts after cutting the ribbon at his restaurant. The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce held...

    Cullman Elks honor Bert McGriff for 63 years of service

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    Bert McGriff was honored with the Cullman Elks Lodge inaugural Elk Spotlight of the Month award Wednesday night, July 18, in Cullman. Pictured left...

    Ashley Mercantile, ‘modern day general store,’ coming to Warehouse District

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    Ashley Mercantile will occupy the building left vacant when Rumor's Deli moved to its new location. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) CULLMAN - Arguably the...

    Guests enjoy Garden City Freedom Celebration, back after a break

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    The Garden City Freedom Celebration was back Sunday night after not being held last year. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) GARDEN CITY - After taking...
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    Gudger buys lunch for community at Busy Bee

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    Senator-Elect Garlan Gudger, left, with The Busy Bee Café’s Kitty Spears at the restaurant on Thursday. Gudger bought lunch for the community. (Andrew Cryer...
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    Vinemont receives clean financial audit

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    The Vinemont Town Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) VINEMONT - The Vinemont Town...
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    Baileyton awards bid for 2 storm shelters

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    The Baileyton Town Council met this week. (Andrew Cryer for The Tribune) BAILEYTON - The Baileyton Town Council met this week to continue discussion of...
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    New Eva Road bridge to be named Hugh P. Brindley Sr. Memorial Bridge

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    Members of Hugh P. Brindley Sr.’s family, shown here with members of the Cullman City Council, were on hand for the announcement that the...
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    Memorial Day festival at Smith Lake a hit

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    An attendee favorite at this year’s Smith Lake Park Memorial Day Weekend Music Festival was the annual Golf Cart Contest. (Andrew Cryer for The...

    Jeremiah Castille speaks at 2017-18 Leadership Cullman County graduation

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    Jeremiah Castille, left, speaks with Cullman High School Principal Kim Hall and Cullman County Schools’ T.J. Franey at Tuesday night’s 2017-18 Leadership Cullman County...

    Cold Springs falls 35-7 in region game to West End

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    BREMEN - Cold Springs fell behind early and couldn't make it up in a 35-7 home loss to West End. The Eagles trailed 7-0 after...
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    Local organizations prepare for Operation Christmas Child

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    Drop-off locations this year for Operation Christmas Child include Crosshaven Church, Northbrook Baptist Church, Fairview First United Methodist Church and Cullman’s Chick-Fil-A. Churches will...

    U.S. Senate primary tomorrow: Get out and vote!

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    Alabama voters will head to the polls tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 15 to vote in the special election primary for the U.S. Senate.  Top l-r:...

    Vinemont mulls recycling

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    Vinemont Mayor Radginal Dodson shows council members the Square Stand. / Andrew Cryer VINEMONT - Vinemont Mayor Radginal Dodson, at this week’s council meeting, shared...

    Urgent care facility coming to Baileyton

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    Mayor Johnny Dyar announced at this week’s council meeting that the new urgent care facility will open in the next two weeks. / Andrew...

    County commission OKs Smith Lake Park boat ramp expansion, turn lane on AL 69

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    Jolanda Hutson, of the Good Samaritan Health Clinic, addresses the Cullman County Commission on Tuesday, Aug. 8. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - Jolanda Hutson of...

    Conservative evangelist Scott Dawson campaigns in Cullman

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    Conservative evangelist Scott Dawson is running for governor. /Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - First-time candidate, author, evangelist and frequent guest on “The Rick and Bubba Show,”...

    CCCDC awards almost $110K in grants

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    This month’s CCCDC meeting saw a packed house. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - The Cullman County Community Development Commission (CCCDC) met on Monday evening at...

    (Updated) Luther Strange will attend Republican candidate dinner Friday in Cullman

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    U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, left, U.S. Sen. Luther Strange, center, and Roy Moore, right, will be special guests of the Cullman County Republican Party...

    County Republicans to host U.S. Senate candidates Roy Moore and Mo Brooks

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    U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, left, and Roy Moore, right, will be special guests of the Cullman County Republican Party at a dinner Friday night,...

    West Point to host special economic development meeting July 31

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    West Point Mayor Kenneth Kilgo, center, speaks to council members at this week's town council meeting. / Andrew Cryer WEST POINT - West Point Mayor...

    Shedd to community: I want your input

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    Rep. Randall Shedd speaks to an early-morning crowd at the Baileyton Senior Center on Saturday, July 15, 2017. / Andrew Cryer BAILEYTON - Rep. Randall...

    Cullman Democrats not ‘not’ endorsing Doug Jones

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    Roger Duke, president of the North Central Alabama Young Democrats, addresses the local party Thursday evening. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - The Cullman County Democrats,...
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    Dodge City renews town deputy contract

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    Sgt. David Nunn is assigned to Dodge City as its town deputy. / Courtesy of Cullman County Sheriff’s Office DODGE CITY - Cullman County Sheriff...

    Vinemont considers support of Good Samaritan Health Clinic

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    VINEMONT - The Vinemont Town Council spent a big portion of its meeting this month discussing the Good Samaritan Health Clinic with the clinic’s...

    Baileyton mulling urgent care facility

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    BAILEYTON - The Town of Baileyton held its monthly council meeting this week, where they welcomed guest Dr. Josiah Daily, who has expressed an...

    Mosquito spraying begins

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    Mosquitoes transmit many dangerous diseases, including Zika and West Nile. / James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CULLMAN COUNTY - It’s that time...

    Colonel Cullman celebrates his 194th birthday

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    Colonel Cullmann shares his birthday cake with community members. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - The Cullman County Museum and staff this week celebrated the birthday...

    Scott Stadthagen officially kicks off campaign for Alabama House District 9 seat

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    Left to right: Cullman Economic Development Agency Director Dale Greer, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs, Scott Stadthagen and Cullman City Council President Garlan Gudger/ Andrew...

    Indivisible Alabama hosts Democratic candidate forum in Cullman

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    Shown, clockwise from top left: Bill Browning, Dr. Will Boyd, Van Caldwell, Mark Johnson, Brian McGee, MB Wain, Patricia Todd and Jason Fisher /...
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    Lions, Lionesses install new officers, celebrate members

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    Lion Ed Henke receives the first Helen Keller Legacy Award. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - The Cullman Lions and Lionesses held a joint dinner Monday...

    Battleground’s Camp Liberty expands, adds new courses

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    BATTLEGROUND - Camp Liberty is now in its second year in Cullman County, after previously being in Marion, Alabama, and is expanding for those...

    Yutaka gives back

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    Employees of Yutaka Technologies spent Friday cleaning Cullman’s Good Samaritan Health Clinic as part of Honda’s National Week of Service. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN -...

    Public class wraps up week of human trafficking awareness training

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    Judge Kim Chaney, left, presents Scott Santoro with the Department of Homeland Security a few tokens of appreciation for his work this week in...

    Former astronaut heads Elks Lodge Flag Day observance

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    Brigadier Gen. Robert L. Stewart, a former U.S. astronaut, addresses the crowd at the Cullman Elks Lodge Wednesday evening. / Andrew Cryer CULLMAN - The...
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    Mopars cruise into Cullman for annual show, raise $3,300 for hungry children

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    CULLMAN - It was a weekend packed with car shows in Cullman, and one of the biggest was the annual Mopars on the Street...

    Construction contract awarded for Crane Hill substation, senior center

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday awarded Triple J Construction the bid for construction of the new senior center and sheriff’s office...
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    2nd Fridays event kicks off summer evening series

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    CULLMAN - The Festhalle and Warehouse District were hopping Friday night, as the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce and Cullman Parks and Recreation held...
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    Chamber holds 2017 Tourism & Community Improvement Awards

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    St. Bernard’s Joyce Nix, center, receives the Tourism Professional of the Year Award from John Hunt, left, and T.J. Franey, right, during Tuesday’s Tourism...
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    Remembering Nicholas: 4th annual Nicholas Fillinger Memorial Run

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    First-place team, The Tennessee Valley Elite, l-r:  Joey Franklin, Chase Prater, Jake Guthrie, Tucker Adkison and Jackson Tucker CULLMAN - The fourth annual Nicholas Fillinger...
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    The future looks bright for Baileyton: town mulling solar power plan

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    ACE, LLC SOLAR CEO Chuck Boggs addresses the Baileyton Town Council. BAILEYTON - The small town of Baileyton talked big news at this week’s town...
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    Crowds come out for crawfish

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    CULLMAN - It was all-you-can-eat crawfish at Goat Island Brewing over the weekend, when the United Way of Cullman County’s Young Professionals Board held...
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    Remembering Grant Brown: annual 5K raises money for memorial scholarship

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    HANCEVILLE - A group of 30 dedicated runners gathered Saturday morning at Wallace State Community College to participate in the third annual Grant Brown...
    Andrew Cryer

    CCCDC awards $50K to Hanceville High; Strandlund resigns

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    Bill Strandlund CULLMAN - Hanceville High School got a big hand-up from the Cullman County Community Development Commission (CCCDC) Monday evening.  The school received a...
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    In Cullman, former AL Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb hints at 2018 run for...

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    Former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Sue Bell Cobb, addresses the Cullman County Democrats CULLMAN - Former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme...
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    Republican Women host ALGOP Chairwoman Terry Lathan

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    ALGOP Chairwoman Terry Lathan CULLMAN - The Cullman County Republican Women hosted a special guest Tuesday evening. Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) Chairwoman Terry Lathan joined...
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    Baileyton swears in new council member Gene Sumner

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    Baileyton Town Clerk Patricia Gilbert looks on as newly sworn-in Councilman Gene Sumner shakes hands with Baileyton Mayor Johnny Dyar. BAILEYTON - Almost 60 people...
    Andrew Cryer

    Cullman County Republicans host ADAI Commissioner John McMillan

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    Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan CULLMAN - The Cullman County Republicans welcomed a handful of special guests to their monthly meeting over...
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    Fairview Lions and community enjoy fantastic weather and good, family-friendly fun

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    Pictured left to right are the Guess sisters, Pat, Linda and Janice and friends.   FAIRVIEW - The Fairview Lions Club held their first (of what...
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    A beautiful day to fly a kite

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    Peggie Knop personally invited Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry to Kite Day at her home. BAILEYTON - For 20 years, Peggie Knop has held...
    Andrew Cryer

    Egg hunters illuminate the night at Fairview Town Park

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    FAIRVIEW - More than 150 people gathered at Fairview Town Park Saturday night for what First Baptist Church of Fairview hopes to make an...
    Andrew Cryer

    Community comes together for Claire Byars

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    WEST POINT - The rain may have moved the event indoors, but it did nothing to dampen the fervor of those who turned out...
    Andrew Cryer

    CHS Performing Arts welcomes special guests to “Shrek”

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    Cullman High student Marie Bean (Ogre Fiona) and special guest Stormi Brock backstage before Thursday night’s performance CULLMAN - There were some special guests at...

    East Elementary’s inaugural Shamrock Shuffle takes off Saturday morning

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    CULLMAN - The inaugural Shamrock Shuffle 5K and 1-mile color run, hosted by the East Elementary School (EES) Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), will kick...
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    Catching up with American Legion Post 4; Swamp John’s today at 4

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    L-R: Scott Bealer (district chaplain), Charles Wunderlich (Sons of the American Legion), Frederick Arceneaux (Squadron 4 commander), Dan Raley (commander, Post 4) and Don...
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    Baileyton mourns loss of Councilman Walker Mead

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    Image shows full Baileyton Town Council from late 2016: Wendell Peterson, Greg Griffin, Mayor Johnny Dyar, Windell Calloway, Myra Martin and the late Walker...
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    Stars and Stripes Rodeo goes off without a hitch

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    CULLMAN - On Friday and Saturday evenings, the West Point Band Boosters presented the 34th Annual Ford IPRA Stars and Stripes Rodeo. Friday night...

    Aderholt: Bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will be released within...

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    U.S. Rep Robert Aderholt, R-Alabama CULLMAN - Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer may have been the featured guest speaker at Saturday’s Cullman County Republican meeting,...
    Andrew Cryer

    Cullman County Republicans host AL State Treasurer, Young Boozer

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    Alabama State Treasurer, Young Boozer CULLMAN -  The Cullman County Republicans held their monthly meeting Saturday morning, with guest speaker, Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer....
    Andrew Cryer

    Etha Baptist hosts BBQ to raise mission funds

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    Back (L-R): Shane Rusk, Danny Baker, Wess Glispie, Shay Brown and MiKayla Hadley Front (L-R): Jo Anna Brown and Jasmine Rusk Other volunteers not pictured: Johnathan...
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    Community fills Empty Bowls event

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    CULLMAN - Beautiful spring-like weather brought people out in droves to First United Methodist Church Cullman (FUMC) on Monday afternoon. The church hosted the...
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    CCBOE recognizes students, employees; land purchase approved; non-discrimination policy updated

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    Students from Welti Elementary School with Cullman County Schools Superintendent Shane Barnette CULLMAN - Students, along with school system employees, were recognized at Thursday night’s...
    Andrew Cryer

    City revenue up, expenses down; cuts to 2 big projects

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    CULLMAN - Sales tax revenue was up by .5 percent, while expenses were down 7.5 percent in the city of Cullman for the last...
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    Baileyton Town Council addresses finances; Dyar new president of mayor’s association

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    BAILEYTON -  A big portion of Baileyton’s town council meeting this week focused on the town hall basement. In particular, the almost $6,000 the...
    Andrew Cryer

    Voter registration hot topic at Feb. Cullman Co. Republican Party meeting with Sec. John...

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    Alabama Sec. of State John Merrill CULLMAN - The Cullman County Republicans held their monthly meeting over the weekend, welcoming special guest. Alabama Sec. of...
    Andrew Cryer

    Sanctuary cities, ethics reform and mental healthcare: ambitious goals from Cullman’s legislative delegation

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    L-R: Rep. Corey Harbison, Rep. Randall Shedd and Sen. Paul Bussman CULLMAN - Members of Cullman’s legislative delegation to Montgomery were among the special guest...
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    Circus comes to town

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    CULLMAN - To the delight of many, the Loomis Bros. Circus made its annual winter return to Cullman Friday night, with the 2017 “FUNtasticTour.”...
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    Meet Copper, the newest member of CP&R

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    CULLMAN - You may have noticed a new, fuzzier than normal face around Cullman City Parks and Recreation (CP&R) lately. Turns out, there’s a...
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    Former Catoma Mart owners open The Tan Shack

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    Left to right: Real Estate Agent Sadie Black, Danny Freeman and Angela Freeman CULLMAN - The Tan Shack is a new business in town. Located...
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    Q&A with Dusty Baker, director of the Cullman County Commission on Aging

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    CULLMAN - Tribune reporter Andrew Cryer caught up with Cullman County Commission on Aging Director, Dusty Baker, to get an update on the commission's...
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    City scales back water restrictions to Phase I; Cullman “Tree City USA” for 29th...

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    CULLMAN - The City of Cullman is easing up on water restrictions. At Monday night’s city council meeting, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs announced that...
    Andrew Cryer

    2 men likely to face charges for damaging Garden City’s River Park

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    GARDEN CITY - Two of the five people accused of causing more than $5,000 in damages to Garden City’s River Park a year ago...
    Andrew Cryer

    Local activist joins pro-life, pro-choice march in Birmingham

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    Pro-life and pro-choice activists converged on Brother Bryan Park in Birmingham on Saturday for the 2017 Birmingham March for Life. BIRMINGHAM - The Greater Birmingham...
    Andrew Cryer

    Dems Night Out: Local Democrats plan to become more active in community

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman County Democrats recently held their monthly “Dems Night Out” event at Grumpy's Italian Grill, where they discussed what they describe...
    Andrew Cryer

    Annexation of 90 acres on Cherokee Ave. recommended to city council

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    CULLMAN - On Tuesday night, the Cullman City Planning Commission met to discuss an annexation recommendation from the Cullman County Industrial Development Authority of...
    Andrew Cryer

    What’s your New Year’s resolution?

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    Top row, l-r: Blake Wilhight, Wilson Blaylock, Joshua Mentzr and Cheryl Powell Bottom row, l-r: Tony Waldrop, Michelle Milsap, Delitha Marchman, Nancy Harrison and Karen...
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    Christmas eats: area restaurants open today

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    CULLMAN - If you’re looking for somewhere to dine on Christmas Day, or just want to get out of the house and not have...
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    Hanceville council addresses half-cent sales tax increase and urgent road repairs

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    HANCEVILLE - The Hanceville City Council held a regular meeting Thursday evening, passing a resolution which will set in motion the City’s recent half-cent...
    Andrew Cryer

    Winter Wonderland: 5 nights left!

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    CULLMAN - This holiday season marks the 14th annual Cullman Winter Wonderland light display at Sportsman Lake Park, and there are five nights remaining...
    Andrew Cryer

    Vinemont council tackles Scout House issues, sells property to state for use as group...

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    VINEMONT - The top two items on the agenda for this week’s Vinemont Town Council meeting were the town’s Cary C. Montgomery Scout Community...
    Andrew Cryer

    CCBOE recognizes achievements, swears in newly-elected members

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    Newly-elected board member Heath Allbright takes his oath of office. CULLMAN -The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) met Thursday evening, presenting awards and giving...
    Andrew Cryer

    Good Hope council addresses old sewer lines, road construction

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    GOOD HOPE - The Good Hope City Council met this week, fresh off a successful parade and Christmas in the Park event over the...
    Andrew Cryer

    Christmas in Baileyton

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    BAILEYTON - Hundreds turned out this weekend for Baileyton’s fifth annual Christmas celebration at the Baileyton Senior Center. Free food, drinks, fresh fruit, gifts...
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    What do teenagers want for Christmas?

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    CULLMAN - The holidays are upon us, and yet again we do not know what to get. If you have a teenager that you...
    Andrew Cryer

    Cullman Christmas Festival and Market showcases local talent

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    CULLMAN - Cullman Christian School's Cullman Christmas Festival and Market (previously hosted by St. John's Church) took place on Saturday, boasting more than 50...
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    Cullman Theatre competes at State Trumbauer; Drew Fillinger named to all-star cast

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    CULLMAN - In the first week of December, the Cullman High School (CHS) theater department, Cullman Theatre, participated in the State Trumbauer Theatre Festival. ...
    Andrew Cryer

    Good weather, turnout for Good Hope Christmas Parade

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    GOOD HOPE - The City of Good Hope held its sixth annual Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Park celebration on Saturday, with the...
    Andrew Cryer

    Cullman County Democrats host local sexual education activist

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    Tori Partridge CULLMAN - The Cullman County Democrats met this week, with local sexual education reform activist, Tori Partridge, as their special guest speaker. Partridge...
    Andrew Cryer

    Cullman crowd enjoys visit from The King

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    CULLMAN - This weekend at the Cullman Civic Center, Stephen Freeman, a worldwide acknowledged and awarded Elvis Presley tribute artist, transported the packed center...
    Andrew Cryer

    Baileyton Town Council passes budget, readies for holidays

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    BAILEYTON - The Baileyton Town Council held its first council meeting this week since the new council was sworn in last month. On the...
    Andrew Cryer

    From talk to action: “What’s Next, Cullman?”

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    CULLMAN - The David Mathews Center for Civic Life (DMC) held its final forum in Cullman Tuesday evening to not only finalize and recap...
    Andrew Cryer

    Holly Market draws record crowds, in spite of wet weather

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    Vendor Jackie Wade CULLMAN - It was a drizzly weekend, but that didn’t keep the droves away from this year’s Holly Market at the Cullman...
    Andrew Cryer

    An EPIC celebration of the holidays and Cullman’s future business leaders

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    CULLMAN - This weekend, Emerging Professionals Impacting Cullman (EPIC) held an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party at Top of the Town. The night, including live...
    Andrew Cryer

    Good Hope council at odds on funding subdivision infrastructure

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    GOOD HOPE - The Good Hope City Council held a regular meeting this week, where the council, alongside Grady Parsons of Living Water Services,...
    Andrew Cryer

    Hanceville City Council makes several appointments, discusses holiday events

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    HANCEVILLE - The Hanceville City Council held a regular meeting recently to welcome returning and new appointees to various commissions and boards.  The following appointments...