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    Substitutes needed immediately for Cullman City and County Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools System recently announced that they will be increasing the rate of pay for substitute teachers and Child Nutrition...

    Cullman City Schools recognize January as School Board Appreciation Month at Tuesday board meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools held its board meeting Tuesday evening celebrating January as School Board Appreciation Month.  Board members recognized included: President - Amy...

    Local choir Cullman Women Sing make successful return to the stage with performance: ‘Take...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Women Sing Choir performed its first concert in two years on Tuesday evening at the Seventh Street Baptist Church....

    Holly Pond High School welcomes new Assistant Principal, Adam Edmondson

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Holly Pond High School announced the hiring of new Assistant Principal Adam Edmondson Thursday, Jan. 6. Edmondson is a Holly...

    Goat Island Brewery shares several upcoming events on the books for the new year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Goat Island Brewing has kicked off the year with a bang, as the bookings for January 2022 are already piling up....

    North Alabama Agriplex offering new educational program Living Landscapes for Wildlife in January

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex will be hosting the Living Landscapes Landscaping for Wildlife from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan....

    Start off the new year this January with a visit to ‘Glow Wild: An...

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Birmingham Zoo will be celebrating Glow Wild: An Animal Lantern Celebration on select evenings, on January 6 – 9 and...

    Local band ‘Don’t Think Twice’ to play show at Cullman venue/restaurant Valley Tavern and...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local band “Don’t Think Twice” will be appearing at Valley Tavern and Grille Friday, Jan. 21. Valley Tavern and Grille is...

    She Reads: 2022 Recommended Reading List

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Well, here we are, we have made it to the conclusion of 2021 and as we’re introduced to 2022, we might...

    Wallace State’s 2nd Annual mOTivAted Virtual 5K to take place Jan. 9-15

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Wallace State Occupational Therapy Assistant Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual mOTivAted Virtual 5K 2022 from Jan. 9 -...

    Ring in 2022 with these Cullman-based events!

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - This weekend, 2021 will come to a close and Cullman is ready to see it out with a bang. With several...

    Skating in the Park offering an exciting way to ring in the New Year

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - For those looking for a fun New Year’s activity and who enjoy gliding on ice, Skating in the Park in Huntsville...

    She Reads: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

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    “When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.You will assume she is obsessed...

    Pottery shop in Hartselle to offer Beginner Pottery Throwing Classes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Keramos, a pottery shop in Hartselle, will be offering a Beginner Pottery Throwing Class on each Friday of the month, starting...

    Dreher’s hosting Christmas Eve Bubbly Brunch and New Year’s Eve Party

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Dreher’s Cocktail Bar and Restaurant will be celebrating Christmas Eve with their new Christmas Eve Bubbly Brunch on Friday, Dec. 24....

    She Reads: ‘Me Before You’ by Jojo Moyes

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    There are some novels that we return to after a while; books that resume their places in our hearts as we turn their pages...

    Vinemont Elementary welcomes new holiday tradition—a Christmas Tree Trail!

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - This Christmas season, Vinemont Elementary School (VES) has announced a new tradition. The brand-new holiday project, the VES Christmas Tree Trail,...

    West Elementary students help spread love of reading with donation to the Imagination Library

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - West Elementary’s sixth graders on Thursday presented a donation to the Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County.  Vice President...

    Warrior Way Market braves the rain at West Point High School Gymnasium Saturday

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - The Warrior Way Market made its way to the West Point High School Gymnasium Saturday, Dec. 11. Organized by the...

    She Reads: ‘Of Women and Salt’ by Gabriela Garcia

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    “Of Women and Salt” by Gabriela Garcia, follows Jeanette, a young woman who is battling addiction and in search of the deeply hidden truths...

    Dreher’s plays host to Chamber event ‘Burgers and Brews’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Chamber of Commerce held its Burgers and Brews event at local Dreher’s Cocktail Bar & Restaurant Monday evening. While...

    Schools across the city and county begin to announce spelling bee winners

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Across Cullman County, annual spelling bee competitions have been taking place within schools. As the winners have been announced, all...

    Berlin Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast With Santa fundraiser thanks sponsors for successful turnout

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    BERLIIN, Ala. - The Berlin Volunteer Fire Department held a Pancake Breakfast with Santa fundraiser on Saturday. The event took place from 7:00 a.m....

    Cullman continues holiday tradition with Christmas Parade and tree lighting ceremony

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This 2021 holiday season saw a return to tradition Friday evening when Cullman celebrated its annual Christmas in Cullman parade and...

    Cullman Community Band gears up for their Christmas Concert

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Community Band has announced that their Christmas Concert will be held on Monday, December 6, at the Cullman High...

    Hanceville Elementary School wins 1st place in Alabama PALS Clean Campus Program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – First-grade teacher Michelle Pender of Hanceville Elementary School recently accepted the PALS Clean Campus Program award and $1000 scholarship for the...

    ‘Serving the Community and Discovering the Difference’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Tuesday, students at Cullman Christian School volunteered their time to pack 10,000 family meals to send to Haiti for the...

    Schools countywide participate in Cullman Caring for Kids’ #StompOutHunger food drive

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - “Our mission is that no child will ever be abused, no child will go to bed hungry, no infants will...

    ‘Humbug! A Christmas Carol’ returns to The Princess Theatre!

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    DECATUR, Ala. - Bank Street Players have announced their return to the Princess Theatre Stage with latest production of, “Humbug! A Christmas Carol.” After...

    Hartselle based Cedar Grove Farms hosting French Alpine Christmas shopping event

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    HARTELLE, Ala. - It’s beginning to look a lot like French Alpine Christmas at Cedar Grove Farms, located in Hartselle. The shop and barn...

    Vinemont Band Boosters Craft Show to take place at Cullman Church of Christ Nov....

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Band Boosters will be hosting a Craft Show at Cullman Church of Christ, located at the intersection of U.S....

    Cullman County Schools encouraging participation in Substitute Teacher Orientation in January

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Cullman County Schools will be holding an orientation for 2022’s substitute teachers on Jan. 11, 12 and 18. The orientations...

    Vinemont Elementary collecting items for Thanksgiving Food Drive

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Elementary Student Council Thanksgiving Food Drive is well underway until Nov. 17. The student council will be collecting food...

    Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day set for Nov. 13

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The City of Cullman Sanitation Department has announced that they will be hosting a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day on...

    CCPS hosts Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Primary School held their annual Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday morning, but this year came with an added twist—it...

    Cold Springs Elementary plans Christmas concert with K – second grade

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    BREMEN, Ala. - A Christmas concert has recently been announced by Cold Springs Elementary Music Department. Their K – second graders will be participating...

    West Point High School Veteran’s Day program set for Nov. 10

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - West Point High School has announced their annual Veteran’s Day Program will be taking place on Wednesday, November 10. The...

    Cullman Caring for Kids and Phillips Elite Construction create the ‘Stomp Out Hunger!’ campaign...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Phillips Elite Construction and Cullman Caring for Kids have partnered together to present the #STOMPOUTHUNGER food drive. This is a Thanksgiving...

    Hallmark’s Annual Countdown to Christmas in full swing

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    STUDIO CITY, Ca. - The Hallmark Channel is widely known for its knack for pulling at heartstrings during the holiday season, and this year...

    Fairview Town Council sets budget for Fairview Park bathroom repairs

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - Fairview Town Council came to order on Monday evening to discuss the dug outs at the local ball fields and approve...

    Dirty Dawg Pet Spa & Rescue attends Howl-o-ween in downtown Cullman (Updated)

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Dirty Dawg Pet Spa & Rescue gathered beside the local Busy Bee Café and set up their tent to participate in...

    WSCC Broadway Night returns to the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State’s Fine and Performing Arts department broke their nearly 18-month long hiatus Thursday night with the return of “Broadway Night.”...

    Storytime continues at the Cullman County Public Library

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Public Library hosts Storytime each Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. and this week, Ms. Suhana was in attendance...

    James Spann visits East Elementary sixth graders on Monday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Sixth graders from East Elementary received a visit on Monday from ABC 33/40’s, and Alabama’s favorite, weatherman James Spann. Everyone gathered...

    Public Cemetery of Cullman Board of Trustees President Richard T. Buettner retires after 33...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Richard T. Buettner recently retired from serving for the past 33 years as President/Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the...

    Hanceville Elementary School honors Breast Cancer Awareness

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Hanceville Elementary School students wore pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Wednesday. Teachers took photos and enjoyed moments...

    Cullman Community Theatre announces their 2022 production

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Community Theatre (CCT) has made its first formal announcement of the 2022 season, stating, “We are so excited to...

    Cullman High School Theatre winter show dates announced

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – One of the most highly anticipated fall/winter events at Cullman High School is the theatre department’s winter show. While typically held in...

    Cullman Area Technology Academy holds open house Tuesday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Area Technology Academy held an open house for their freshly renovated health science department Tuesday afternoon. The students stood...
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    An in-depth guide to local fall fun

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Fall is finally here and with it are many fun seasonal events! From craft shows to fall festivals, there are...

    October 2021 events you won’t want to miss

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - This October, there are loads of activities for friends and family of all ages throughout Cullman. As most know, October ushers...

    Local author to debut second book at Hanceville festival

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Hanceville Public Library has announced local writer Greg Burden will feature his second book at the 30th Annual Mud Creek Marching Festival. The book is titled “Hanceville,...

    (Editorial) The Policies of Starting Over: The Final Policy

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    There are few things that we are in constant opposition to than change. As I began this column, I envisioned something quite a bit...

    Cullman High School hosts college readiness event with WSCC

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School (CHS) and Wallace State Community College (WSCC) came together on the CHS campus on Monday evening to offer...

    Plant Bus makes first-time visit to Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – After rescheduling due to rain, Houseplant Collective finally able set up their Plant Bus at Dreher’s Cocktail Bar and Restaurant Saturday...

    She Reads: fall reading recommendations

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    After quite an eventful summer season, we transition into fall with a cloudy sky freckled by falling leaves, or rainy weekends that blur into...

    COVID-19 Halloween safety tips for 2021

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    COLUMBUS, OH - Recently, the Columbus Department of Health released a list of tips on how to make trick-or-treating and other Halloween festivities safer...

    Bosom Buddies Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Little Pink Dress Party fundraiser

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Bosom Buddies Foundation on Tuesday evening hosted its 2nd Annual Little Pink Dress Party at Loft 212. The...

    Full-time commitment/full-time success

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Jamie Marsh has quite a list of accomplishments, including many that began right here in Cullman at Wallace State Community College....

    Editorial: I Love How I Drive

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    My best friend of nearly a decade visited me this past week. He lives in Mississippi and though we try to have face-to-face visits...

    Upcoming holiday book release to feature Cullman author

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    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Hartselle-based publishing company Kerysso Press recently announced the release of its latest title,“Coffee and Cookies with God, Volume II,” featuring 31 devotions...

    She Reads: ‘A Simple Favor’ by Darcey Bell

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    Long time, no see, readers. We are picking after She Reads’ small hiatus and hitting the ground running with this week’s story, ‘A Simple...

    The end of the best chapter

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tuesday morning, Jamelle Dimbo sat for her last storytime with children at the Cullman County Public Library. Wednesday was her final...

    Chambers 1st Annual Fall Festival has strong first-time turnout

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Chambers Farm & Garden Supply held their 1st Annual Fall Festival Saturday with over 50 total vendors present. The event saw...

    Cullman County and City School students honor former Vinemont teacher Savanna Davis Monday

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    CULLMAN COUNTY,  Ala. – A sea of red entrenched students across both City and County schools of Cullman today as they stood together to...

    Work-Based Learning ready to boost employability in Cullman’s growing industries

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Work-based learning opportunities are real-time educational strategies that provide students with genuine work experience. With these opportunities, students can apply...

    Tuesday Storytime at the library teaches participants finer points in counting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Each Tuesday, there is a storytime held at 10:00 a.m. at the Cullman County Public Library. This week, guest speaker Ms....

    Cullman City Board of Education recognizes Cullman City School’s America’s First Teacher of the...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools held their regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday evening at 5:00 p.m. Items reviewed in this meeting were...

    Registration still available for upcoming ‘Book It’ 5k Run

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County are hosting their 2nd Annual Virtual 5k Run/ Walk and One Mile...

    Good Samaritan’s Community Cares Celebration successfully pushes through rain event over the weekend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Community Cares Celebration was held last weekend at the Cullman Housing Authority off Cleveland Ave. Despite the threat of potential...

    Chambers Fall Festival to take place this weekend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This week, Chambers Farm & Garden Supply will be hosting their First Annual Fall Festival for the community Saturday, Sept 25....

    Harmful TikTok spreading through the public school system

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - TikTok “challenges” can often be some of the quickest trending content on social media, whether harmless or harmful, and the latest...

    Berlin Town Council addresses two recent vacancies

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    BERLIN, Ala. - The Berlin Town Council Meeting was held on Monday evening and began with the declaration of two vacancies on the Council. Mayor...

    Apple adventures at the North Alabama Agriplex

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex visited the Cullman County Public Library Tuesday with their Apple Adventures program for the library’s preschool students....

    Salary schedule concerns raised to Cullman City Board of Education

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools held their final Budgetary Hearing for Fiscal Year 2022 Monday, Sept. 13. The same presentation given by Chief...

    Cullman Area Technology Academy’s Cosmetology program a great way to kick off your beauty...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At the Cullman Area Technology Academy, Cosmetology is one of the many programs offered to students. The program puts students inside...

    Cullman City School Board meeting Thursday addresses Fiscal Year 2022; recent bomb threats

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board called a meeting Thursday morning to discuss the Annual Budget Hearing of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022....

    Vinemont Middle School recognizes heroes on staff

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont Middle School made a huge shoutout to Nurse Paige Collett and Nurse Aide Michael Marotz this week on social media....

    Arab’s 2nd Annual Sugarfest sees great weather and huge turnout

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    ARAB, Ala. - The 2nd Annual Sugarfest was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at Arab City Park. The festival kicked off at 8 a.m. and...

    CCPS helpers celebrate ‘brown day’ in a special way

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Wednesday, Cullman City Primary School celebrated their Kindergarten Color Day with brown. All kindergarten students were encouraged to dress in...

    House Plant Collective announces Cullman pop-up

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Calling all green thumbs! House Plant Collective has announced a plant-loving pop-up in Cullman on Sept. 18, with their Plant Bus....

    Liberty Learning Foundation holds Thursday kickoff rally at CHS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Liberty Learning Foundation hosted their official kickoff rally for Cullman High School’s ninth grade class Thursday. With several programs already established...

    Dreher’s: new things to come post grand reopening

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Dreher’s Cocktail Bar and Restaurant officially reopened its doors six weeks ago and have been making a lot of noise since....

    REHAU hosts anniversary celebration with Governor Ivey in attendance; announces $50M expansion

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    (Photo courtesy of REHAU)  CULLMAN, Ala. – REHAU’s Cullman location is celebrating its 25th birthday by announcing plans to expand its plant. The expansion plan...

    Local author releases new mystery novel

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local author Reba Whitley has released her new book titled, ‘The Mountain Shack Mystery.’ Whitley was born and raised in Cullman...

    Good Samaritan Health Clinic to host free outdoor event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Good Samaritan Health Clinic will be hosting its first Community Cares Celebration at the Cullman Housing Authority on Cleveland Avenue Saturday,...

    Oktoberfest announces the 2021 Burgermeister: Casey Harbin

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School teacher and coach Casey Harbin has been passed the baton as Burgermeister for the 2021 Cullman Oktoberfest. With...

    Editorial: The Policies of Starting Over – Forgiving Yourself

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    I have never been able to see the forest from the trees. At 5’2, I have needed to stand on my toes to see...

    Friends of the Public Libraries to host 2nd Annual Book It – Friends of...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County will be hosting their 2nd Annual Virtual 5K Run/Walk and One Mile...

    Tales of Your Tails Summer Writing Competition winners announced

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The winners of the Tales of Your Tails Writing Competition were announced at Cullman County Public Library on Wednesday. This competition...

    St. Paul’s Lutheran School announces inaugural Golden Apron Competition

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School will be hosting their Inaugural Golden Apron Competition on Saturday, Sept. 18. This competition will be a...

    She Reads: ‘Then She Was Gone’ by Lisa Jewell

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    Though I cannot speak much to what exactly I was expecting from “Then She Was Gone,” author Lisa Jewell’s name has come up several...

    Community Luncheon welcomes Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kalloff and Cullman County Schools Superintendent...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Chamber of Commerce Community Luncheon returned to Stonebridge Farms on Thursday, and guest speakers Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff and...

    Cullman’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library sees huge success

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Since its initial kick-off on Aug. 6, Cullman’s Imagination Library has seen unbelievable success. The primary partners in bringing the Imagination...

    North Alabama Agriplex cancels Harvest to Home dinner; moves ahead with silent auction online

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Due to the increasing number of COVID cases, the Agriplex Foundation Board has made the difficult decision to cancel their Harvest...

    UAB announces delays in nonemergent surgeries due to rising COVID hospitalizations

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - University of Alabama in Birmingham Hospital is reducing in-patient surgical procedures due to the rising COVID demand within the hospital. With...

    Editorial – The Policies of Starting Over: Continuing the Conversation

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    Isn’t it funny how if you hear something repeated enough, it begins to sound like the truth? I am not referring to actual statements...

    Cullman City Schools to investigate reports of physical altercation between students

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Two videos surfaced on Snapchat Friday of a Cullman Middle School student assaulting another. The first video showed one student shoving another...

    Amazon to phase out older models of Kindle devices

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    SEATTLE, WA. - Cell carriers have recently decided ‘out with the old, and in with the new’ for older 2G and 3G networks, and...

    Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County to hold Panda Express fundraiser

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County will be partnering with Cullman’s Panda Express on Saturday, Aug. 14, for...