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    Kendall Rooks awarded degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic Christine Beaudry DAVENPORT, Iowa -  Kendall Rooks of South Vinemont graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree...

    Ivey reports rebate checks on way to 1.9 million Alabama tax filers

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that one-time tax rebates authorized in her 2023 budget are now on their way to 1.9 million...

    Ivey urges Alabamians to be ready when disaster strikes

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    September is 'National Preparedness Month' MONTGOMERY, Ala. - As the nation marks “National Preparedness Month” in September, Governor Kay Ivey urges all Alabamians to have a plan...

    Obituary: Synthia Dakota (SD) Kilgo Stricklin Brock

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    Synthia Dakota (SD) Kilgo Stricklin Brock also known as “Granny Brock” went to her heavenly home on April 14 2023 at the age 101....

    Obituary: Joan Evelyn Ballard Cole

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    Joan Evelyn Ballard Cole passed from this life and began her journey to meet her Redeemer face to face on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023...

    Obituary: Rebecca (Becke) Arnold

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    Rebecca (Becke) Arnold, 80, of Garden City, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Visitation is planned for Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, from 12...

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month proclamation by City of Cullman

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    On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Mayor Woody Jacobs officially proclaimed the month of October 2022 Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in the City of...

    Obituary: Ronnie Rogers

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    Ronnie Rogers, age 67, of Cullman passed away on Sept. 28, 2022. Mr. Rogers loved Alabama football. He was loved by all who knew him...

    Today is the 10th Anniversary of National Voter Registration

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    MONTGOMERY, AL— The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office joins fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to encourage citizens to...

    Cobblestone Hotel, Wissota Chophouse groundbreaking Tuesday in SW Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – A groundbreaking ceremony for Cobblestone Hotel and Suites in Cullman will take place Tuesday, Aug. 30. The hotel will be built...

    1 killed in Hwy. 31 wreck south of Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – A Cullman woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 31 south of the city Saturday evening at approximately...

    Cullman’s Sybil Tubbs graduates from SUNY Oneonta

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    ONEONTA, N.Y. - Sybil Tubbs of Cullman, Alabama, is among the students who graduated from SUNY Oneonta following the spring 2022 semester. The college's...

    Sacred Heart honors Mother Mary Rose, LIHM

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    Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Cullman recently honored Mother Mary Rose, LIHM Sister, during a covered dish dinner and reception in the Family...

    Cullman First Baptist dedicates Kids’ Space

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman First Baptist Church dedicated a new education space for children on Sunday, July 31, 2022. This new addition includes new...

    Peinhardt Farm Day(s) returning Oct. 15-16

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Peinhardt Living History Farm Foundation will host Peinhardt Living History Farm Day over an unprecedented two-day span this year.  Peinhardt...

    Reception for Mother Mary Rose, LIHM July 29

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sacred Heart of Jesus Church will hold a reception/covered dish dinner in the Family Life Center following the 5:30 p.m. Mass...

    DA-Elect Crocker announces transition team

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County District Attorney Elect Champ Crocker on Tuesday announced the formation of his transition team.   Below is Crocker’s announcement, in full:   Today...

    United Way of Cullman County announces gas card program

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The United Way of Cullman County recently launched a referral-based gas card program to help residents who need assistance get the...

    Jason Simpson joining WVTM 13 weather team

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jason Simpson joins the WVTM 13 News team as a meteorologist, the station announced Friday. Simpson will appear on WVTM 13...

    Fairview High School Class of 1987 holds 35-year reunion

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - The Fairview High School Class of 1987 held its 35-year reunion Saturday, June 25, 2022, at The Barn in Fairview. There...

    CCSO asking for helping locating missing 69-year-old woman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating missing woman, 69-year-old Freida Weisheit Stidham.  According to a...

    Obituary: Phyllis Irene Peinhardt

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    Our sister passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 in an accidental death in Gainesville, Florida. She was born into a U.S. Navy family and...

    Obituary: Pat Peinhardt

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    The Peinhardt Family would like to thank everyone for reaching out in the last several days in the passing of Pat Peinhardt. Pat touched...

    Obituary: Betty Jean Dunn

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    Betty was born on July 27, 1930, to Ira and Gladys Dunn. She passed away on May 11, 2022. She is survived by sons: William...

    Obituary: Roger Lamar Klinger Jr.

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    Roger Lamar Klinger Jr., 64, of Cullman, Ala., died Saturday, May 7, 2022, following a brief illness and hospitalization at the University of Alabama...

    Obituary: Gary Aaron Walker

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    Gary Aaron Walker, age 76, of Blountsville, AL, passed away on Sunday May 1, 2022. Garry was born in  Cullman, AL on November 26, 1945. He was the son of Lother Walker and Esther Price Walker.  Garry was a machinist for over 40 years.  He was preceded in death by parents; sister: Jean (Howard) Arnold and daughter: Andrea Nicole Walker.  He is survived by his wife: Sue (Parker) Walker; son: Josh Walker; daughter-in-law: Shannon Walker; granddaughter: Bella Walker, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, several cousins, nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 4, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m at the Blountsville Funeral Home followed by the funeral at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Bruce  Dial and Bro. Earl Harper officiating. Burial will follow in Mulberry Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Barry  Arnold, Bryan Arnold, Craig Arnold, Doug Carr, Jeff Carr and Andy Sullins. Honorary pallbearers will  be Jerry Taylor, James Baker, Jerry Reynolds, Jackie White, Ronnie McGriff and Robert Sanders.

    Obituary: Carol Stewart

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    Carol Stewart, age 71, of Ash Flat, Arkansas, died on Friday, March 11, 2022 in her home at Ash Flat.  She was born April 8,...

    Local agencies receive $11 million from Gov. Ivey to assist low-income families with water...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $11.1 million to help low-income households with water service costs statewide.  The grants for the Low-Income...

    Obituary: Sonia Stanley Boyer

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    Sonia Stanley Boyer, age 101, passed away on Feb. 3, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband: Lewis R. Boyer of Montgomery, AL;...

    Obituary: Sherry Winton

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    Sherry Winton, age 64, passed away on February 10, 2022, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. She was born on January 5, 1958. She was predeceased...

    Obituary: Ralph Kelsey Tucker

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    Ralph Kelsey Tucker, 85, of Charlotte, North Carolina, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Atrium Health University in...

    Peggy Smith announced as recipient of the Dave R. Echols Award Distinguished Service Award

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Tuesday, former Cullman Economic Development Agency director Peggy Smith was announced as the recipient of the Dave R. Echols Distinguished...

    Obituary: Thomas Lee Durden

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    Thomas Lee Durden, age 70, of Cullman, passed away on November 11, 2021 surrounded by his family. Tommy was born on October 7, 1951...

    Obituary: Jennifer Leigh Guthery

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    A celebration of life in memory of Jennifer Leigh Guthery will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20 at New Life Church (1200 Welti Road,...

    Walmart pickup & delivery service in response to COVID-19

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    Statement from Walmart: As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, we know it’s top-of-mind for you. We see it in the items you’re buying and...

    Happy 101st birthday!

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    Mr. Virgil Henry, who was born Nov. 23, 1918, celebrated his 101st birthday with a host of family and friends. We all count ourselves...

    Bentley 50th Wedding Anniversary

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    Gerald and Beverly Bentley recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 16, 1969 in Moulton, Alabama.

    Cullman Rotary presents more than $4K to Cullman Re-Entry Addiction Assistance

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    “Cullman Rotary Club presented a donation to Cullman Re-Entry (Addiction) Assistance during this week’s meeting. Cullman Re-Entry Assistance has provided such a positive impact...
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    Obituary: James Byron Leslie

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    Memorial service for Mr. James Byron Leslie, 87, of Hanceville, will be Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Hanceville First United...

    45th annual Cullman Rotary Club Auction is March 9

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    Guests peruse items at last year's Cullman Rotary Club Auction. / Tribune file photo CULLMAN -The 45th annual Cullman Rotary Club Auction will be held...
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    The Nelons to perform at Wallace State Nov. 16

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    NASHVILLE - Three-time Grammy Award-nominated family gospel quartet, The Nelons, will perform at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the campus of Wallace State...
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    SERVICE NOTE: James D. Kreps graduates USAF basic training

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    United States Air Force Airman James D. Kreps graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  The airman...

    Cullman Regional’s 3rd annual Trunk or Treat Oct. 26

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    Employees of Cullman Regional’s Cardiovascular Services and Emergency Department dressed up as Alice in Wonderland characters for the 2016 event. / Cullman Regional CULLMAN -...

    Pet of the Week: help Max find his forever home

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    Update: Max has been reunited with his owner! Look for another sweet dog up for adoption today.   CULLMAN - Meet Max, The Tribune’s Pet of...

    4 local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

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    CULLMAN - Officials with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists, less than one percent of U.S....
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    Two on Tap to perform at WSCC Oct. 2

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    HANCEVILLE - Broadway veterans Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano, who make up the duo Two on Tap, will be performing at the Betty Leeth...
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    Merchants Bank’s Kimberly Dockery promoted

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    The Board of Directors of Merchants Bank of Alabama recently promoted Kimberly Dockery to senior vice president and Silver Spirit director. Dockery joined Merchants Bank...
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    Japan America Society of Alabama honors Alabama Cullman Yutaka Technologies and Topre America

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    The Japan America Society of Alabama annual meeting was held earlier this month at Regions Field in Birmingham. Two Cullman companies - Alabama Cullman...

    Cullman Economic Development Agency receives international award

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    Pictured left to right: Dr. Johnny McMoy, WSCC; Jamie Troutman, Cullman EDA; Joseph Burchfield, TVA CULLMAN - The Cullman Economic Development Agency won a Bronze...

    Longtime Bearcat coach Mark Britton announces retirement

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    CULLMAN - It’s the end of an era at Cullman High School. Following a successful 30-year career in education and athletics, Cullman High School...

    Fr. Martin declares Bernard Blues and BBQ a success

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    Christopher Rosko of Hoover accepts a $10,000 check from Saint Bernard Prep School President, Father Joel Martin. Rosko was the grand prize winner of...

    Citizens Bank & Trust expanding Cullman office

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    CULLMAN - Citizens Bank & Trust recently announced plans to open a full-service office in Cullman. The branch, located at 223 Second Ave. SE,...
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    Fairview West Baptist Church Revival

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    Fairview West Baptist Church, 1172 County Road 566, Hanceville, will have revival services on Wednesday, Sept. 13; Sept. 20; Sept. 27; and Oct. 11....
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    Cullman Co. eligible for grant money to reclaim and develop abandoned coal mine sites

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    BIRMINGHAM – Cullman County is among those eligible for grant money to reclaim and develop abandoned coal mine land. Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald...

    ADAI opens 4 livestock shelters in preparation for Hurricane Irma

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    MONTGOMERY – With expectations of Hurricane Irma making landfall in south Florida this weekend, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) has been...

    ALEA issues safety advisory for roadways and waterways this Labor Day weekend

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    MONTGOMERY - Labor Day weekend, summer’s season finale, typically draws heavier-than-usual traffic on Alabama’s roadways and waterways. “Safety is one of our top priorities throughout...

    United Way launches Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to help Houston-area residents

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    CULLMAN - The United Way of Cullman County has established a relief fund for the Houston area and those affected by the devastating and...
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    Birmingham man pleads guilty to selling heroin that killed Cullman man, injured another

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    BIRMINGHAM – A Birmingham man pled guilty today in federal court to selling heroin last year that caused the death of one person and...

    3 Holly Pond High School students attend STEM Institute

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    Back row:  Earl F. Gohl, federal co-chair, Appalachian Regional Commission; Carter Smith; Andy Page, president/CEO ORAU; William Sexton; Sharee Riggs; Kelly Chasteen, ARC program...
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    ALDOT advises drivers about road safety during eclipse

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation is advising motorists to maintain safe driving behaviors during the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Drivers are...

    Cullman Electric Co-op’s annual meeting set for Sept. 9

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    CULLMAN - Registration cards and ballots for the board of trustees election have been mailed to all Cullman Electric Cooperative members in advance of...
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    ATF, Cullman County Sheriff’s Office seek public’s help in Pawn Your Bond firearms theft

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    Persons of interest in the theft of firearms from Pawn Your Bond, 1506 County Road 437/ ATF CULLMAN - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...

    Operation Christmas Child kick-off event Aug. 14

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman County Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry will kick off this year’s campaign with a community event, Monday, Aug. 14, at...

    HPMS student Rylan Griffin 1 of 26 to attend special STEM institute this summer

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    Earl F. Gohl, federal co-chair, Appalachian Regional Commission; Kelly Chasteen, ARC program manager for Alabama; Rylan Griffin; Dr. William J. (Jim) Vosburg, director, Oak...
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    Cullman’s Lydia Haynes places in state sewing contest

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    Cullman County's Lydia Haynes won second place in the state Christmas tree skirt contest at the Alabama Farmers Federation's 45th Commodity Producers Conference Aug....

    Cullman’s Kyle Morris named finalist in State Discussion Meet

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    Cullman County’s Kyle Morris, left, is one of four finalists in the State Young Farmers Discussion Meet contest. Morris competed in the Discussion Meet...
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    Service Note: Sarah K. Cason

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    United States Air Force Airman Sarah K. Cason graduated from basic military training recently at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman...
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    Service Note: Brooke Griffin

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    United States Air Force Airman Brooke A. Griffin recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed...

    2 Cullman women competing today for title of 2017 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home

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    Ms. Cleo McLeroy and Ms. Miriam Kelley / ANHA MONTGOMERY - Two Cullman women are among the top 10 finalists for the 2017 Ms. Alabama...
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    Cullman’s Catfish N Que 1 of 4 finalists in Bama’s Best Catfish Restaurant Challenge

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    Cullman’s Catfish N Que is one of four finalists in the statewide Bama’s Best Catfish Restaurant Challenge. Alabama Catfish Producers is sponsoring the second...

    Cullman student wins scholarship from American Trim

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    Matthew Thompson / Contributed CULLMAN - Cullman’s Matthew Thompson, son of Eddie Thompson, has won a scholarship from the Henry J. Hawk, Sr. Scholarship Program,...

    AL physicians express grave concerns about Better Care Reconciliation Act

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    MONTGOMERY – We, the undersigned Alabama organizations, representing not just physicians but the thousands of low-income Alabamians served by them, want to express grave...

    Cullman High’s Burroughs selected as AP Reader

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    Denise Burroughs / Courtesy of Cullman High School NEW YORK – Denise Burroughs, an AP English literature teacher at Cullman High School, has been selected...
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    Shedd appointed chair of new House Urban and Rural Development Standing Committee

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    Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview speaks at an event in Cullman earlier this year. / Andrew Cryer MONTGOMERY - Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon, R...

    Cullman High’s Hembree selected for Advanced Placement Reading

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    Josh Hembree and family/ Courtesy of Cullman High School, Kim Hall NEW YORK – Josh Hembree, an AP Calculus teacher at Cullman High School, has...

    McDonald’s to give away 400 backpacks in Cullman area

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    BIRMINGHAM - McDonald’s of Central Alabama has announced the third year of its successful McDonald’s McBackpack Giveaway. Over two weekends, July 27-29 and August...

    Harbison appointed member of House Majority Whip Team

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    MONTGOMERY – House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter, R- Rainsville on Wednesday announced that State Rep. Corey Harbison, R– Good Hope has been appointed as...
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    Shedd appointed to House Republican Caucus Steering Committee

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    MONTGOMERY – House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter, R- Rainsville on Wednesday announced that Rep. Randall Shedd, R- Fairview has been appointed as a member...
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    Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Luther Strange for Senate

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    U.S. Sen. Luther Strange was one of 11 candidates for the August Senate election who spoke at the Alabama Farmers Federation home office today....
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    Lane closure today on I-65 N, south of Exit 291

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    CULLMAN - Due to ongoing concrete slab replacement, the outside lane of Interstate 65 northbound just south of Exit 291 (Alabama 91), in southern...
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    Registration open for CP&R tennis, track & field programs

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    CULLMAN – Cullman Parks and Recreation (CP&R) is pleased to announce it will hold three sessions of summer tennis clinics this summer under Coach...
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    Tribute to Barry Manilow: Jim Witter to perform at Wallace State April 20

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    HANCEVILLE - Nashville artist Jim Witter will present “I Write the Songs,” a show full of beloved tunes from the iconic Barry Manilow that...

    Student Keaton Ramsey, of Cullman, chosen to present at UA Undergraduate Research and Creative...

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    TUSCALOOSA - The University of Alabama's Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference, held March 30, is a premier annual event at The University of...
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    Fairview High School Class of 1972 searching for members

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    FAIRVIEW - The Fairview High School Class of 1972 is trying to locate the following classmates for their reunion on Saturday, April 1, 2017. If...

    Cullman artist/writer salutes Alabama 200

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    CULLMAN - Alabama turns 200 years old in 2019 and the birthday celebration, dubbed Alabama 200, has begun. Cullman, Alabama- based artist, Ben Johnson...
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    Recap: St. Bernard soccer

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    The St.Bernard girls lost an area game to New Hope yesterday, 3-0. It was 1-0 at half. The St.Bernard boys beat New Hope 10-0. It...

    Workshop tomorrow in Cullman for huge job fair in Huntsville March 21

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    HUNTSVILLE – The Alabama Career Center System will host a series of job readiness workshops beginning Friday, March 10 and continuing through Thursday, March...

    Don’t miss Coffee with the Sheriff

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    CULLMAN - Cullman County residents are invited to join Sheriff Matt Gentry and deputies from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office during the month of...
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    Holly Pond’s Kirsten Campbell to compete in Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen Pageant

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    SYLACAUGA – Forty-six young ladies from across the state, including one from Cullman County, will compete for the title of Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen...
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    44th annual Cullman Rotary Club Auction to be held March 10

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    CULLMAN - The 44th annual Cullman Rotary Club Auction will be held on Friday, March 10 at the Cullman Civic Center. Proceeds will benefit...
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    Trinity Lutheran Church welcomes new associate pastor

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    Rev. Dr. Carl L. Beckwith and family HANCEVILLE - On Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, Trinity Lutheran Church in Hanceville installed and welcomed their new associate...
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    Local students make UA Dean’s, President’s Lists

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    TUSCALOOSA - The following students from the Tribune's coverage area made the Dean's List or President's List for the fall semester at the University...
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    New Eagle Scouts, leader recognized at awards dinner

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    Left to right: Guest speaker Bill McCartney, Chad White, Logan Buckelew, Addison Cofer, Aaron “Trey” Tews III, Zachary Clayton, Dallas Curtis and District Award...
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    Chest Medicine of Cullman named Alpha-1 Foundation Clinical Resource Center Program

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    Left to right: Nurse Practitioner Kristy Keiffer, Dr. Scott Warner and Nurse Practitioner Glenda Cole CULLMAN - Chest Medicine (CMED) of Cullman, founded by Dr....
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    February is the month to love your library

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman County Public Library System will be granting amnesty during “Love My Library Month,” beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1 and ending Tuesday,...
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    Loomis Bros. Circus bringing “FUNtasticTour” to Cullman

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    Get ready for the beauty, laughter and excitement when “Alabama’s Favorite Circus,” Loomis Bros.Circus, makes their annual winter return to Cullman Feb. 3-5 with...
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    Cullman County Fair Association names 2017 board of directors

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    2017 Cullman County Fair Association, Board of Directors (Left to right), seated: Lion Richard White, Lion Dennis Berse, Lion Charles Childers, president, Lion Steve Cartee,...
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    Relay For Life of Cullman County hosting 2017 Kickoff Celebration Jan. 12

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    CULLMAN - The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Cullman County will kick off the 2017 fundraising season on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017,...
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    McDonald’s kicks off 5th annual Celebration of Creativity Art Contest

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    A winning entry from 2016's contest BIRMINGHAM – McDonald’s of Central Alabama proudly announces the fifth year of the McDonald’s Celebration of Creativity Art Contest....
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    Letter to the Editor: For official use only

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    FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - The Department of the Army issued orders today to COL S. Claus, recalling him to active duty, with a report...