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    6 questions with… Cherrie Haney, director of Cullman County Economic Development

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    Cherrie Haney / W.C. Mann CULLMAN - The Cullman County Economic Development (CCED) office provides a variety of services, at the discretion of the Cullman...
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    This week in Cullman history (June 27-July 4)

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    4th of July ad for the Cullman Creamery / June 23, 1932 Cullman Tribune On Tuesday, July 2, 1929, a large hailstorm hit Cullman County....
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    This week in Cullman history (June 13-20)

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    Ad for the grand opening of the new location of the Copeland Mattress Factory / June 13,1940 issue of The Cullman Tribune   On Saturday, June...
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    This week in Cullman history (June 6-13): Air Force Exhibit Comes to Cullman (1946)

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    One of the trailers used at the Air Force exhibit / June 6, 1946 Cullman Tribune   On June 12-13, 1946, Cullman played host to the...

    Hurricane season begins

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    The track Hurricane Danny took in 1985- Courtesy of NWS Huntsville “Suddenly, the wind tipped the whole cabin over- carried everything out to sea…. The...
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    This week in Cullman history (May 23-30)

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    Tribune File Photo/May 23, 1935   Opening of Old Dutch Mill (1935) On Wednesday, May 29, 1935, the Old Dutch Mill dance club opened its doors. The...
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    Cullman’s 1st Strawberry Festival took place 78 years ago, in 1939

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    1939 festival program: ran in the May 4, 1939 Tribune Cullman’s annual Strawberry Festival was first held in 1939. The first festival was held on...
    Bill Piper

    This week in Cullman history (April 25-May 2): Tornado outbreak of April 27, 2011

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    Tornado as it passed near Highway 157 after leaving city of Cullman (Credit: Bill Piper) At least four tornadoes struck Cullman County on April 27,...
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    This week in Cullman history (April 18-25)

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    This week in Cullman history (April 18-25) From the April 11, 1946 edition of the Cullman Tribune On Saturday, April 20, 1946, James Folsom- also known...
    Joyce Nix

    33rd Annual Bloomin’ Festival this weekend will be largest ever

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    Brother Pachomius Alvarado, OSB spends a great portion of his time in St. Bernard Abbey’s Bakery baking divinely delicious cinnamon raisin bread to sell...
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    This week in Cullman history (March 28- April 4): Super tornado outbreak of April...

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    Super outbreak of April 3, 1974   On April 3, 1974, Cullman was struck by a destructive EF4 tornado. The tornado was part of a large...
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    This week in Cullman history (March 21-28)

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    This week in 1984, meteorologist James Spann visited West Elementary School. The meteorologist- who then worked for Channel 13 rather than ABC 33/40- gave...
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    Be prepared: spring tornado season is upon us

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    CULLMAN - Alabama’s spring tornado season is upon us. Spring tornado season is typically defined as lasting from the beginning of March to the...
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    6th annual severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday starts today

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    CULLMAN - Alabama will hold its sixth annual severe weather preparedness tax holiday, starting today, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. and ending...
    Durell Davis

    This week in Cullman history (Feb. 14-21)

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    This week in Cullman history (Feb. 14-21) On the night of Friday, Feb. 17, 1956, a tornado struck Cullman County. No fatalities occurred, but there...
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    History of the Cullman County Public Library System: Part 2: An era of changes...

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    CULLMAN - 1945- 1970 was an era of big changes for Cullman’s library. In addition to increasing their collections, the library finally got its...
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    The Cullman County Public Library System, part 1: the early years (1890-1946)

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    CULLMAN - The main branch of Cullman County’s public library system- located at 200 Clark St. NE- is a well-known local landmark. However, the...
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    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 31- Feb. 6)

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    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 31- Feb. 6) On Feb. 2-3, 1996, Cullman County experienced a large ice storm. Rain began falling on the...
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    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 24- 31)

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    This Week in Cullman History (Jan. 24- 31) This week in 1951, the historic Stiefelmeyer warehouse on East Second Street was razed. The warehouse had...
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    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 17- 24)

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    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 17- 24)     At noon on Jan. 20, 1919, John W. Sparks was sworn in as the new sheriff of...
    John Finney

    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 10- 17)

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    On Jan. 12-13, 1982, Cullman was hit by a large snow storm. The storm began Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 12, and would dump nearly half...
    John Finney

    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 2- 9)

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    Destroyed Texaco station at Simcoe On the night of Jan. 3, 1982, severe thunderstorms struck Cullman County. Areas affected included Simcoe, Walter, Phelan and Fairview,...
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    This week in Cullman history (Dec. 29-Jan. 4)

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    This week in 1982, the Wal-Mart Distribution Center officially opened for business. Present at the ribbon cutting (and pictured left to right) were: Plant...
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    This week in Cullman history (Dec. 15-21)

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    On Dec. 17, 1967, the Cullman County Public Library opened its main branch at 200 Clark Street NE. The new building was financed by...

    Cullman Christmas events and celebrations

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    Updated 12/14/16 at 6:46 p.m.   Friday, Dec. 2- Friday, Dec. 23 Winter Wonderland Sportsman Lake Park will be hosting its annual Winter Wonderland light display during the...
    Andrew Cryer

    On the importance of buying local: Oktoberfest vendors respond

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    Photo: Small businesswoman Glenda Jones CULLMAN - Author of “Saving Capitalism,” co-creator of the film “Inequality for All,” and former United States Sec. of Labor...
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    Secondary tornado season approaching

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    CULLMAN - Alabama’s secondary tornado season is just around the corner, so now is a good time to begin reviewing severe weather safety and...