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    Christmas at Trident Marina hosts 200-plus

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    CRANE HILL, Ala. - Trident Marina on Smith Lake held its inaugural Christmas celebration Sunday. Organized by Trident Marina Group CFO/Owner Jeff Tolbert and...

    Lights on 436

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Ronnie Allred has created a spectacular Christmas light show, Lights on 436, in his own front yard and invites everyone to...

    Christmas at Hallmark Farms returns for 2nd year

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    WARRIOR, Ala. – The City of Warrior hosted Christmas at Hallmark Farms this week for the second year. Guests were welcome to walk the...

    Local nursing homes accepting Christmas cards for seniors

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Several nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Cullman County are accepting Christmas cards for seniors to help brighten up their...

    Kids Loving Kids in need of Christmas toy donations

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local nonprofit Kids Loving Kids, founded by Pam Dodd, is requesting donations for its 11th annual Christmas Giveaway on Dec. 10....

    CATA 1 of 8 schools nationwide to receive 2022 NCCER Core Toolbox Grant

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) is one of eight schools nationwide to be awarded the 2022 NCCER Core Toolbox Grant,...

    Cold Springs High hosting toy drive

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    BREMEN, Ala. - Cold Springs High School is encouraging its students and staff to participate in a toy drive. Toys and monetary donations will...

    Holly Pond Lions donate remaining $2K for local family’s Diabetic Alert Dog

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - The Holly Pond Lions Club, at its Monday night meeting, presented a check for $2,000 to the family of 7-year-old...

    ‘Welcome to Mayberry’ coming to Hanceville Dec. 3

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Cullman’s Senior Outreach Organization, founded by Jamie Brown Looney, is becoming known for its comical musical productions. The group put on...

    Family raising funds for memorial nursing scholarship

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Pam DeBerardinis, along with the rest of the family of the late Kellie DeBerardinis Caples, is working to raise funds for...

    ‘You’ll receive more blessings than you can imagine’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Foster and Adoptive Parent Association (AFAPA) has been working to gain members this past month in recognition of National...

    Vinemont Christmas in the Park Dec. 3

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont’s inaugural Christmas in the Park will be Saturday, Dec. 3, from 4-6 p.m. at the South Vinemont Trail and Art...

    Good Hope provides 2K Thanksgiving meals

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The City of Good Hope held its annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon Wednesday at Good Hope High School, where Child Nutrition...

    Christmas at the Grotto returns Nov. 25

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Ave Maria Grotto is bringing back its Christmas tradition for another year. This year, Christmas at the Grotto will expand...

    LED lights installed at West Point ballpark

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - The West Point Town Council at its meeting Monday night heard from Tim Garner and Muntingh Hamman with LED Capital...

    Cullman family copes with baby’s cancer diagnosis

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Parents Sadie and Derrick Attaway of Cullman recently experienced a serious health scare when one of their twins, 11-month-old Brixton Attaway,...

    Hanceville Civitan Club hosts 6th annual Tinsel Trail and Tree Lighting

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The sixth annual Hanceville Civitan Club Tinsel Trail and Tree Lighting Ceremony took place Saturday at Veterans Park. Nearly 50 Christmas...

    Wallace State hosts holiday tradition ‘The Nutcracker’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre hosted three performances of “The Nutcracker” over the weekend. The performances were co-produced...

    Vinemont serves hundreds at 1st Community Thanksgiving Meal

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Town of Vinemont, with the help of several local organizations, held its first free Community Thanksgiving Meal on Saturday, Nov....

    CCBOE recognizes Holly Pond FFA students, teachers

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) recognized several faculty members, students and family members during their meeting on Thursday, Nov....

    Sportsman Lake Winter Wonderland adds 40 foot Santa display for 20th anniversary

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Parks and Recreation saved the announcement of a big surprise for the ribbon cutting of the 20th annual Winter...

    Vinemont Band Booster Craft Show hosts over 70 vendors

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The annual Vinemont Band Booster Craft Show was held Friday Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday Nov....

    United Way Designer Bag Bingo hosts 500-plus players

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The United Way of Cullman County’s third annual Designer Bag Bingo event took place Tuesday at Loft 212. The event is...

    Cullman High Theatre raising funds for state finals

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School Theatre will represent its school and community at the Walter Trumbauer High School Theatre Festival, where 12 high...

    20th annual Winter Wonderland opens Nov. 18 at Sportsman Lake

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 20th annual Sportsman Lake Park Winter Wonderland Christmas Light Display will happen open Friday, Nov. 18 and run through Dec....

    ‘The Nutcracker’ coming Nov. 18-20

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s Allegro Dance Theatre, Cullman Community Theatre and Ballet South will present “The Nutcracker” with more than 60...

    Holly Pond family raising funds for Diabetic Alert Dog

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – A Holly Pond family is raising funds for a Diabetic Alert Dog. Cash Howard, 7, was diagnosed with type 1...

    Cullman Classical Homeschool Academy holds history fair

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Classical Homeschool Academy (CCHA) held a history fair and Thanksgiving meal at Cullman Nazarene Church on Friday, Nov. 11. The...

    2023 Master Gardener application period ends Nov. 30

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The application period for the 2023 Cullman County Master Gardener training course ends on Nov. 30. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System...

    Dodge City appoints Jason Burney mayor

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. - The Dodge City Town Council at its Thursday night meeting appointed its third mayor this year. Councilwoman Heather Langley made...

    Vinemont purchases new business license software

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday evening discussed the purchase of new business license software from Local Government Corporation (LGC).  Mayor Radginal...

    Fairview Elementary cuts ribbon on book vending machine

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - Fairview Elementary School on Tuesday cut the ribbon on its new book vending machine. Faculty and staff were joined by the...

    ‘They love you no matter what’

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – Holly Pond’s Fortner Farm, owned by Stephanie and Benny Fortner, is a petting zoo that welcomes visitors to learn about...

    Agent ‘Ghost’ begins special mission

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Students, faculty and staff at Hanceville Elementary School were treated to a surprise Monday when Service Dogs Alabama visited the school...

    Annual Veterans Day program honors local veterans

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The annual Cullman County Veterans Day Celebration returned to Cullman Regional Airport Saturday. It was a rainy day, which meant the...

    ‘You didn’t notice that you were any different’

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Snead’s Farmhouse in Vinemont has been growing and scheduling more of Owner Judy Snead’s puppet shows and educational sessions. Snead regularly...

    Meek hosts inaugural Alumni Cheer pep rally

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    ARLEY, Ala. – The Meek High School cheerleaders held their first Alumni Cheer event Friday, joined by 32 alumni who participated in the afternoon...

    Pair O’ Docs Farm to hold 1st competition for young riders

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    BREMEN, Ala. - Pair O’ Docs Farm, a horse lesson farm located in Bremen, is hosting its first competition on Nov. 12. The Fall...

    ‘A total surprise’

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – Fairview High School Band Director Nathan Kilgo recently reached and was celebrated for a big milestone: 25 years as head of...

    Holly Pond graduate critically injured after being struck by vehicle near JSU campus

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    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Leah Grace Tarvin, 22, was critically injured Wednesday near the Jacksonville State University (JSU) campus. Tarvin, a graduate of Holly Pond...

    Stash House to host inaugural Alabama Fall Rod Run

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Stash House restaurant in Good Hope is holding its inaugural Alabama Fall Rod Run, a three-day sell, swap or...

    Local schools hosting Veterans Day events

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Several Cullman County schools and those in the surrounding area will host Veterans Day programs to allow students to honor the...

    ‘She was an absolutely amazing woman’

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. – Family, friends and colleagues gathered at the Dodge City Senior Center on Saturday for the unveiling of a plaque dedicated...

    6th annual Bernard Blues and BBQ celebrates artisans

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard Prep School hosted its sixth annual Bernard Blues and BBQ Festival over the weekend. The popular festival featured arts,...

    Cullman County Veterans Day Celebration set for Nov. 5

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The 2022 Cullman County Veterans Day Celebration at Cullman Regional Airport, organized by the Cullman Elks Lodge, will be held Saturday,...

    Limits Outfitters opening in Cullman Nov. 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Limits Outfitters, a new outdoor and sporting goods store located at 2020 Second Ave. NW in Cullman, will hold its grand...

    Dripping Springs DAR chapter announces support for Wreaths Across America

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Each December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, wreath-laying ceremonies are carried out at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at...

    Search continues for missing Vinemont man Jackie Hale

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  The search continues for a missing Vinemont man. Jackie Hale, 51, and approximately 200 pounds, was last seen Tuesday, Oct. 25,...

    Victim Services Masquerade Ball brings in $27K for nonprofit

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Victim Services of Cullman (VSOC) hosted its annual masquerade ball fundraiser Tuesday at Brick Haven, after a two-year hiatus due to...

    Historical preservation underway at Ave Maria Grotto

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman’s Ave Maria Grotto recently received a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts to begin the historical preservation...

    Competitors get their grill on at Butcher Meat Co.

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Vinemont residents on Saturday no doubt smelled something delicious in the air.  The Butcher Meat Co. hosted its innaugural Backyard Grill-Off,...

    Library group hosts ‘real-life’ whodunit

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    CULLMAN, Ala. –Stone Bridge Farms was the site of a “real-life” whodunit Friday, when The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County (FPLCC)...

    ‘The potential here is remarkable’

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The ribbon was cut on Cullman Regional Airport’s newly refurbished runway 2/20 Thursday, a little more than a month before the...

    Dodge City declares vacant mayoral seat for 2nd time this year

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. - The Dodge City Town Council on Thursday night declared a vacancy for the mayor’s seat for the second time this...

    Bernard Blues and BBQ returns Oct. 29

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The sixth annual Bernard Blues and BBQ event hosted by St. Bernard Prep School will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct....

    West Point taking applications for parks and recreation director, maintenance worker

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    WEST POINT, Ala. -At its regular council meeting Monday, the West Point Town Council announced it is accepting applications for the open positions of...

    Cullman Stand Up faith event to take place Oct. 22

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Faith-based event, Cullman Stand Up, will take place at Depot Park on Saturday, Oct. 22, from noon-2 p.m. Several speakers from...

    ‘It’s my addiction’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Every October, the green glow coming from the corner of Seventh Avenue and Sixth Street Southeast in Cullman’s historic district can...

    Greens and Beans Bluegrass Festival a hit

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Downtown Merchants Association (CDMA) hosted its first Greens & Beans Bluegrass Festival at Depot Park Friday, with featured musicians...

    Throw some bags for Holly Pond baseball

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The third annual Holly Pond Baseball Cornhole Tournament, hosted by the Cullman County Cornhole Club, will be held Saturday, Oct. 22,...

    ‘Spiders Aren’t Scary’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The North Alabama Agriplex on Friday hosted a no-so-creepy-crawly Little Farmers program. Called “Spiders Aren’t Scary,” the event saw preschoolers ages...

    ‘A blessing’: Colony receives $400K grant for road improvements

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    COLONY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced she has awarded nearly $19.3 million to provide improvements in 49 Alabama towns, cities and...

    Vinemont council approves tax abatement for The Shaddix Company

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday approved a 10-year, $485,000 tax abatement for The Shaddix Company for the construction of a...

    Coffee for a cause

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Kathryn Neese, owner of Scooter’s Coffee in Cullman, has found a way for her business to give back to local causes...

    Greens & Beans Bluegrass Festival this Friday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Downtown Merchants Association (CDMA) will host the inaugural Greens & Beans Bluegrass Festival at Depot Park Friday, Oct. 14,...

    Dodge City Tattoo Company Halloween Art and Oddities Market Oct. 15

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Lovers of all things spooky will have an opportunity to attend a special event featuring a variety of horror-themed crafts this...

    Cullman Comes Out event peaceful, despite online backlash

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The LGBTQ pride event Cullman Comes Out was held Saturday at Depot Park. In the weeks leading up to and the...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: CSX railroad crossing closures begin week of Oct. 10

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - CSX Transportation will be working on its railroad tracks beginning the week of Oct. 10. Work is planned for Tuesday-Friday evenings...

    Think you can identify the ‘killer?’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County (FPLCC) will host Midnight at the Masquerade, a murder mystery dinner event...

    Cullman County Fair opens for 68th year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Fair is officially underway following opening ceremonies Thursday evening. After the national anthem, the flag was raised before...

    1 injured, Just GM Auto & Truck Repair Plus heavily damaged in fire

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    Updated 10-7-2022 at 6:45 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - A fire injured one person and heavily damaged Just GM Auto & Truck Repair Plus in Cullman Friday morning. Cullman Fire...

    Little Pink Dress raises funds for local cancer patients

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Bosom Buddies Foundation (CCBBF) held its third annual Little Pink Dress Benefit Tuesday night at Loft 212, with...

    39th annual Cullman County Band Exhibition hosts 9 area bands

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 39th annual Cullman County Band Exhibition took place Saturday at Cullman High School’s Oliver Woodard Stadium. The stands were filled...

    Victim Services Masquerade Ball back after 2 years

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Victim Services of Cullman’s second annual Masquerade Ball will take place Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6-10 p.m. at Brick Haven. The innaugural...

    The Butcher Meat Co. to host Backyard Grill-Off Oct. 22

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Butcher Meat Co. in Vinemont is welcoming competitors to enter its Backyard Grill-Off Saturday, Oct. 22.  Competitors are asked to...

    ‘Healthy Foundations’ each Tuesday in October

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism recently announced a new four-part learning and make-and-take series called Healthy Foundations. The organization is...

    Harvest to Home: Agriplex reveals new facility plans at annual dinner

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Agriplex Board and Foundation hosted its seventh annual Harvest to Home Local Foods Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser...

    ‘We’re just saturating the place with prayer’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Members of Spring Hill Baptist Church, along with members from several other churches, will be at Depot Park Saturday at 8...

    Little Pink Dress benefit slated for Oct. 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Bosom Buddies Foundation’s (CCBBF’s) primary fundraiser, the Little Pink Dress benefit, is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 4, from...

    Controversial ‘Cullman Comes Out’ event set for Oct. 8

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Comes Out, an LGBTQA+ community event that has sparked controversy online since it was announced, will take place at Depot...

    Vinemont schools collecting donations for student diagnosed with brain cancer

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont Middle School eighth grader Johan Rodriguez was diagnosed with brain cancer about two weeks ago, and his school community is...

    Eva holds 33rd Annual Eva Frontier Days celebration

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    EVA, Ala. - The town of Eva concluded its 33rd annual Eva Frontier Days celebration Saturday. The weeklong festivities began with a beauty pageant...

    Cullman EC annual blood drive Sept. 28

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The annual Cullman Electric Cooperative (EC) blood drive is Sept. 28, 2022, at the Cullman EC Main Office from 7a.m.-4 p.m. The...

    ‘I’m glad this community has a desire for such a thing as this’

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    EVA, Ala. - Residents and visitors filled Eva Baptist Church Thursday night for the annual Eva Frontier Days community singing event. The singing has been...

    West Point Council approves annexations

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The West Point Town Council on Monday approved the annexations of two properties into the town limits: the properties of residents...

    2 communities support Hall family through baby’s cancer treatment

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    ADDISON, Ala. - Saige Hall, almost 14 months old, of Addison, has stage 3 kidney cancer. She recently had her fifth chemotherapy treatment at...

    Donations being accepted for family of Zak Stewart

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – On Friday, Sept. 16, 22-year-old Cullman native Zak Stewart, a 2018 graduate of Cullman High School, was killed in a workplace...

    Superhero Fire: ‘We serve something greater’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Superhero Fire, an event organized by Karen Cook of Cook Ministries to bring nonprofits together to support those struggling with mental...

    For the community: Chambers holds 2nd annual fall festival

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Chambers Farm and Garden Supply held its second annual fall festival Saturday, continuing its effort to bring the community and its...

    ‘We want to celebrate every kid’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The annual C.A.S.T. for Kids event was held Saturday at Smith Lake Park, giving children with special needs the opportunity to...

    ‘Junie B. Jones the Musical Jr.’ set for Sept. 29-30

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Community Theatre fall children’s production of “Junie B. Jones the Musical Jr.” is set for Thursday and Friday, Sept....

    Cullman Library Oktoberfest scavenger hunt Sept. 29-Oct. 6

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - To help celebrate Oktoberfest and get the community involved in its local history and heritage, the Cullman County Public Library has...

    Infusion Wellness & Spa offering IV therapy in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Whitney Cheatham, a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a background in endoscopy, post-surgical and home health services...

    Meet Melody Camp, Holly Pond’s dutiful librarian

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Melody Camp has been the librarian at the Holly Pond Guy Hunt Library and Museum since it was established in...

    Vinemont donates appliances to CCCDC Life Skills Center

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday voted to surplus old appliances in the Community Center and give them to the Cullman...

    Frios offering classrooms chance to win free popsicles for the year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman’s Frios Gourmet Pops, owned by Kristy and Jay Keiffer, recently announced the launch of its “Back to Happiness” contest, which...

    Flourish gearing up for 3rd annual golf tournament

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Flourish of Cullman’s third annual Putting F-O-R-E Independence Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Cross Creek Golf Course. Proceeds...

    Local firefighter donates kidney to college student

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    HELICON, Ala. - Helicon firefighter Lael Feist recently underwent transplant surgery to donate a kidney to UAH student Alex Jones, who has Alport syndrome,...

    The Link hosting $5K draw down at Goat Island Sept. 16

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With help from Goat Island Brewing’s Brad Glenn, The Link of Cullman County will host a draw down fundraiser Friday, Sept....

    Locust Fork firefighter climbs 110 flights to honor 9/11 first responders

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Holly Pond resident Aliyah Adera on Sunday, Sept. 11, posted to Facebook a picture of a firefighter in full turnout gear...