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    ‘Tons of snuggles’

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    Stuffed animal reading pet adoption day at CCPS CULLMAN, Ala. - Storytime at Cullman City Primary School last week turned into a surprise pet adoption...

    1st step toward Cullman Intermediate School

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    East, West Elementary hold combined professional development session CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is working toward its goal to eventually establish a combined intermediate...

    Man sentenced to 75 years for child rape in Cullman County

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    Updated March 1, 2024, at 4:24 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. — William Samuel Crawford, 43, of Hayden, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape of a child under...

    Cullman City Schools Numeracy Night set for tonight

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Primary and elementary parents seeking more information on what the Alabama Numeracy Act means for local schools can learn more on...

    Cullman Savings Bank donates almost $20K to Festhalle Farmers Market

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Savings Bank recently donated $19,900 to the Festhalle Farmers Market, the largest farmers market in Cullman. This contribution underscores the...

    Foundation announces groundbreaking on Field of Miracles resurfacing project

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Parks and Recreation Foundation recently announced the groundbreaking of the resurfacing project for the Field of Miracles, a multiuse...

    ALDOT performing drilling and testing on I-65 this week

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - In preparation for future resurfacing of Interstate 65 in Morgan County and parts of Limestone and Cullman counties, Alabama Department of...

    Cullman County Schools announces February Teacher, Staff Member of the Month

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    (Pictured with students are Adam Edmonson/Co-Op Coordinator, Dr. Shane Barnette/Cullman County School Superintendent, Tim Melton/AmFirst Teacher of the Month, Beverly Cochran/AmFirst Membership Development Manager,...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below is a roundup of some of the latest arrests made by the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office. Feb. 15 Deputies conducted a traffic...

    Alabama USSSA set to hold umpire clinic in Vinemont Feb. 25

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Alabama USSSA Baseball is set to host an umpire clinic in Vinemont, inviting enthusiasts of baseball and softball to enhance their...

    Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff completes AASA National Superintendent Certification Program

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The superintendent of Cullman City Schools, Kyle Kallhoff, has successfully completed the AASA National Superintendent Certification Program administered by AASA, The...

    ‘SHORT the Squirrel’ makes appearance in Montgomery

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - SHORT the Squirrel, Alabama’s charismatic literacy mascot, embarked on a special trip to Montgomery to highlight the importance of literacy and...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office has made several unrelated drug and felony arrests recently, including: Feb. 6 Deputies conducted a traffic stop in...

    St. Paul’s to recognize 7 founding families at 5th annual Alumni & Friends Dinner...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School’s Alumni & Friends Dinner and School Auction is the largest fundraiser of the year for the school....

    Bo Jackson announces date for 2024 Bo Bikes Bama

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Bo Jackson announced the date of the 13th annual Bo Bikes Bama to be held on the 13th anniversary of the...

    January 2024 health department scores

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Each month, food establishments are inspected by the Alabama Department of Health and graded on every aspect of the business. Below are...

    This Valentine’s Day, beware of scam artists on dating sites

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In February, many Alabamians will use online platforms seeking companionship, yet con artists are also lurking in these forums in hopes...

    Allen: 1 week left to register to vote in 2024 Primary Election

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Secretary of State Wes Allen reminded Alabama residents that there is one week left to register to vote before the 2024...

    Playground planners

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    Cullman students design inclusive playgrounds as part of STEM project CULLMAN, Ala. - What’s one of the best ways to get young students engaged in...

    Gudger, Reed issue statement on election security measure approval

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Reed, R-Jasper and Sen. Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman on Wednesday, Feb. 7, issued a statement after the Ballot...

    Lance Justice, DO joins Cullman Regional Medical Group

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Board-certified OB-GYN Lance Justice, DO has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group. Justice attended medical school at West Virginia School of Osteopathic...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office made five un-related arrests involving methamphetamine last week.  Jan. 29 Deputies arrested Darren Dimitrious Culver, 31, of Jackson,...

    Alabama SoS Wes Allen launches ‘Heroes at the Polls’

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen on Thursday launched the “Heroes at the Polls” initiative.“Safe, secure and transparent elections are the...

    Justice Department secures agreement with Alabama landlord Randy Hames to resolve claims of sexual...

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Justice Department announced Friday that it has reached an agreement with Randy Hames, an Alabama landlord who owned and managed rental properties...

    Ivey announces Port of Mobile’s nearly $100B impact on Alabama economy 

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday in an event with the Port Authority, announced the Port of Mobile’s economic impact on Alabama’s...
    Jacob “Jake” Harris (Cullman County Sheriff’s Office)

    Holly Pond man charged with possession, dissemination of child pornography  

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  A Holly Pond man was arrested by the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation Thursday, Jan. 25. Jacob “Jake” Harris, 24, is charged...

    Local man arrested for child pornography

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A local man was arrested by the State Bureau of Investigation on Thursday, January 25. Jacob “Jake” Harris, 24, of Holly Pond...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Recent arrests made by the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office include: Jan. 25 Deputies executed a warrant on Bradford Neal Meeks, who is currently...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Arrests made by the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) recently include: Jan. 11 Deputies arrested Christopher Lee Gamel, 35, of Arab, on a...

    Education notes 

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    University of the Cumberlands  In recognition of academic performance, the Office of Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to...

    Cullman Primary Care joins Complete Health

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Primary Care has joined the Complete Health primary care group. The acquisition brings Complete Health's total locations in Alabama to...

    Victim Services welcomes Jessica Atchley as interim executive director

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Victim Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Atchley as interim executive director. With an impressive background in leadership...

    Pre-registration open for CCPS Pre-K program

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Pre-registration is officially open for the Alabama First Class Pre-K program at Cullman City Primary School for the 2024-2025 school year.The...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Cold Springs’ Edgeworth named Gatorade Player of the Year

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    CHICAGO (January 26, 2024) — In its 39th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Ethan Edgeworth of Cold Springs...

    ADEM: Don’t drip faucets if temps are above freezing

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Due to excessive water demand experienced by many public water systems across the state, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is...

    Half Shell Oyster House to open in Cotton Creek Warehouse 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – One of the top seafood restaurants in the Southeast is coming to Cullman. Half Shell Oyster House, “where Southern cuisine meets...

    NWS: Winter Storm Warning for Cullman County until 6 a.m. Tuesday

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service office in Huntsville for Cullman County. It began at 6...
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    Cullman Electric Co-op prepared for extreme cold weather

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Electric Cooperative together with the Tennessee Valley Authority are monitoring the extreme cold weather entering the region and its impact...
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    Cold weather tips from Cullman Electric Co-op

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Brrr! Extreme cold temperatures are coming our way, which means your home will be working in overdrive to keep you and your...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office made multiple unrelated arrests over the last weekend, including: Jan. 2 Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the...

    Cullman County Schools names Salazar, Smith 2024 Elementary, Secondary Teachers of the Year 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Schools would like to congratulate the 2024 Elementary Teacher of the Year and the 2024 Secondary Teacher of the...

    ALEA: Troopers continue to report decrease in yearly traffic fatalities

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Over the course of 2023, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) recorded a decrease in fatalities on Alabama’s roadways. Troopers assigned...

    Fenwick Food Group acquires Alabama-based Wickles Pickles  

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Fenwick Food Group, a division of Fenwick Brands Inc. has acquired Wickles Pickles, an iconic and beloved Alabama brand.  Fenwick Food Group...

    ALDOT: I-65 bridge rehab project to start soon

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Preparations are underway for a major rehabilitation project on the Interstate 65 Tennessee River Bridges. Nighttime lane closures are anticipated to...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office made multiple arrests just before New Year’s, including: Dec. 28 Deputies arrested Leah Danielle Westbrook, 32, of Hanceville, on...

    Cullman Regional a 175-bed hospital after 2-phase expansion project

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Regional is now a 175-bed hospital after adding a total of 30 new beds to its critical care and medical...

    Teen arrested after high-speed pursuit in Cullman County involving stolen vehicle

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Brandon Chester Stephens, 18, of Falkville, after a brief pursuit Friday night, Jan. 5....

    2 women sentenced for murder committed in Talladega National Forest

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Two women were sentenced Thursday, Jan. 4, for crimes committed in the Talladega National Forest, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and...

    Matthew Sykes, DO joins Cullman Regional Medical Group

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    CULLMAN, Ala. — Sports medicine physician Matthew Sykes, DO has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group. Sykes is board-certified in family medicine and fellowship-trained...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office made multiple unrelated arrests over the holiday weekend, including: Dec. 22 Deputies arrested Faith Elizabeth Welbourn, 25, of...

    ALEA: Make safety a New Year’s resolution; don’t get caught out in the cold

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As 2023 ends and we enjoy the final days of December, it reminds us that winter is here as local forecasters...

    Ivey announces $500K grant to help Cullman revitalize Depot Park

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $500,000 grant for improvements at Cullman’s Depot Park as part of the City’s ongoing downtown...

    Marshall files brief with U.S. Supreme Court opposing Biden DOJ’s request to fast-track Trump prosecution

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall – joined by 18 states – filed a brief in the case United States v. Trump,...

    Cullman native James Munger sworn in as division commander with USCG Auxiliary

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    MACKINAW CITY, Mich. - At the 9th Central District Change of Watch ceremony, held in Mackinaw City, Michigan on Nov. 4, 2023, Cullman native...

    988: Suicide awareness and support at the holidays

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – This holiday season, the Alabama Department of Mental Health, and our partners across the state would like to share a message...

    ALEA: Give the gift of safety this holiday season

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – This week, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) will wrap up 2023 with the launch of its annual “12 Days of...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) made several arrests over the last week, including: Dec. 15 Deputies were informed of a subject who...

    STATE REPORT CARD: CCBOE sees wide-ranging growth

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    Updated Dec. 20, 2023 at 6:56 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - In the recently-released Alabama State Department of Education Report Card, Cullman County Schools had overall...

    City schools achieve straight As on state report card

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Report cards are in, and Cullman City Schools scored straight A’s once again.The Alabama State Department of Education Report Card for...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) made multiple arrests over the last several days, including: Nov. 28 Deputies arrested Christopher Shaun Graves, 40,...

    WSCC instructor Susanna Heinze shares passion for biology with millions on YouTube 

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — In an era dominated by internet media, Wallace State Community College biology instructor Susanna Heinze, has harnessed the power of YouTube...

    EES opens the wardrobe to Narnia just in time for Christmas

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - East Elementary School transformed into a lovely Christmas wonderland in recent weeks, as teachers and staff took part in a hallway...

    Full ride: St. Bernard’s Andrew Tombo awarded prestigious scholarship

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – St. Bernard Preparatory School recently announced the remarkable achievement of one of its exceptional seniors, Nicolas “Andrew” Tombo, who has been...

    CHS adds weather station as engineering students showcase 3D print skills statewide

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman City Schools is partnering with a weather institute to host a cutting-edge weather monitoring station on campus, with students taking...

    Annual Lights of Love event set for Dec. 12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Regional Foundation Dr. Herman C. Ensor Lights of Love Ceremony will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m....

    Saying goodbye to 50 years of the round building at CMS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A unique, iconic piece of Cullman Middle School’s history is set to be closed soon as an ambitious expansion of the...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) recently made the following arrests. Nov. 20 Deputies arrested Jessica Lynne Armstrong, 42, of Cullman, on multiple...

    Ivey announces additional $500K for Cullman Co. road project

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A project to aid the expansion of a Cullman industry picked up some additional financial support with a $500,000 grant from...

    ADOC arrests 2 of its own

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    ELMORE, Ala. – Former Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) Administrative Support Assistant II at Elmore Correctional Facility, Sarah Woodward, was arrested on Wednesday, Nov....

    Alabama DHR: 741 foster care adoptions finalized in FY 2023

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that the Alabama Department of Human Resources finalized 741 foster care adoptions in fiscal year...

    FEMA cautions holiday shoppers against online scams

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    ATLANTA - The holiday shopping season is a prime time for hackers, scammers, and online thieves. While millions of people will be online looking...

    Dr. Joseph Jowers joins Cullman Regional Medical Group

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Board-certified family medicine physician Joseph Jowers, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group. Jowers attended medical school at the University of...

    ALEA dishes out safety tips for Thanksgiving  

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Thanksgiving marks one of the busiest weeks of the year on Alabama roadways. This year, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA)...

    Gudger receives statewide leadership award

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    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Sen. Garlan Gudger, R- Cullman, was recently recognized as 2023 Alabama RC&D Senate Leader of the Year by the Alabama Association...

    Updated list of community storm shelters

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has provided a list of available storm shelters for inclement weather. If you are not...

    CCBOE, Premier Bank team up to offer surprise attendance bonuses

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    Updated Nov. 20, 2023, at 6:52 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - Good attendance is the foundation of doing well in school, and later in life, doing...

    Balloons over Broadway: CCPS students create their own balloon parade

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade got a first-grade twist recently, as students at Cullman City Primary School created their own mini-balloon...

    5 arrested in deaths of 2 Cullman County brothers

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    WINSTON COUNTY, Ala. -  The Winston County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, announced the arrests of five individuals in connection with...

    Cullman Regional welcomes Kurt Blake, MD to Medical Group

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    CULLMAN, Ala.  - Board-certified rheumatologist Kurt Blake, MD has joined the Cullman Regional  Medical Group. Blake attended medical school at the University of West Indies,...

    Ivey awards nearly $17.5M for improvement projects; Cullman County to receive $500K

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $17.5 million to provide improvements in 44 Alabama towns, cities and counties. The Community Development...

    Cullman Regional, Cullman Regional Foundation grant $250K to Good Samaritan Health Clinic

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Regional and Cullman Regional Foundation each approved $125,000 grants to the Good Samaritan Health Clinic for a total contribution of...

    Watwood named new principal of Hanceville Middle School

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County School Board at its Nov. 9, 2023, meeting approved Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette's recommendation to hire Elizabeth Watwood...

    76th Annual National Veterans Day Parade: When and Where to Watch

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Organizers of the 76th Annual National Veterans Day Parade announced this week that this year’s parade — set to take place...

    Ivey issues statewide ‘No Burn Order’

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a statewide Drought Emergency Declaration – often referred to as a “No Burn Order” – prohibiting all...

    CHS seniors have Zoom meeting with Congressman Aderholt

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Seniors at Cullman High School met with U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt, R-Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. Aderholt’s office issued the following...

    Cold weather coming: Heat your home safely

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    If you happen to live in areas that experience colder weather, it’s starting to get chilly and you may be turning your heat on....

    Nathan Winston Stephens convicted of murder of Herdon Self Jr.

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A Cullman County jury on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, convicted Nathan Winston Stephens of murder for the Sept. 12, 2020, murder...

    CHS senior May Dawsey named National Merit Semifinalist

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of more than 16,000 Semifinalists in the 69th annual...

    Halloween Learning – Students create candy assembly line at WES

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- What better way to learn about Henry Ford’s assembly line than by putting those skills to good use getting things ready...

    CHS celebrates students awarded with academic honors

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Students at Cullman High School recently earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These programs celebrate students' hard...

    8 arrested in Cullman child exploitation sting operation

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Police Department's Investigation Division and Tactical Unit, in a coordinated effort with the Covenant Rescue Group, conducted a child...

    Local man arrested following foot chase from Walmart-South

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    CULLMAN, Ala. –  A Cullman man was arrested Thursday, Oct. 19, following a foot chase that began at Wal-Mart on Olive Street Southwest and...

    Joran van der Sloot sentenced for extortion and wire fraud, admits to murdering Natalee...

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot pleaded guilty Wednesday, Oct. 18, and was sentenced for his role in a scheme to obtain...

    Cullman County Sheriff’s deputies fired upon in multi-county pursuit; One suspect dead

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    CULLMAN, Ala. — On Oct. 16, Cullman County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) deputies were involved in a chase that started in the Bremen area around...

    Cullman Regional trustee named to statewide board

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Ginger Hogeland, Ed.D., a member of the board of Cullman Regional Medical Center, was recently elected to serve on the board...

    Marshall: 2 indicted for 2015 murder of Eric Cates

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -  Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Friday announced the indictments of Joshua Franklin Hill, 33, of Walker County and Cyerena Cheyenne...

    ‘The Canterbury Tales’ comes to life at CHS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - One of the great English literature classics came to life recently at Cullman High School, as literature students were tasked with...

    Horton woman dies after Cullman County crash

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A Horton woman died after being involved in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in...

    Scott Brown named principal of Good Hope High School

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Board of Education at its October meeting approved the hiring of Scott Brown as the next principal of...