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    10th annual Smith Lake Park Bass Fest set for Oct. 7

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The 10th annual Smith Lake Park Bass Fest will take place this Saturday, Oct. 7. It will kick off at safe...

    Participants enjoy 14th annual Candlelight Walking Tour

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The 14th annual Candlelight Walking Tour was held Thursday, Sept. 28,  opening night of Oktoberfest. Michael Sullins and Julie Burks hosted...

    Fair parade, Cullman County Band Exhibition this Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Fair Parade will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. and last approximately two hours. The...

    Kallhoff gives quarterly report to city council

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council at its regular meeting Monday evening welcomed Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff, who gave his quarterly...

    14th annual Oktoberfest Candlelight Walking Tour this Thursday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 14th annual Oktoberfest Candlelight Walking Tour is set to kick off in front of the Cullman Depot (304 First Ave....

    Sacred Heart School to host annual German Festival Sept. 30

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Sacred Heart School will host its annual German Festival this Saturday, Sept. 30. The festival kicks off at 10 a.m. on...

    Hardman settling in as CDC principal

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This year Trett Hardman took over as principal at the Cullman County Child Development Center, replacing Chris Chambers, who retired after...

    Fairview’s Whaley: ‘I love it here’

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - Fairview High School recently welcomed its new principal, Dr. Johnny Whaley, to the community. Whaley is from Cullman and is a...

    Wahl, APLS vote to create list of ‘inappropriate’ library books

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) Board of Diretors on Wednesday approved a resolution creating a list of books with content...

    Commission approves FY 2024 budget

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday approved the budget for the 2024 fiscal year. It reported total budgeted expenses of $31,467,929...

    CCBOE rolls out new buses

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County Schools received the first of its new air-conditioned buses last week. But A/C is not the only feature the...

    CDC cuts ribbon on Cullman County Life Center

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – On Thursday afternoon, the Cullman County Child Development Center (CDC) hosted a ribbon cutting for its new Cullman County Life Center....

    Barnette gives update on CCBOE projects

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Schools system spans a vast geographical area with multiple campuses, each with unique needs and characteristics, and the...
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    Blount County high-speed chase called off

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    BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. -- Saturday afternoon, a high-speed chase originating in Blount County was making its way toward Cullman County before it was called...

    Cullman City School Board sets FY2024 budget

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City School Board on Monday, Sept. 11, passed its budget for the 2024 fiscal year. Total revenue for the...

    Cullman City Council passes $55M annual budget

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday evening passed the City’s 2024 fiscal year budget. The new budget totals $55,290,609, a 4.5%...

    AL SoS Allen speaks at Cullman County Republican Women meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen on Tuesday night spoke at the Cullman County Republican Women meeting. He said his primary...

    Welcome, Essie!

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    West Point Elementary introduces service dog WEST POINT, Ala. –West Point Elementary School on Monday morning welcomed its new faculty member, Essie the service dog. Essie...

    2nd Annual Vinemont BBQ Fest showcases Battle of the Heroes

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. — The Vinemont Sports Complex will be alive with the aromas of barbecued delights on Saturday, Oct. 21, during the 2nd...

    Kallhoff gives updates on city school projects

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff provided updates about ongoing and upcoming projects to city school campuses.   "The partnership between the...

    2 arrested after robbery

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Early Friday morning, Cullman Police Officers Roy Bates and Daniel Palisay were patrolling in the area of Warnke Road Southwest when...

    County commissioners sign Clean Up Alabama petition regarding libraries

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - While the Cullman County Commission has not taken an official stance on the issue, Chairman Jeff Clemons, and all four county...

    SRO program board hosts special-called meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Members of the School Resource Officer (SRO) program governing board on Wednesday met for a special-called meeting to discuss program changes...

    Local law enforcement reports calm Labor Day weekend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Police Chief David Nassetta and Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry were both happy to report that the Labor Day weekend...

    Main library branch reopens

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The main branch of the Cullman County Public Library System finally reopened its doors to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 5,...

    Commission reminds residents of Cullman County Notification System

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission is reminding Cullman County residents about its Cullman County Notification System. The application allows users to select...

    Sweet Tater Festival sees biggest crowd yet

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This year’s Sweet Tater Festival at Smith Lake Park had the biggest turnout in the event’s history, according to Cullman County...

    Checking in with Josie Harrington, new library director

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Public Library System has a new director. Following the retirement of Sharon Townson, who was with the library...

    The gift of music

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    Living Water Services donates 12 keyboards to Good Hope schools GOOD HOPE, Ala. – In a heartwarming gesture of community support, Living Water Services made...

    Commission recognizes Duke, Freeman, Townson, King

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission at a special-called meeting Tuesday, Aug. 30, recognized Commissioners Kelly Duke and Corey Freeman. The men were...

    Townson retires; Harrington named library director

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Public Library System has a new director following a meeting of the library board Tuesday evening. Sharon Townson,...

    Labor Day safety tips from CPD, CCSO

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – With Labor Day coming up this weekend, the Cullman County Sheriff's Office and the Cullman Police Department want to make sure...

    Sweet Tater Festival returns to Smith Lake Park this weekend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman’s signature agricultural Labor Day event, the Sweet Tater Festival, will take place this Labor Day weekend. The two-day event, scheduled...

    AMCC update: Wagon Trail Med-Serv remains hopeful

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – More issues have arisen for the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC), with all members including their staffs receiving subpoenas for possible...

    Cullman City School Board meeting notes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City School Board met on Friday morning. In attendance were teachers Morgan Johnston and Christy Brock. Cullman Middle School Principal...

    Good Hope Middle School debuts “Book Tasting” in new library

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. — Good Hope Middle School's freshly inaugurated library came alive with an innovative "Book Tasting" event, conceived to promote diverse reading...

    ‘An historic day’

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    Wallace State hosts grand opening, announces $48.8M in capital investments HANCEVILLE, Ala. - In what President Dr. Vicki Karolewics described as an historic day, Wallace...

    Cullman Savings Bank to open new drive-through location with retail space, boutique hotel

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – A new Cullman Savings Bank building will open later this year, and it will have some unique features. Not only will...

    County schools get new school buses; board recognizes Cold Springs FCCLA

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) at its regular board meeting Thursday afternoon, talked about the system’s new school buses...

    ‘I’m humbled and I’m proud of what we do’

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    Darrell Haynes nominated for Southeastern Farmer of the Year CULLMAN, Ala. – Every year the Sunbelt Ag Expo selects a Farmer of the Year from...

    ‘It makes you realize that what you do absolutely matters’

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    Volunteers support library cleanup CULLMAN, Ala. – Since the Cullman County Public Library sustained storm damage last week, community members have been rallied to help...

    City school board announces plans for new facilities, accepts donation from police

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City School Board on Tuesday, Aug. 15, unveiled plans for a new intermediate school, pre-K school and athletic upgrades....

    Library continues to clean up storm damage

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cleanup continues at the downtown branch of the Cullman County Public Library, where windowpanes were blown out and the south-facing wall...

    Cullman council holds hearing on zoning ordinance

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council at its meeting Monday night held a public hearing regarding changes to the City’s zoning ordinance. Cullman City...

    Good Hope celebrating #CityHallSelfie Day Aug. 15

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – The City of Good Hope will be participating in #CityHallSelfie Day on Tuesday, Aug. 15. #CityHallSelfie Day is a celebration of...

    Baileyton talks park cameras, new town monument

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    BAILEYTON, Ala. – The Baileyton Town Council met Thursday evening, and main items discussed included cameras and a new monument. According to Mayor Windell Calloway,...

    Wagon Trail Med-Serv denied license by AMCC

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) on Thursday, Aug. 10, met to reissue Integrated Facility Licenses. Back on Friday, June 16,...

    South Vinemont approves new accounting software, Transportation Plan

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. – The South Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday evening approved the purchase of new accounting software, as well as the Town’s...

    Cullman Regional honors Gudger

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Regional on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023, presented a plaque to Sen.  Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman, to honor his achievements in the...

    Study says Cullman Co. workers commute 25.8 minutes on average

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – A recent study revealed that the average commute to work for workers from Cullman County is 25.8 minutes. The website Stacker “compiled...

    ‘It’s an unbelievable economic impact’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Rock the South has been making waves not only for its music lineup, but also for its impact on the local...

    CCBOE rolls out new communication tool

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) is rolling out an update to the Cullman County Schools mobile app, with the...

    ‘We feel like there’s great things to come’

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    CCBOE hosts 2023 Institute CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) on Thursday hosted its annual Institute to kick off the 2023-2024...

    Hanceville Elementary School cuts ribbon on new cafeteria, classrooms

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. –Hanceville Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon debuted the new addition to its building that includes a new cafeteria and 15 new classrooms....

    1 arrested, 1 suspect still at large in traffic incident

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Early Tuesday morning patrol deputies from Morgan County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of two possibly stolen Polaris ATVs traveling...

    CCBOE purchases YouScience program for students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Cullman County School Board on Tuesday met for a special-called meeting in the new Hanceville Elementary School cafeteria. The board...

    Good Hope Middle School debuts new gym, library and office space

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for the new Good Hope Middle School gymnasium, library and office space. Ground...

    2023 Cullman County Prayer and Pledge Ride this Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This Saturday members of the Alabama Sons of Liberty Riders, Christian Motorcycle Association and Cullman County Wranglers will host the 2023...

    ‘We’re just a tiny nerd shop’

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    Gamer Geeks opens in Cullman CULLMAN, Ala. –Gamer Geeks is now open in Cullman. Owner Michael Jensen’s flagship store is in Warrior. He said he...

    All about mushrooms

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Alabama Mushroom Society President Alisha Millican and Alabama Nature Journal Club President Laramie Akozbek came together Saturday, July 29, to host...

    Wallace State STEAM camp geared for younger students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College recently hosted a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Camp for middle school students. According to WSCC...

    City School Board appoints new board member

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City School Board at its Thursday, July 27, meeting, appointed  Jill Bradberry to fill the seat formerly held by...

    Library hosts annual Harry Potter birthday celebration

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Public Library on Friday morning welcomed members of the community to a celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday. Cullman County...

    6th annual Stuff the Bus campaign comes to a close

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The United Way of Cullman County’s (UWCC) sixth annual Stuff the Bus campaign, which collected donations of school supplies for area...

    Monograms Plus holds soft opening in new location

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Monograms Plus held its soft opening at the store’s new location Friday, July 21. Owner Lynsey Todd said she was very excited...

    Sullivan Creek Ranch hosts National Day of the Cowboy

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Sullivan Creek Ranch hosted its National Day of the Cowboy event on Sunday. The family friendly event saw attendees bring chairs and...

    Cullman council awards bid for new civic center

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday awarded the bid for the construction of the new civic center to Jim Cooper Construction...

    Wallace State unveils portrait of Garlan E. Gudger Sr.

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College hosted the unveiling of a portrait of Dr. Garlan E. Gudger Sr., on Thursday, July 20, in...

    Local CPA arrested for theft of services

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Barry Thompson, a local Certified Public Accountant (CPA), was arrested on July 17 and charged with four counts of theft of...

    Jacobs proclaims Camp Liberty’s 10th Anniversary Day in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs on Friday proclaimed July 14, 2023, Camp Liberty’s 10th Anniversary Day in the city of Cullman. On...

    County, City to form Solid Waste Disposal Authority

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission at its Tuesday meeting approved the formation of the Solid Waste Disposal Authority (SWDA) to manage a...

    Cullman County Republican Women host annual cookout

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Republican Women (CCRW) on Tuesday, July 11, hosted the group’s annual cookout with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office...

    City school board presents strategic plan, recognizes artist

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City School Board at its meeting on Thursday, July 13, recognized upcoming second-grader Arleigh Pearson, who won third place...

    Vinemont planning for upcoming events

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. – The South Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday evening discussed several area events.   Mayor Reggie Dodson expressed his excitement for the...

    Vinemont alumni baseball game this Saturday

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Baseball Diamond Club will host its annual alumni game this Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m. at Mike...

    Home2 Suites opens in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The new Home2 Suites by Hilton Cullman officially opened Monday, July 10, at 5720 Alabama Highway 157. Construction on the hotel...

    Kallhoff gives city schools construction update

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Construction projects at Cullman Middle School and Cullman City Primary School began in May 2022, and according to Cullman City Schools...

    Fairview High esports team hosts tournament fundraiser

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Fairview High School esports team on Saturday, July 8, hosted a fundraiser tournament at Green Brothers Comics in Arab. Winners included: James...

    Cullman County Extension hosting Invasive Plant Management Workshop July 12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Extension Office will host its Invasive Plant Management Workshop Wednesday, July 12, from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Camp...

    Cullman County Public Library July events

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Public Library is hosting various events throughout the month of July. DIY Programs in July: Monday, July 10 - Create...

    Cullman City Council holds rezoning hearings

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Friday held public hearings regarding rezoning properties. James Nearen was in attendance to give his support that...

    Summer animal safety: What the law says, what vets recommend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Alabama is no stranger to heat or humidity. With a high heat advisory nearly every day last week as well as...

    ‘It was a packed out show!’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Smith Lake Park hosted its annual 4th of July event on Tuesday, with various vendors and live music throughout the day,...

    Cullman Regional expansion nearing completion

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The latest expansion project at Cullman Regional is nearing completion. The hospital broke ground on the project in January 2022, and...

    Camp Liberty hosting 10th Extreme Military Challenge

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    BATTLEGROUND, Ala. - This summer Camp Liberty in Cullman County is hosting its 10th Extreme Military Challenge (XMC), a seven-week program with participants aged...

    Cullman County Schools students to receive free breakfasts, lunches

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Schools Child Nutrition Program recently announced that for the 2023-2024 school year, breakfasts and lunches will be free...

    Vinemont 4th of July Celebration July 2

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. – The Town of South Vinemont and Vinemont Baptist Church will host the second annual 4th of July Celebration Sunday, July...

    Cullman City School Board approves personnel changes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City School Board on Thursday approved several personnel changes.   Three new hires were in attendance: Carson Aaron and Jarrod...

    Sportsman Lake Park to host Family Fun Day/1st Saturday event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This Saturday, July 1, Sportsman Lake Park will host its Family Fun Day/1st Saturday event. The park will be open from...

    Cullman council gives updates on roads, new hotel

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – At Monday’s meeting of the Cullman City Council, Mayor Woody Jacobs gave an update on road construction around city hall and...

    Commission approves $814K tax abatement for NAFCO

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission on Thursday approved a tax abatement for the expansion of North Alabama Fabricating Company (NAFCO) in the...

    Sheriff Gentry issues lake safety tips

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – With an increased number of incidents on the water this summer the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) wants the community to...

    Baileyton ‘Good Time’ Drag Strip to host Jet Car this Saturday

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    BAILEYTON, Ala. – This Saturday, June 24, the Baileyton “Good Time” Drag Strip will host the Jet Car, a jet-powered dragster that runs over...

    Fairview esports team to host fundraiser July 8

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - Fairview High School’s esports team will host a Super Smash Bros. Tournament fundraiser with Green Brothers Comics in Arab Saturday, July...

    Cullman County Republican Women host Pfizer ‘whistleblower’ Debbie Bernal

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Republican Women, along with Eagle Forum of Cullman, last week hosted professed “Pfizer whistleblower” Debbie Bernal.   President of the...

    Medical cannabis: AMCC issues stay on licenses

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) on Friday, June 16, held an emergency meeting and put a hold on the licenses...

    Op-Ed: Father’s Day

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    Father's Day is the day that we come together to honor and appreciate the extraordinary fathers in our lives. From the moment we take...

    Chick-fil-A closes temporarily for reconstruction

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman’s Chick-fil-A closed its doors Thursday, June 15. The building will be demolished and a new, more efficient building constructed in...

    Fairview HS Principal Chris Gambrill announces retirement

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – Fairview High School Principal Dr. Chris Gambrill on Thursday, June 15, announced his retirement as a full-time educator. "Dr. Gambrill has made...

    Vinemont announces 4th of July fireworks show

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. – The South Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday night. announced that the town’s 4th of July fireworks show will be held...