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    ‘Dream Big’ at Electric Co-op Thursday night

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    The Cullman Electric Cooperative will host a free screening of the IMAX movie “Dream Big: Engineering Our World” on Thursday evening. / Dream Big CULLMAN...

    15th annual Empty Bowls event set for Monday

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    Guests get to take home an original, handmade bowl. / Tribune file photo CULLMAN - It’s time again for one of the most popular annual...

    Holiday safety tips from local fire officials

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    Cullman Fire Marshal Chris Chaffin talks fire safety. / Tribune file photo CULLMAN - With the joy of the holiday season comes colder weather, and...

    Walk for Freedom set for this Saturday

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    CULLMAN - This Saturday, Oct. 14, global anti-human trafficking organization A21, together with the Cullman County Human Trafficking Task Force, will unite to host...

    Elks Lodge to hold annual low country boil this Friday

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    CULLMAN - This Friday, Sept. 29, from 6-8 p.m., the Cullman Elks Lodge will hold its annual low country boil. The event, helps fund...

    Cullman County schools band together to support Texans

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    VINEMONT - Vinemont Middle School, along with all Cullman County schools, is collecting materials and supplies until Tuesday of next week to help in...

    Get your tater on: 21st annual Sweet Tater Festival Sept. 3-4

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    CULLMAN -  The 21st annual Sweet Tater Festival is coming up soon. Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, the festival will take place at Smith...
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    Cullman Kid’s Mart annual fall/winter sale this Friday-Sunday

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    The sale will be at The Atrium at 3920 Highway 157. / Courtesy of The Atrium on Facebook CULLMAN - Starting this Friday, Aug. 25...

    Great American Eclipse: Viewing party at Cullman Electric Co-op at noon

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    CLICK HERE to see what the eclipse will look like in your zip code. (Time Magazine) CULLMAN - The day is finally here. The “Great...

    United Way Depot Day slated for Aug. 19

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    Characters at last year’s Depot Day. / United Way of Cullman County CULLMAN - It’s that time of year. Schools are back in session, football...
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    Alabama Flyboard brings unique experience to Cullman

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    Flyboarding allows riders to “fly” vertically, 10 feet above the surface of the water. / All photos courtesy of JWB Photography CULLMAN - Thanks to...

    Scam Jam and Health Fair for seniors this Friday

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    Blood screenings, like these at last year’s Scam Jam and Health Fair, are provided by Cullman Regional. / Lorri Lee CULLMAN - The annual Scam...

    2 local McDonald’s giving away free backpacks this Saturday

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    Image courtesy of McDonald's of Central Alabama CULLMAN - Two local McDonald’s restaurants, as a part of McDonald’s of Central Alabama’s third annual McDonald’s McBackpack...

    Coast Gas ‘Serving Cullman Day’ back-to-school bash Friday

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    CULLMAN - Tomorrow, Friday, July 28, Coast Gas will be holding its second annual Serving Cullman Day, this time focusing on students and providing...

    ALS nonprofit holding arts and crafts fair this weekend

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    CULLMAN - Nonprofit group Fishing 4 a Cure 4 ALS is doing something new. In addition to its annual bass tournament, which is held...

    Good Hope back-to-school bash set for July 27

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    GOOD HOPE - Yes, kids, the new school year will be here sooner rather than later. The City of Good Hope will host its...

    Smith Lake WakeBattle this Saturday

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    CULLMAN - Looking for something adventurous to do this weekend? Check out the Smith Lake WakeBattle this Saturday. The event is sponsored by Russell...

    UPDATED: 4th of July celebrations planned across county, starting Saturday

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    Updated 6-30-17 at 6:09 p.m. CULLMAN COUNTY - Each year when the 4th of July rolls around, families and neighborhoods have get-togethers and barbecues to...

    Cullman EMA keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Cindy

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    Image shows Tropical Storm Cindy’s projected path, as of 7 a.m. Thursday morning. / NOAA National Hurricane Center CULLMAN - The current weather situation in...
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    Friends raising funds for woman hurt in Holly Pond wreck

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    Skylar Bolton was badly injured in a car wreck on June 9. / Courtesy of Stephanie Morton CULLMAN - Friends of a local woman who...
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    Bulldog Band’s ‘Show of Wheels’ this Saturday

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    The Hanceville High School band is raising money to buy new uniforms. / Hanceville High School Band on Facebook   HANCEVILLE - The Hanceville High School...
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    Annual Flag Day celebration tonight; former U.S. astronaut special guest

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    Astronaut Robert L. Stewart in untethered flight / NASA   CULLMAN - The Cullman Elks Lodge will hold its annual Flag Day celebration, a patriotic and...

    Just ducky: county parks department plans 5K and festival

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    CULLMAN -  This Saturday June 17, starting with registration for the Duck Dash 5K at 6 a.m. and opening of the Duck Drawdown Festival...

    Dodge City Days all day Saturday

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    DODGE CITY - Dodge City Days is rolling into town tomorrow. Said Dodge City Mayor Tawana Canada, the town holds the event so community...
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    City vs. County blood drive set for Friday

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    Claudina Massey gives blood at last year’s City vs. County event / Tribune File Photo CULLMAN - This year’s City vs. County blood drive will...

    An evening of classic cars with Dixie Duds downtown

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    CULLMAN - One of downtown Cullman’s newest merchants, Dixie Duds and Décor, is hosting a classic auto show to benefit Desperation Church. This Saturday,...
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    Cullman Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake” premieres tonight at Wallace State

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    CULLMAN - Cullman Ballet Theatre will present “Swan Lake” tonight at 7 p.m. at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theater on the campus of Wallace...
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    The hidden dangers of electric shock drowning

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    CULLMAN - As the summer season picks up and schools let out, the rivers and lakes around the county will fill up with swimmers...
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    Cullman Police hosting free community cookout this Friday

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman Police Department is hosting a community cookout this Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Festhalle downtown. The...
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    Strawberry Festival returns this Friday & Saturday, May 5-6; Senior Day Friday

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    CULLMAN - Live music, craft vendors, a car show…and of course, strawberries. This year’s Strawberry Festival is almost here. The annual event will kick...

    Hanceville PD hosting popular women’s firearm training May 13 & 20

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    HANCEVILLE - On Saturday, May 13 and Saturday, May 20, the Hanceville Police Department (HPD) will host its sixth annual women’s firearm training event. The...
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    Run-up to 2017’s Relay For Life in full gear

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    CULLMAN - Cullman Relay For Life is slated for May 5 this year, with plenty of events scheduled heading up to the big day. Today,...

    3rd annual Grant Brown Memorial 5K set for Saturday at Wallace State

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    HANCEVILLE - The third annual Grant Brown Memorial 5K will be held at Wallace State Community College this Saturday, April 22. Day-of registration will...
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    Art in the Park this weekend at City Park; future plans to be unveiled

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    CULLMAN - Cullman City Parks and Recreation (CP&R) will host the annual Art in the Park event this Saturday, April 15 from 9 a.m.-3...
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    Go fly a kite!

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    FAIRVIEW - On April 1 at 11 a.m. Peggie Knop of Fairview will continue a two-decades-old tradition of hosting a kite flying day at...
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    Can you smell what the Elks Lodge is cooking?

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    CULLMAN - Next Friday night, the Cullman Elks Lodge is hosting something delicious: A Low Country Boil. On March 31 from 6-8 p.m., guests...
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    Fairview Alumni Association’s $10,000 drawdown set for March 18

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    FAIRVIEW - Mark your calendars for March 18. That’s when, in the Fairview High School lunchroom, the $10,000 Fairview Alumni Association Drawdown will take...

    Childhaven’s annual yard sale Friday, Saturday

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    CULLMAN - After a three-year absence from the calendar, Childhaven will be once again be hosting its annual yard sale. The event, which will...
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    Giddyup! West Point band’s 34th annual Stars and Stripes Rodeo this weekend

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    CULLMAN - Strap on your spurs and head out to the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center this Friday and Saturday for the 34th Annual...

    The Link hosting 5-year celebration

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    CULLMAN - The Link of Cullman County will host its 2017 annual event and fundraiser on March 2 at The Link of Cullman County...
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    Annual Lions Club Fish & Ham Dinner set for Saturday

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    CULLMAN - The annual Cullman Lions Club Fish & Ham Dinner will be held tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the...
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    Northbrook Baptist Church hosting trip to Creation Museum

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    CULLMAN - May 1-5 a group led by Northbrook Baptist Church Director of Senior Adults Wade Maynard will head out to the Creation Museum...

    Community veterinarians offering discounted spay and neuter services in February

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    CULLMAN - Throughout the month of February, some veterinarians and animal clinics in Cullman County will be offering discounted on spay and neuter services. This...
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    Flourish of Cullman hosting a night of food, fun and beer at Goat Island

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    CULLMAN - On Feb. 17, starting at 6 p.m. at Goat Island Brewing, Flourish of Cullman will hold its first fundraising event since organizing...

    Severe weather tax holiday approaching; new alert system coming to Cullman

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    CULLMAN - Alabama will hold its sixth annual severe weather preparedness tax holiday, starting Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday,...
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    New trend helps women stay safe

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    CULLMAN - Bars and nightclubs around the country have been instituting a new procedure to help women who feel threatened by others who might...
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    Cullman real estate market sees major sales growth

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    CULLMAN - According to the University of Alabama College of Commerce and Center for Real Estate’s recent report, the Cullman County real estate sales...
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    Annual EMS chili cook-off will benefit area toddler battling cancer

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    CULLMAN - Cullman Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is hosting their second annual Cullman County Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Feb. 25. The event, which pits teams...
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    CRMC sees earlier flu season this year

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    CULLMAN - Flu season may be upon Cullman County earlier this year than previous years. According to Cullman Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Infection Control...
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    Vinemont High School wins 1st place in UAH STEM competition

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    Team members include (left to right) Alex Millwood, Seth Campbell, Leigh Ann Smithson, Mykenzie Lamb, Miguel Perales and Damon Gustafson.  Their teacher is Shannon...
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    West Point High School Fine Arts to present “All I Want for Christmas is...

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    WEST POINT - The West Point High Fine Arts program is up to something, and it’s good! On Dec. 10 and 11 in the...
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    Cullman Police Department’s Shop-with-a-Cop event set for Dec. 17

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    Image courtesy of Cullman Police Department, 2014 CULLMAN -  This year, the Cullman City Police Department (CPD) will hold its fourth annual Shop-with-a-Cop event on...
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    Hanceville Farmer’s Market has steady first year

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    HANCEVILLE - According to Tim Burney, the man in charge of organizing the Hanceville Farmer’s Market each week and the manager of the market’s...
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    Halloween safety tips from Chief Culpepper, Sheriff Gentry and the NSC

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    CULLMAN - With the fall season comes Halloween, and of course, trick-or-treating. Cullman City Police Chief Kenny Culpepper and Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry...
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    Southern-born Ron Pope: My record is a love letter to American music

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    Ron Pope is a musical artist from Marietta, Georgia who is in the middle of a fall tour, playing songs from the album he...

    4th Annual Bikers Against Cancer motorcycle ride set for Saturday morning

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    CULLMAN - On Saturday, Oct. 8 the Cullman County Bosom Buddies Foundation (CCBBF) will host their 4th Annual Bikers Against Cancer event at Cullman...
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    Mayor Nail: “Hanceville is ready for the next step”

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    Photo: Mayor Kenneth Nail chats with patrons at the C Street Café this summer. HANCEVILLE - As the city of Cullman continues to grow, some...
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    Checking in with Cullman’s NYC model, Dae Spradlin

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    CULLMAN - Dae Spradlin, local Cullman resident and high school student, recently walked in several fashion shows at New York Fashion Week in New...
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    Beginner band program launched at Harmony School

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    Photo: Ty Parker teaching new band students at Harmony School LOGAN - For those unfamiliar, Harmony School is a community school near Logan and Crane...
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    Profile: Cullman County-based bullet manufacturer Moylan LLC

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    Photo: Dr. Bruce Moylan, left, and the rest of his crew BAILEYTON - Bullet manufacturer Moylan LLC was founded in 2015 and hopes to “provide...
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    Camp Liberty to host event, Rockin’ America’s Heroes, Sept. 24

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    BATTLEGROUND - On Sept. 24 the gates of Camp Liberty will open at 10 a.m. for an all-day event called Rockin’ America’s Heroes, a...
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    Local man Frank Calvert named ATA National Driver of the Year

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    Photo: Frank Calvert, right, and his wife, Virgie Calvert.   CULLMAN - While this headline may seem similar to a previous one about local man, Frank...
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    Ghostbusters: Werewolf Division helping charities around the state

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    CULLMAN - Groups like Ghostbusters: Werewolf Division travel around the state of Alabama, attending charity events and raising money for various causes while also...
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    Town of Colony: “We want our Educational Complex to be a community hub”

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    COLONY - Colony Town Clerk Patricia Ponder grew up working alongside those who lived in Colony.           “I really didn’t see any color. It wasn’t until...
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    Fancher Education and Tutoring Services expands

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    CULLMAN - Local educator Cherrelle Fancher’s business is expanding, both space- and service-wise. Fancher Education and Tutoring Services recently moved into a larger space...
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    Veterans Day celebration expanding to include bigger flight experiences and a Rosie the Riveter...

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    We are going fully immersive this year. Participants will have the opportunity to watch a 40-minute film about a mission, and then ride in...
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    Camp Liberty postpones Freedom Fridays

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    BATTLEGROUND - The Freedom Fridays program at Camp Liberty was set to begin tonight, Aug. 12, but had to be postponed due to technical...
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    Man drives off Highway 157, into woods

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    CULLMAN - The driver of a four-door silver Cadillac sedan driving westbound on Highway 157 careened off the road and into the woods earlier...
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    Operation Lifesaver makes Cullman a stop on tour

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    CULLMAN – At Cullman City Hall on Friday morning, Nancy Hudson, executive director of Alabama Operation Lifesaver, addressed members of the press and department...

    Colony Town Council Notes- Aug. 2016

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    Photo from July 2016 COLONY – The Colony Town Council held a regular council meeting this week.           Mayor Vernon Fields was not in attendance. The council...
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    Cooking class to be held in Colony

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    COLONY - Donna Shanklin, a regional extension agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension Program, will be leading the Rite Bite Cooking School, focused on...
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    Update: Antique shop in Holly Pond ‘probably not going to happen’

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    HOLLY POND - Wayne White, the antiques dealer planning on opening a physical location for his traveling business at the old post office in...
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    Holly Pond Town Council meets to set price with new business

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    HOLLY POND – On Monday night Holly Pond’s Town Council held a special meeting to cover a topic that wasn’t able to be discussed...
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    Changes, but no election, in Colony

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    COLONY - The Town of Colony will see plenty of changes in its local government this month, but there will be no election.           There are...
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    Local teen Dae Spradlin to walk runways in NYC’s Fashion Week

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    CULLMAN - Seventeen-year-old Dae Spradlin will be heading to New York City this fall to participate in Fashion Week.           Spradlin is originally from Graysville (a...
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    Rock and Glow 5K takes over Sportsman Lake Park

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    CULLMAN – Hundreds of runners gathered at Sportsman Lake Park Saturday night to participate in the third annual Rock and Glow 5K.           The event is...
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    Shedd makes surprise presentation at Fairview band event

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    Photo: Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview, presents Nathan Kilgo, band director and Jonathan Watwood, band booster president with a $2,000 check from the State of...
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    Culpepper special guest at Cullman County Republicans breakfast

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    CULLMAN – On Saturday morning the Cullman County Republicans held a breakfast event at the Elks Lodge in Cullman.          The breakfast started at 7:30 a.m....
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    Colony provides school supplies for 28 children

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    COLONY – Colony concluded its annual summer program with a back-to-school event. The event capped off a summer program that gave 28 registered students all...
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    Gaylon Ponder speaks at Colony Educational Complex

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    COLONY – On Friday afternoon at the Educational Complex in Colony, Gaylon Ponder, owner and president of Words+, gave a presentation on his company...
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    Elderly dog, Joco the Rock, rescued from sewer

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    Photo: Joco and Dr. Susie Dickerson enjoying the sunshine this afternoon. CULLMAN - Joco has been on quite the adventure this week. Lesley Hyde’s 15-year-old...
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    UPDATE: Road rage incident earlier this week began in Hartselle

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    CULLMAN - According to Cullman City Police Officer Joey Duncan, the road rage incident that occurred on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at the intersection of...

    REHAU announces $5 million expansion, 50 new jobs

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    CULLMAN –REHAU Construction, LLC, known locally as PEX pipe division, along with the Cullman Economic Development Agency, this morning announced plans for a $5...
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    Do you know Gaylon Ponder? You should.

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    COLD SPRINGS - Gaylon Ponder is the owner of Words+, a company that makes the products used by legendary theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen...
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    Road rage leads to minor incident at Highways 31 and 157

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    CULLMAN – Within the last hour a dual incident occurred at the intersection of Highways 31 and 157. The first incident was minor and...

    Gaylon Ponder to speak at Colony Educational Complex; back-to-school kickoff to follow

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    Photo: Children enjoying the summer program this year at the Colony Educational Complex. COLONY - According to Colony Town Clerk Patricia Ponder, Gaylon Ponder, owner of...
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    Colony kids visit Space & Rocket Center as part of summer program

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    COLONY - Last week, 20 of the 26 children participating in this year’s summer program at Colony’s Educational Complex visited Huntsville’s U.S. Space &...
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    Motorcycles and sharing the roads safely

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    CULLMAN - In light of recent events, we took a look into motorcycles: those who drive them, those who drive alongside them and the...
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    Back-to-School sales tax holiday set for Aug. 5-7

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    CULLMAN - The 11th Annual Alabama Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will begin Friday, Aug. 5 at 12:01 a.m., and will end at midnight on...
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    Local man Frank Calvert named Alabama Truck Driver of the Year

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    CULLMAN - Frank Calvert, a Cullman native, has been driving a truck for 60 calendar years. Recently, Calvert was voted Alabama Truck Driver of...
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    3rd Anniversary Jay’s Ride rolls through Cullman Sunday evening

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    CULLMAN - Bikers and other community members united on the steps of the Cullman County Courthouse on Sunday evening for the Third Anniversary Jay’s...
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    MEGA Cash Drawn Down raises funds for hospice

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    CULLMAN – On Thursday night in the John G. Cullmann Room in Cullman Regional Medical Center, Hospice of Cullman County held its annual MEGA...
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    New “Twenty-Four Seven” Bible study for grades 7-12

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    Photo shows Bible study organizer, Noah Carpenter. CULLMAN - Local community member Noah Carpenter has created Twenty-Four Seven – a Bible study - which he...
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    The Movie Factory – defying the odds since 1995

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    CULLMAN - When Donna Garrett first came to Cullman, she already owned two Movie Factory stores. In 1995 she opened her first location in...
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    Stiefelmeyer Park gets new playground

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    CULLMAN – Stiefelmeyer Park on Eighth Avenue Northeast has received a new playground.           The new equipment was installed as part of Cullman City Parks &...
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    Breaking News: Fairview football stadium still 8 weeks away from completion

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    FAIRVIEW - Fairview High School’s football stadium has been in construction now for much longer than anticipated, with the most recent report stating that...
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    Garden City Town Council notes- July 18

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    GARDEN CITY – The Garden City Town Council came together on Monday evening for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting began with a call...
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    FOX6’s Wes Wyatt special guest in Bremen Monday night

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    BREMEN - Neighbors gathered for their normal monthly neighborhood watch meeting Monday night at the Beat 8 Community Center in Bremen.  This month, they...
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    Fishing in Duck River Reservoir? Be patient.

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    CULLMAN - It’s a question we are asked almost weekly: “Can I fish in Duck River Reservoir yet?” According to Cullman Economic Development Agency Special...
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    Property line dispute source of Brushy Pond shooting

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    BRUSHY POND – At approximately 9:45 p.m. Friday night in Brushy Pond, officers responded to reports of a shooting.  According to Cullman County Sheriff Matt...