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    Community of all ages comes together in time of need

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When Cullman County was hit with frigid temps over the last several days, and ice made travel treacherous, if not impossible,...

    Princess Lillie

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - “She came out of the womb smiling,” Kelly Handley said of her daughter Lillie. “She has always been very loving,...

    Cullman Caring for Kids unveils new mobile food bank

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Caring for Kids on Friday unveiled its newest tool in the fight against hunger among families in need: a mobile...

    Cullman firefighter delivers thousands of pounds of food per week to...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Fire Department Lieutenant Neville Franks has a most worthwhile pastime: for the last six years, he has been distributing food...

    Grand re-opening celebration held at Art Park

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism (CPRST) on Thursday officially reopened Art Park off Main Avenue on the city’s west side....

    ‘Serving the community’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - School days are often busy ones, so what better way to take a break than with a basket full of goodies...

    LIST: Area Easter egg hunts

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - After last year’s quarantined Easter, this year’s festivities should be a welcome return to many of the Easter traditions we hold...

    Cullman Community Lions Club cleans up Convent Road

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      CULLMAN, Ala.- Last Friday, members of the Cullman Community Lions Club picked up five bags of garbage along their Adopt-a-Mile stretch of Convent Road....

    Jones Chapel Merry Market focuses on community

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    The Jones Chapel Merry Market had more than 40 vendors with a variety of items from which to choose. (Maggie Darnell for The Cullman...

    Local favorite, Holly Pond Vintage Market, this Saturday

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    Image from the 2017 Holly Pond Vintage Market (Tribune file photo) Updated 10-25-18 7:21 p.m. HOLLY POND -  This Saturday, Oct. 27, the owners of Holly...

    3 fun Saturday events

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    CULLMAN - Here are three fun events going on around the Cullman area on Saturday. 4th Annual Fairview Band Car & Tractor Show, 9 a.m.-2...

    Packed Friday night on deck for downtown Cullman

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    CULLMAN - Downtown Cullman will be the place to be Friday afternoon and into the evening. Events include this month’s 2nd Fridays festival, the...

    Sweet project: Sacred Heart’s Aiden Hays constructs replica of Flavors Bakery

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    Sacred Heart Elementary student Aiden Hays with his model of Cullman’s Flavors Bakery (Ryan Hays) CULLMAN - Aiden Hays is a student at Sacred Heart...

    Yutaka delivers Christmas joy to foster kids

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    Yutaka representatives (at each end of the line) Aleese Horton, April Weaver, Summer Breskow Perry, and Courtney Brown present the Cullman County Department of...

    Blessings: local woman’s family raises money for her medical bills

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    Haleigh Beth Moore, left, with Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper, right, who drew the winning raffle ticket for “Haleigh’s Blessing Basket” Friday evening. /...

    The Tribune asked: ‘What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?’

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    It’s Thanksgiving. A time for family, friends, food and reflecting on our blessings. The Tribune reached out to its readers, as well as community...

    4 free, community-wide Thanksgiving meals this week

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    CULLMAN - Thanksgiving week is upon us, and, as usual, the Cullman community is stepping up in a big way. There are at least...

    ‘All of you are my daughters’

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    Dorothy Frady, right, is embraced by one of the many people who came out to celebrate her on Sunday at Northbrook Baptist Church. /...

    Cullman Co. volunteers mount massive response to aid Hurricane Irma evacuees

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    DODGE CITY - When Hurricane Irma set its sights on Florida, wise Floridians set their sights on points north.  As traffic began to stack...

    Citizen alleges deficiencies in road management in Dodge City

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    Said England, during heavy rain, the ditch floods quickly, encroaching into her yard and threatening to wash over the road. / courtesy Alice England DODGE...

    Mom founds local charity, Curt’s Closet

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    Curt Wilson was just 15 when he was killed in a car crash on May 7. His mom, Ashley Wilson, has founded a local...

    Huge crowd turns out for CPD’s community cookout

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    CULLMAN - As a way to bring the community together, the Cullman Police Department (CPD) worked with Cullman Cosmetic & Family Dentistry (CCFD) to...

    Community mourns CHS student killed in wreck; Curt Wilson Memorial Fund...

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    CULLMAN - Traditions Bank of Cullman has set up a fund for the family of Curt Wilson, the Cullman High School student who was...

    CHS Performing Arts welcomes special guests to “Shrek”

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    Cullman High student Marie Bean (Ogre Fiona) and special guest Stormi Brock backstage before Thursday night’s performance CULLMAN - There were some special guests at...

    Tom Drake: Farm boy, wrestler, lawyer, politician and father- a pictorial...

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    Before he became a prominent political figure in Alabama, Tom Drake/ aka “The Cullman Comet,” was a headliner in the wrestling profession and is...

    Chamber announces 5-year plan for community growth

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    CULLMAN - A project to formalize a community-wide strategic plan to guide the growth and development of the Cullman area is underway. The Cullman...

    Group serves more than 400 at 3rd Annual Gold Ridge Community...

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    GOLD RIDGE - On Thanksgiving Eve, a handful of volunteers got up bright and early to feed those in need a Thanksgiving meal. Myra...

    Giving Back: Good Hope leaders serve Thanksgiving dinner to their community

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    Councilman Taft Dillashaw, Coach Alan Scott and members of the GHHS football team wash dishes. Tribune reporter W.C. Mann shares his experience at yesterday's eighth...

    Free Thanksgiving community meals

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    CULLMAN - If you are looking for somewhere to spend Thanksgiving, either to eat, volunteer or both, here are some great options. As always,...

    Citizens’ Academy graduates latest class Tuesday evening

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    Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange looks on as Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry addresses the Fall 2016 graduating class of the Cullman Sheriff's Citizens'...

    Christmas in Cullman Open House set for Nov. 11-13

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    CULLMAN – The Christmas in Cullman board will be hosting Cullman’s annual Christmas Open House Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11-13. Local businesses will be...

    Hanceville Fall Fest sees influx of thousands Sunday afternoon

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    HANCEVILLE - Hanceville’s sixth annual Fall Fest took place Sunday afternoon, with hordes of people filling the downtown streets. Early estimates are that there...

    Large crowd enjoys Happy Homes community appreciation event Friday evening

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    Round 2 entertains the crowd Friday night at Happy Homes Real Estate's customer appreciation event. CULLMAN - Happy Homes Real Estate in Cullman held...

    Feeding the hungry in east Cullman County: Carpenter’s Cabinet opens in...

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    Carpenter's Cabinet founder Chris Warnick and Holly Pond Office Director Laura Symonds cut the ribbon, officially opening the center for business. HOLLY POND - Chris...

    “What’s Next Cullman?” civic engagement meeting held at Agriplex

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    CULLMAN - The David Mathews Center for Civic Life (DMC) held its first of three forums in the city of Cullman in efforts to...

    The 62nd Annual Cullman County Fair is now open!

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    CULLMAN - The Cullman County Fair officially kicked off today at 5 p.m. with a flag-raising ceremony, as well as a ribbon cutting. The...

    Volunteers needed for United Way Day of Caring

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    CULLMAN - The United Way of Cullman County’s Day of Caring is coming up next Tuesday, Sept. 13, and several volunteers are still needed....

    Restore Love event held for Hanceville’s explorers on Saturday

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    HANCEVILLE - Cook Ministries on Saturday hosted a special cookout for members of the Hanceville Police Department’s Law Enforcement Explorer post. The event, dubbed...

    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...

    Hanceville High marching band gets help from Shedd

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    HANCEVILLE - The 57-member Hanceville High School marching band will be traveling throughout the northern part of the state during the 2016-2017 school year....

    Assisted living residents getting techy

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    They have learned how to download apps, so we have been learning how to go on YouTube to watch videos, learning to Facetime, searching...

    Town of Colony: “We want our Educational Complex to be a...

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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...

    Local couple adopting 3 children from Congo; business holding fundraiser to...

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    For couples who are struggling with why God would not let them have children, we think the better question to ask is what children...

    Special night of singing and worship for Hanceville teen

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    This is such a huge blessing and it couldn't have come at a better time; we are down to one car again and we...

    Pancakes, pencils and prayers

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    Photo: Little Eva Alvarado will be able to start kindergarten with plenty of school supplies thanks to the Pancakes, Pencils and Prayers event at...

    Kids and families enjoy a night out in Hanceville

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    HANCEVILLE - Despite the thunderstorms earlier in the afternoon, hundreds of families ventured out to C.W. Day Park in Hanceville for the town’s annual...

    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...

    4 fun Friday events

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    Inside Yard Sale Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6, 2016! Lots of stuff for sale including jewelry (most of it new, from $.50 to $10), household...

    Event this weekend for Vinemont’s Anna Hughes

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    On behalf of Denise and myself we are overwhelmed and humbled by everyone's kindness and generosity. We are extremely thankful. May God bless all." Randy...

    Colony kids visit Space & Rocket Center as part of summer...

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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 &...

    Doosie Day 2016 rained out Saturday, to begin 11 a.m. Sunday...

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    Our goal is to make a stand against epilepsy by raising money for research as it is funded extremely low compared to the number...

    Vinemont children enjoy a back-to-school bash

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    This is two churches coming together to hand out free school supplies and let the kids have some fun before they have to start...

    Disabled Marine vet gets support, and a new ride

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    Photo: (l-r) John O’Malley, Josh Speakman, Jeremy Hogan, Ed Smith, Trent Winstead and Chris Gill. Seated: Jack Stevens I wish I could have taken daily...

    CCCDC gives West Point High $50,000 for football field and track

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    Pictured (l-r): Rep. Ed Henry, R-Hartselle, Richard Barnett, Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope, CCCDC Commissioner Bradley Williams, West Point High School Principal Heith Yearwood,...

    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...

    Additional walking/biking trails opened at Duck River Reservoir

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    CULLMAN - The Utilities Board of the City of Cullman has completed another section of the walking/biking trails at Duck River Reservoir.  This will...

    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...

    Plans for Cullman Marine Corps detachment moving forward

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    CULLMAN - CEO of Saving Forgotten Warriors Jeremy Hogan is moving forward with plans for a Marine Corps detachment in the Cullman area. As of...

    Local youth train with Olympian Willie Smith

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    COLD SPRINGS- For everything there is a beginning and The Cullman Tribune was on hand to witness what may be the beginning of a...

    Sheriff, Dodge City residents discuss recent attacks on cops

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    If people don’t know who their deputies are, then we are failing. There are places that see law enforcement and the citizens as two...

    Friday Fun: July 22

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    Moving Sale Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, 8 a.m.-? Household items, tools, crafts, winter clothes, books, some furniture, etc. 711 Ninth Ave. SE...

    1st free summer meal program sees success, will end on July...

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    CULLMAN - The first free summer meal program, provided by the Cullman City Schools Child Nutrition Program, was deemed a great success during the...

    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...

    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 &...

    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...

    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...

    Eller seeking 4th term on Good Hope City Council

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    If a community is going to grow and provide for their citizens, the groundwork for growth in the utility area is vital.” Susan Robinson Eller   GOOD...

    Rock Creek Mission – God’s “floating church”

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    Church services are very casual and there’s a good mix of adults, youth and at least 2-3 dogs.” Carol Poupore   SMITH LAKE - Located on the banks...

    To the young girl thinking of becoming a nurse…

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    To the young girl thinking of becoming a nurse... The world will speak at you in many ways. You will read how the medical world...

    Camp Liberty: training young men and women for life

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    BATTLEGROUND - When Col. Joe Land decided to move his privately-owned Camp Liberty from Marion, Alabama, he had no specific intention of moving it...

    Four fundraisers set for Vinemont teen Anna Hughes

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    CULLMAN - In an outpouring of community support, four fundraisers have been scheduled to aid the Hughes family with the costs of medical care...

    Colony summer program makes educational complex community hub

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    I’d like for everyone to know about this camp, about the educational complex here in Colony. Since there is no longer a school here...

    Cullman man, friends, publicly display support for law enforcement

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    CULLMAN - Cullman resident Jamie Speakman has taken it upon himself to show his support for local law enforcement by spray-painting a blue line...

    Cullman Regional Medical Center announces new branding initiative

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    CULLMAN - Cullman Regional Medical Center has been a part of the community since 1939; however, the services and quality of care provided have...

    Whitney Cotton Memorial Scholarship established at Wallace State

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    HANCEVILLE - From the giddiness of the first day of classes and the gleeful anxiety of not knowing what to expect to the late...

    Community profile: Local couple on journey of a lifetime

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    CULLMAN - Local couple Jared and Brittney Hopper are on a journey of a lifetime. After struggling for years with the difficulty and pain...

    UPDATE: Vinemont High School’s Anna Hughes has surgery to remove breathing...

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    HUNTSVILLE - Two weeks after the car wreck that broke four of her vertebrae and took the life of her friend Whitney Cotton, Vinemont...

    Area canine gets special assist from CCSO deputies and animal control

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    DODGE CITY - An area canine got a special assist Friday evening, when deputies with the Cullman County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) and an officer...

    Fairview marching band to hold 2nd Annual Car and Tractor Show

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    FAIRVIEW - The Fairview Aggie marching band is set to host its Second Annual Car and Tractor Show on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Fairview...

    Local woman partners with area restaurants in hopes of feeding Cullman’s...

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    CULLMAN - On the Fourth of July, local resident Rachel Bryant, who founded the popular online group Karma in Cullman, began putting together something...

    Spotting and reporting child neglect

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    CULLMAN - Often, child abuse leaves noticeable physical evidence – broken limbs, deep bruising or burns. These injuries may happen once or a pattern...

    Friday Fun: July 8

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    2nd Fridays at Festhalle Join the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce and Cullman City Parks & Recreation for an evening filled with free music, fresh...

    Pilots for Christ flight brings local couple home after harrowing time...

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    Photo: Pilots for Christ would like to offer our appreciation and a very special thank you to all of the wonderful people at Prior...

    Augusta’s hosting spirit night for Good Hope Fishing Team July 14

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    Photos: Taken on May 14: Good Hope High School took the title for the second year in a row in this year’s Cullman Alabama...

    Biggest event yet for this year’s Smith Lake Park Fireworks and...

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    The fireworks brought tears to my eyes. Only in America can we celebrate the Fourth of July with such a beautiful display of fireworks!” Cindie...

    Local realtor gives back through Homes for Heroes program

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    CULLMAN - Local real estate agent Richard Neese became a part of the Homes for Heroes program two months ago. The St. Bernard graduate...

    Un-Open House and Fundraiser held for The Link Community Place

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    Photo: Best friends Sherry Tainter and Tammy Moore praise The Link for helping them transform their lives for the better.     Before the formal event this...

    Community aids in healing efforts after tragic wreck involving Vinemont students

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    CULLMAN - In times of peril, one’s true character is evident. Following Whitney Cotton’s untimely death in a traffic incident on Saturday night, the...

    Temple Baptist Church hosts free field day at Old Nesmith Park

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    CULLMAN - On Saturday, the student ministry at West Point’s burgeoning Temple Baptist Church held a field day, which was the culmination of a...

    Tour of WSCC School of Nursing proud moment for local woman

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    HANCEVILLE - When she was a young girl, Pauline Whaley dreamt of being a nurse. “From the time that I could read, I’ve wanted...