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    County Commission ends emergency declaration

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 30, held an emergency called meeting to end the emergency declaration it set in...

    Sinkhole discovered on County Road 222

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 26, a large sinkhole was discovered along the shoulder of County Road 222. The roadway...

    Commission calls emergency meeting, declares state of emergency for Cullman County 

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    Updated Jan. 14, 2024, at 7:22 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Sunday called an emergency meeting to discuss the impending winter...

    Commission approves rate increases for Smith Lake Park, Stony Lonesome 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission at its monthly meeting on Dec. 12 approved price increases for camping and park admission fees.   Cullman County...

    County Commission recognizes local women; new library board member appointed

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Two local women were recognized by the Cullman County Commission at its monthly meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 17. Nancy Moore was...

    County Commission recognizes local women; new library board member appointed despite...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Two local women were recognized by the Cullman County Commission at its monthly meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 17. Nancy Moore was...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Cullman County Probate Office implements e-recording

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Probate Office has implemented e-recording of some documents. Wendy Lambert, the office’s bookkeeper, address the Cullman County Commission...

    County commission declares National Library Week, Small Business Week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday declared April 23-29, 2023, National Library Week in the county. Chairman Jeff Clemons nominated Tanya Allcorn...

    Cullman County Commission gives $200K toward Agriplex community hub

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its February meeting, the Cullman County Commission approved a $200,000 appropriation toward the building of a new community hub at...

    County commission recognizes 2023 City Family of the Year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – After being led in the Pledge of Allegiance by Welti School’s Colton Olinger, the Cullman County Commission on Thursday recognized the...

    County commission rejects bid for HVAC upgrades

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – At a brief special-called meeting on Thursday, Jan. 26, the Cullman County Commission voted to reject the sole bid for Cullman...

    County Commission begins new year with many surpluses

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission met on Tuesday, Jan. 10, when it recognized Jeff Preston, who is retiring after 25 years from...

    Cullman County Commission and the ties that bind

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    On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Cullman County Commission grew from a three-person to a five-person commission when the four commissioners were sworn into office...

    ‘They’re all such an important part of our town’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The City of Hanceville hosted local senior citizens at the Hanceville Civic Center on Thursday, Dec. 22, for a Christmas party...

    Commission honors retirees, proclaims Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Day

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission at its meeting Dec. 20 recognized the reappraisal department’s Karen Campbell for her retirement after 24 years...

    Cullman County Commission holds first five-person meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission grew by two on Tuesday, Nov. 16 as Kelly Duke and Corey Freeman joined the standing commission...

    Cullman County Veterans Day Celebration set for Nov. 5

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

    ‘The potential here is remarkable’

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

    Resident who lost home to fire asks county commission to improve...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission at its Tuesday meeting heard from Sean Buntin, a resident of County Road 222, who requested improved...

    A citizens’ guide to public comments at local government meetings

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    A county commissioner appeared shocked at a meeting this summer when the county ordinance stipulating guidelines for the public comments portion of commission meetings...

    Senior Day at Oktoberfest 2022

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism pulled out all the stops Thursday morning and early afternoon for area elders at Oktoberfest...

    County Commission approves FY 2023 budget, recognizes Ronald Park

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday night approved its $70 million-plus budget.   County Administrator John Bullard said, “We want to be able...

    1st distribution of online sales tax benefits Cullman County Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This week, the Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) received its first quarterly disbursement of the Simplified Sellers Use Tax (SSUT)...

    County sanitation rates increasing

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission recently voted in favor of a sanitation rate increase to go into effect Oct. 1.   Residential service rates...

    County Commission opts to keep CARTS director on payroll

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - After a barrage of former Cullman Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) employees showed up at a Cullman County Commission meeting last...

    Commission approves recommendation of outside attorney

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday went into executive session with Cullman County Attorney Emily Johnston to discuss “possible or pending...

    County Commission talks possible litigation in executive session

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday morning held a special-called meeting to vote on a short agenda and then meet in...

    Cannabis coming to Cullman?

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday evening approved Resolution 2022-61, authorizing the operation of medical cannabis dispensing sites within unincorporated areas...

    Dissatisfied over CARTS services, Sevita employee sounds off at County Commission...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission met for their monthly meeting on Thursday evening to cover a robust agenda. During the preceding work session,...

    Primary election runoff narrows field for November’s general election

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The primary runoff election proved a statewide success for several candidates with Cullman ties on Tuesday night with Katie Britt and...

    Funding opportunities for city and county infrastructure explored during recent D.C....

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    WASHINGTON D.C. - A band of Cullman County heavyweights made their way to Washington D.C. last week to learn more about grant opportunities and...

    Jones Chapel woman dies from dog attack

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A Jones Chapel woman died Sunday morning around 2:30 a.m. after being attacked by two dogs according to Cullman County Coroner...

    Cullman County Commission meets and agrees to split online sales tax...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission met on Tuesday evening at the Cullman County Courthouse with a hefty agenda to review. Resolution 2022-37: Revenue...

    Cullman County Schools, Cullman County Commission reach online sales tax revenue...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Schools and the Cullman County Commission have reached a revenue sharing agreement that will provide additional funding for future...

    Cullman County Commission approves Free Dump Day during the entire month...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission held an emergency called meeting on Wednesday morning, which agenda included the approval of a resolution to...

    Cullman County Commission proclaims April Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday proclaimed April to be Child Abuse Prevention Month. The proclamation included, “April was first declared...

    Cullman County Commission proclaims April as ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday evening proclaimed April as “Child Abuse Prevention Month” and applauded Cullman Caring for Kids for...

    Cullman County Commission discusses road safety concerns related to new subdivision...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – At the Cullman County Commission meeting Tuesday evening, one item of discussion was the plat Pointe Sixteen subdivision which will contain...

    Cullman County Commission approves funds for Cullman VFW

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – At the Cullman County Commission meeting Tuesday evening, Commissioner Garry Marchman, who recently announced he would be rerunning for his current...

    Cullman County Commission approves American Rescue Plan Act Funds for temporary...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday evening recognized Phyllis Little who is retiring after 26 years with the Cullman County EMA....

    Cullman County Commission calls special meeting to discuss insurance agreement

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission called a special meeting Tuesday to discuss their Property and Casualty Insurance agreement. In an earlier November...

    Cullman County Commission approves change of nepotism policy

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission, at their Tuesday night meeting, recognized Doug Davenport for his hard work across the parks of Cullman...

    Cullman County Commission approves new Cullman County Parks policy

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission introduced a new policy on Tuesday evening stating all full-time campers, excepting lease storage rentals, must vacate...

    Patricia South honored after retiring from 32 years with ALEA

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The commission meeting room was standing room only Tuesday as friends and colleagues came to congratulate Patricia “Trish” South on her...

    Cullman County Commission passes county FY2022 budget

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission passed the county’s FY2022 budget at their meeting Tuesday evening. The $67.4 million budget prioritizes “roads, revitalizing...

    Several recognized at Cullman County Commission meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Several individuals and groups were recognized at Tuesday night’s Cullman County Commission meeting. The first was Alabama State Senator Garland Gudger...

    Cullman County Commission signs declaration making September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission signed a proclamation Tuesday declaring September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The commission was joined by the family...

    New Cullman County notification system ready for upcoming school year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission has announced that the Cullman County EMA’s Cullman County Notification System has been set up for the...

    Cullman County Commission invites Colony Mayor Curtis Johnson to speak about...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission welcomed Colony Mayor Curtis Johnson to their meeting Tuesday evening to speak about the Colony Town Cemetery’s...

    Cullman County Commission purchases new warning light system for Highway 69...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Those traveling through Bug Tussle on Highway 69 will soon notice new warning lights installed in an effort by the Cullman...

    Rock the South announces traffic plan approved by the Cullman County...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The organizers of Rock The South have recently gained the approval of the Cullman County Commission to limit traffic on portions...

    Cullman County Commission discusses rollout of new countywide notification system

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County EMA Director Phyllis Little updated the Cullman County Commission Tuesday evening on the implementation of the county’s mass notification...

    Five names added to Cullman WW1 memorial after Tribune reporter discovers...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Following World War I, Cullman County’s citizens followed the widely-practiced and time-honored tradition of inscribing the names of their fallen warriors...

    Workforce shortage results in policy changes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A current shortage of employees resulted in the Cullman County Commission examining and changing the definition of “relative” in their nepotism...

    Miss Alabama USA Alexandria Flanigan honored by Cullman County Commission

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission honored Miss Alabama USA Alexandria Flanigan at the beginning of its Tuesday evening commission meeting. As stated...

    Cullman County Commission approves tax abatements for potential new businesses

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA) project manager Stanley Kennedy addressed the Cullman County Commission Tuesday evening at their monthly meeting. A...

    Cullman County Commission votes to release CARES Act funds as supplemental...

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County employees will soon receive COVID supplemental payments from CARES Act reimbursement funds. Chairman Jeff Clemons cast the deciding vote...

    Cullman County Commission terminates emergency declared before March 17 storms

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission voted to terminate the local emergency that was declared prior to the storms Wednesday March 17. Cullman...

    Commission declares April as Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness...

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission proclaimed the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. At Tuesday...

    Commission honors retirees; CR 1301 to be resurfaced

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    Updated 2-18-21 9:03 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening approving the resurfacing of County Road 1301 from near...

    Cullman County Commission declares state of emergency due to weather

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission, in a special called meeting on Monday morning, declared a state of emergency due to the winter...

    Leadership Lions

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission teamed up with Wallace State Community College to give County employees the opportunity to attend Leadership Lions...

    Cullman County Water Department rates going up 7%

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Water Department customers will see a 7% increase in water rates starting with the next billing cycle. The increase...

    Winter Wonderland workers honored

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Friday morning recognized all those who worked together to make the 2020 Winter Wonderland at Sportsman...

    Commission awards installation contract for New Canaan shelter; Human Trafficking Awareness...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - New Canaan will soon see progress in the long-awaited installation of its community storm shelter. The Cullman County Commission on Tuesday...

    Legislators, ALFA present $215K for Cullman ag center

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County’s state legislative delegation delivered some holiday cheer to the Cullman County Commission Tuesday evening in the form of a...

    Commission loosens Dumpster regulation restrictions

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    Updated 11-20-20 at 1:32 p.m. Editor's note: This resolution applies only to Cullman County. Private roll-off Dumpsters are not allowed inside Cullman city limits. CULLMAN,...

    (Updated) Commission names Bradley Williams director of Cullman County Economic Development

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    Updated 11-11-20 at 11:19 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Commission on Wednesday morning had a short organizational meeting, the first for newly sworn-in...

    Jeff Clemons, in his own words

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County Commission Chairman-elect Jeff “Clem” Clemons will take his oath of office today, Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. at...

    Commission bids farewell to Walker, talks Reliance Worldwide project

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission met Thursday morning, for the last time with Chairman Kenneth Walker at the helm. Commissioner Kerry Watson said...

    City, County, Chamber come together for 30th annual Christmas Open House...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman’s Christmas Open House, which traditionally kicks off the local holiday shopping season, this year will be a joint effort and...

    Commission recognizes CARTS drivers, talks ‘Nightmare in Vinemont’ event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Wednesday morning approved the use of the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center for the last two...

    County passes $65.6M budget; Gudger announces resurfacing of Welcome Road

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission passed a $65.6 million budget for FY 2021 Tuesday morning. It includes a $23.6 million General Fund...

    Commission approves abatement for HH Technologies

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Wednesday morning approved a $189,505 tax abatement for HH Technologies, Inc. HHT, a leading “a leading...

    Commission lays out Annual Transportation Plan, approves airport project funding

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Engineer Bryan Cheatwood at Tuesday’s meeting of the Cullman County Commission presented the County’s Annual Transportation Plan for FY...

    Resident responds to complaints about fence

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At a recent Cullman County Commission meeting, a fence at the intersection of County Road 1486 and County Road 1422 was...

    Commission addresses fence concerns; Sweet Tater Festival to go forward

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Concerns over a fence at the intersection of County Road 1422 and County Road 1486 were discussed at Tuesday’s Cullman County...

    Commission talks COVID-19 precautions, Commission on Aging expansion

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local physician James Thomas, at the Cullman County Commission’s regular meeting Tuesday, addressed the commissioners about the first day of the new policy requiring...

    Going to the courthouse? Bring your mask

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission met bright and early Monday morning for a special-called meeting to approve a new plan requiring all...

    Cullman County Commission talks retirement benefits

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission at its Tuesday morning meeting passed a resolution to adopt ACT 2019-132 to provide Tier I retirement...

    Commission: Smith Lake Park 4th of July Fireworks & Music Festival...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The annual Smith Lake Park 4th of July Fireworks & Music Festival has been canceled due to COVID-19. Cullman County Parks...

    Walker, Marchman, Watson give thoughts on 5-member commission

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Senate last Friday passed House Bill 486, which would increase the Cullman County Commission from three members to five....

    Courthouse, County offices reopening Wednesday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission voted Tuesday morning to reopen the courthouse beginning Wednesday, May 13. The commission was in full agreement...

    5-member Cullman Co. Commission bill, municipal tax sharing bill headed to...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Senate on Friday passed two local bills that would increase the Cullman County Commission from three members to five...

    Courthouse will remain closed until at least May 12

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission met for an emergency meeting Friday morning to discuss the reopening of the courthouse and County offices....

    5-member Cullman County Commission bill to be introduced

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When the Alabama Legislature returns this session, the local Cullman County legislative delegation will introduce the long talked about local bill...

    Meet Cullman County Attorney Emily Johnston

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Emily Niezer Johnston was recently hired by the Cullman County Commission as the new Cullman County attorney. Johnston replaces former Cullman...

    County Commission declares local State of Emergency due to storm, tornado...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission in a special-called meeting Tuesday morning declared a local State of Emergency due to the damage from...

    Commission declares emergency; County employees receive 5% pay adjustment

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission held a special meeting Friday morning, and due to COVID-19 restrictions, the meeting was closed to visitors...

    COVID-19: Courthouse closed; other Cullman County closures, changes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission, at a press conference on Tuesday morning, announced the courthouse will be closed beginning March 18, 2020....

    Candlelight vigil for Curt Wilson March 16; commission votes to support...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A candlelight prayer vigil in memory of Curt Wilson is scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020 at 6 p.m. on the...

    CEDA, airport unveil more about ‘Project Black’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA) Director Dale Greer addressed the Cullman County Commission at its work session and meeting Tuesday morning,...

    CEDA, Cullman Regional Airport projects presented to commission

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA) Director Dale Greer and Cullman Regional Airport General Manager Ben Harrison both addressed the Cullman County...

    Commission declares State of Emergency for Cullman County; Cheatwood named new...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission at its Tuesday morning meeting declared a State of Emergency for Cullman County based on a recommendation...