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    Files from Yesteryear: 1957

    From the Files of 1957: With the passing of 1956, we have a new page to start on Teen Chatter. It was really started off...

    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 17- 24)

    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 17- 24)     At noon on Jan. 20, 1919, John W. Sparks was sworn in as the new sheriff of...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1917 and 1937

    From the Files of 1917: Mrs. Leigh Taliaferro returned to her home in Nashville, on Saturday, after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. G.S. Leeth. D.T....

    Friends of Frankweiler preserves ties to the old country

    CULLMAN - Cullman's German heritage organization Friends of Frankweiler (FoF) held its regular meeting Sunday afternoon at the Cullman County Museum. For those who may...

    This week in Cullman history (Jan. 2- 9)

    Destroyed Texaco station at Simcoe On the night of Jan. 3, 1982, severe thunderstorms struck Cullman County. Areas affected included Simcoe, Walter, Phelan and Fairview,...

    This week in Cullman history (Dec. 29-Jan. 4)

    This week in 1982, the Wal-Mart Distribution Center officially opened for business. Present at the ribbon cutting (and pictured left to right) were: Plant...

    Heads up, private collectors! “American Pickers” filming in north Alabama

    Mike Wolfe, Danielle Colby Cushman and Frank Fritz If these faces look familiar, you must be a fan of the History Channel's “American Pickers." The...

    This week in Cullman history (Dec. 15-21)

    On Dec. 17, 1967, the Cullman County Public Library opened its main branch at 200 Clark Street NE. The new building was financed by...

    Drew Green named chairman of Cullman’s Alabama Bicentennial Committee

    Last week the Cullman Alabama Bicentennial Committee met for the first time to discuss the upcoming state bicentennial. The state is branding it “ALABAMA...

    Guardian of Cullman’s history, Elaine Fuller

    “We were honored to induct Elaine into the Alabama Tourism Hall of Fame in August,” said state tourism director Lee Sentell.  “She has been...