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    CPD hosts community cookout

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department hosted over 100 attendees at its community cookout Saturday at the Cullman Housing Authority. CPD Public Relations Officer...

    Good Samaritan Health Clinic unveils plans for new $2.8M location

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Good Samaritan Health Clinic at a community press conference on Monday, April 22, unveiled plans for its new home, a $2.8...

    WWII veteran coming home to Moulton after nearly 80 years

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    MOULTON, Ala. - A family in Moulton is finally receiving the closure they have been awaiting for almost eight decades.  The Battle of Hurtgen Forest...

    Cullman County EMA rolling out new mass notification system April 24

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  On Wednesday, April 24, the Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will roll out its new mass notification system: Everbridge Mass...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Good Hope pulls away to top Holly Pond 8-6;...

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope hosted a varsity matchup with their county rivals from Holly Pond Tuesday night and the Lady Raiders fended...

    FL man arrested on child porn charges in Good Hope

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - A Florida man was arrested on 20 counts of child pornography-related charges on Wednesday, April 17. Cullman County Sheriff’s Office deputies...

    Obituary: Robert Ed “Beau” LaRue Jr. 

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    Robert Ed “Beau” LaRue Jr., 63, of Blountsville, passed away at home on the morning of Sunday, April 21, 2024, after a long battle...

    ‘I can’t think of a better event to show that the...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Over 1,700 Cullman County students made their way to Temple Baptist Church Tuesday for a special presentation on mental health from...

    40th annual Bloomin’ Festival: ‘Truly unforgettable experience’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - More than 180 vendors lined the pathways of the St. Bernard campus for the 40th annual Bloomin’ Festival Saturday and Sunday,...

    Good Hope City Council recognizes state champions

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – The Good Hope City Council hosted its second April council meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and the...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Cold Springs earns wins over Addison, Dora; Monday scoring...

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    Cold Springs 9 - Addison 6 Brooklyn Ingram hit a one-out single and later scored on an RBI single by Adriana Young to give the...

    Cullman County’s Laney, Stephenson recognized at Troy University Honors Convocation

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    TROY, Ala. -  Troy University recognized students for outstanding achievements in academics, leadership and service during the annual Honors Convocation on April 15 at...

    Cullman’s Alan Crisologo elected to University of Alabama SGA

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama recently swore in the new 2024 Student Government Association members. The following students were elected to either the...

    Cullman’s Mattilen Nelson named 2024-2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassador

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    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -  Mattilen Nelson of Cullman has been named a 2024-2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassador. Jax State Nursing Ambassadors are a select group of...

    Inaugural Miss Mud Creek Pageant taking place April 27

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Miss Mud Creek Pageant will be making its inaugural debut on Saturday, April 27, at the Hanceville Lion's Club,111 Michelle...

    Wallace State’s Suzanne Harbin selected for Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (Aspen) announced recently that Suzanne Harbin, vice president of advancement and innovation at Wallace State...

    ‘Be confident in yourself’: Good Hope’s Jessalyn Nichols crowned as Fair...

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- This was the first year that Good Hope junior Jessalyn Nichols got to compete in the school’s March pageant and...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1900 Vick Clark is among the clerical force at the Racket Store. Ed Daniel has opened a restaurant in the old Speegle...

    Obituary: Janice Faye Crook

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    Janice Faye Crook, age 69, of Bremen Funeral services for Janice Faye Crook, 69, of Bremen, Alabama will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday,...

    Obituary: William “W.C.” Carl Peinhardt

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    William Carl ‘W.C.’ Peinhardt passed away on April 20, 2024.  He was 97 years old. A true son of Cullman County, he was born in Cullman. After...

    Urgent need for clothing at Hanceville Elementary

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Hanceville Elementary School is reaching out to the community for assistance to replenish its emergency clothing closet. The school has a...

    Cullman County Museum offering free admission April 20, 27

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Museum’s April Walking Tours are going strong each Saturday, and will wrap up April 20 and April 27....

    Commission recognizes Animal Control Officer Jarrett, approves indigent burial process

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its meeting on April 18, the Cullman County Commission recognized Cullman County Animal Control Officer Johnny Jarrett for his advancement...

    Cullman County engineer gives update on CR 222

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At the Cullman County Commission’s monthly meeting on April 18, Cullman County Engineer Phillip Widner gave an update to the commissioners on the...

    WSCC: ‘Spring Under the Stars’ concert set for April 25

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Fine and Performing Arts Programs will host the fourth annual Spring Under the Stars concert on Thursday,...

    Cullman Regional Foundation Gala to honor Bergquist, Stidham, McAfee

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The annual Cullman Regional Foundation Gala will take place on Saturday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. at Loft 212. Gala XXIII’s...

    Cotton Pickin’ Pottery Co.: Keeping traditions alive

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - A trio of potters are preparing to take the 2024 festival and craft season by storm, impressing crowds with their...

    PREP BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Vinemont drops round 1 matchup at Gordo

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    GORDO, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles traveled to Gordo for a round one playoff matchup Friday night but after dropping game one to the...

    PREP BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Fairview falls at Madison Academy

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    MADISON, Ala. – Fairview traveled to Madison Academy to battle the Mustangs in the opening round of the state playoffs Friday afternoon but unfortunately...

    Man dies following tree removal accident

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A local man died following a tree removal accident at a jobsite in the Bethsadia community on Tuesday, April 16. Cullman County...

    BBB of North Alabama hosting Cullman Shred Day May 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Better Business Bureau of North Alabama has partnered with AARP Alabama to host Cullman Shred Day on Saturday, May 4, from...

    Cullman’s Wildflower Garden: A hidden utopia

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tucked away in the wooded area of Sportsman Lake Park is the Wildflower Garden, a beautiful collection of natural and native...

    Pet of the week: Here’s your chance, Fancy

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - This week’s Cullman Tribune Pet of the Week is Fancy. This sweet girl is approximately 2 years old with a rich,...

    Everything you need to know about Relay for Life, set for...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman's Relay for Life event, one of the many pivotal fundraisers for the American Cancer Society, is set to bring the...

    PREP BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Hanceville, Holly Pond eliminated on the road, Addison...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Three local teams hit the road for the start of this year’s state playoffs Thursday night and two of them were...

    Obituary: Debra Hagemore

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    Debra Hagemore, 76, of Hanceville passed away April 18, 2024 in Hanceville, Alabama. Mrs. Hagemore was born May 7, 1947 to Walt and Lollie Wilbanks.   She was...

    Wallace State names student and teacher of the year

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is proud to announce that Vianney Verdin Maldonado was named Student of the Year and Jackie Donaldson...

    Come shop with me: Let’s build a hat

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Meet Savannah Nunnelley, the woman behind the creation and design of Collier Custom Hats. What is a custom hat you might ask?...

    CATA students erect outdoor classroom at Sportsman Lake Park

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A few Cullman Area Technology Academy (CATA) students have spent the last handful of weeks constructing a new outdoor classroom area...

    ‘The support we have had is unmatched’

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    Goat Island celebrates 8 years in business CULLMAN, Ala. - Goat Island Brewing celebrated its eighth anniversary on Saturday, complete with live bands, food trucks...

    Cullman Family Expo a roaring success

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Saturday, April 13, the Cullman Family Expo, organized by the Cullman County Child Development Center parent-teacher organization (PTO), delivered a...

    Chamber hosts annual State of Education luncheon

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2024 State of Education luncheon on April 12, featuring Wallace State Community College...

    Curt’s Closet opens 2nd warehouse for growing programs

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Curt’s Closet, established by Ashley Wilson in 2018 to honor the memory of her son Curt Wilson, has grown by leaps...

    Dinner on First returning May 18

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Hosted by the Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Foundation, Dinner on First is an elegant affair held each year along...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Fairview collects 14-2 win over Holly Pond, Tuesday scoring...

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    Fairview 14 - Holly Pond 2 Fairview didn't waste any time getting on the scoreboard against Holly Pond. Kylie Kovar's RBI triple brought home Emily...

    6 IN A ROW: West Point tops Fairview 9-3 to claim...

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – West Point and Fairview clashed in this year’s Cullman County Tournament Championship Game at Mark Moore Field Tuesday night and for...

    Homeschool prom, ‘A Night on the Bayou,’ coming April 19

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Timeless Homeschool Events (THE) is an organization that has been serving north Alabama and Huntsville’s homeschooling families for over 15 years....

    Founding families receive IMPACT award

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School held its largest annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 13, at the Cotton Creek Warehouse: the Alumni &...

    Drake crowned Miss Alabama Strawberry Festival

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Cullman High School’s Siddalee Drake was crowned Miss Alabama Strawberry Festival at the Alabama Strawberry Festival Pageant on Saturday, April 13,...

    Jacobs proclaims Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs recently proclaimed the week of April 14-20, 2024, Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in the city of Cullman...

    COUNTY BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Eagles, Raiders, Aggies advance on day 1

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Baseball Tournament is underway at Fairview High School’s Mark Moore Field and three teams secured spots in...

    PREP TRACK & FIELD: Holly Pond, Fairview capture county championships; Cold...

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Track and Field Championships were hosted at Fairview High School Monday and two new teams claimed county...

    Brandon Smith teaches math in same department he learned the ropes

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Brandon Smith's story is more than an academic journey from student to esteemed math instructor. His story is a testament to...

    Cullman High School Performing Arts to present ‘Grease’ April 18-20

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School Performing Arts is set to stage its production of “Grease: School Version”based on the beloved musical that has...

    Annual WSCC Big Band Dance set for April 19

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Wallace State Jazz Band will present its annual Big Band Dance on Friday, April 19. “The Big Band Dance has become...

    Industry meets education: CHS hosts school’s first ever STEM Day

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -Cullman High School hosted its first STEM Day recently, a partnership with local industries and associations to showcase the many career and...

    COLUMN: MiMi and the scooter of death

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    I should’ve known. I mean, I know a bad omen when I see one. Why didn’t I pay attention? On a recent trip to...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    Cullman County Sheriff’s Office arrest roundup: April 3 Deputies arrested William Bennett Clark, 67, of Hanceville, on multiple outstanding warrants stemming from multiple incidents that occurred...

    Vinemont Councilwoman Charlotte Cosper resigns

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    VINEMONT, Ala- The South Vinemont Town Council held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 9. It was announced that Councilwoman Charlotte Cosper...

    Council honors Cherri Drake for 28 years of Planning Commission service

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday, April 8, presented a certificate of commendation to Cherri Drake, thanking her for 28 years...

    Cullman Caring for Kids plant sale raises over $1K

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Caring For Kids hosted a fundraising plant sale that was planned for Friday and Saturday, but sold out early Friday...

    Files from yesteryear: 1918, 1938

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    From the files of 1918 Mrs. John Lewis and children, of Birmingham, are the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Linton. Colonel and Mrs....

    PREP BASEBALL: Arteaga walks it off in the 9th to secure...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – After dropping game one at Good Hope 11-2 Friday, the Bulldogs bounced back Saturday with a walk-off win over the Raiders...

    ‘We need the support of our community’

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    Cullman County Animal Shelter encourages volunteers CULLMAN, Ala. - Animals have been shown in popular culture as loving and loyal companions. As it turns out,...

    Holly Pond’s Cora Hogeland earns state Farm-City award

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    Winners honored during Farm-City Awards, including state's 2024 Farm of Distinction AUBURN, Ala. - Agritourism was on display during the annual Farm-City Awards Program April...

    Vinemont Schools receive prestigious Purple Star School designation

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont Elementary and Vinemont High School recently received the Purple Star School designation from the Alabama Purple Star Schools Program. This...

    CPD to host community cookout April 20

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department is bringing back its community cookout for the first time since 2020. The event will take place Saturday,...

    Cullman ranks No. 3 on USA Today 10Best list for Best...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The city of Cullman has been ranked No. 3 on USA Today’s 10Best list of Best Small Town Cultural Scene for...

    PREP BASEBALL: Raiders collect 11-2 area win over Hanceville

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – After a week filled with postponements and wet weather, the Good Hope Raiders finally got the chance to host the...

    Wallace State Basketball Coach Allen Sharpe hired by UAH

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College announces that women’s and men’s head basketball coach Allen Sharpe has accepted a position as head coach...

    Gypsy Soul Antiques and Things hosting Spring Sidewalk Sale April 13

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Gypsy Soul Antiques and Things, a local business fueled by a mother-daughter duo's passion for revitalizing antiques, is excited to announce...

    Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism hosting job fair – over...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism (CPRST) is set to host a significant job fair event aimed at rounding out its...

    Obituary: David T Cole

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    David T Cole, age 81, of Cullman passed away on April 9, 2024. He was preceded in death by his wife, Reba White Cole, parents,...

    Wallace State’s Williams earns NJCAA third team All-American honors

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Jimmie Williams, the freshman guard for the Wallace State Community College men’s basketball team, has been named to the National Junior...

    Cullman Tree Commission begins plans for 2024 Festival of Trees, nominates...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Tree Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 9, began planning for the 2024 Festival of...

    Cullman City Council introduces zoning ordinance amendment for vape shops

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman City Council on Monday, April 8, held the first reading of an amendment to the City’s zoning ordinance to...

    Sacred Heart 6th grader Azlynn Florence wins national award for handwriting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Some say cursive writing it is a dying skill. For the Zaner-Bloser publishing company, that couldn’t be farther from the truth....

    Cullman County lands 2 Rebuild Alabama Act grants

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    Much needed repairs coming to local roadways following Gov. Ivey's announcement  MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday, April 10, announced that more than $7.9...

    Alabama Strawberry Festival coming to Cullman May 3-4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – On Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, downtown Cullman – particularly Depot Park and the Festhalle – will host the inaugural Alabama...

    WSCC Men’s Golf battles back to take 2nd place in ACCC...

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    ONEONTA, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College men’s golf pushed through the final round of play at the Alabama Community College Conference Region 22...

    Faith: Divine Mercy Sunday

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    Fr. Patrick Egan, O.S.B, pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus church in Cullman, is shown offering Benediction rites during the annual Divine Mercy Sunday...

    Food and fellowship: Renovation Church hosts Spring Fling

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - Renovation Church hosted a fun-filled community fellowship event after its church service on Sunday, April 7. The non-denominational congregation came...

    Flourish raises more than $26K at annual banquet

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - It was a night straight out of the heart of Mobile, with sparkling greens, gilded golds and shimmering purples at Flourish...

    Obituary: Lindan Jerome “L.J.” Hill

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    Lindan Jerome “L.J.” Hill, 47, died unexpectedly at his home in Bremen, Alabama. Cause of death was due to underlying heart conditions. He is...

    Obituary: James Kenneth Neal

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    James “Kenneth” Neal, Sr. of Cullman, Alabama, passed away on April 8, 2024, at the age of 89. He was born in Cullman to...

    AHSAA SPOTLIGHT: Cold Springs senior Ethan Edgeworth sets AHSAA 3200-meter record

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    MONTGOMERY – Baker High School’s Myla Reed recorded the state’s fastest outdoor time in two sprint events last week, and Cold Springs High School senior Ethan Edgeworth set...

    Local author Dorenda Doyle hosting Young Writers Workshop April 10

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - In honor of “Encourage a Young Writer Day,” the main branch of the Cullman County Public Library System (CCPLS) will be...

    Good Hope City Council awards bid for wastewater treatment plant expansion

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its first April meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and they took the...

    Flying Fifty Hotel grand opening set for May 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman’s first luxury boutique hotel will be open its doors to the public Saturday, May 4, 2024.  The Flying Fifty Hotel is...

    Despite controversy, Chainbreaker’s Ministries celebrates opening of Frierson House in Holly...

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – Local nonprofit Chainbreaker’s Ministries on Saturday, April 6, cut the ribbon and welcomed visitors to the grand opening of the...

    PREP SOFTBALL: West Point fends off Fairview 5-4, Monday scoring recap

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    West Point 5 - Fairview 4 (Softball) A solo home run off the bat of Brinlee Phillips gave West Point an early 1-0 lead in...

    Heritage Homestead hosting Intro to Canning class April 9

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    FALKVILLE, Ala. - Heritage Homestead will host an Intro to Canning class on Tuesday, April 9, at the home of Joanna McConnell, located at...

    Cullman man dies in single-vehicle crash

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- A single-vehicle crash on County Road 813 in the Trimble area at approximately 9:20 a.m. Monday morning claimed the life of...

    Cullman County, Hanceville awarded grants for CCSO, HPD

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey recently awarded more than $791,000 in grants to improve public safety in 12 municipalities and seven counties. Local...

    Wallace State Singers going back in time with ‘That ‘70s Show’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - If the ‘70s groove is your thing, make plans to attend the Wallace State Singers’ upcoming performance entitled “That ‘70s Show.” “We...

    Public support of conservation efforts at State Parks improve natural habitats...

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    Smoke billows into the sky, visible to nearby residents and motorists as a sign that something is burning in the Alabama forest.  It’s a prescribed...

    Cullman County Schools 2024-2025 kindergarten registration info

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Schools is gearing up for kindergarten registration for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Families interested in enrolling their children...

    Files from yesteryear: 1955

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    From the files of 1955 Fred Harbison won the Grand Championship at the Beef Show with a shorthorn steer. Mary Wood won Reserve Champion with...

    WSCC: Women in Diesel Meet and Greet April 11

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    Women in Diesel Meet and Greet When: April 11Time: 5 to 7 p.m.Where: WSCC Diesel Technology  BuildingRegister: www.wallacestate.edu/womenindieselinfo  HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Wallace State Community College’s Diesel...

    PREP BASEBALL: Elrod’s walk-off sac fly leads Fairview past Hayden 5-4,...

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Aggies took game one of their area series with Hayden 8-0 on the road Wednesday and they returned home to...