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    Cullman Regional Airport receives $4.1M grant for apron reconstruction

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    Updated March 15, 2024, at 5:23 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Regional Airport has received a congressional allocated grant in the amount of $4,177,000 for...

    Election 2024: Tribune debates return Feb. 28

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Tribune will resume its political debates in March. Hosted and filmed at The Tribune office, the debates will be...

    Elections 2024: Who’s paying whom?

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    Complete list of contributions and expenditures for all candidates for office in Cullman County CULLMAN, Ala. – Understanding where candidates’ funding comes from and where...

    Morris Williams running for Cullman County Schools superintendent

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Morris Williams, a lifelong resident and educator, has announced his candidacy for Cullman County Schools superintendent. Williams said he brings a...

    Marshall files brief with U.S. Supreme Court opposing Biden DOJ’s request to...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall – joined by 18 states – filed a brief in the case United States v. Trump,...

    Melvin Hasting discusses candidacy for Cullman Circuit Court Judge, Place 2

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    Updated Feb. 24, 2024, at 2:05 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – With 22 years of trial experience and currently serving as president of the Cullman County...

    Emily Niezer Johnston announces candidacy for Cullman Circuit Court Judge, Place...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman attorney Emily Niezer Johnston this week announced that she is a candidate for Cullman County 32nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge,...

    Barnette announces 2024 candidacy

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – In a significant announcement at the Cullman County Republican Party breakfast this past Saturday, Cullman County Schools Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette...

    Trump to give keynote at ALGOP Summer Dinner

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -  The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) on Wednesday announced that Former  President Donald Trump will be the keynote speaker at its 2023...

    ALGOP breaks record with Ron DeSantis dinner

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    HOOVER, Ala. - The Alabama Republican Party said it broke its record for the largest fundraising dinner in ALGOP history when it hosted Florida...

    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...

    Tuesday brings May Primary results; new DA in town

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local attorney Champ Crocker unseated 18-year incumbent Wilson Blaylock for the Cullman County District Attorney race. Crocker shared, “This is the result...

    Governor Kay Ivey wins Republican Primary outright without a runoff

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    Montgomery, Ala – The campaign to reelect Governor Kay Ivey today announced that Kay Ivey has won the Gubernatorial Republican Primary election outright without...

    The Alabama Republican Assembly announces endorsement of Cullman County District Attorney...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - It was announced on Saturday that local attorney and Cullman County District Attorney Republican candidate Champ Crocker has garnered the endorsement...

    House GOP Caucus successfully addresses all items in its 2022 ‘Standing...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter (R - Rainsville) and Agenda Committee Chairman Randall Shedd (R - Fairview) on Friday announced that...

    Absentee voting period for May 24 Primary Election begins Wednesday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.— The absentee voting period for the May 24 Primary Election begins on March 30, 2022. Important absentee voting deadlines are listed below: May...

    Attorney General Steve Marshall continues fight to permanently block Biden’s federal-contractor...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a brief in support of a lawsuit led by Kentucky seeking a permanent end to President Biden’s...

    ALGOP takes on education issues at its winter meeting

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    BIRMINGHAM Ala.- Members of the Alabama Republican Party Executive Committee (ALGOP SEC) approved a trio of resolutions pertaining to education during the Party's winter...

    Musical legend Lionel Richie participates in photo voter ID efforts

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.— We are excited to announce that multi-platinum singer and songwriter Mr. Lionel Richie, a native of Tuskegee, Alabama, has agreed to participate...

    Cullman County District Attorney race opponents share why the people are...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County District Attorney incumbent Wilson Blaylock and challenger, local attorney Champ Crocker, shared with The Cullman Tribune their thoughts on...

    ‘My guiding question will always be, ‘Does this help the citizens...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – “My name is Morris Williams, and I am running for Cullman County Commissioner for District 4,” read the announcement sent to...

    Cullman County BamaCarry announces candidate endorsements

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County BamaCarry members announced on Saturday their endorsement of two candidates. “We are pleased to share our endorsement of Sheriff Matt...

    Cullman County incumbents facing challengers, others running unopposed

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With what many call “election season” just beginning to fire up locally, some Cullman County incumbents are facing challengers while others...

    Congressman Robert Aderholt files paperwork to seek re-election

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    HALEYVILLE, Ala. –Congressman Robert Aderholt, Republican from Haleyville, on Tuesday filed paperwork with the Alabama Republican Party to seek re-election to Alabama’s 4th Congressional...

    Governor Kay Ivey qualifies for Gubernatorial race to seek reelection

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    Birmingham, Ala.– The reelection campaign for Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement on Tuesday, after Ivey qualified for the 2022 Republican Primary for...

    Commissioner Kerry Watson announces bid for re-election

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - I proudly announce that I am seeking re-election for Cullman County Commission, District 1. It would be a great honor to...

    Corey Freeman announces candidacy for Cullman County Commissioner, District 4

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Corey Freeman recently announced candidacy for Cullman County Commissioner, District 4. Freeman began serving the public at 14 years old. His first...

    Crocker announces district attorney campaign

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local attorney Champ Crocker recently shared that he will be included on the 2022 election ballots. “Today, I’m proud to announce that...

    District Attorney Wilson Blaylock announces bid for re-election

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    Cullman, Ala. – On Tuesday, Republican Wilson Blaylock announced he will be seeking re-election as District Attorney for Cullman County. “I am proud of (the)...

    ‘Save America’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Former President Donald J. Trump visited Cullman Saturday, drawing a crowd that filled the York Family Farm, the west side venue...

    Save America rally ramping up for former Pres. Donald J. Trump

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – On Saturday, York Family Farm will play host to former President Donald J. Trump's Rally sponsored by Save America and the...

    “Save America”

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Republican Party announced Monday that 45th U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Cullman on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, for...

    Bill calling for vote to make County School Superintendent an elected...

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     MONTGOMERY, Ala. - House Bill 622, which would change the Cullman County School Superintendent from an appointed post to an elected post, passed the Senate...

    Alabama faith leaders call on Gov. Ivey to expand Medicaid

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Nearly 300 Alabama faith leaders released a joint letter Thursday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for...

    Alabama House approves medical marijuana bill

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday approved a medical marijuana bill that would allow registered patients with qualifying conditions to...

    Federal Government releases preliminary 2020 census finding; Alabama keeps all congressional...

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States Census Bureau on Monday afternoon released its preliminary report on the 2020 census, and Alabama officials are breathing...

    Cullman area legislators Stadthagen, Gudger commended by Republican Party for conservative...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Cullman area legislators State Sen. Garlan Gudger and State Rep. Scott Stadthagen last week received the Alabama Republican Party’s Chairman’s Commendation...

    Opinion: Legislative update from Rep. Randall Shedd

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    "Major broadband legislation will be addressed again in my committee (House Urban & Rural Development) this coming week. A working group of legislators met with...

    Rep. Corey Harbison speaks on the recently filed HB622 bill

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Rep. Corey Harbison, R-Good Hope on Tuesday afternoon filed HB622, a bill that, if passed, would allow Cullman County voters to...

    Cullman County Sheriff opposes elements of new pistol permit law, calls...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Recently-passed Alabama House Bill 308 (HB308), the Alabama Uniform Concealed Carry Permit Act, makes changes to the way pistol permits are...

    Senate passes historic $7.6B Education Trust Fund budget

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Senate on Thursday passed the $7.67 billion Education Trust Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2022, the largest education budget...

    Sen. Gudger talks about lottery vote, new bills

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     MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Mar. 9, the Alabama State Senate considered a bill that would have opened the door for a citizens’ vote on...

    Ivey signs 3 priority bills into law

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed House Bill 170, sponsored by Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville; House Bill 192, sponsored by Rep....

    Sen. Richard Shelby will not seek 7th term

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Alabama on Monday announced that he will not seek a seventh term in office. Shelby, 86,...

    Alabama Senate passes legislation to protect against COVID-19 lawsuits

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -  On Thursday, the first bill passed by the Alabama Senate was SB 30 by Senator Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, legislation to shield...

    Trump pardons former Rep. Ed Henry

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Outgoing President Donald J. Trump granted pardons to 73 people and commuted the sentences of another 70 before leaving office Jan....

    Cullman GOP issues statement on events of Jan. 6

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Republican Party on Thursday issued a statement on the chaos that erupted in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, Jan. 6...

    Lawmakers, political leaders respond to U.S. Capitol chaos

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    Protesters entered the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday while the U.S. Congress was in the process of certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election....

    Merrill, 16 other secretaries of state support ‘robust funding of Election...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A bipartisan group of 17 secretaries of state, led by Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill, on Thursday sent a...

    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...

    Ballots cast, U.S. waits for results

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The ballots have been cast, and most of the races decided, but as of press time Tuesday night, an unprecedented number...

    Shedd recognized by U.S. Dept. of Defense for work supporting military...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Rep. Randall Shedd, R-Fairview last week received recognition from the United States Department of Defense for his work in the last...

    Election Day: What Cullman County voters need to know

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Voters across the nation will head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3 to cast their ballots in the 2020 General Election....

    French journalists visit ‘Trump Country’ in Cullman, Winston counties

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sebastien Duval, a Washington D.C.-based reporter for Agence France Presse (AFP, French Press Agency) and video journalist Bastien Inzaurralde visited Cullman...

    Doug Jones makes campaign stop in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Incumbent U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama stopped in Cullman Monday afternoon to address a small crowd of local supporters outside the...

    Nov. 3 General Election sample ballot for Cullman County voters

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    Below is a sample of the ballot that Cullman County voters will see in the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election. There will be six...

    Cullman incumbents sweep election; 2 county mayors unseated

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Nine municipal elections were held across Cullman County Tuesday, and when the votes were tallied, incumbents in the City of Cullman...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Jimmie Nuss and Joyce Barnett, Hanceville...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.- The Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election is Tuesday, and these are the last of The Tribune’s Q&A sessions between candidates. In Hanceville, voters...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Maxie Jones, Eric Phillips- Good Hope...

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala.- The Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election is Tuesday, and these are the last of The Tribune’s Q&A sessions between candidates. In Good...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Roy Shedd and Deborah Moon, Baileyton...

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Baileyton, voters will be choosing new...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Charles Wilson and Patty Nail Dean,...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Hanceville, voters will be choosing new...

    Who’s paying whom, who’s getting ‘liked?’ part 2

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - In keeping with its commitment to promoting transparency in government, The Tribune continues its look at campaign finance records submitted by...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Greg Griffin and Pat Dyar, Baileyton...

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Baileyton, voters will be choosing new...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Myra Martin and Benny Guthrie, Baileyton...

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Baileyton, voters will be choosing new...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Ervin Chumley, J.V. Shelton and Kim...

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. – As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Dodge City, J.V. Shelton and...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Inez McDonald and Mark Brannon, Dodge...

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. – As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Dodge City, incumbent Councilwoman...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Wendell Peterson and Randy Gaines, Baileyton...

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Baileyton, voters will be choosing new...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Pat Chafin and Oscar Goodwin, Garden...

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    GARDEN CITY, Ala. – As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Garden City, incumbent Councilwoman...

    Absentee voting in Municipal, General Elections

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As part of its ongoing series leading up to the 2020 elections, both the Municipal Election Aug. 25 and the General...

    Who’s paying whom, who’s getting ‘liked?’

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    Updated 8-15-20 at 6:15 p.m. Editor's note: On Saturday, Michael Sapp contacted The Tribune to say that he is the sole proprietor of My Cullman...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Johnny Dyar and Windell Calloway, Baileyton...

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Baileyton, voters will be choosing their...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Tawana Canada and Gerald Turner, Dodge...

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. – As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Dodge City, voters will be...

    Meet Holly Pond Mayor-Elect Carla Hart

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - As Holly Pond Mayor Bill Oliver prepares for his retirement, Councilwoman Carla Hart is getting ready to take on the...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: JoAnn Oakley and Chris Thompson, Vinemont...

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In South Vinemont, one race...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Sonya Copeland and Jerry Smith, Vinemont...

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In South Vinemont, one race...

    Tribune’s Cullman Municipal Election debates begin today

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This election season in the city of Cullman, there are numerous challengers vying for city council, mayoral and school board seats....

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Radginal Dodson and Shirley Arnett, Vinemont...

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In South Vinemont, voters will...

    2020 Municipal Election Candidate Q&A: Lou Thomas and Julie Ray, Holly...

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - As the Aug. 25, 2020 Municipal Election approaches, The Tribune is holding Q&A sessions between candidates. In Holly Pond, the only...

    Tribune to host debates ahead of Cullman’s Municipal Election

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    Updated 8-4-20 at 2:56 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – This election season in the city of Cullman, there are numerous challengers vying for city council, mayoral...

    TX congressman calls for ban on all groups with historical ties...

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republican U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday calling on Congress...

    Tony Townson announces candidacy for Cullman City Council, place 2

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tony Townson recently announced his candidacy for Cullman City Council, place 2. He will face incumbent David Moss in the Tuesday,...

    Chris Thompson announces candidacy for South Vinemont Town Council, place 1

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - Chris Thompson recently announced his candidacy for South Vinemont Town Council, place 1. He will face incumbent JoAnn Oakley in...

    Julie Ray announces candidacy for Holly Pond Town Council, place 1

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Julie Ray on Thursday morning officially announced her candidacy for Holly Pond Town Council, place 1. Ray will face incumbent...

    LIST: Qualified candidates for Aug. 25 municipal elections

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Candidates who qualified for municipal elections coming up Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, as reported by officials of Cullman County’s municipalities, are...

    JoAnn Oakley announces re-election bid for South Vinemont Town Council, place...

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - JoAnn Oakley on Monday announced her re-election bid for South Vinemont Town Council, place 1. The Municipal Election will take...

    Merrill: Absentee voting available for August municipal elections

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Secretary of State John H. Merrill on Monday announced he has officially extended the opportunity for anyone concerned about COVID-19 to...

    Joyce Barnett announces candidacy for Hanceville City Council, place 1

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Joyce Barnett on Sunday announced her candidacy for Hanceville City Council, place 1. The Municipal Election will take place Tuesday, Aug....

    Oscar Goodwin announces candidacy for Garden City Town Council, place 5

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    GARDEN CITY, Ala. – Oscar Goodwin has announced his candidacy for Garden City Town Council, place 5. The Municipal Election will take place Tuesday,...

    Clemons unseats Walker in commission chairman race

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  The long-awaited Republican Primary Runoff Election came to a close Tuesday night, and at the end, challenger Jeff “Clem” Clemons defeated...

    Sonya Copeland declares candidacy for South Vinemont Town Council, place 5

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - Sonya Copeland on Monday announced her candidacy for South Vinemont Town Council, place 5. The Municipal Election will take place...

    Republican Primary Runoff Election Tuesday, July 14; masks not required

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, July 14 for the Republican Primary Runoff Election. Polls will be open from 7...

    Walker, Clemons in final Q&A before Tuesday vote

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Back on Super Tuesday, Cullman County voters gave Jeff “Clem” Clemons 49.67% of the vote for chairman of the Cullman County...

    Jerry Smith, Sr. announces candidacy for South Vinemont Town Council, place...

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - Jerry C. Smith, Sr. on Wednesday announced his candidacy for South Vinemont Town Council, place 5. The Municipal Election will...

    1 day left to apply for absentee ballot for Primary Runoff...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The July 14 Primary Runoff Election is now less than a week away. The deadline to submit an absentee ballot application...

    Greg Brown seeking re-election to Good Hope City Council, place 4

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Greg Brown on Wednesday announced his re-election bid for Good Hope City Council, place 4. The Municipal Election will take...

    Maxie Jones re-election bid for Good Hope City Council, place 2

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Maxie Jones on Tuesday announced he is seeking re-election to Good Hope City Council, place 2. The Municipal Election will...

    Terry Shabel announces candidacy for Good Hope City Council, place 1

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Terry Shabel on Tuesday announced his candidacy for Good Hope City Council, place 1. The Municipal Election will take place...

    Sonya Mabry Adams announces re-election bid for South Vinemont Town Council,...

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - Sonya Mabry Adams on Monday announced her re-election bid for South Vinemont Town Council, place 2. The Municipal Election will...

    Eric Phillips announces candidacy for Good Hope City Council, place 2

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Eric Phillips on Wednesday night announced his candidacy for Good Hope City Council, place 2. The Municipal Election will take...

    Jerry Bartlett announces re-election bid for Good Hope mayor

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Good Hope Mayor Jerry Bartlett on Tuesday announced his re-election bid. The Municipal Election will take place Tuesday, Aug. 25,...