Dean attended American Legion Alabama Boys State
Keaton Dean, a Cullman High School student, recently attended the 76th American Legion Alabama Boys State. During the week, he participated in the City Interest Group. He developed a plan for the recruitment of an Economic Development Project for his Boys State City. His parents are Rita and Mike.
Gardiner selected as JSU Ambassador
Jennifer Gardiner of Cullman will represent Jacksonville State University, Alabama as a 2013-2014 Ambassador.
St. Bernard Prep opens new school year
Students from across the globe became residents or commuting students at St. Bernard Preparatory School in Cullman this past weekend.
Community Action Partnership of North Alabama Announces Classroom Opening Date for Head Start in Fourteen Counties
Kim Dodd, Director of Children Services has announced that the first day of class for 90 Preschool Head Start Classrooms in the Partnership’s service area will be Friday, September 6. 11 Early Head Start and 16 Alabama PreK classrooms opened on August 19.
Wallace State’s Business Department adds revamped Entrepreneurship program for fall semester
Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Terri McGriff-Waldrop witnessed at an early age the ups and downs a business owner encounters. And, as a business instructor at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala. for the last 24 years and co-owner of a successful real estate company, Waldrop is always passionate about sharing and relaying the challenges and rewards her students may one day come across as aspiring entrepreneurs.
Cullman area students complete Pre-medical Internship
Three Cullman-area residents recently completed the eight-week Huntsville Rural Pre-medical Internship of the UAB School of Medicine, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus. This highly competitive program provides selected pre-medical college students from rural areas with a broad exposure to medicine which, hopefully, will inspire them to careers as physicians practicing in rural Alabama.
AP-NORC Poll: Parents back high-stakes testing
Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students' and schools' performances, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.
Adorable new mammal species found 'in plain sight'
Imagine a raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it's hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did — until now.
Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito. It belongs to a grouping of large creatures that include dogs, cats and bears.
VIDEO: Timelapse shows Perseid meteor shower
This CNN video, shot in Hawaii, shows dozens of meteors crossing the skies during the Perseid meteor shower.
Cullman Kiwanis Club presents scholarships to area students
The Cullman Kiwanis Club presented seven $500 scholarships to area Key Clubbers recently.
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