CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, here's your morning update:
The Cullman City Street Department’s patch crew will be working on 1st Ave. SE and 8th Ave. SE.
Today: Showers, mainly after 10 a.m. High near 54. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.
Tonight: Showers, mainly before 1 a.m. Low around 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.
Best bets for today:
NARFE: The Cullman NARFE Chapter 744 will meet at 11 a.m. at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 1720 Cherokee Ave. SW, Cullman 35055. Topic: Upcoming activities. All retired federal employees and spouses are urged to attend as well as current employees.
OA: Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Carriage House at Grace Episcopal Church. Info: 724-376-2124 or 256-352-1143.
Animal transport volunteers needed: The Cullman County Animal Shelter's foster pets program is currently in need of volunteers who would be able to transport animals to vet appointments at 8 a.m. Those who'd like to volunteer should call the shelter at 256-734-5448 or online at firstname.lastname@example.org://email@example.com.
The Times seeks nominations for 2014 Unsung Heroes: The Cullman Times is seeking the community's nominations for our annual list of Unsung Heroes that will be published in our 2014 Profile edition.
Do you know someone who deserves recognition for civic or church work, community service or dedication to an activity or organization? If so, please nominate them as an Unsung Hero.
We're seeking the people who display unselfish acts of kindness, courage or generosity that make Cullman County a better place to live and work.
To nominate someone for the recognition, write us a note that describes what the person does or did that is so special. You cannot nominate yourself. We will choose six to eight for publication in Profile 2014, which is scheduled for March. We will take their photographs and invite them and the people who nominated them to a reception sometime in March.
Mail your suggestion to: Editor, 300 Fourth Ave. SE, Cullman, AL 35055 Attn: Unsung Heroes; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax them to 256-736-2972. You can also drop off your suggestion at the newspaper weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to Sallee Chandler. All nominations are due in The Times office by 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2014.