CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
The Cullman County Road Department will finish excavating a ditch near Stone Bridge Farm.
The Cullman City Street Department is in the Terri Pines area patching at several locations.
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight we can expect mostly clear, with a low around 58. Time for another blankie on the bed
The Cullman Times’ delivery of papers may be late this morning due to unforseen circumstances. If you’ve not received your paper by 9 a.m., please contact the Circulation Department at 256-734-2131.
BBB’s online auction: The North Alabama Better Business Bureau has their yearly online auction in September, this year from Sept. 10-20. Below is the link for those who are interested. They have some great items this year, including autographed footballs, UA football tickets, gift cards and many other items. Monies raised will held the BBB with operating expenses as they are nonprofit and do not receive any funding from the government.
Pick up dinner on the way home! West Point Band Boosters will hold a Swamp John’s dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 12, in the school lunchroom, 4314 County Road 1141, Cullman 35057. Plates are $10 for fish, chicken or shrimp or a combo plate. Tickets are available now in the school office or any band member. Tickets also sold at door day of. All proceeds will go to the West Point Band’s needs.
CERA meeting: The Cullman Education Retirees Association will meet at 11 a.m. at the Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, 916 Convent Road, Cullman 35055. Paul Jonest, state president, will be guest speaker. Lunch reservations: Peggy McClendon at 256-747-2460.
History of Cullman: Melanie Patterson will be at the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to receive photos and historical accounts of Cullman and Cullman County for a historical book to be published by Arcadia Publishing in it Images of America series. No family portraits, please. This book will cover the period from 1870s through 1950s. For information on the project, contact Patterson at 256-347-1835.