CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow after 1 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Saturday: A chance of snow, possibly mixing with rain after 7 a.m., then gradually ending. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Best bets for today:
CHS’ big band dance: The 18th annual Big Band Dance, featuring the Cullman High School Jazz Band, will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, at the McGukin Civic Center, 510 5th St. SW, Cullman 35055. Admission to the dance is $6/person or $10/couple. Tickets available at the door. The jazz band will perform a variety of music for dancing with an emphasis on big band swing, but also includes waltzes, Latin selections and ballads. As an added treat, instructors will present a free dance class for anyone interested 30 minutes prior to the start of the dance. Complimentary refreshments will be served throughout the evening.
Candidate forums; Republican quals end today: Republican candidates qualification ends Friday, Feb. 7, for the June 3 Republican primary. There is a qualifying fee of $25. GOP Executive Committee candidates are not required to file government reports and may qualify at any of the candidate qualifying events. Contact Kenneth Cornelius (256-550-0493) for more information.
CAANG meeting: The Cullman Area Austim Networking Group will meet at 5 p.m. for light meal and at 5:45 p.m. Saturday for sensory issues for older students/adults and more, at the Margaret Jean Jones Center, 1807 Beech Ave. SE, Cullman 35055. Childcare must be reserved by Feb. 6. Info: Rhonda Davis at 256-962-2208 or Jessica Dyson at 256-339-1151.