- Cullman, Alabama

August 15, 2013

Morning Update for Thursday, Aug. 15

The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Look for today’s high temperature to stall at around 84 degrees as a slight chance of thunderstorms will linger from now through the weekend.

The overnight low will drop to 66, while the chance of thunderstorms will vary from 20 percent today to 40 percent on Saturday.

In the Newsroom

Look for stories coming from The Times on traffic concerns around Cullman High School as the start of the new school year approaches. Construction is under way to rebuild the campus into a modern learning environment.

Local police and school officials are discussing how to keep traffic moving safely when students return to classes.

The sports staff is also busy compiling previews for area high school football teams, as well as reports on Alabama and Auburn.

Keep an eye on our website throughout the day for breaking news events in the local community. The Times is offering a format for breaking news that prominently details the story for readers and is accessible for everyone.

Just ahead

Rockin’ for Change event  (8-12)

The band, Exit 310, will perform at The Link of Cullman County Rockin’ for Change concert event at Depot Park from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Cost is $5, children 10 years and younger are free. Bring lawn chairs.

Proceeds to benefit The Link, a local faith-based non-profit working to overcome the barriers of poverty by providing support services. Look for additional details on the Weekender pages of The Times on Friday.

First Baptist Church-Cullman will hold a school prayer walk at 6 p.m. Aug. 18, in the church sanctuary, 501 2nd Ave. SW, Cullman 35055. The youth choir will perform and Dr. Eldon Bouldin of Cullman High School will speak and then prayer time. Those who attend may choose the school of their choice in the city and proceed to pray and walk school grounds.

For more information, contact Joey Orr at 256-734-5632.