- Cullman, Alabama

January 17, 2013

The Times' Morning Update for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Everything a Cullman County resident needs to know today

Staff Reports
The Cullman Times


Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
Today: Before venturing out today, grab your rain gear and winter weather clothing! Rain likely before 7 a.m., then rain and snow likely between 7 and 10 a.m., then snow likely after 10 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight: Snow likely before 7 p.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 26. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Best bets:
Want to tickle the ivories with confidence and impress your friends? Instant piano class is a beginning class in chord piano, where, in one session students will learn all the chords needed to play any pop song, any style, any key, reading chord symbols, not notes. Students will also learn how to embellish songs using the secrets and magical shortcuts of professional piano players. This class will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Info: Wallace State Community College at 256-352-8172.
CRMC to host seminar on GERD: Cullman Regional Medical Center’s WomenFirst and SeniorChoice programs will offer a seminar on GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) at 11:30 a.m. today, (social time is at 10:30 a.m.) in CRMC’s Col. Cullman Room in the Community Education Center in Professional Office Building 2 (1912 AL Highway 157, POB 2, Cullman 35058). Greg Windham, MD, will be guest speaker. Cost of the lunch and learn program is $5 for WomenFirst and SeniorChoice members and $8 for others. Registration required: Online at or contact the hospital at 256-737-2600.
County Commission on Education: The Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Central Office board room, 402 Arnold St. NE, Cullman 35055. Work session begins at 5:30 p.m.
Dodge City/CCSO: The Town of Dodge City and the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Dodge City Community Center, 130 Howard Circle, Hanceville 35077. Residents may attend.
Iris/Daylily Society: The Cullman Iris and Daylily Society will meet at 5:30 p.m. at The Angler Seafood House, 3261 County Road 438, Cullman 35057. All interested may attend.
NAMI: The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Cullman Chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Mental Healthcare Center, Building No. 2, 1909 Commerce Ave. SW, Cullman 35055. January is membership renewal month.
New Vision Support Group: This support group will meet at 10 a.m. at the Hilltop Community Center, 1545 Vine Circle SW, Cullman 35055. Info: Linda Estes at 256-739-4653.
OA: Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 4:45 p.m. in the Carriage House at Grace Episcopal Church. Info: 724-376-2124 or 256-352-1143.