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June 24, 2013

The Times' Morning Update for Monday, June 24, 2013

Early weather, traffic and community news

CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:


The Cullman City Street Department is closing Sunset Drive (connects 278 and Convent Road) for a couple of days — traffic rerouted; patch crews will be working at Greenbrier and Beech Ave. SE; Third Ave. SE; and Greenbrier Drive SW — some traffic delays.


Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Best bets for today:

OA: Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 9:30 a.m. today in the Carriage House at Grace Episcopal Church. Info: 724-376-2124 or 256-352-1143.

Looking ahead:

Benefit singing for Shan Hammond: A singing for the heart transplant hopeful will be held at 6 p.m. July 13, at The Cross Baptist Church, 23654 Highway 31, Falkville 35622. All monies raised will help cover medical expenses.

The evening will feature musical guests, Three-In-One from Moulton, the Trammel Family from Cullman, and Brandy Barber from Cullman.

For more information, contact Charlie Allbright at 256-841-1625.

Alumni to hold concert, silent auction and carriage rides: Eva School will be have in concert, the Flashbacks Show Band, a multi-dimensional band playing hits from the '60s through modern day. They will appear from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 12, in the school gymnasium, 20 School Road, Eva 35621. Tickets are $20 for liminted reserved seating; $15 general admission. Concessions will be available. All proceeds will benefit the Alumni courtyard at the school. Silent auction will take place at this time. Also, horse-and-carriage rides will be available from 6 to 8 p.m. July 12, at the school.

For information on tickets, contact Shirley Arnett at 256-784-9489, text to 256-590-3567 or email to

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