- Cullman, Alabama

October 24, 2012

The Times' Morning Update for Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

The Cullman Times

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


Today will be sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 52 and a Calm wind.

Best bets:

Spirit Life Church of God, 1650 St. Joseph Dr. NW, Cullman, will have a Swamp John’s meal from 3 to 6 p.m. for $10/plate which includes your choice of shrimp, fish or chicken or a combo and all the fixin’s. Proceeds will benefit Shelby Nix, cancer patient, for medical bills.

The old Farmers’ market is open today. Expected hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — which varies with different farmers. It is located on Young St. NE between 1st and 2nd avenues. Just down from Sno Biz and Depot Park, with parking on Young St. NE.

Senior Spirit (Senior Citizen program at Ingle Park in the Donald E. Green Senior Center)

Fitness for Life. A great program of fitness, exercises and fun! Join in on a walking and stretching class that will boost your energy.

8 to 9:15 a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. (walking)

Line Dancing, Beginners: 9:15 to 10 a.m.

Wii Bowling at 1 p.m.

Bring a friend or make new ones with this day of fun and fellowship and card playing. Games start at 1 p.m.

Recovery meetings:

The Cullman Downtown Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 321 2nd Ave. SW in Cullman at noon for an open discussion meeting. All meetings are non-smoking.

For more information, contact the AA coordinator at 256-736-6000.


The Goldridge Volunteer Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants this week. All hydrants in the Goldridge Fire Department coverage will be tested and flushed during this week. Please monitor your water for temporary discoloring during this time.

The cutoff date for registering to vote, or for making any name or address changes on your registrations application for the Presidential election, is close of business on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Our office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and we do not close for lunch. There are several ways to vote, which include coming by our office on the first floor of the courthouse, or printing out a registration form off the Internet and mailing it to us. The library has forms and you may get one when you test for a driver's license. Just Google “Alabama Registration Form”, or go to the SOS website: No applications will be accepted without date of birth and signature. Once you register to vote, we will send out a postcard showing you where to vote. Any information on absentee ballots must go through the Circuit Clerk's office (Robert Bates) on the third floor. When you go to the polls to vote, please have one piece of identification.