CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
The Cullman City Street Department’s asphalt crew will be working on Maple Dr. NW; may be some interference with traffic - drivers may want to seek alternate routes.
Today: A slight chance of rain and sleet before 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Calm wind.
Best bets for today:
Angel Tree for seniors: Southern Care Hospice has an Angel Tree with seniors’ requests for much-needed items, such as, personal care items, pajamas, clothes, etc. this holiday season. Those who’d like to adopt a senior, or to make a donation, contact Mandi Lake at 256-339-8474. Gifts should be delivered to the office at 417 Main St. NW, Hanceville 35077; or contact Ms. Lake to arrange for a pickup.
Angel Tree: Standard Furniture of Cullman, 906 Perry St. SW, Cullman, AL 35055, is again sponsoring an Angel Tree, filled with lists from children needing a special Christmas. Those who’d like to ensure a child has the Christmas of their dreams, stop by the store and select a list for a child you’d like to purchase gifts for and return the wrapped gifts by 6 p.m. today. Those who’d like to sponsor a child, but just don’t have the shopping time, the staff will be glad to shop for you; or just purchase a gift card from a local merchant for the child.
Little Black Dress charity bash: The event is sponsored by the WSCC Alumni Association and all proceeds support scholarships for women enrolled at Wallace State. This year, the soiree will be Feb. 22, 2014, at Top of the Town, with raffles, live music and dancing, fabulous food, celebrity waiters, door prizes and more. Tickets are currently on sale. Info: LaDonna Allen at 256-352-8071.