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The Town of West Point's new turn lane off of Alabama Highway 157 opened earlier this month, along with a new convenience store and gas station, and the town will be celebrating both openings with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 30.

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Surrounded by family and loved ones, the six Republican officials whom local voters waved into office earlier this month raised their hands and took their oaths of office Tuesday at a swearing in ceremony at the Cullman Civic Center.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, avoiding at least for now a potentially risky sit-down with prosecutors. It's the first time he has directly cooperated with the long investigation.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect closure of the outside lane and shoulder of Interstate 65 northbound between milepost 339 (north of the Tennessee River Bridge) and Exit 351 (U.S. 72) in Limestone County between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, and…

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City of Cullman and Cullman County offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday for the holiday.

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Local residents who don’t have plans this Thanksgiving, or who want to celebrate the holiday with other members of the community, have a chance to get the full holiday experience with several local organizations and churches that are hosting free community meals this week to help people celebrate.

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The Cullman City School System has made an effort to provide fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables to its students, and it recently received a state award for that initiative.

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WASHINGTON — Sixteen Democrats who've opposed Nancy Pelosi's quest to become speaker released a letter Monday saying they will vote for "new leadership" when the House picks its leaders in January, underscoring a significant threat to her effort to lead her party's House majority in the next Congress.

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The pharmaceutical giant says one drug will go up by 9 percent. Three others will rise 3 percent, and the others will see a 5-percent hike.

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CHICO, Calif. — Several people who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century clustered around a television set at an evacuation center Saturday and watch President Donald Trump survey what remained of their Northern California community.

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Cooperative weather and great word of mouth assured a merry Saturday for crafters and shoppers at Jones Chapel, where the first-ever Merry Market Christmas show kept the community center bustling right up until the closing minutes. 

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand recount in Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest, with a goal of determining the intent of about 93,000 voters whose ballots for Republican Gov. Rick Scott or Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson could not be counted by machine.

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ATLANTA — Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state's "gross mismanagement" of the elections with a federal lawsuit.

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Two Cullman residents are facing drug and charges after Cullman County Sherff's Office investigators searched an apartment complex on Dripping Springs Road.

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly heard arguments Wednesday afternoon from lawyers representing CNN and the Justice Department. The news network is seeking an immediate restraining order that would force the White House to return Acosta's credentials — which grant reporters as-needed access to

Members of the Cullman City School Board got a better feel for the state of the system’s schools when when four principals gave updates during a board work session Thursday morning.

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Food insecurity affects many families in Cullman County, and the 2019 City Family of the Year has spent the last seven years working to make sure the area’s students don’t go hungry.

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Two Cullman men have charged with selling methamphetamine following separate investigations by the Crime Suppression Unit of the Cullman Police Department.