DODGE CITY — The Dodge City town council celebrated being free of debt by burning the note on its $400,000 loan that it managed to pay off 21 years early.
The Cullman County Board of Education on Thursday approved the transfer of three principals to positions in the central office. The positions became vacant due to retirements.
Wallace State Community College will host flu shot clinics Oct. 19-21 from 9 a.m. to noon each day in room 200 of the School of Nursing and Center for Science.
The Hanceville community is praying for a local police officer whose COVID-19-related health complications have him fighting for life following a protracted bout with the illness.
Darrell Johns, credited with getting the city of Cullman the “Tree City USA” label for the past 33 years, teared up for a bit on Tuesday as he gave his “last and final report” to the Tree Commission before retiring after more than two decades as city arborist.
Cullman High School’s Abby Sosa was crowned the 2021 Cullman County Fair Queen Tuesday night at the fairgrounds. Sosa also won the talent portion of the contest. Other winners were Good Hope’s Zoe Vincent (2nd runner up), Holly Pond’s Taylor Simmons (1st runner up), and West Point’s Ryleigh …
The Shaddix Company, founded in 1970 by Tommy and Mitchelene Shaddix in their front yard of their Trimble home, cut the ribbon on their new 22-acre location in South Vinemont Tuesday. The new location houses a 15,000-square-foot production facility in addition to an employee break room and e…
Drivers along Cullman’s busy Main Avenue are having to plan around some construction-related hassles in the here and now — though officials are confident the inconvenience will soon be worth it.
Amid strange economic times, local demand for workers in a variety of technical and vocational fields remains strong. It’s a trend that educators believe isn’t likely to subside anytime soon, leaving a lot of high school students with more options to weigh as they decide where their working lives might take them after graduation.
City residents who’ve been wondering how to dispose of all that trash the sanitation department won’t take — things like car batteries, oil-based paint and more — will soon have the chance to do a little light fall cleaning.
Wallace State Community College was awarded a five-year $2.1 million Title III grant by the U.S. Department of Education that will enhance student success through Pathways Linking U to Success (PLUS).
MONTGOMERY — Alabama has a history of slavery and racism but legislators want to remove the language of that history from the state constitution.
WEST POINT — Cullman County students are getting a look at the importance of staying in school and making good decisions as the Choice Bus kicked off a tour of the school system this past week at West Point.
The midweek period of intensely heavy rainfall across north Alabama has county road department workers scrambling to restore a number of washed-out bridges and roads in Cullman County’s northeast corner.
The Cullman County Fair opened Thursday night. The fair will run through Oct. 16, with gates opening every day at 5 p.m. at the Cullman County Fairgrounds, located at 1501 Sportsman Lake Rd NW.
Cyber Central, located at 100 Main Ave NW, opens for fall classes on October 7. Classes include Robotics Competition Teams (VEX IQ for Grades 4-8 and VEX V5 for Grades 9-12) and Hacker High School (Grades 9-12).
Wallace State Community College will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with events at both the main campus in Hanceville and at the Oneonta campus centers.
Students across Alabama take annual tests to determine if they are learning what they need to know at each grade level, and the Cullman City School Board got a look at the system’s most recent test scores and discussed what that data means during a work session on Monday.
Some subtle changes are coming to Alabama license plates — first for non-passenger vehicles, and then for everyone — but they won’t require motorists to pay more for tag fees or adjust their annual renewal schedules.
The Oktoberfest 2021 fun continued Saturday morning with a costume parade for pets. Among the competitors were a 17-year-old tortoise, Tank, and a chicken named Noodle.
Longtime Cullman attorney Champ Crocker is announcing today that he will seek the Republican nomination to become Cullman’s next district attorney, an office currently held by 16-year incumbent Republican Wilson Blaylock.
There’s no time of year like fall for getting in touch with the outdoors, and the October event lineup at the North Alabama Agriplex is all about autumn — especially if you’re a kid (or just want to be one for a day).
COLONY — It won’t be ready to approve until the next town council meeting, but the Colony town council is expected to adopt its 2021-2022 budget next month.
Hanceville will benefit from bigger revenues in the coming year, approving a new budget for FY 2021-2022 that exceeds the previous year’s budget by more than $700,000.
Cullman County’s annual budget will grow over the one the county commission passed last year, while incorporating a number of priority spending items on the back of stronger-than-expected revenues for the fiscal year that’s now ending.
For the second year in a row, the COVID-19 pandemic has scuttled plans for Peinhardt Farm Day, the community-wide Saturday outing that gives guests an up-close look at life in local agriculture from days gone by.
The Cullman County School Board approved an out-of-state field trip and a few personnel considerations during a special called meeting Tuesday morning.
Double-digit increases in sales tax and other revenues are allowing Cullman city leaders to deliver on most municipal department heads’ annual wish list, as the Cullman City Council signed off on a sizably increased yearly budget at its regular meeting Monday.
This Week's Circulars
- Cullman County School Board approves hires to central office
- Alabama man sentenced to death for killing wife and family
- PREP FOOTBALL: Good Hope picks up hard-fought, 15-14 win over Dora
- Hanceville holds vigil for officer hospitalized by COVID-19
- Dodge City pays off loan early, now debt free
- PREP ROUNDUP: Fairview crushes Brewer; Addison takes down Hamilton
- Cullman plans free waste drop-off day for hazardous materials
- City updates Main Avenue paving progress
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- PREP VOLLEYBALL: Addison downs Hatton to win 2A, Area 13 Tournament
Funeral service for Marty Newton, 64, was Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 11 a.m. at New Hope North Missionary Baptist Church with Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in New Hope North Cemetery. Mr. Newton died on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Cullman Regional. He was born February 26, 1957…
Mrs. Odie Bell Davis, age 95, of Garden City, Alabama, passed away peacefully at home on October 09, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Harden Davis; daughter, Brenda Sue; her seven siblings; and many extended family members. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry D…
Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Reed, age 63, of Vinemont, will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Cornerstone Revival Center. Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. prior to the service and from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Cornerstone Revival Center. Cullman Heritage…
Memorial Service for Rebecca Ann Glenn, age 79, of Cullman, will be at 12 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor John Bussman officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. prior to the service. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arran…