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The consumer advisory committee for the Federal Communications Commission passed a recommendation September 18 to be sent to FCC commissioners to help combat robocalls, the bane of many telephone users.
Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism reached elite status this week with the announcement that it hard earned accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies.
A lot of issues bounce to the top of the headlines day-in and day-out, but one that has lagged behind since the last presidential election is quietly climbing back up the chart.
I want to thank Ben Bullard and The Cullman Times for the article written before our ceremony (Finis J. Self Chapter 2212 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart) last Saturday.
Downtown Cullman just enjoyed the largest 2nd Fridays event in its history, with thousands of people lining the entertainment district last week for shopping, music, rides, classic cars and much more.
The ongoing investigation into the motives of the Dayton, Ohio gunman who killed nine people on Aug. 4 raises more concern about the access to guns, ammunition and equipment that he easily obtained.
As a new school year approaches, the usual anticipation and anxiety about getting adjusted into new classes, meeting new teachers and making friends is perhaps foremost on the minds of students.
In less than two weeks, the 50-year anniversary of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon’s surface and saying the the now-famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” will be recognized in a wide range of celebrations.
Our nation’s birthday Thursday will be highlighted festivals, cookouts and star-spangled fireworks to celebrate the bold declaration of July 4, 1776, in which Thomas Jefferson and many other great freedom thinkers declared independence from the old-world crown of Great Britain.
The Republican field seeking a shot at the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Doug Jones is becoming crowded with the addition of Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill.
The shock and horror of war has befallen countless men and women throughout history, but the grim realities of armed conflict deeply affected Americans in the Civil War.
While the Alabama Legislature and Gov. Kay Ivey were the focus of national and international headlines following passage of the most stringent abortion legislation to date, the Senate, without much fanfare, approved a measure to abolish the elected state school board.
In March, this space featured an opinion on freshman Alabama lawmaker Rep. Andrew Sorrell, R-Muscle Shoals, and his legislation to save millions for Alabama taxpayers.
Beginning this year, the Common Application – an online form that enables students to apply to the 800 or so colleges that use it – will no longer ask students about their criminal pasts.
Small cities and towns often struggle to attract visitors, investments and even maintain or grow population as urban areas continue to pack in new jobs and residents.
The Major League Fishing tournament has flashed a large spotlight on not just Cullman, but three local men who have made a big splash in the contagious sport of bass fishing.
Event season is well underway in Cullman with the recently completed Bloomin’ Festival, Senior Shindig and Strawberry Festival, followed this week by the first Major League Fishing's (MLF) Bass Pro Tour Phoenix Boats Stage Five.
The recent rise and fall of Cullman County’s half-cent sales tax for education opened a proverbial can of worms, far beyond the politics and missteps of how it came and went.
Another chapter in the need for transparency surfaced Monday night when the Cullman Hotel Association, a group of local hotel operators, publicly denounced the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce for operating in the dark when it comes to lodging tax money.
Republican Roy Moore, the twice-removed Alabama Supreme Court chief justice and failed U.S. Senate candidate is leading the pack of hopefuls for the 2020 election, according to early polling in the race for the seat now held by Democrat Doug Jones.
The rising cost of tuition at colleges and universities over the last 40 years is a crushing financial burden for many parents and students, who are left paying loans for years after graduation.
I have to take issue with the “logic” presented by state Rep. Rich Wingo, R-Tuscaloosa, in the April 6 edition of The Times and that of all other pro-life supporters in that they fail to comprehend, most being male, that it is the woman who becomes pregnant and it is they who, even when having children, are the primary care givers for children.
This Week's Circulars
- Shootout injures one suspect; both still at large
- Criminal cases set for Dec. 16 trial docket
- Playoff pairings: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson
- Cullman County Christmas parade Saturday
- After 20 years, Keith Creel is pulling away from the county road department — and into a full-time retirement gig
- Police: Slain Alabama teen fought back
- PREP ROUNDUP: Cullman squeaks past Madison Academy 61-60; Lady Bearcats come up short
- (Video) Annual tree lighting honors Amy Drake
- (Gallery) Christmas comes to Hanceville
- Arrest reports for Nov. 26, 2019
The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. Wednesday until the celebration of Mary Ruth Miller Hill's life at noon at Moss Service Funeral Home. Burial following at Fairview West Cemetery. To leave condolences visit mossservicefh.com.
Funeral services for Verna Glass of Cullman are Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Moss Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Good Hope Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time.
Funeral service for Ronald Gordon Hicks, 73, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel, 461 US Hwy 278 E, with interment in Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Revs Mark Smith, Tommy Graves, Keith Warden, Wade Maynard officiating. Cullman Funeral Home i…
Gail Bates joined her heavenly family December 5, 2019. Born April 17, 1952, Gail will be remembered for having a heart of gold. She was always willing to lend a hand to anyone and was a true servant who loved the Lord and her church. Gail is preceded in death by her husband, Edward "Red" Ba…
Rickey Leon Marchman's visitation will be Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. at Moss Service Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Moss Service directing.