The Cullman County Library launched its “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” reading program last week, and it’s a program every parent of a pre-k should be participating in.
If there is any question about the effectiveness of masks in combating the coronavirus, the decline in positivity rate since Alabama masked up should put that question to rest.
Municipal elections will be taking place on Tuesday and we encourage all eligible voters to take the time to make their choices known. Too many people focus only on the high profile elections, but it is at the local level that government has the most impact on our day to day lives.
The first day of any school year is always exciting, but this year it is especially so for teachers and students who have missed seeing each other in person since the schools closed for the coronavirus in March.
In this age of extreme partisanship and political divides, it was refreshing to see candidates for the Baileyton Town Council taking the high road in their comments Monday night.
The Department of Justice’s latest report on its investigation into Alabama’s prisons is yet another scathing indictment of the state of Alabama prisons. It’s past time for Alabama leaders to begin making changes to a system and culture that brutalizes and murders inmates, has little account…
There are lots of things I’ve missed during this strange quarantine time, but this time of year, in particular, I miss festivals. Since moving to Cullman last fall - right after Oktoberfest - I’d been looking forward to experiencing the Bloomin’ Festival and Strawberry Fest.
Community colleges in Alabama and across the nation have responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, making contributions to enhance capabilities of emergency responders and health care professionals.
The majority of Americans consider their pets to be part of their families. So when disasters strike, they would no more leave Fido or Fluffy behind than they would a son or daughter. The City of Cullman recognized this and took action to protect pets and their owners during severe weather.
On Monday, the Cullman City Council will be voting on providing a loan to HomTex so the manufacturer can purchase equipment that will allow it to begin making disposable face masks. The council members are certain to approve the measure, and they should.
The novel coronavirus has us all on edge. Thus we want to fill you in on how The Cullman Times staff is hard at work covering the story locally to inform you with accurate and timely news about the disease.
Today is voting day for the Alabama primaries. If you haven’t yet voted, please do so; the polls are open until 7 p.m. Voting in free and open elections is what makes America great. We have the power to elect our representatives at every level of government and hold them accountable at the ballot box.
Roughly 3.5 million people are registered to vote in the state of Alabama—a record high number of registrations for the state—but that doesn’t help if the voters don’t actually turn out to vote.
This month is National Library Month, set aside to celebrate the value of public libraries in our communities. If you haven’t been to the library recently, you need to check it out.
I’ve been in Cullman a little over three months now, and people often ask me what I think of Cullman. I thought I’d share what I’ve observed as an outsider in Cullman.
This weekend’s sales tax holiday for severe weather preparedness is a great opportunity to save money on items you may need as we enter tornado season. Before you go shopping, though, we encourage you to have a disaster plan for you and your family.
It’s been a rough start to the year for law enforcement in Alabama. People can and will find reasons to find fault with law enforcement, but it’s important to recognize their sacrifices and support them as they deal with two recent tragedies.
Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, the day our nation has set aside to honor the works of the great civll rights leader. A minister and activist, King preached nonviolent civil disobedience as the catalyst to change despite violent opposition to the civil rights movement.
As we look to 2020 Cullman County Schools will continue to focus on quality academics, while improving classroom performance and teacher excellence.
This Week's Circulars
- Col. Cullman won't be making Oktoberfest appearance
- PREP FOOTBALL: Simmons' 2-point conversion lifts Fairview past West Point 28-27
- ASWA RANKINGS: Cullman, Good Hope rise in respective polls
- Farmer Kyle Morris loves the land
- (Video) Sue Westerfield flies high on 80th birthday
- (Update) One dead in Saturday night stabbing
- Murder suspect at large; mother charged with hindering prosecution
- PREP ROUNDUP: Cullman thumps Hazel Green 48-6; Addison rolls to win
- PREP SPORTS: Fairview's Simmons named Athlete of the Week
- PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Lady Eagles take small-school team title at Southern Showcase; Edgeworth claims individual win
William L. Pilgrim of Cullman passed away on September 21 at the age of 72. He was born October 24, 1947 to Claude William and Grace Lollar Pilgrim. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Peggy Joann Elmer and Tempie Sue Pilgrim. He worked in plumbing supply sales for 45 years and…
Roger Maze, 74, of Cullman, passed away on September 20, 2020. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., September 23, 2020, Holly Pond Funeral Home, with burial following in Brooklyn Cemetery. Visitation from 12 p.m. until service.
Ruby Lois Wideman, 86, Farragut, Tenn., went home to be with her Lord the evening of Wednesday, September 16, 2020. She was born August 10, 1934 in Blount Co, Ala. to Robert Otus and Ruby Kelton McAnnally. She graduated from JB Pennington High School in 1952 and went on to work in Birmingham…
Moss Service Funeral Home is saddened by the death of Joseph Franklin Woodard, age 83, of Cullman. Arrangements will be announced later. To leave condolences for the family visit mossservicefh.com. Moss Service Funeral Home directing.
January 23, 1934 - September 19, 2020 Truman E. "Bim" Cole, 86, of Cullman, passed away on September 19 after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Volena and Bill Cole and sisters, Doris Pair and Sue Blandenburg. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Ruth Marie …