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 2021-04-22 11:00 

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Raising awareness: Caring for Kids hosts annual prayer walk...

Cullman Caring for Kids hosted its annual prayer walk and balloon release in Heritage Park Wednesday to raise awareness of child abuse and encourage the community to help keep children safe from harm....

 2021-04-22 10:30 

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Tree Commission considering taking tree inventory...

The Cullman Tree Commission is investigating grants to help them conduct a count of the city's trees and note their condition....

 2021-04-22 10:00 

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Commission approves tax abatements for industries...

Confidentiality agreements between local leaders and the private sector prevented commissioners from giving away details this week, but a trio of industries are poised either to expand their footprint in Cullman County, or walk away from local incentives ...

 2021-04-21 20:15 

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Arrest reports for April 19-20, 2021...

Here is a look at the arrests that were reported by the Cullman Police Department for Monday and Tuesday:...

 2021-04-21 15:59 

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Cullman Middle School band to host spring concert...

The Cullman Middle School Band's Spring Concert is set for May 14, with a song list that is meant to represent the trials and triumphs that students have experienced during the past year....

 2021-04-21 01:56 

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City schools reveal plans for facility upgrades...

With a new superintendent at the helm, the Cullman City School Board is looking to the future with plans for new school facilities and an adjustment in the grade configuration on school campuses....

 2021-04-20 21:15 

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Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case...

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S...

 2021-04-20 20:08 

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Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death...

The jury reached a verdict Tuesday at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd...

 2021-04-20 18:42 

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Berlin shifts free weather radio giveaway to farmers market...

After multiple handout events and with more than 300 units still left to give away, the town of Berlin is trying something different with its free weather radio program....

 2021-04-20 18:37 

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Birmingham to pardon 15,000 with marijuana convictions...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama's largest city will issue blanket pardons for more than 15,000 people with misdemeanor marijuana convictions dating back to 1990, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said Tuesday....

 2021-04-20 17:51 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations up 20% in Alabama in 10 days...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 have jumped about 20% in less than two weeks in Alabama, a trend that health officials said Tuesday they were monitoring but don't consider a sign of another coming crisis in the pandemic....

 2021-04-20 17:45 

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POLL: Racial Justice-Policing...

CNHI, LLC, owner of community newspapers in 22 states in the midwest, souhtwest, southeast and northeast, is conducting a poll to get a sense of public sentiment on racial justice and policing....

 2021-04-20 16:26 

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Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93...

Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93....

 2021-04-20 14:30 

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Cullman man killed in Birmingham wreck...

A Cullman man was killed in a crash in east Birmingham Monday night....

 2021-04-20 10:15 

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West Point receives clean sewer report...

WEST POINT — The West Point Town Council received a clean sewer report and set rates for the town's youth football league to use its facilities during Monday night's council meeting....

 2021-04-20 01:59 

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Garden City to scrap old school building...

GARDEN CITY — A year after taking ownership of the old Garden City Elementary School, the town council voted Monday night to offer the building for salvage....

 2021-04-19 23:33 

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Cullman County Farm-City Committee, local student recognized during luncheon...

Cullman County Farm-City Committee was runner-up in Division 1 for the best Farm-City program....

 2021-04-19 23:19 

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Underwriter withdraws from Alabama prison lease project...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The underwriter for a project to build two prisons in Alabama announced that it is pulling out following criticism that it was breaking a promise not to get involved in for-profit prisons....

 2021-04-19 22:59 

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Hanceville, Cullman honor Wallace State with proclamations during Community College Month...

Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail and Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs both signed proclamations this week recognizing Wallace State Community College during Community College Month....

 2021-04-19 22:50 

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Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd's death goes to the jury...

MINNEAPOLIS — The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury Monday in a city on edge against another round of unrest like the one that erupted last year over the......

 2021-04-19 21:00 

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National, state leaders remember Oklahoma City bombing on anniversary...

OKLAHOMA CITY — At 9:03 a.m. Monday, 168 seconds of silence filled the air at the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial, honoring the 168 lives lost in the bombing 26 years ago to the day....

 2021-04-19 17:40 

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Wallace State welcomes Pulitzer-Prize nominated journalists for virtual common read event on April 20...

Wallace State Community College will a hold a Virtual Common Read event on Tuesday, April 20, featuring Pulitzer Prize-nominated authors Waveney Ann Moore and Ben Montgomery....

 2021-04-19 16:59 

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Prosecutor: Chauvin 'had to know' Floyd's life was in danger...

MINNEAPOLIS — Officer Derek Chauvin "had to know" he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried out over and over that he couldn't breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor told jurors Monday as......

 2021-04-19 16:53 

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Dr. Andrea Johnson developed leadership skills at Wallace State...

When Dr. Andrea Johnson of Huntsville enrolled in classes at Wallace State Community College in 1997, she already had a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Wellness....

 2021-04-19 16:47 

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April is Foot Health Awareness month...

The Wound Healing Center at Cullman Regional is recognizing Foot Health Awareness Month by offering information and tips to educate patients about foot health and chronic wounds....

 2021-04-18 19:06 

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Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting...

INDIANAPOLIS — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally purchased the two assault rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent that, police said....

 2021-04-18 19:00 

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'Aniah's Law' denying bail in more cases heads to voters...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama lawmakers have approved a proposal intended to give judges more discretion to deny bail to people accused of violent crimes that is named in honor of a college student killed in 2019....

 2021-04-17 21:14 

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Ivey OKs naming sweet potato as Alabama's state vegetable...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama now has an official state vegetable: the sweet potato....

 2021-04-17 10:30 

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Talking about trauma...

The more time law enforcement officers spend in the field, the more likely it is that they'll encounter the kind of trauma that can play havoc with human emotion....

 2021-04-17 10:15 

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Local workers in high demand...

With employers around Cullman County in need of workers, several local agencies have joined together to sponsor a job fair set for Saturday, April 24 at the Donald E. Green Senior Center, located at 1625 Cleveland Avenue SW in Cullman....

 2021-04-16 22:56 

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Bloomin' Festival returns to St. Bernard this weekend...

A year's worth of pent-up cabin fever will finally get some much-needed outdoor release this weekend, as the 37th annual Bloomin' Festival returns to the campus at St. Bernard Abbey....

 2021-04-16 19:59 

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County school board approves bids for gym upgrades, paving projects...

The Cullman County School Board approved bids for several new gym floors and paving at campuses across the county during Thursday's meeting....

 2021-04-16 19:17 

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Cullman 911 system gets upgrade...

Thanks to a $150,000 grant received through the Cullman County E-911 Board, the City of Cullman's emergency dispatch center has undergone some much-needed upgrades....

 2021-04-16 18:39 

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Good Hope High School crowns pageant winners...

Good Hope has selected its Fair Queen representative and crowned Miss Heritage and Miss Heritage Princess....

 2021-04-16 15:46 

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Blount County man charged in animal killing at white supremacist camp...

ROME, Ga. — The killing of a farm animal during what authorities have said was a "ritual sacrifice" during a training camp in Georgia for a white supremacist group has led to charges against five additional men....

 2021-04-16 15:41 

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Grant to help women in need start careers in welding, diesel technology...

Wallace State Community College's Future Foundation has received a grant from the Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham, allowing women experiencing poverty in Wallace State's service area the opportunity to earn a scholarship in welding or diese...

 2021-04-16 13:21 

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Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis...

INDIANAPOLIS — A gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before apparently taking his own life in a late-night attack at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said, in the latest in a spate of mass shootings......

 2021-04-15 21:16 

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Harbison gun permit bill fails in House...

State Rep. Corey Harbison's (R-Good Hope) bill to make paid pistol permits a thing of the past in Cullman County failed to pass through the Alabama House in a Thursday vote, despite being amended to limit its lawmaking reach only......

 2021-04-15 21:10 

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Bill would ban state enforcement of federal gun laws...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Senate on Thursday backed legislation to make it a crime for local police officers to enforce any new federal gun restrictions, part of a wave of GOP nullification proposals to try to resist any new......

 2021-04-15 20:55 

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Medical marijuana bill heads to key House vote...

MONTGOMERY — A second legislative committee on Thursday approved a medical marijuana bill, putting the proposal in line for a key vote in the House of Representatives....

 2021-04-15 17:00 

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Wallace State to send $2 million to students in stimulus payments...

Wallace State Community College is distributing approximately $2 million to students taking college credit classes....

 2021-04-15 15:52 

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Cullman Regional relocates COVID-19 vaccine clinic to Urgent Care Center...

As demand for COVID-19 vaccines is starting to decrease, Cullman Regional is relocating its vaccine clinic to the Cullman Regional Urgent Care Center....

 2021-04-15 11:00 

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Fees optional: Harbison sponsors local bill to waive Alabama's lifetime pistol permit fee...

Cullman County residents could be off the hook for the $300 lifetime concealed carry permit fee that the Alabama Legislature approved as part of a broader gun bill last week — that is, if a new local bill sponsored by......

 2021-04-15 10:30 

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Sweet potato could take root as official state vegetable...

Stick a fork in it: it's almost done. A long-growing measure sponsored by Alabama Sen. Garlan Gudger (R-Cullman) to make a homegrown favorite the official state vegetable needs only the governor's approval to become law....

 2021-04-15 10:00 

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Eat 'em or drink 'em: Kress Farms strawberries are leaving a sweet mark on Cullman...

Travis Kress didn't want to sound too clichd when talking about his reasons for getting into the family business, but he had to admit that farming may really be in his blood....

 2021-04-14 21:18 

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Harbison files bill for elected county schools superintendent...

Cullman County voters could get to decide whether the superintendent of the Cullman County School System is elected or appointed if the legislature passes a new bill filed by State Rep. Corey Harbison....

 2021-04-14 21:18 

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Bill would let voters decide on elected county schools superintendent...

Cullman County voters could get to decide whether the superintendent of the Cullman County School System is elected or appointed if the legislature passes a new bill filed by State Rep. Corey Harbison....

 2021-04-14 19:30 

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Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end 'forever war'...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from the "forever war" in Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 attacks cannot justify American forces still being there 20 years after the deadliest t...

 2021-04-14 19:04 

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Erin Pankey Tolleson thankful to faculty, staff for helping her reach goals...

A tour of Wallace State Community College is what convinced Erin Pankey Tolleson of Guntersville to choose the college as the place to start her educational career in poultry science....

 2021-04-14 18:56 

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Goodie basket delivered to Cullman schools by Desperation Church...

School days are often busy ones, so what better way to take a break than with a basket full of goodies donated by the community?...

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