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1 person dead in fatal hit and run in Cullman County; suspect in custody
Updated 12-18-18 8:22 p.m. CPD Lt. Jeff Warnke said the suspect has been taken into custody and has been charged with DUI. He is at the Cullman County Detention Center. Neither the suspect nor the victim has been identified.
Christmas comes early for Cullman widow by way of new roof
CULLMAN, Ala. — He may have been a little early, but Santa came to Cullman right on time for Sarah Weems. After months, she now has a new roof, an unexpected Christmas gift. Weems has had an awful year. She became a widow in February and in March, her roof sustained heavy damage in a record setting
Cullman Police make multiple drug, forgery arrests
CULLMAN - The Cullman Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit (CSU) has made multiple drug and forgery arrests recently. Arrested in Hanceville were James Tyler Hinman, 37, and Asia Ryan Graham, 28, both of Hanceville. The pair was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, unlawful possession
Rock the South considering venue change for 2019
CULLMAN Ala. – Rock the South organizers confirm to WHNT News 19 that they are exploring a venue change for the 2019 concert weekend. “Rock the South is always consistently looking to improve the experience of Rock the South for its fans. Over the past couple of years, Rock the South has looked at v
Community with Carol: Candace Lingo of Cullman County CASA
Every story I have done for Community with Carol has been a joy. My guest this week is no different, Candace Lingo, with Cullman County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), shared so much wonderful information. I was so impressed with her love for others and her willingness to serve.
Decatur man with murder warrant arrested in Cullman for trafficking meth
CULLMAN - Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) agents on Friday arrested Jason Lavan Turner, 41, of Decatur, charging him with trafficking in methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Rock the South looking at different properties for new venue
The Rock the South country music festival may be in a new home in 2019. Rock the South co-owner Nathan Baugh said the festival has been looking at possible venue changes in a statement released Monday afternoon:
(Update) One in custody after fatal hit-and-run wreck
A Holly Pond Man driving a motorcycle died Tuesday evening in a hit-and-run accident on Alabama 157 in Cullman. Bradley Ray Patterson, 39, was pronounced dead at Cullman Regional after he was transported there following the accident, said Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick.
PREP FOOTBALL: Cullman hires Glasscock as head coach
Oscar Glasscock is coming home. The Cullman High School alumnus and former assistant was named head football coach on Monday following approval by the Cullman City Board of Education.
Plans for Nesmith Park move ahead
The Nesmith Park renovation plan got the green light from the Cullman City Council Monday night. The 14-acre park will undergo a complete makeover, with work scheduled to begin in 2019. A federal Land Water Conservation Fund grant is available for $350,000, which would have to be matched by the city
Talks of Rock the South Concert Possibly Moving
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - For the past seven years, Rock the South has been held at Heritage Park in Cullman City. The concert began as a way to help out after tragic tornadoes struck.
Family mourns the loss of woman killed in fatal Cullman wreck
ATHENS, Ala. - April Landinger lost her life in a fatal car wreck in Cullman on Monday. She left behind her six-year-old daughter Mia and her mother Deborah Dollar. The wreck happened in the intersection of 24th Street and Cherokee Avenue. The vehicle Landinger was in was t-boned, and she was pronou
Christmas in Baileyton: ‘This is what it’s all about’
BAILEYTON - Christmas cheer was in abundance Saturday evening in Baileyton. The 2018 Baileyton Christmas Celebration was held at the town’s senior center. The celebration is sponsored by the Town of Baileyton and this year saw a huge turnout.
Cullman High cheerleaders claim 6A state championship
Cullman High cheerleaders have claimed the 6A state championship for the third year in a row. The squad competed Saturday at Wallace State Community College.
James Spann: Rain returns to Alabama later this week
James Spann has the Alabama forecast for Monday and a look at the week ahead from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo. FOGGY START: We have a dense fog advisory for parts of north and west Alabama early this morning; the fog should dissipate by mid-morning. Otherwise, today will be mostly sunny and pleasant
Community joy: Local kids ‘shop with a cop’
The Cullman Police Department’s annual Shop with a Cop event took place Saturday morning. Pictured is Chief Kenny Culpepper. (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN - On Saturday morning, officers from the Cullman Police Department (CPD), with a little help from the Cullman County Sheriff’s Offi
Makers Market returns to Warehouse District for 2nd year
More than two dozen local artists, crafts makers, and food fanatics will all be gathered under one roof today, making it that much easier for late Christmas shoppers to browse for some truly unique and home-grown gifts.
Community Profile: Meet Cloyce Talmadge Drake (part 1)
Cullman County’s Cloyce Talmadge Drake; the Indian motorcycle Drake drove to Ft. Rucker (contributed) It was Jan. 7, 1943 when 19-year-old Cloyce Talmadge Drake was inducted into the United States Army. Having been drafted, he arrived at Ft. Benning, Georgia and couldn’t possibly have envisioned wha
Good Hope enjoys Christmas festivities
GOOD HOPE - Postponed from last week due to rain, the Good Hope Christmas Parade went on as scheduled Saturday, after a rainy morning gave way to a cloudy but pleasant afternoon. The parade began at the high school and ended in front of city hall at Municipal Park, where Christmas in the Park festiv
2 bomb threats in Cullman reported; others in Tennessee
Two bomb threats have been received by email at Cullman Regional and Advanced Heat & Treatment. Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper said the threats were delivered shortly after two similar threats were made in Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee.