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Cullman County Schools CLOSED Friday

CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- UPDATE: Cullman County Schools will be closed Friday due to flooding. Cullman County Schools will be on a two-hour delayed schedule due to potential for flooding Friday, February 22.



CULLMAN TODAY EXCLUSIVE: FORMER STATE SENATOR ZEB LITTLE ARRESTED. Zeb Little (50) was arrested Thursday and charged with 3 counts of first-degree theft of property. First-degree theft of property occurs when the value of the theft meets or exceeds $2500.00. Each of these 3 counts is a Class B felon


Tax holiday aims to help prepare for severe weather

With storms forecast for the weekend amid an ongoing bout of heavy rainfall, this weekend’s weather is apt for Alabama’s severe weather tax holiday, which will waive state sales taxes on eligible items at local stores on Saturday and Sunday.


Areal Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Cullman And Morgan Counties Until 8:15PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a. * Flood Warning for… — Northwestern Cullman County in north central Alabama… Morgan County in north central Alabama… — * Until 815 PM CST.


Cullman County prepared for potential severe weather over the weekend

CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala (WIAT) - The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency is preparing for the potential of severe weather on Saturday. The county has received heavy rainfall this week, which caused flooding on several county roads in Cullman, Holly Pond and other areas.


Stormy weekend could end with sunshine

After a week of heavy rains and school delays, including a 2 hour delay for county schools Friday, Cullman County is on the cusp of some much needed sunshine. Cullman County Emergency Management Agency Director Phyllis Little said there is a chance for severe weather all day Saturday, with the bigge


7 indicted, arrested on federal methamphetamine distribution charges in Cullman County

More than a half dozen people were taken into custody in a Cullman County arrest sweep following federal indictments on drug charges. The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrests of seven people. They had all been previously arrested by sheriff’s investigators and now have


New charges filed against Alabama teacher accused of rape

WEDOWEE, Ala. — New charges have been filed against an Alabama high school teacher accused of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old student. Al.com reports authorities on Thursday announced 30-year-old David Brenton Burkhalter is now charged with second-degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and school employe


Funeral, visitation planned for Cullman Co. native killed in IL mass shooting

CULLMAN, AL (WBRC) - The funeral and visitation for the Cullman County native killed in last week’s mass shooting in Illinois have been set. Visitation for Josh Pinkard will begin at 4 p.m. at Loft 212 in Cullman on Saturday, Feb. 23. His funeral will be at the same location the following day at 2 p


(Updated) Major League Fishing coming to Cullman, Smith Lake

CULLMAN, Ala. - In front of a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday morning at Cullman City Hall, Major League Fishing (MLF) announced that Cullman and Smith Lake will host Stage Five of the 2019 Major League Fishing Bass Tour from Apr. 30 through May 5. The event will coincide with a “festival-style f


Two Arrested at Alabama Prisons on Promoting Prison Contraband Charges

Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division agents made multiple arrests following two separate incidents that occurred during visitation at two state correctional facilities. The incidents occurred on February 17.


Seven arrested Tuesday in Cullman County

Seven Arrested Tuesday In Cullman County Related to Federal Drug Indictments. Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), Deputies and Investigators with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office(CCSO) assisted the United States Marshals Service and United Stat


Cullman, Smith Lake named as location for Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Stage 5

CULLMAN, Ala. - Major League Fishing (MLF) on Wednesday morning announced that Cullman and Smith Lake will host Stage Five of the 2019 MLF Bass Pro Tour from Apr. 30 through May 5.The announcement was made at a press conference at Cullman City Hall.


Police: Alabama woman burglarized homes during funerals

PRICEVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama woman is accused of breaking into the homes of people who were attending relatives' funerals. A statement released Thursday by police in the north Alabama town of Priceville says they've arrested 43-year-old Jennifer Lynn Azizian on four counts of burglary.


Cullman celebrates 31 years as ‘Tree City USA’; poster winners recognized

Arbor Day Poster Contest winners pose for a photo with Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs and members of the Cullman Tree Commission, Alabama Forestry Commission and 4H Thursday at Cullman City Hall. (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune)


Alabama is already waving goodbye to its 'fluke' senator Doug Jones

It doesn’t really matter which Republican candidate takes on Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in November 2020, as long as is isn’t Roy Moore. If the GOP can avoid a candidate with the kind of baggage Moore had, Jones seems destined to lose his bid to win a full term representing Alabama in the Senate. Jo


Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles releases January progress report

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles touts several improved strategies in their January status report for its approved corrective action plan. Governor Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall mandated the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles provide monthly reports follow


Significant Weather Advisory For Cullman And South Central Morgan Counties Until Noon CST

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CULLMAN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MORGAN. COUNTIES UNTIL NOON CST… — At 1125 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over. Smith Dam, or 11 miles southeast of Arley, moving northeast at 75.


Chambers County Drug Task Force Bust Three in Valley, Alabama

The Chambers County Drug Task Force busted three people for unlawful possession of multiple drugs. Thursday morning in Valley, agents of the Drug Task force, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, and the Chambers County Swat Team served a search warrant at 1083 Plantation Rd.


Alabama ISIS bride's father sues Trump administration over citizenship and seeks her return

(CNN)The father of the Alabama woman who joined ISIS is suing the Trump administration over her US citizenship and seeking her return. Ahmed Ali Muthana filed a lawsuit on Thursday in federal court in Washington, DC, to prevent what he calls an "unlawful attempt" by the United States to rescind his