Central Alabama counties hit with flooding as rain moves through state
Multiple areas of central Alabama experienced flooding Friday morning as rain moved through the state. Law enforcement agencies in Blount County, Cherokee County, and Jefferson County reported impacted areas. Areas in Blount County included as of 11:00 a.m. were Fall Branch Road, between Pine Mountain Cir and Mize Rd. in...
AL Locust Fork's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to locust fork..
Arrests and Incidents reported March 1, 2024
CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported March 1, 2024. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s OfficeNo incidents or arrests reported. Cullman Police DepartmentIncidents Feb. 29• harassing communications; person• harassment; person• theft of property-4th degree; Circle K; Hwy. 157; cash• harassing communications; person ArrestsFeb. 29 Graham, Jonathan A.; 28• domestic violence-3rd degree-harassment Melvin, Jeffrey H.; 25• FTA- possession of marijuana-2nd degree• FTA- possession of drug paraphernalia• FTA- insurance violation Jepson, Thomas W.; 55• theft of property-4th degree Hanceville Police DepartmentIncidents and arrests reported by CCSO. Find arrest reports online Monday-Friday at www.CullmanTribune.com.
Annual Bloomin’ Festival set for 40th year in Cullman
CULLMAN — Arts and crafts will be on display for two days next month when St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School hosts its annual Bloomin’ Festival. Set for April 20-21, the outdoor event, now in its 40th year, features the handcrafted works of artists and craftsmen, music and festival food and is expected to draw more than 25,000 visitors in search of fresh air, unique arts and crafts, demonstrations and family-friendly entertainment in a picturesque setting.
Alabama first-grade teacher charged with being drunk in classroom
An Alabama elementary school teacher was arrested on Monday and charged with public intoxication, a local TV station reports. First-grade teacher Charlene Downs, 53, was arrested Monday and charged with public intoxication, WBMA-TV reported. Downs, who works as a first-grade teacher at Blountsville Elementary School, was later released from jail...
🚨 Traffic Alert: Road Blockage Following Crash in Cullman, AL
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local residents and commuters are advised to exercise caution when approaching the area of 1398 4th Street Southwest in Cullman, AL due to a reported crash that has led to lane blockages. The details regarding the cause of the incident and the number of vehicles involved are currently unknown. Authorities are on the scene, and efforts to clear the lanes are underway. Drivers are recommended to seek alternative routes to avoid delays and ensure the safety of emergency responders. We will continue to follow this event and provide updates as more information becomes available.
Op-Ed: ‘Are we as women safe to run alone? Are we safe alone, period?’
Over the last two years, there has been a heightened number of attacks on female runners, which begs the question — are we safe alone? The Memphis case in which Eliza Fletcher, a 34-year-old mother and teacher was found slain after her early morning training run, was one of several devastating and tragic events that made me question, ‘Are we as women safe to run alone? Are we safe alone, period?” Years ago, I would say yes. I do a LOT of things alone. Especially shop, train and exercise. But running, which is supposed to be a fun way to de-stress and work on...
Oneonta, March 02 High School Baseball⚾ Game Notice
There are 2 high school Baseball⚾ games in Oneonta. The Sumiton Christian School baseball team will have a game with Oneonta High School on March 02, 2024, 09:00:00 CST. The Sumiton Christian School baseball team will have a game with Oneonta High School on March 02, 2024, 12:00:00 CST.
Cullman secures no. 2 micropolitan ranking: A testament to community and development
Updated March 1, 2024, at 5:12 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. — Cullman has been named by Site Selection Magazine as the no. 2 micropolitan in the country. Said Site Selection, “Cullman, Alabama, a consistent Top 5 presence, has risen this year to No. 2, its highest ranking ever. Cullman, halfway between Huntsville and Birmingham in the heart of Alabama’s manufacturing belt, accumulated 11 qualifying investments to Findlay’s (Findlay, Ohio) typically outsized haul of 25. Highlighted by a $350 million Walmart logistics expansion, the combined value of Cullman’s qualifying investments — $472 million — far eclipsed Findlay’s total of $266 million.” Cullman Economic Development Agency...
Tidal Wave Auto Spa Leaps to 240 Locations With Openings in Alabama and Georgia
Top Five Conveyor Car Wash Company Celebrates Grand Openings in Boaz, AL, Cullman, AL, and Douglasville, GA, with Free Washes. THOMASTON, GA. / ACCESSWIRE / February 29, 2024 / Tidal Wave Auto Spa, one of the nation's fastest-growing express car wash companies, strengthened their southeastern footprint this week with the opening of three brand-new locations in Boaz, AL, Cullman, AL, and Douglasville, GA.
Upcoming City of Argo Zoning Board Meetings at 100 Blackjack Road
City of Argo Zoning Board of Adjustments Meetings March 7 and 12 are scheduled at 100 Blackjack Road, Argo, AL 35173. Please view or download the agenda as well as view previous meeting minutes at:Visit here for more details.
1st step toward Cullman Intermediate School
East, West Elementary hold combined professional development session CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman City Schools is working toward its goal to eventually establish a combined intermediate school for all elementary students in grades three to five, and to make sure faculty and staff are fully aligned, both East and West Elementary schools recently held a combined professional development day.The school system has long-term plans to have all elementary students attend a combined Cullman Intermediate School, which will be constructed at the current West Elementary School campus. The aim is to have that project complete by the 2026-2027 school year.The joint professional development...
Alabama man arrested for threatening Arizona election officials over Instagram
An Alabama man has been arrested and charged on allegations of threatening Arizona election officials over Instagram.
Bouncers Inflatable Rentals hosting Thursday open play through March
GOOD HOPE, Ala. Attention families, parents, caregivers and carefree adult-sized children at heart: Bouncers Inflatable Rentals will be hosting open play each Thursday through the month of March. “We’ve had multiple people reach out and ask if we would consider offering open play and since we are a small, family...
Render Aid Alabama’s 1st Winter Wellness Festival sees 200
CULLMAN, Ala. – On Saturday, Feb. 24, the nonprofit outreach program Render Aid Alabama hosted its inaugural Winter Wellness Festival at the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center. The event was aimed toward giving the community access to the resources needed during trying and hard times. “We had around 200...
Mail carrier finds deceased man in SW Cullman
CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Police Department is investigating after a mail carrier found a man deceased with a gunshot wound Monday, Feb. 26. Chief David Nassetta said the call was in the 1600 block of Logan Street Southwest. “The male was found by a mail carrier, outside of his residence with a gunshot wound,” Nassetta said. “The call came in around 2 p.m.” This matter is currently under investigation. More information will be shared as it becomes available.
Authorities ask for help locating missing Clay teenager
CLAY, Ala. (WBRC) - Officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are asking for your help locating a missing teenager from the Clay area. Authorities say 15-year-old Kaliyah Shaw has been missing since Tuesday, Feb. 27. Shaw was last seen at Pebble Lake Drive in Clay. She was reportedly...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Locust Fork as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
‘IT’S MORE THAN JUST BASKETBALL TO US’: Good Hope downs T.R. Miller 63-35 to capture 1st state championship
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Friday was a historic and emotional day at Legacy Arena for the Good Hope Lady Raiders. After coming up short of their goals the last few seasons, the senior-led Lady Raiders broke through in a big way Friday night, defeating T.R. Miller 63-35 to cap a stellar season with the first state title in school history. Good Hope trailed T.R. Miller early in the second quarter and even though they’re not used to falling behind early, the twin backcourt of Bailey and Heather Tetro knew once they settled into the game they’d be in good shape. “I think...