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.
🚨 Update: Traffic Disruption on US 278 Following Crash in Cullman, AL
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local transportation authorities report that there has been an accident resulting in lane blockage on US 278 in Cullman, Alabama. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling through the affected area. Efforts to clear the lanes are underway, and updates will be issued as the situation develops. Please consider alternative routes to avoid delays. The community will be kept informed of the progress in restoring normal traffic flow.
Arrests and Incidents reported Feb. 27, 2024
CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Feb. 27, 2024. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. No incidents or arrests reported. • duty upon striking fixtures on roadway; person; Dialsdale Ln. SW; damaged mailbox; $100. • duty upon striking unattended vehicle; person; Dialsdale Ln. SW;...
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.
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...
'This is just a tragedy': Morgan County Animal Control warns residents of aggressive dogs
Many Morgan County residents were both heartbroken as well as concerned after hearing about the four year old Hartselle boy who lost his life to a dog attack Monday. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office confirmed the dog was an Olde English Bulldog who belonged to the Clark family's neighbors. That...
The coldest February in Cullman County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
4-year-old boy dies from dog attack
(Gray News) - A child died after being attacked by a dog in Alabama Monday night, authorities said. The 4-year-old boy was identified in a social media post and a GoFundMe as Beau Clark, the son of Kevin and Hailey Clark of Hartselle, Alabama. “Please pray for the family of...
CCSO arrest roundup
CULLMAN, Ala. – Below is a roundup of some of the latest arrests made by the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office. Feb. 15 Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the Berlin community. Shawna Lashay Glasco, 45, of Cullman, was identified as the driver. A subsequent search of the vehicle and her person allegedly yielded narcotics and paraphernalia. Glasco was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. ——- Deputies conducted a welfare check on a disabled vehicle at Hurricane Creek Park. Landon Scott Wooldridge, 29, of Athens, Alabama, was identified as the driver of the vehicle in question. A subsequent search...
Obituary: Vetra Pearl Jackson
Graveside service for Vetra Pearl Jackson, age 97, of Cullman, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024 at Cullman Heritage Cemetery with Bro. Steton Hayes officiating; burial at Cullman Heritage Cemetery. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Jackson passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. She was born Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1926 in, AL to Andrew Jackson Stewart and Lucy Ann Stewart. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Cebron Jackson, Sr.; sons-in-law, Wayne Abbott and James Edward Tankersley; grandson, John Bradly Abbott, great-grandchild, Kenzie Faith Gugleman, sisters, Bertha Auston, Opal Grimmett, Jewel Skinner and Ruby Dye; and brother, Jack Stewart. Survivors include her son, Johnny (Doneva) Jackson, daughters, Regina (Patrick) Holmes, Shirley Abbott, Elaine Tankersley, Kathy Longenecker; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great-grandchildren.
What to Do if a Dog Attacks
The Morgan County dog attack that ended in a 4-year-old child's death hit close to home for …
Cullman City Schools Numeracy Night set for tonight
CULLMAN, Ala. – Primary and elementary parents seeking more information on what the Alabama Numeracy Act means for local schools can learn more on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Cullman City Schools Numeracy Night, which will be hosted at Cullman High School in Tillman Hall from 4-5:30 p.m.The event is open to K-5 families, and the school system will share an informational presentation that includes some frequently asked questions concerning the State’s new Numeracy Law, math strategies and some take-away math games families can enjoy at home.The Alabama Numeracy Act was passed in 2022 and focuses on trying to improve math preparation and performance in Alabama primary and elementary schools.Street Kitchen and Mr. Chuy’s food trucks will also be parked out front of the campus.
95-acre wildfire in Cullman County secured after reigniting due to high winds
A wildfire in Cullman County burned 95-acres near the town of Wilburn. The Alabama Forestry Commission said it was alerted of the fire Monday. They tell us they worked to contain the fire for over eight hours Monday, but the fire reignited Tuesday morning. Due to hot spots and high...
Pea-sized hail expected with thunderstorms to hit Cullman County Wednesday
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Wednesday at 11:07 a.m. for strong thunderstorms until 11:30 a.m. for Cullman County. Wind gusts of up to 40 mph and pea-sized hail (0.25 inches) are expected. "At 11:07 a.m., Doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm near Sipsey, or 9...
AHSAA Final Four: Fairfield boys basketball takes down defending champ Valley
BIRMINGHAM — Fairview boys basketball took down Valley with a 56-50 comeback victory in Class 5A boys at the AHSAA Final Four. Fairview advances to play the winner of Guntersville and Vigor at 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Fairview's win means defending champion Valley lose their bid to go back-to-back and that their attempt to bring home their first Blue Map since 2020 lives on.
Cullman Regional expands; now a 175-bed hospital
CULLMAN – To meet ever increasing medical needs of a growing population, Cullman Regional hospital has continued to expand and renovate its facilities and services. The former 145-bed hospital is now a 175-bed facility after adding 30 beds to its critical care and medical surgical units. The two-phase expansion project included construction of a four-story bed tower and a major renovation of patient care areas on both units.
Dog trainer shares tips on how to protect yourself in case of attack
Buchanan, who has trained dogs in North Alabama for 15 years, said there are tools you can carry that may help prevent attacks.
Intersection of Highway 67, Cotaco Florette Road in Somerville blocked due to wreck
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says agencies have responded to a wreck at the intersection of Highway 67 and Cotaco Florette Road, near Brewer High School. The sheriff's office says the intersection is currently blocked. Please avoid the area and expect delays.
Revolutionary Career Development Opportunities at Local Workforce Training Center
Wallace State Community College's Workforce Training Center offers a range of opportunities for individuals to learn new career skills. Located at REHAU’s automotive manufacturing facility in Cullman, the center provides training programs and services from the college’s Center for Career and Workforce Development. It offers short-term programs in diverse fields like liberal arts, applied technology, health sciences, and S.T.E.M, following the Pro Skills Pathways of Wallace State Community College.