James Fields weighs in on Cullman protests

By |2020-06-03T12:29:34-05:00June 3, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CULLMAN, Ala. – As anti-racism protests in Cullman’s Depot Park entered their third day Tuesday, former State Representative James Fields returned to meet for a second time with protesters. Fields looks at the protests and counter protests from a unique perspective: as an African-American official who held elected office from Cullman County. Fields told The Tribune, [...]

‘Cullman Strong’: Group prepares to defend homes, property amid rumors of violence; pistol permit applications spike to all-time one-day record; Police chief says ‘Please stay at home’

By |2020-06-03T12:29:34-05:00June 3, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CULLMAN, Ala. – As a peaceful protest against racism and the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis was winding down at Cullman’s Depot Park Sunday afternoon, protests in Birmingham were ramping up and would result in acts of violence across that city and its suburbs. As the protest continued in Cullman Monday and protest organizers created [...]

PREP SPORTS: Senior Recognition held at St. Bernard

By |2020-06-03T12:29:35-05:00June 3, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CULLMAN, Ala. — For the first time in eight weeks, Senior athletes gathered at St. Bernard on May 21 with their families to be recognized for their outstanding participation in Spring athletics for the 2019-20 academic year. Athletic Director, William Calvert welcomed those in attendance followed by an opening prayer from Headmaster, Fr. Linus Klucsarits, OSB. [...]

Reports: Cullman demolition company helps dismantle Confederate monument in Birmingham

By |2020-06-03T11:27:38-05:00June 3, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CULLMAN, Ala. – As protests and riots sweep the nation in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd’s in Minneapolis, the city of Birmingham saw residents take it upon themselves to try to take down the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Linn Park Sunday night. During the protests, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin approached the [...]

Shirley Arnett announces candidacy for mayor of Vinemont

By |2020-06-03T00:34:14-05:00June 2, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

VINEMONT, Ala. – Vinemont Councilwoman Shirley Arnett on Tuesday night announced her candidacy for mayor of the town. The Municipal Election will be Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Below is Arnett’s statement, in full: Shirley is a 29-year resident of the town of South Vinemont and town councilwoman, place 5, for the last eight years, serving under [...]

25 Cullman-area students earn degrees from the University of Alabama

By |2020-06-02T20:34:27-05:00June 2, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama awarded approximately 6,326 degrees this spring. “The recent change to remote learning during this unprecedented time has affected the University’s plans for traditional commencement activities. However, commencement is a milestone, and the University wants graduates to have the opportunity to walk across the stage in celebration of their success. [...]

Holly Pond council talks new senior center, census initiative, reopening library

By |2020-06-02T19:28:51-05:00June 2, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

HOLLY POND, Ala. – The Town of Holly Pond is in the process of securing land near the Guy Hunt Library to build a new senior center. At its meeting Monday evening, the town council said Cullman County Economic Development provided a list of items to complete by June 19, some of which it has already completed. [...]

Obituary: Howard Lee Skinner

By |2020-06-02T19:28:52-05:00June 2, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lieutenant Commander Howard Lee Skinner passed away peacefully May 30, 2020 in Foley, Alabama. He was surrounded by his family and went peacefully to the Lord after a short illness. He is survived by his three children (and their spouses): Howard Lee Skinner, Jr. (Theresa Skinner), Karen Elaine McClendon (Mark McClendon), and Sharon Skinner Adams (Nick [...]

Obituary: Rickey Elbert Overton

By |2020-06-02T19:28:52-05:00June 2, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Rickey Elbert Overton, 57, of Cullman passed away Monday, June 1, 2020 at Cullman Regional. He was born Sunday, June 3, 1962 to Elbert Lee and Geneva Overton. He was preceded in death by his mother Geneva Overton. Survivors include his wife Kathy Lynn Overton; son Richard (Marida) Overton; daughter C.J. (Jesse) Perry; grandchildren Brooklynn Overton, [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Annual City/County Blood Drive

    June 5 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  2. City Council Meeting

    June 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  3. Alan Jackson Small Town Drive-In

    June 12 @ 5:30 PM - 11:30 PM

What’s happening in Cullman?

There's always something to do in and around Cullman! There are several annual events in the area including Cullman Oktoberfest, Bloomin' Festival, Strawberry Festival, Rock the South, Sweet Tater Festival, and others. There are also lots of other activities and events happening year round!