Cullman County Newswire

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  1. Morgan County unemployment drops to 5.1Read the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... Counties with the lowest unemployment rates are Shelby County at 3.7 percent, Lee County at 4.1 percent and Cullman County at 4.2 percent. Counties with the highest unemployment rates are Wilcox County at 12.5 percent, Bullock County at 10.7 percent ...

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  2. Suit Says Drug Court Was Bastion of AbuseRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Courthouse News Service

    ... they claim in federal court. The victims filed suit this week in the Birmingham, Ala. Federal Court against Cullman County Court Referral LLC and Cullman County Drug Court, claiming a number of civil rights violations including malicious abuse of ...

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  3. 3 charged with capital murder of Cullman Co. manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Matthew Thrasher, of Hayden, and Stephanie Underwood, of Hanceville, were initially caught shoplifting in Kenosha, Wisconsin but won't get jail time for that offense. They are being extradited from Wisconsin to Alabama as suspects in the murder of 55-year-old David Hayes of Holly Pond in Cullman County.

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  4. Alabama unemployment rate drops to 5.7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Rate (.pdf) ] Counties with the lowest unemployment rates are: Shelby County at 3.7%, Lee County at 4.1%, and Cullman County at 4.2%. Counties with the highest unemployment rates are: Wilcox County at 12.5%, Bullock County at 10.7%, and Lowndes and ...

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  5. B.C. and T.C. v. Cullman County Department of Human ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | FindLaw

    B.C. and T.C. petitioned this court for a writ of mandamus directing the Cullman Juvenile Court to rescind an order entered by the juvenile court on October 27, 2014. That order provided: "This action comes before the Court on the motion of the Cullman County Department of Human Resources to enjoin the parties from filing pleadings pertaining to the adoption and/or custody of G .M.G. in any court and/or jurisdiction other than the [juvenile court].

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  6. Wisconsin arrests lead to missing man's body in Blount Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Sheriff Arrington said three people are suspected in the death of 53-year-old David Hayes of Holly Pond in Cullman County. Hayes had been missing since around Christmas. His body was found in the woods behind the County Line cemetery in Buck Ridge ...

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  7. Garden City standoff ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    At about 2 a.m. Wednesday, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry announced a peaceful end to a standoff in Garden City. The Cullman County Sheriff's Office responded to a situation in the 300 block of 8th Street Southeast in Garden City Tuesday evening at about 8 o'clock.

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  8. Cullman County Standoff OverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Burgett has been arrested on minor traffic violations, unrelated to the standoff. He is being taken to a detention center where a mental evaluation will be conducted.

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  9. Fairview High School principal reinstated effective January 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the board's decision to put him on leave. The crowd was shocked to hear part of what the attorney for the Cullman County Board of Education had to say at the meeting. "It is appropriate in my legal opinion to reinstate Dr. Gambrill as principal of ...

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  10. Cullman Co. Sheriff's Office asks residents to stay inside during stand off in Garden CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Cullman County Sheriff's Office responded to a situation in the 300 block of 8th Street Southeast in Garden City Tuesday evening. Sheriff Matt Gentry says there is an armed suspect inside the home.

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  11. Wisconsin shoplifting arrests lead to Alabama murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    Matthew Thrasher and Stephanie Underwood were arrested in Wisconsin, and what authorities found in their car led to a murder investigation in Alabama. A shoplifting arrest in Wisconsin turned into a bizarre murder investigation in Alabama's Blount County, and led authorities today to the body of a missing Cullman County man.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... you live in the state. The National Weather Service in Huntsville did issue a Winter Weather Advisory for Cullman County and the rest of the Tennessee Valley. You may wonder why no advisory for Marion, Winston, Blount Etowah, and Cherokee counties ...

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  13. Cable barriers go up on I-65; 565 project under considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... be underway to put in cable barriers in the median. Crews are installing the barriers from Mile Marker 313 in Cullman County, north to Mile Marker 341.5 in Limestone County. The Alabama Department of Transportation's Johnny Harris said the state is ...

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  14. There are 856 goats in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Alabama Live

    ... a surprising amount of free goats available on Craigslist in the Birmingham area . Jefferson has nothing on Cullman County, where there are about double the goats. Most of Alabama's goats are concentrated in the northern part of the state. Perhaps ...

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  15. Cullman drug court officer faces sex abuse charges, lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Our newspartners at al.com report that a lawsuit alleges Vance used his position with the Cullman County Drug Court to make unwanted sexual advances. The lawsuit has nine plaintiffs and seeks $25 million in damages.

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  16. Cullman drug court officer indicted on sodomy, sexual abuse charges; lawsuit says he preyed on drug court participantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Alabama Live

    And according to a lawsuit filed against Winfred Eugene Vance Jr. and others last month in Cullman, Vance used his position as a drug court officer to make unwanted sexual advances on drug court participants. A Cullman County grand jury indicted Vance, 61, on Thursday on charges of first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual assault, according to court records.

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  17. Forecast: Cold night in Birmingham, with lows around 10 and wind chills around zeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Alabama Live

    ... Alabama Power customers, according to Alabama Power. At 8 p.m., power was restored to 7,200 customers. In Cullman County, the Cullman Electric Cooperative reported an outage in the Holly Pond and Berlin areas affecting about 4,000 members, but most ...

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  18. Ala. man shot by deputy was armed with swordRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Authorities say a man who was fatally shot by a Cullman County sheriff's deputy was armed with a three-foot sword when he approached emergency responders. Chief Deputy Max Bartlett tells the Cullman Times the slain man has been identified as 51-year-old Darren Robert Kindgren.

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  19. Cullman Co. BOE approves first phase to rebuild Fairview HS stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Earlier this month the Cullman County Board of Education approved the first phase of a project to rebuild the Fairview High School stadium. That will allow the school to resume playing on their home field in August.

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  20. Sword-wielding man shot dead by Cullman County deputy identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Alabama Live

    At 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Cullman Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to a call on Meadow Drive in Holly Pond. Kindgren had injured himself, and when he became uncooperative, they requested backup from the sheriff's office.

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