America Celebrates Independence Day

  Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. –Ronald Reagan In celebration of Independence Day, the Revenue Commission will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016. All offices…

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How was President's Day created?

Did you know that Presiden’ts Day, celebrated this year on Monday, February 15, was originally created to celebrate the birthday of our country’s first president, George Washington? Washington’s Birthday is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Increasingly, the…

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Another new year has begun

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. — Benjamin Franklin Every year,  ad valorem taxes for all properties are due October 1 and payable through December 31.  This means unpaid property taxes are considered delinquent on January 1, and penalties and interest accrue…

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It's December 14: what happened on this date in history?

On December 14, 1819, the beautiful Alabama territory–the heart of Dixie–became the 22nd state in the Union. Only 58 years later, the state established Cullman County in north Alabama following its settlement by Colonel John G. Cullmann and several families who moved here from Frankweiler, Germany. Also on this date in history–on December 14, 1944– Congress…

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For consideration…

There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.  Ronald Reagan Our belief in our community as one that typifies America’s best traits is unwavering. May we ever continue to imagine what can be and engage the spirit of Cullman to achieve…

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On this date in Cullman history…

One year ago today, January 28, 2014, Cullman was blanketed with a beautful snowfall. Today we're enjoying sunny skies with no snowflakes in sight. It's a great day to reflect on this thought: Kindness is like snow — it beautifies everything it covers.  Author Unknown

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