Colony Alabama shut down http://apr.org en Ala Town Shut Down Amid Dispute Moves Forward http://apr.org/post/ala-town-shut-down-amid-dispute-moves-forward <DIV> <P>An Alabama town shut down amid a political dispute is trying to move forward.</P> <P>The sheriff unlocked town hall in the Cullman County city of Colony so four council members could take their oaths of office on Monday.</P> <P>The Cullman Times (<A href="http://bit.ly/RA0NDo"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://bit.ly/RA0NDo</FONT></U></A> ) reports the council agreed on an operating framework for the city as the search for a new mayor continues.</P> <P>The old council's inability to select a mayor for the town of about 270 people led to a shutdown of city government a week ago. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:12:31 +0000 The Associated Press 20636 at http://apr.org Ala Town Shut Down Amid Dispute Moves Forward