Alabama’s Safer at Home order, which was set to expire Friday, has been extended six more weeks.
Partners, the Moulton Lions Club and Sleep in Heavenly Peace, delivered more beds to children in Lawrence County over the weekend after the organizations’ project saw 75 beds built for less fortunate children earlier this month.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic saw the annual MLK Breakfast hosted by the Lawrence Chapter of the NAACP cancelled this year, the day was still observed in Lawrence County.
More than a month after leaving a rehab facility in December, a Moulton man is still coping and searching for answers following his battle with COVID-19.
Ted Bradford was born and raised in the Wolf Springs community of Lawrence County, not far from the Colbert County line. He and his siblings attended Hatton High School. He has lived in Wolf Springs almost the entirety of his life, with the exception of his adventure to Chicago.
Mental health calls have increased across the Valley, and the root cause is likely COVID-19, according to crisis centers and emergency personnel.
The Lawrence County Extension Office is offering its 26th annual Beekeeping Symposium in February. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants will be able to attend the virtual symposium from the comfort of their home, according to event organizers.
Nearly 30 percent of Jacksonville State University's undergraduates made the Honor's List for their outstanding academic performance in Fall 2020, despite the struggles of studying during a global pandemic. Local honorees included:
Motorists in Lawrence County should be on the lookout for any suspicious activity near their vehicle after a catalytic converter was stolen from a church van last week, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
Jan Wiley Smith, who is a retired Lawrence County educator still working part-time as a remediation math and virtual teacher at East Lawrence Middle School, was named Lawrence County’s 2020 Citizen of the Year at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce annual year end banquet on Tuesday.
In and around Lawrence County people woke up to a silence only heard on a snow day. In Moulton, it started coming down in the form of ice in the early morning hours, but by daylight the snow had started its magic transformation of gray woods, brown grass and black tree trunks to works of art…
Nominations are in, but the Lawrence County 2020 Citizen of the Year will not be announced until the county Chamber of Commerce’s annual Membership Banquet, which will be held virtually, on Tuesday.
The Lawrence County Commission has received more than $210,000 in federal relief money for housing state inmates in the county jail and has submitted an additional $1.5 million in pandemic-related expenses involving public safety.
Two patients were transported to a Huntsville trauma center following a two-vehicle crash on Alabama 33 in Moulton on Tuesday, according to Fire Chief Ryan Jolly.
Courtland Council members, in a regular meeting Monday night, appointed Dennis Sharp as interim police chief in the event that the town’s current Police Chief Steven Terry decides to retire at the end of the month.
An extended break from the traditional school setting this winter likely eased pandemic strains on the Lawrence County School System, according to Superintendent Jon Bret Smith.
Lawrence County deputies arrested one man on theft and drug charges after being alerted to suspicious activity in the East Lawrence community on Saturday.
Lawrence County was among several north Alabama communities placed under wintry weather advisories early this week after an early snowfall on Monday.
“This snowfall has impacted travel, and will pose a safety risk for our students and staff members,” The school system said. “In addition, the snowfall and precipitation is predicted to continue until noon, which will further worsen travel conditions.”
A Trinity woman has died, and a passenger injured, in a two-vehicle crash near Moulton on Thursday, according to Alabama state troopers.
A Town Creek man has been arrested on drug and trafficking charges in Lawrence County on Thursday during a search for another suspect who evaded law enforcement in a vehicle pursuit ending in Trinity on Wednesday.
Alabama residents 75 years and over will be the next group to receive COVID-19 vaccinations after healthcare workers and first responders, according to Alabama Department of Public Health Area Administrator Judy Smith.
Completing sidewalks, replacing the city’s retiring police chief and annual water treatment bids were discussed in Moulton’s first regular council meeting of 2021 Monday night.
A lawsuit filed against a Courtland psychiatric youth treatment facility in the Lawrence County Circuit Court System claims a teenage boy suffered abuse and neglect during his stay at the facility.
It all sort of started out when Aimee Proctor used her tuition money to fund a road trip to Woodstock ‘99. When she and her friends stopped in NYC she says that it only took one look at the city that never sleeps and she knew that she wanted to be there. “It turns out that I don’t actually l…
Local volunteers are encouraged to participate in Moulton Lions Club’s Build Day on Saturday as it partners with the non-profit, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, to bring beds to children in need in Lawrence County.
Collin Elkins of Moulton is among the list of distinguished Northwest Mississippi Community College students to be recognized for earning a place on the Vice President's List for their outstanding academic work during the Fall 2020 semester.
Lawrence County Schools Superintendent Jon Bret Smith renewed his oath of office in a special ceremony held at the Lawrence County Board of Education on Monday. Smith was sworn in by District Judge Angela Terry. Smith was re-elected in the Nov. 3 election and defeated Democratic opponent Th…
A Lawrence County inmate is facing additional charges after a corrections officer was assaulted at the county jail last week, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
The year 2020 may go down as one of the most remarkable years in history; no doubt it’s certainly been one for the books. As we take a look back on the most memorable and prominent stories of the past year, we find it somewhat difficult to sift through and find any stories not associated wit…
A state health expert believes the number of deaths has risen this year compared to 2019 in part because people are afraid to seek medical care during the pandemic, and funeral home directors say COVID-19 has changed their business.
(As part of an ongoing series about Lawrence County people who have gone on to accomplish great things in the world, this story is dedicated to the memory of Carl Terry.)
Each year the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to honor and recognize an outstanding member of the community who makes a difference in Lawrence County in their day-to-day lives.
Over 3,276 toys and $1,729 were donated in the tenth annual Bank Independent Toy Share drive between November 13 and December 4, 2020. All donations were distributed to local children in need through partner organizations across North Alabama in time for the holidays. Bank Independent dona…
The majority of AT&T services have been restored after a bomb in a recreational vehicle exploded on Christmas in downtown Nashville and damaged an AT&T facility, leaving outages across north Alabama and causing issues for local law enforcement.
As severe weather, natural disasters, and a pandemic continue to traverse the country, these series of 2020 events have hit LifeSouth Community Blood Centers hard and drastically impacting local blood supplies. LifeSouth is asking the community to finish out the year by saving a life.
With a goal set to raise at least $500 for the local Toys for Tots campaign this December, a Town Creek resident actually collected $1,400 in an annual fundraiser held in her late daughter’s memory.
Courtland Public Library received a donation of 45 books earlier this month after local resident Dana Charles, who also serves as the Lawrence County History and Preservation Society, was recently introduced to a series of children’s books that detail the lives of prominent Alabamian figures.
The Town of Courtland paid tribute to a late town historian when 41 vehicles turned out to participate in a special motorcade event held in her memory on Thursday night.
The historic Jackson House in Moulton is a step closer to opening as an events venue for Lawrence County thanks to grant funding and donations from community leaders and local residents.