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Kath Carraway is happy to be home for a while. New York hadn’t quarantined its citizens when she left. Actually, the virus was just getting started there when her school administration decided to close for the remainder of the semester. 

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Though the outbreak of COVID-19 has thwarted plans for a Lawrence County All Count Day on Saturday, county officials are still urging residents to respond to the United States 2020 Census by March 28.

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The spread of Covid-19, or the Coronavirus, has rattled the United States as the country has been put on semi lockdown. Businesses and schools have closed, restaurants have been forced to just take-out and people have been told to practice “social distancing.” 

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A Lawrence County High cafeteria worker and her husband were killed in a two-vehicle crash that happened in Danville on Saturday, according to authorities.

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With tornadic activity possible locally today, area emergency officials say community storm shelters will be open, but residents should consider an alternative safety plan based on coronavirus concerns.

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A seven-hour standoff between law enforcement and a Courtland man who barricaded himself in his residence and sporadically fired gunshots ended Friday afternoon with his death.

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A 36-year-old man fired shots during an early morning disturbance and has barricaded himself in his house along Jefferson Street in Courtland, authorities said.

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East Lawrence High School seniors participated in an “Adult Camp” on their school campus last Thursday. During the program, the students were introduced to basic “adulting” skills that will be expected of them after graduation, according to Lawrence County Career Coach Melissa Godsey, who or…

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Even in the best of times there are some of us, maybe a family member, or a neighbor, or even a stranger we meet by chance, that needs a little help. Not a handout, just a hand, as they used to say. These people get their lives straightened out by getting a job after being laid off, or a pla…

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Though several municipalities and counties across Alabama have announced courthouse and city hall closings this week due to concerns from the coronavirus, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said there have been no changes to the absentee balloting process for the March 31 primary runoffs. 

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The Alabama Department of Public Health reported rapidly climbing cases of positive coronavirus tests in the state early this week, with most of those reported in Jefferson County. The number of confirmed cases in Alabama jumped from 29 on Monday to 36 as of press time Tuesday. 

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The Lawrence County Judicial and Administrative Center and all county buildings, including seven senior sites, will be closed to the public starting Tuesday.

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Lawrence County Schools will close Tuesday and remain closed until April 6, to combat the spread of a new coronavirus, according to Superintendent Jon Bret Smith.

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The Lawrence County community meeting, which was set for 6:30 tonight at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Moulton, has been canceled in an effort to combat the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Town Creek Police officers made one arrest and seized quantities of methamphetamine, prescription drugs, a glass meth pipe, and an open bottle of Vodka following a routine traffic stop on Alabama 20 on Saturday.

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Last week, elementary schools across Lawrence County celebrated the birthday of Theodore Seuss Geisel, known more commonly as Dr. Seuss. The author’s birthday is observed nationally each year during Read Across America Week, which also promotes reading among school-aged children all over the…

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After finding its name on the state’s failing list this past November, and meeting the deadline for school choice returns from parents, the fate of R.A. Hubbard remains uncertain, according to Lawrence County Schools Superintendent Jon Bret Smith.

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NHC of Moulton held their Partner Appreciation Day on Friday and was recognized as one of the 13 nursing centers in the South-Central Region of NHC that obtained the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Award. The award is the highest of four levels of achievement. Of more than 1,300 …

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Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter said he’s slowly checking items off his “bucket list” of things he’d like to accomplish for Moulton’s Police Department before he retires, which may be coming up sometime early next year.

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The driver killed in the two-vehicle crash that also resulted in a fuel spill in Moulton Tuesday night was identified as Marlon Demond Weaver, 46, of McCalla, Lawrence County Coroner Scott Norwood confirmed Thursday.

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Alfa Insurance® Agent Bernice Givens of Moulton was recently honored with the 2019 Agent of the Year award  and Distinguished Service Award – Gold for Alabama during the company's annual awards ceremony in Montgomery. The ceremony, held Feb. 18 at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre, recog…

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Two weeks ago over a dozen local people gathered at what used to be known as the Lawrence County Park, or Lock A, on the Tennessee River. The day was blustery, but clear, and most of them had worked here on a previous occasion.