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NHC Healthcare of Moulton celebrated 50 years of providing care for area patients with a special celebration at its facility on Hospital Street on Friday. Local leaders and officials—including Mayor Roger Weatherwax, Council member Joyce Jeffreys and Rep. Proncey Robertson—guests, patients a…

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Three Lawrence County High School seniors spent their Monday morning picking up trash, clearing weeds and overgrowth, mowing, raking leaves and cleaning headstones at a historic cemetery near downtown Moulton this week. 

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Event: Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host the 2021-2022 Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Signing Day for 18 students on the Shoals campus Thursday, July 29, at 8:00 a.m. Each student will be sponsored by local business and industry. 

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It’s not uncommon for towns, cities and counties across the U.S. to share a name with other American communities across the country—the community name “Springfield” occurs in at least 46 states in the U.S.—but less commonly do members of such small-town communities make a point to venture in…

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Oakville’s 14th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo was another huge success this year, according to Oakville Indian Mounds Multicultural Specialist Anna Mullican, who believes the record turnout was in part thanks to the Smithsonian exhibit being housed at the Indian Mounds museum this month.  

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Hillsboro hosted its 23rd annual Back to School Fun Day and distributed 86 backpacks filled with school supplies to students in attendance on Saturday. The event returned to the park outside Hillsboro City Hall this summer after being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Three people were arrested on drug charges in Lawrence County last week after the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office conducted investigative patrol in the Langtown community, according to a report from Chief Deputy Tim Sandlin.

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Jesse Owens was more than just a track-and-field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. He was a golfer, a Western movie fanatic, a friend, and a grandfather.

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In October, 2020, Helen NeSmith suffered a very serious fall while at home. The fall resulted in five broken ribs but that was only the beginning for the owner of the oldest continuously run business in Moulton. Her doctor discovered that her gallbladder was diseased and needed to come out, …

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Following a successful return to downtown Courtland last Saturday, a community-organized event is expected to make another comeback next month along with Courtland’s Third Thursday Slowdown, according to organizer Greg Pace. 

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Local public school systems don’t plan to require masks or social distancing for students when classes resume in August even as the number of new COVID-19 cases in the state trends upward.

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Several local public school systems have felt the statewide trend of certified personnel leaving at a higher than normal rate. Lawrence County Superintendent Jon Bret Smith feels COVID has impacted retirements for the local school system.

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A Town Creek man was arrested last week for perjury after allegedly giving false or misleading testimony during a pardons and parole hearing on June 30, according to a report from Moulton Police Chief Craig Knight.

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Hatton Elementary student Jackson Knighten poses with a butternut squash sprout he planted after volunteering for a project sponsored by the Lawrence County School System, the Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center and the Lawrence County Extension Office. 

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A Trinity man is in jail on a domestic violence and menacing charge following a disturbance in the Trinity area on Wednesday, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

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Lawrence County residents now have free access to Gale LegalForms, an online collection of “authentic attorney forms,” through the Lawrence County Public Library, according to Library Director Rex Bain. 

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Investigators in Lawrence County seized over 100 grams of fentanyl and multiple firearms and arrested a Moulton man and woman after executing a search warrant at a residence near the Five Points community on Wednesday, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

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On July 17, 1923, Roy Dodd was born in the Aldridge Grove Community of Lawrence County, to Maggie Warren Dodd and Oscar William “Dutch” Dodd.  One of four children, has always known what hard work was. As a young boy, Dodd fished in little ponds and creeks whenever he had the time and opport…

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Interior demolition work of the old Lawrence County courthouse could begin as early as Aug. 1, but it could be another three to five years before the building can be opened for county business again, according to a construction manager and county commissioners.

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If your summer is filled with reunions, ballgames, harvesting tomatoes and corn, and vacationing, you might want to stop what you are doing just long enough to get your pumpkin seeds into the ground before the optimal time for planting has passed. Planting now insures enough time for the see…

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A Town Creek man was sentenced to 154 months in prison for his role in robbing two Lowndes County banks during 2020, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montgomery.

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At least four Lawrence Countians are a little richer in knowledge of local history after their participation and success in a historical scavenger hunt hosted by the Lawrence County Archives this month.