Speake Volunteer Fire Department is holding a Chicken Stew fundraiser Saturday morning to benefit their department.
A 62-year-old male from Moulton was transported to an area hospital following a single-vehicle accident in Speake Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.
If you’ve ever had a hobby that you wished you could turn into a job, this story will resonate with you on many levels. So it was with Tom Bailey, who started a small publishing company because he dreamed of writing books for kids that would bring history to life for them, more than just wor…
All locations of Bank Independent are now accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for area children through December 6 as part of the Bank’s ninth annual Toy Share drive.
Charles Taylor is a retiree living on Social Security and frowns when he visits the Morgan County Jail. The 77-year-old Hartselle resident has a loved one incarcerated there, and Taylor regularly feeds $20 bills into the inmate vending account kiosk in the lobby.
Those who want to escape the confines of their home without getting caught in the Black Friday rush can do so by opting for a workday with Wild South on Friday, Nov. 29.
Moulton Water Superintendent Jay Johnson received approval from the city to move forward with a water system study he discussed with council members in a work session two weeks ago.
Two hikers from Jefferson County were found safe Sunday morning after being lost in the Sipsey Wilderness for two days.
A preliminary 3M Co. investigation of an old dump site at 7644 Lawrence County 222 west of Trinity has determined the disposal area is confined to one acre and that an industrial chemical exceeds risk levels in shallow groundwater, the company said recently.
The Lawrence County History and Preservation Society’s community cleanup day at old Lawrence County Park, also known as Lock A, was just the beginning of more workdays to come, according to the Society.
A stolen vehicle was recovered in Lawrence County on Sunday, following a burglary and assault on two Decatur residents four days earlier, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
A Moulton man and woman and a Hartselle man were arrested Tuesday night when the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant on County Road 327, according to the department.
The Lawrence County History and Preservation Society will host a workday on Saturday to help clean up an abandoned Lawrence County Park, known as Lock A, in North Courtland.
The Leighton farmer who hoped to renew his tenancy with the Lawrence County Industrial Development Board was announced as the bid winner for the lease on 516.4 acres of land at the former Courtland airbase.
The Lawrence County Commission tabled a decision on Friday, which would allow Sheriff Max Sanders to re-allocate funds in his department to add a $200 monthly hazard pay for deputies and jailers. In a work session last Wednesday, Sanders requested the hazard pay for his employees in an effor…
Lawrence County’s third Veterans Parade was well attended in Moulton Friday, despite the teeth-chattering cold front that had swept in that day.
The third Thursday of November is set aside annually for the observance of National Rural Health Day, which falls on Nov. 21 this year. The day is set to raise awareness for healthcare challenges rural communities face and the ways rural healthcare providers and State Offices of Rural Health…
Lawrence County’s 25-year-tradition, known as Pizza Farm, coordinated by the Lawrence County Extension Office and the Moulton Lions Club, was spotlighted in a public service announcement by the University of North Alabama last week.
Modern Woodmen of America and Dixie Diamond Sports are partnering for a fundraiser to benefit Moulton Police Department and Moulton Fire Department this December by selling raffle tickets for firearms throughout November.
In order to best conserve funds, the Lawrence County Public Library began implementing service changes in 2015. These changes included closing the library at 3:30 p.m. on Fridays, ending Fax, Copy and Print services 15 minutes prior to close, and locking the entrance five minutes prior to cl…
Lawrence County is home to 10 fire and rescue departments, most of which operate with a staff of unpaid volunteers. This article is third in a series that will feature their stories over the next eight months.
Volunteers have two options if they decide to join Wild South for a Helping Hands Workday on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When the temps drop suddenly and your garden up and dies overnight, your grass turns brown for months and the leaves flutter to the ground in waves, it often leaves your entrance bare and empty.
Select seventh graders from each of Lawrence County’s four high schools attended a science, technology, electronics and mathematics (STEM) educational field trip to the Huntsville Space and Rocket Center on Oct. 29, thanks to the Tuscumbia Talent Search program.
The Lawrence County Public Library and Friends of the Lawrence County Public Library will participate in Facebook’s annual #GivingTuesday Campaign on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
A Caddo home is considered a total loss after it was claimed in a fire that broke out early Monday morning, according to Caddo-Midway Assistant Fire Chief Darwin Clark.
Christmas parades are coming to Lawrence County! Several parades will be happening all over the county during the week of Dec. 5, starting with Courtland’s annual parade that day.
R.A. Hubbard School faces a monumental challenge after being placed on the state’s failing school list Friday, but it’s a challenge district officials and Principal Rosa Allen Cooper said they can meet.
Selfie-stations, live musicians, and maybe even a snow machine are ideas Lawrence County organizers have bounced around for a Christmas tree display on the Moulton Courthouse Square this December.
Nosey, the former circus elephant, will remain in the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary after Lawrence County Circuit Judge Mark Craig on Monday tossed out the elephant owner’s appeal and kept in effect the district court judgment awarding the elephant to the custody of the county animal control …
Moulton Water Superintendent Jay Johnson hopes the city will consider having a system study done to look into the sustainability of its infrastructure. Doing so will make Moulton eligible for federal funds to improve its water system in the future, he said.
Alabama Forage Conference will be Dec. 4 at the Joe Wheeler State Park in Rogersville from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A pre-conference tour, on Dec. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. is being held at the Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center in Belle Mina.
When I asked for stories about why people joined the military I got a lot of different reasons, but the one theme that ran through them was faith, faith in God, faith in country, faith in families, and in fellowman. Some of these stories are filled with emotion, all of them are true. My que…
The Lawrence County Chapter of the NAACP and a room packed full of District 1 residents rallied at the Lawrence County Board of Education Tuesday night concerned for the fate of R.A. Hubbard High School after the school was placed on the state’s failing list last week.
For Lawrence County residents who keep backyard chicken flocks and are interested in learning how to process chickens efficiently, a special workshop is coming to the area on Dec. 4.
East Lawrence Elementary kindergarten classes received a special visit from Moulton Veterinary Hospital on Oct. 10 in observance of Community Helpers Week. ELES teacher Sandi Moreland said the school observes Community Helpers Week annually, and organizers began seeking speakers for the stud…
After a landslide vote of approval, Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Cooperative began work this week to bring high-speed fiber-optic internet service to customers in Lawrence and Morgan counties.
A Produce Safety Class is being offered at the Moulton Lions Club facility on Monday, Nov. 18, for fruit and vegetable growers and anyone interested in learning about produce safety.
Following the grand opening of a new retail business in Moulton, two restaurants and a car wash prepare for openings of their own. Still, things remain dormant at the site of an April fire devastation on the courthouse square, according to Moulton Building Inspector Renay Saint.
Owners David and Bill Carraway gathered with County officials and members of the community as they cut the ribbon on Oct. 31, marking the official grand opening of Moulton’s newest retail business, Dixie Deals. The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce held the special ceremony for the store j…
Rose gardens in honor of World War II working women—who are recognized by the culture icon, Rosie the Riveter—are popping up across the United States, and now in Courtland too.
The Marlee Sutton Foundation presented a check of $21,000 to the Lawrence County Board of Education on Tuesday to help fund a qualified mental health counselor for Lawrence County schools. “Lawrence County is becoming a leader in addressing mental health,” Superintendent Jon Bret Smith said.…
The 16-year-old Moulton girl who was reported missing on Oct. 28 was reunited with her family Monday morning, a week after her disappearance, according to Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter.
Authorities continue searching for the 16-year-old who went missing from her Moulton home on Monday. As of Thursday morning, Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter said no new leads have developed, but “there is a possibility she is with (Morgan County Jail escapee).”