She’s come a long way from the seemingly endless rows of bush beans she had to pick as a child under her dad’s watchful eyes. “To a seven-year-old those rows looked like they stretched on forever,” Christy Williams laughed at the memory.
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently announced appointees who will serve on the Alabama USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee.
The Youth Success Program (YSP) at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has been funded $580,000 for the 2022-2023 year by the North Alabama Works Local Workforce Development Executive Board.
A total of 11,224 students enrolled during Spring Semester 2022 at The University of Alabama were named to the dean's list with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the president's list with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
Lawrence County DHR employees observed Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 15. “DHR wants to bring awareness of elder abuse,” Lawrence County’s new DHR director, Markita McLemore said. “Unfortunately, there are adults in our community that are dealing with abuse and/or neglect. DHR’…
Alabama historian, former Auburn University professor and Pulitzer nominee, Dr. James Wayne Flynt has high praise for the Jesse Owens Museum after his tour of the grounds and facility earlier this month.
As Lawrence County High senior Taylor Engels and Clements High sophomore Izzy Humphries made lamps Wednesday during a technology camp designed for girls, they compared electrical work to puzzle solving.
A Sheffield man was arrested on robbery and public intoxication charges in Moulton last week after an incident at a service station on Alabama 157, according to a report from the Moulton Police Department.
A Hartselle man who headed to Ukraine in April to assist in the war with Russia has not been heard from in a week and, according to several news reports, is one of two Alabamians who may have been captured by Russian troops in a battle last Thursday near Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Alarmed by recent fatal school-related shootings in Texas and Gadsden, area schools are placing school resource officers on campuses during their summer programs.
Nathan Kitchens received 52.4% of the vote Tuesday to win the Republican nomination in the Lawrence County District 5 commissioner's race.
The Lawrence County Archives on Friday is hosting local author and historian Anna Mullican for a book signing of the recently published Images of America: Lawrence County.
Lawrence County native Jackie Hood said he first looked at the former golf course in Courtland about three months ago and viewed it as prime farmland. On Wednesday, the 52-year-old Hatton resident purchased the 229-acre site from the town of Courtland for $1.2 million.
A Florence man is in the Lawrence County Jail on burglary and theft charges stemming from an incident at Moulton Walmart in January, according to a report from the Moulton Police Department.
A Moulton Council leader hopes to see Juneteenth observed by city employees beginning next year after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation declaring the annual commemoration an official state holiday on Sunday.
Courtland Police Chief Dennis Sharp remained in the intensive care unit at Huntsville Hospital Tuesday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash on Alabama 33 on Friday.
A Town Creek firetruck was lost in a blaze Thursday afternoon as firefighters battled a wheat field fire at a Posey Farm property, according to Fire Chief Donna Campbell.
Often times people have great ideas that never see the light of day because they think that one person can’t change anything. That couldn’t be further from the truth. One person can move mountains if they have the motivation, the determination and the power of being passionate about something.
More than 1,000 students were named to President's List at Jacksonville State University for their outstanding academic performance in Spring 2022.
Do you love plants? Do you enjoy learning? Then you are a great candidate for the Master Gardener Intern Training Program! You do not have to be a garden expert, just come with a desire to learn and grow.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) annually updates fish consumption advisories based on data collected the preceding fall by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM).
The Lawrence County Extension’s weekly Summer Fun Shops continue next week with a children’s cooking demonstration at the Town Creek Community Center on Thursday, June 23.
A former long-running food event was revived in Lawrence County last week when members of the local Rotary Club chapter took on the once annual Taste of Our Town.
No certified personnel at R.A. Hubbard High lost their employment with the Lawrence County school system as a result of Hubbard's permanent closure May 27, according to the superintendent, and he is hoping the district won’t lose any of the school's students.
The Mid-South Puller Association is bringing a Truck & Tractor Pull to Moulton Lions Club Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 16. Moulton Lion Kenny Hood said the event will be one of two Mid-South Tractor Pulls held in Alabama this year—the second event being held in Lexington on Aug. 12 and …
An Invasive Plant Management Workshop, hosted by the Lawrence County Natural Resource Council in the Bankhead National Forest earlier this month, proved to be a successful educational program for local landowners, according to organizers.
The Talisman Garden Club dedicated a recent beautification project to one of the club’s longtime members this week. Talisman Garden Club member Ann Johnson said three maples planted at the Moulton Post Office were dedicated to another club member, Jane McCullough, who joined the Talisman Gar…
In a 3-2 vote, Courtland Council members on Monday approved a $3.40 hike in utility rates, citing rising costs to provide the service to area customers.
The Moulton water department supervisor fired by the mayor March 25 is back on the job and will receive nearly $15,000 in back pay after the city personnel board’s recommendation to reinstate him took effect last week.
Have you noticed that people don’t seem to agree on much these days? Everything from the weather to politics is fodder for some difference of opinion. One thing I think we can all agree on, however, is that it takes a lot of patience and skill to make a quilt, either painstakingly by hand, o…
Northeast Mississippi Community College held its annual commencement exercises in the Bonner Arnold Coliseum on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13 in front of capacity crowds of graduates, friends, family and fans.
The Rotary Club of Lawrence County hosted its first Taste of Our Town event in Moulton on Tuesday night. Crowds gathered at the Moulton Recreation Center to taste samples from local restaurants and eateries. The event also featured live music and an auction.
Alabama’s income guidelines for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (better known as WIC) have increased and additional people may qualify. If you are a woman who is pregnant, has had a baby within the past six months, or are currently breastfeeding; …
The Lawrence County Extension’s weekly Summer Fun Shops continue next week with a cupcake decorating workshop in Moulton on Tuesday. Weekly sessions range in topics from culinary arts and STEM education to horse safety, beekeeping, and agriculture, according to organizers.
Two Lawrence County High School students and an Austin High senior were recently awarded scholarships through the Southeastern Diversity Project.
A Moulton man was arrested for burglary and charged with two misdemeanors following an incident in Moulton on Thursday, June 2, according to a report from the Moulton Police Department.
One person was transported to Huntsville Hospital Monday morning following a three-vehicle accident on Alabama 24 in the Caddo community, according to authorities.
The summer just got a whole lot cooler! Join the Lawrence County Public Library as we celebrate our theme “Oceans of Possibilities” from July 5 through July 28.