Lawrence County schools will transition to virtual learning next week due to a high number of staff contracting or being exposed to COVID, the school system announced Friday.
On July 28, 1965, although unknown at the time to all but his parents, a legend was born to a Town Creek family which was destined to produce several legends of the gridiron. This particular one would bring his family many reasons to be proud, one of them, of course, was his power on the foo…
Troy is pleased to announce students who have been named to the Provost's List for the Fall Semester and Term 2 of the 2021-2022 academic year. Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65 qualify for t…
Hunter Carpenter of Trinity has been named to the Chancellor’s List at Troy University for the Fall Semester/Term 2 of the 2021-2022 academic year.
A Moulton man and woman have been arrested on theft charges after a stolen vehicle was recovered at an area Dollar General last week, according to a report from the Moulton Police Department.
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The Lawrence County Extension Office is seeking volunteers for an educational “Your Money, Your Life” event planned for local 8th graders next week.
Beginning in February, Alabama residents who hold Disability Access Parking Credentials, which allow motorists to park in handicap spaces, may self-certify their qualifications.
A Moulton bakery showed its support for local law enforcement over the weekend by delivering treats to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, observed on Sunday. “I wanted to make sure to drop by and thank our local law enforcement team for all th…
Wild Alabama staff and volunteers will meet in Bankhead National Forest on Monday for an MLK Day of Service, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the day annually observed in his memory.
A Moulton couple hoping to give back to their community said their dream of starting a scholarship fund for Lawrence County high school seniors motivated them to form the Byler Road Project—the new organization responsible for planning a Mardi Gras Parade in Moulton this February.
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Those who wish to nominate someone for the Lawrence County 2021 Citizen of the Year award has until Friday to do so, according to the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
A Hatton man with an outstanding warrant in Lawrence County was arrested on drug trafficking and possession charges on Friday, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
The Town of Courtland adopted a COVID pay policy for town employees in a regular meeting on Monday. The decision comes after one of the town’s full-time employees recently contract the coronavirus, Courtland Mayor Linda Peebles said.
She knew she wanted to be a hair stylist when she was still playing with Barbie dolls and having fun working on mannequin heads. Sure enough, Detra Vest entered cosmetology school while still a student at Hartselle High. She completed the required 1500 hour course at the Master’s Cosmetology…
With the primary election five months away, qualifying is now open for those seeking local and county offices in the Democratic and Republican primaries.
While most teens were likely ringing in the New Year with friends or family gatherings, spending their holidays enjoying their free time from school, one Mt. Hope girl has been gearing up for an American Rodeo competition.
Despite a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases that has prompted some schools in the state to go online or mandate masks, area school districts have no plans to require masks when students return after the holiday break.
The start of the new year also marked the beginning of a new chapter for Lawrence County mechanic James “Buddy” Oliver, who officially retired Dec. 30.
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will continue accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year award until next Friday.
Beginning this week, weather sirens in Lawrence County will be tested on the first Wednesday of each month, according to the Lawrence County Emergency Management Agency.
On Wednesday December 8, 2021 the Central North Alabama Alumnae Chapter (CNAA) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, dedicated a registered Little Free Library at Hazlewood Elementary School.
Lawrence County residents were among those in North Alabama to wake up to blankets of snow on Monday morning after severe weather on Saturday ushered in cooler temperatures for the Tennessee Valley.
The man accused of a fatal Lawrence County shooting on Christmas Eve took items from the victim’s pockets before fleeing the scene, according to the complaint a deputy filed on the incident.
Moulton Water Superintendent Jay Johnson hopes to have a reoccurring “earthy” taste and odor permanently eliminated from the city’s drinking water supply after a preliminary testing phase is completed in the next month.
Moulton City Hall is closing its doors to the public this week after several employees and the mayor tested positive for the coronavirus following the Christmas holidays.
Back in 1989 Cyndi Colvin Proctor would never have dreamed she’d be getting married in a historic home in Moulton, Alabama, but that’s exactly what happened not long after she moved here. Little did she know at the time, this would someday be the setting for her son’s wedding in 2021.
The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and Moulton Police Department each held year-end Christmas celebrations and awards ceremonies for their officers this December.
A Town Creek man has been arrested on drug trafficking and possession charges following a months-long investigation by the Lawrence County Narcotics Vice Unit, according to a report from the Lawrence Sheriff’s Office.
As the festive holiday season continues, families are preparing and finalizing plans for Christmas gatherings and New Year’s celebrations. Much like the Thanksgiving travel period, troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) expect to see travel numbers return to pre-pandemic lev…
The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in the search of a man who went missing more than four years ago.
A Hillsboro man is in the Lawrence County Jail on a capital murder charge after the body of Gavin Ryan Hargrove, the 20-year-old son of Lawrence Commissioner Sonia Hargrove, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, according to authorities.
The holidays are a busy time for everyone, but for working moms, they seem to be moving at warp speed this time of year with all sorts of activities crammed into the short few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. There’s always decorating, helping with school activities, church function…
A Haleyville man is in the Lawrence County Jail on drug distribution charges after Moulton Police and the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office received a tip from a Moulton resident on Monday, according to a joint statement from the agencies.
A small Christmas gift was delivered to each of Moulton’s police officers last week as local business owner, Molly Cottingham, checked members of the MPD off her Christmas list.
Lawrence County fire departments recently received new life-saving equipment to assist first responders with administering CPR. The $140,000 equipment was purchased with a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awarded to Lawrence County from the state, according to local authorities.
The historic town of Courtland is holding a competition for aspiring photographers or anyone interested in having their photo featured on the town’s 2022 Christmas Card.
Visitors and locals frequenting downtown Moulton for Lawrence County’s 2021 Christmas on the Square event have about a week to enjoy walking the holiday trail before decorations come down in the new year.
Moulton residents may be relieved to hear efforts are being taken to address a long-term solution for an “earthy” taste reoccurring in city tap water this winter.
The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office hopes to identify victims in recent vehicle thefts after a three-months long investigation that led to the arrest of a Decatur man.
Morgan County Circuit Judge Charles Elliott on Wednesday sentenced Shadeed Abdul Fuqua, of Decatur, to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the November 2019 murder of his cousin, Jarmaine Cardell Jones.
A Hillsboro teen has been identified and charged in connection to the Dec. 16 shooting that left three other people hospitalized, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for a Courtland woman and a Moulton man in two separate missing persons cases, according to authorities.