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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…

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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…

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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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With the 2022 elections fast approaching, a carefully planned program of consistent newspaper and digital advertising is an investment that can be proven essential to the outcome of the election. Our staff of experienced advertising representatives and graphic artist can design ideas and ad …

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A mural that was recently unveiled in downtown Courtland pays homage to the late historian who first started the project a few years ago. 

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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With 2021 coming to a close, The Moulton Advertiser observes its annual tradition of reflecting on the most prominent and impactful stories of the last year. 

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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.  

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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…

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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One person is dead after a fire broke out at a residence in the Caddo community early Monday morning, according to authorities.