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Though the COVID-19 pandemic saw the annual MLK Breakfast hosted by the Lawrence Chapter of the NAACP cancelled this year, the day was still observed in Lawrence County.

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Ted Bradford was born and raised in the Wolf Springs community of Lawrence County, not far from the Colbert County line. He and his siblings attended Hatton High School. He has lived in Wolf Springs almost the entirety of his life, with the exception of his adventure to Chicago.

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The Lawrence County Extension Office is offering its 26th annual Beekeeping Symposium in February. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants will be able to attend the virtual symposium from the comfort of their home, according to event organizers. 

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Motorists in Lawrence County should be on the lookout for any suspicious activity near their vehicle after a catalytic converter was stolen from a church van last week, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. 

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Jan Wiley Smith, who is a retired Lawrence County educator still working part-time as a remediation math and virtual teacher at East Lawrence Middle School, was named Lawrence County’s 2020 Citizen of the Year at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce annual year end banquet on Tuesday. 

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No injuries were reported following a two-vehicle crash involving a school bus in the East Lawrence community Wednesday morning.

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In and around Lawrence County people woke up to a silence only heard on a snow day. In Moulton, it started coming down in the form of ice in the early morning hours, but by daylight the snow had started its magic transformation of gray woods, brown grass and black tree trunks to works of art…

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The Lawrence County Commission has received more than $210,000 in federal relief money for housing state inmates in the county jail and has submitted an additional $1.5 million in pandemic-related expenses involving public safety.

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Courtland Council members, in a regular meeting Monday night, appointed Dennis Sharp as interim police chief in the event that the town’s current Police Chief Steven Terry decides to retire at the end of the month.

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Craig Knight, a 23-year veteran with the Moulton Police Department, was appointed the city’s new police chief at a City Council meeting Monday night.

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A Town Creek woman died in a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday morning, just east of Russellville, according to Alabama State Troopers.

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A lawsuit filed against a Courtland psychiatric youth treatment facility in the Lawrence County Circuit Court System claims a teenage boy suffered abuse and neglect during his stay at the facility. 

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It all sort of started out when Aimee Proctor used her tuition money to fund a road trip to Woodstock ‘99. When she and her friends stopped in NYC she says that it only took one look at the city that never sleeps and she knew that she wanted to be there. “It turns out that I don’t actually l…

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The Marlee Sutton Foundation will host a 5k walk/ run and a one-mile fun run at Oakville Indian Mounds Park in Danville on March 13. 

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Local volunteers are encouraged to participate in Moulton Lions Club’s Build Day on Saturday as it partners with the non-profit, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, to bring beds to children in need in Lawrence County. 

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Lawrence County Schools Superintendent Jon Bret Smith renewed his oath of office in a special ceremony held at the Lawrence County Board of Education on Monday. Smith was sworn in by District Judge Angela Terry.  Smith was re-elected in the Nov. 3 election and defeated Democratic opponent Th…

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A Lawrence County inmate is facing additional charges after a corrections officer was assaulted at the county jail last week, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

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The year 2020 may go down as one of the most remarkable years in history; no doubt it’s certainly been one for the books. As we take a look back on the most memorable and prominent stories of the past year, we find it somewhat difficult to sift through and find any stories not associated wit…

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(As part of an ongoing series about Lawrence County people who have gone on to accomplish great things in the world, this story is dedicated to the memory of Carl Terry.)

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Over 3,276 toys and $1,729 were donated in the tenth annual Bank Independent Toy Share drive between November 13 and December 4, 2020.  All donations were distributed to local children in need through partner organizations across North Alabama in time for the holidays.  Bank Independent dona…

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The majority of AT&T services have been restored after a bomb in a recreational vehicle exploded on Christmas in downtown Nashville and damaged an AT&T facility, leaving outages across north Alabama and causing issues for local law enforcement.

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As severe weather, natural disasters, and a pandemic continue to traverse the country, these series of 2020 events have hit LifeSouth Community Blood Centers hard and drastically impacting local blood supplies. LifeSouth is asking the community to finish out the year by saving a life.

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Courtland Public Library received a donation of 45 books earlier this month after local resident Dana Charles, who also serves as the Lawrence County History and Preservation Society, was recently introduced to a series of children’s books that detail the lives of prominent Alabamian figures.