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The Hatton High School Varsity Cross Country team, and HHS Cross Country Coach Brandon Barringer, were recognized at the Lawrence County Commission on Friday for their success in the Alabama High School Athletics Association 2A State Championship. During Friday’s meeting, commissioners prese…

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Lawrence and Morgan County 4-H students recently participated in the 4-H organization’s Pig Squeal program, which saw several students compete in an event held in Moulton on the second day of the Strawberry Festival last week.

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Nine band members representing Lawrence County High School are recognized for their success in an area musical competition last week. The Alabama Band Masters District 3 Solo & Ensemble competition was held at Muscle Shoals Middle School on May 1. LCHS’ participating students each receiv…

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Ever since its inception in 2011, the Jackson House Foundation has been busy recruiting volunteers, members, and trades people who have contributed their time, talents, and efforts toward making the  dream a reality.

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The late Joey Hargrove, who was serving in his third term as Lawrence County’s District 5 commissioner, was honored in the Commission’s regular monthly meeting on Friday.

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The director of the Lawrence County Republican Party executive committee said last Thursday that guidelines for people interested in being appointed to the District 5 County Commission seat should be available in about two weeks.

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A Trinity woman faces several charges, including drug possession and promoting prison contraband, after failing to yield to police during a traffic stop in Moulton last week. 

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At least one local sheriff said the lifetime pistol permits authorized by the Legislature last month will cost his department money, but a sponsor of the bill predicted it won’t hurt sheriffs’ offices financially and will create a safer environment for law enforcement officers.

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An active lifestyle and hard work are reasons Annie Blankenship Crumpton might list in explanation of her own longevity, but those closest to her believe it has more to do with her self-determination and perseverance. The 100-year-old Mt. Hope resident was celebrated by family, friends and h…

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Strawberry Festival Director Stanley Johnson attributes this year’s success to warm, sunny weather and a community’s need for social interaction following a year of quarantine and health restrictions on social gatherings. The annual festival was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus.

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The Lawrence County Soil & Water Conservation Districts 2021 Healthy Forest - Healthy Community 1st PlaceEssay winner is Lillie Stewart, Jr. Division from R. A. Hubbard. Lillie is pictured with Henrietta Taylor from Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District.

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The Lawrence County School System approved historically large personnel employment in its regular monthly meeting on Monday when the board hired more than 60 educators for countywide “high-dosage tutoring” and summer instructional camps to offset learning gaps occurring during the COVID-19 p…

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Strawberry Festival Director and Lawrence County educator Stanley Johnson was awarded the Floyd Campbell Community Service Award at the Strawberry & Antiques Festival on Saturday. 

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The Jackson House Spring Celebration is returning to Moulton May 15, with a few small changes after the annual event was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We all know people who claim they can’t grow house plants. Most likely they gave up on gardening long ago in favor of the Hobby Lobby variety of blooms and greenery. Well, if you have a friend like that, or if you are asking for a friend what the easiest plants to care for are, this may be y…

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Bank Independent will kick off its eighth annual Shelter Share drive to benefit local animal shelters on May 3.  All locations of Bank Independent, along with strategic Shelter Share partner Pet Depot, will serve as donation points for pet food and supplies designated for local animal shelte…

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The Lawrence County Soil & Water Conservation Districts 2021 Healthy Forest - Healthy Community 1st Place Poster winner is Tanner Hobbs. Tanner is a 4th grade student from Speake School. Tanner is pictured with teacher and DAC, Stacy LouAllen (left) and Henrietta Taylor (right) from Lawr…

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A Moulton Police officer received minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Alabama 157 Monday afternoon. The officer was responding to an emergency call at the time of the incident, according to a report from Police Chief Craig Knight.

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The historic Town of Courtland was forced to reschedule the April Walking Tour on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorms in the forecast early that morning. 

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Lawrence County’s Teddy R. Owens, who serves as the president of the National Association for Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1957, has been awarded the NARFE Floyd Clark Award of Excellence. 

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Moulton’s Jaron Hood has been selected to the 2021 All-Alabama Academic Team for Northwest-Shoals Community College. Savannah Berryman, of Tuscumbia, was also selected for the 2021 team and honored on Friday during a virtual recognition program.

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Ten years after a tornado with the fury of 200 mph winds tore the foundation from the ground at the Lawrence County home of Noe and Carolyn Guzman and killed their 12-year-old daughter Aurelia, the pain remains for surviving family members.

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This year’s Courtland Free Walking Tour will meet at the Courtland Museum. This museum is enough to bring many guests from out-of-county and out-of-state throughout the year. Whatever the occasion that brings you to the quaint little town at any time you are sure to love it, but in the sprin…

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Tuesday will mark 10 years gone by since April 27, 2011—a day that has gone down in U.S. history for the largest, costliest and deadliest tornado outbreaks to hit the Southeast, leaving a path of devastation through Lawrence County. 

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The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State competition will be held June 6 through 11 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and four Lawrence County juniors will attend, representing their high schools as well as the American Legion Auxiliary Post 25 of Moulton.