The Lawrence County History and Preservation Society is hosting a Lock A Appreciation Day on Saturday at Lawrence County Park in North Courtland.
Two Lawrence County elementary schools celebrated Constitution Week with parades on their campuses last week. Speake Elementary students marched on Thursday, Sept. 17, and Moulton Elementary students followed suit at their own campus on Friday.
Lawrence County Commissioners tabled a decision on the fiscal 2021 budget Friday after rescheduling September’s regular meeting for lack of quorum last week.
An annual 3% increase in Moulton’s water and sewer rates will increase by a percentage this October and Moulton Utility gas customers will see a 4% increase in rates this fall.
United Way of Lawrence County is holding its annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Oct. 3, but like so many other organizations and gatherings, the event is not untouched by COVID-19.
Alabama’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August was 5.6%, down from 7.9% in July as the state continues a decline from the COVID-caused April spike to nearly 14%.
“I like driving, it’s just enjoyable to me”, said Johnny Riggs who won two awards at the Alabama Statewide Bus and Paratransit Roadeo recently. He placed third overall in the small bus division and won the Closest to the Cone cash prize at the event.
There are some instruments that are too large to handle easily. The piano was usually a stationary instrument until the electronic keyboard came along. Drums and other large instruments took time to set up and the big bass had to be handled carefully so as not to damage an expensive piece of…
Lawrence County residents are encouraged to take part in a “Be Loud for Liberty” movement on Thursday as the nation marks the 233rd anniversary of the drafting of the U.S. Constitution this year.
Local and state officials met in Hillsboro last week in celebration of a Lawrence County farm trailblazing an irrigation initiative in North Alabama.
Courtland Council members discussed several community improvements along Jefferson Street in a regular council meeting last Thursday.
The Alabama Extension System and Alabama 4-H are kicking off a STREAM Stories virtual event this month with sessions continuing monthly until April 2021.
In this section of the history of Lawrence County’s talented musicians there are many people who played their instrument by ear, or taught themselves to play without help from a more seasoned musician. Percentage wise, it is believed that only one in 10 (10%) play any instrument at all. Of t…
The Joe Wheeler EMC office in Moulton closed on Wednesday due to a “COVID-19 contamination” at its facility, the utility provider announced on social media the same day.
Lawrence County moved from “Very High Risk” to “High Risk” on the state’s COVID-19 Risk Indicator map this week after data was updated Friday afternoon.
A Decatur ambulance was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Moulton on Friday. Officials said only one non-life threatening injury was reported.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering an online presentation and discussion on cool season forages and grazing management this month.
All Lawrence County students will receive free breakfast and lunch through Dec. 31 thanks to a federally-funded, state-administered meal program, according to the county school system.
Although Lawrence County remained on the state’s “very high risk” list this week, the county’s 911 Director Scott Norwood said there were no active cases recorded for Lawrence on Tuesday.
One inmate and five workers in the Lawrence, Morgan and Limestone county jails have tested positive for COVID-19 since March, officials said, and they credited tight restrictions and adherence to state health guidelines for avoiding higher infection rates.
The Lawrence County School System is projected to continue the positive budget trends the system has seen in the past two years, reporting an estimated surplus of $6.1 million in its general fund at the end of fiscal 2021 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Moulton nursing home has reported two COVID-19 deaths at its facility since the hit of the pandemic, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as of Aug. 16.
A new boat launch was recently installed at Moulton City Lake to accommodate fisherman following the closure of a former access point at the city’s water treatment facility.
Projects are moving forward for several Lawrence County industries and businesses, which could mean more job opportunities in the area, according to Industrial Development Board President and CEO Tabitha Pace.
The last day to respond to the 2020 Census is just over two weeks away. With billions of dollars in federal funding and at least one congressional seat at stake, state and local leaders continue to push for a boost in census responses by the Sept. 30 deadline.
The Lawrence County Revenue office inside the county’s Judicial and Administrative Center is temporarily closed after precautions are being taken due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Revenue Commissioner Brad Henderson announced on social media Tuesday.
A Moulton woman is now in custody after allegedly attempting to smuggle narcotics into the Lawrence County Jail.
Moulton Mayor Roger Weatherwax and Lawrence County Schools Superintendent Jon Bret Smith prepared for their involvement in this year’s annual Constitution Week as they met with the Stephens Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic claims another Lawrence County community event as the Moulton Lions Club Fair is canceled, the hosting organization announced last week.
For Lawrence County kids who want to explore fall gardening, the County Extension Office is offering a Fall Garden Project for children ages nine to 18.
A Legends and Lore historical marker will soon be erected to celebrate local folklore and history of the Town of Hatton on Alabama 101 thanks to efforts by the Lawrence County History and Preservation Society and a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Those who delight in seeing new additions to the Moulton Lions Club Mural on Court Street were likely thrilled to see the community project’s latest addition last week.
Lawrence County's new Emergency Management Agency director plans to emphasize the importance of volunteer fire departments and use the latest technology to ensure residents are prepared for inclement weather and other emergencies.
Non-life threatening injuries were reported Friday after one person was transported to Decatur General following the two-vehicle accident in East Lawrence.
Alabama’s Safer at Home order, including the statewide mask mandate, has been extended until Oct. 2, Gov. Kay Ivey announced in a press conference on Thursday.
The Moulton Lions Club continues its efforts in revitalizing downtown Moulton as the organization announced its plan to bring crosswalk murals and other practical beautification projects to the city this year.