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The Lawrence County roadside cleanup crew—comprised of work release inmates from the Lawrence County Jail—has collected about 1,115 bags of trash along seven county roads since the program’s inception in June, according to Commissioner Kyle Pankey.

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Leading public figures from throughout the county reconvened in a special called meeting by the Lawrence County Industrial Development Board Tuesday to set plans in motion following an economic development workshop the same group attended last month.

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A Moulton man appealed his nuisance order violations to Lawrence County Circuit Court during a municipal court hearing Tuesday night.

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It took Marvin and Elayne Jackson all spring and most of the summer to receive a response to their application for recognition of their building which has recently been added to Alabama’s Register of Historic Places.

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The Stephens Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met with Superintendent Jon Bret Smith on Tuesday, July 30, to begin coordinating the Lawrence County School System’s involvement with the annual observance of Constitution Week (Sept. 17-23), which comm…

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At its Aug. 9 meeting, the Lawrence County Commission is expected to create a committee to study the feasibility of consolidating the sheriff’s dispatchers with the county’s central 911 office.

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The Lawrence County Chapter of the NAACP is pushing three candidates for the vacant Hazlewood Elementary principal's position because inadequate leadership at the school has hurt student performance, an official with the group said.

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The hottest part of the year is upon us, and what better way to cool down than by participating in Courtland’s Third Annual Super Soaker 5K and one-mile Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 17?

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The Making Alabama Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit left for Fort Payne Monday afternoon after three weeks of exhibition in Lawrence County at Moulton Middle School gym.

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Lawrence County 4-H students Corey Naylor and Kalyn Nelson were awarded on the state level for their participation in Competitive Events Day on July 25 at the 4-H Center in Columbiana, Alabama. 

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Former Lawrence County Commissioner, and a founding member of the Lawrence County Sports Hall of Fame, Willard Floyd Shankle, passed away at his home on Tuesday at the age of 73.

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Lawrence County High School students, Felicia Patel and Paige Hancock, won gold medals and placed top in the country at the National Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition in early July. 

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Join Oakville Indian Mounds on August 8 at 5 p.m. to celebrate 75 years of “Wildlife Prevention” artwork. There will be a free lecture from guest speaker, Bob Pasquill, retired Forest Heritage Program Manager for the United States Forest Service. 

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The Lawrence County Solid Waste Department recycling program has raised about $42,165 for county schools since the program’s start in 2016. That number is expected to climb a little further as the department begins tallying recycling totals for the third year. 

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The 2019 Annual Freedom Awards Banquet, hosted by the Lawrence County Chapter of the NAACP, is happening Saturday at the Joe Wheeler Resort in Rogersville at 6 p.m.

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Two robbery suspects were apprehended in Lawrence County and returned to Decatur after a chase Friday, authorities said.

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The Hillsboro Police Department distributed 145 backpacks and raffled 13 bicycles at their 22nd Annual Back-to-School Drive Saturday, according to Hillsboro Police Chief Michael Taylor.

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Hugo Liebel, the circus operator who lost custody of Nosey the elephant after charges of neglect and animal abuse, may be facing the revocation of his exhibitor’s license according to People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).