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If you’ve ever had a hobby that you wished you could turn into a job, this story will resonate with you on many levels. So it was with Tom Bailey, who started a small publishing company because he dreamed of writing books for kids that would bring history to life for them, more than just wor…

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All locations of Bank Independent are now accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for area children through December 6 as part of the Bank’s ninth annual Toy Share drive. 

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Charles Taylor is a retiree living on Social Security and frowns when he visits the Morgan County Jail. The 77-year-old Hartselle resident has a loved one incarcerated there, and Taylor regularly feeds $20 bills into the inmate vending account kiosk in the lobby.

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Moulton Water Superintendent Jay Johnson received approval from the city to move forward with a water system study he discussed with council members in a work session two weeks ago.

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A preliminary 3M Co. investigation of an old dump site at 7644 Lawrence County 222 west of Trinity has determined the disposal area is confined to one acre and that an industrial chemical exceeds risk levels in shallow groundwater, the company said recently.

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A stolen vehicle was recovered in Lawrence County on Sunday, following a burglary and assault on two Decatur residents four days earlier, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

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A Moulton man and woman and a Hartselle man were arrested Tuesday night when the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant on County Road 327, according to the department.

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The Leighton farmer who hoped to renew his tenancy with the Lawrence County Industrial Development Board was announced as the bid winner for the lease on 516.4 acres of land at the former Courtland airbase.

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The Lawrence County Commission tabled a decision on Friday, which would allow Sheriff Max Sanders to re-allocate funds in his department to add a $200 monthly hazard pay for deputies and jailers. In a work session last Wednesday, Sanders requested the hazard pay for his employees in an effor…

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The third Thursday of November is set aside annually for the observance of National Rural Health Day, which falls on Nov. 21 this year. The day is set to raise awareness for healthcare challenges rural communities face and the ways rural healthcare providers and State Offices of Rural Health…

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Lawrence County’s 25-year-tradition, known as Pizza Farm, coordinated by the Lawrence County Extension Office and the Moulton Lions Club, was spotlighted in a public service announcement by the University of North Alabama last week.

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Modern Woodmen of America and Dixie Diamond Sports are partnering for a fundraiser to benefit Moulton Police Department and Moulton Fire Department this December by selling raffle tickets for firearms throughout November.

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In order to best conserve funds, the Lawrence County Public Library began implementing service changes in 2015. These changes included closing the library at 3:30 p.m. on Fridays, ending Fax, Copy and Print services 15 minutes prior to close, and locking the entrance five minutes prior to cl…

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The little Hornets of Hatton Elementary put on a stirring show last week when they hosted veterans for a program in their honor. 

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Select seventh graders from each of Lawrence County’s four high schools attended a science, technology, electronics and mathematics (STEM) educational field trip to the Huntsville Space and Rocket Center on Oct. 29, thanks to the Tuscumbia Talent Search program.

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A Caddo home is considered a total loss after it was claimed in a fire that broke out early Monday morning, according to Caddo-Midway Assistant Fire Chief Darwin Clark.

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No injuries were reported following a house fire on County Road 59, also known as Coffee Road, in Moulton Friday afternoon.

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Christmas parades are coming to Lawrence County! Several parades will be happening all over the county during the week of Dec. 5, starting with Courtland’s annual parade that day. 

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R.A. Hubbard School faces a monumental challenge after being placed on the state’s failing school list Friday, but it’s a challenge district officials and Principal Rosa Allen Cooper said they can meet.

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Selfie-stations, live musicians, and maybe even a snow machine are ideas Lawrence County organizers have bounced around for a Christmas tree display on the Moulton Courthouse Square this December.

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Nosey, the former circus elephant, will remain in the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary after Lawrence County Circuit Judge Mark Craig on Monday tossed out the elephant owner’s appeal and kept in effect the district court judgment awarding the elephant to the custody of the county animal control …

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Moulton Water Superintendent Jay Johnson hopes the city will consider having a system study done to look into the sustainability of its infrastructure. Doing so will make Moulton eligible for federal funds to improve its water system in the future, he said.

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Alabama Forage Conference will be Dec. 4 at the Joe Wheeler State Park in Rogersville from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A pre-conference tour, on Dec. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. is being held at the Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center in Belle Mina. 

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When I asked for stories about why people joined the military I got a lot of different reasons, but the one theme that ran through them was faith,  faith in God, faith in country, faith in families, and in fellowman. Some of these stories are filled with emotion, all of them are true. My que…

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The Lawrence County Chapter of the NAACP and a room packed full of District 1 residents rallied at the Lawrence County Board of Education Tuesday night concerned for the fate of R.A. Hubbard High School after the school was placed on the state’s failing list last week.

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East Lawrence Elementary kindergarten classes received a special visit from Moulton Veterinary Hospital on Oct. 10 in observance of Community Helpers Week. ELES teacher Sandi Moreland said the school observes Community Helpers Week annually, and organizers began seeking speakers for the stud…

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After a landslide vote of approval, Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Cooperative began work this week to bring high-speed fiber-optic internet service to customers in Lawrence and Morgan counties.

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A Produce Safety Class is being offered at the Moulton Lions Club facility on Monday, Nov. 18, for fruit and vegetable growers and anyone interested in learning about produce safety. 

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Following the grand opening of a new retail business in Moulton, two restaurants and a car wash prepare for openings of their own. Still, things remain dormant at the site of an April fire devastation on the courthouse square, according to Moulton Building Inspector Renay Saint.

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Owners David and Bill Carraway gathered with County officials and members of the community as they cut the ribbon on Oct. 31, marking the official grand opening of Moulton’s newest retail business, Dixie Deals. The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce held the special ceremony for the store j…

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The Marlee Sutton Foundation presented a check of $21,000 to the Lawrence County Board of Education on Tuesday to help fund a qualified mental health counselor for Lawrence County schools. “Lawrence County is becoming a leader in addressing mental health,” Superintendent Jon Bret Smith said.…

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The 16-year-old Moulton girl who was reported missing on Oct. 28 was reunited with her family Monday morning, a week after her disappearance, according to Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter.

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The 16-year-old Moulton girl who was reported missing last Monday has been located, according to authorities.

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Authorities continue searching for the 16-year-old who went missing from her Moulton home on Monday. As of Thursday morning, Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter said no new leads have developed, but “there is a possibility she is with (Morgan County Jail escapee).”