With two nights of frost in the forecast this week, gardeners are urged to take precautions to keep their plants alive.
A facility in Trinity that has a critical role in making Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey also continues to have a robust presence in Lawrence County's primary industrial park, hiring five workers late last month to fill open positions.
The jobless rates in Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan counties have dropped to the pre-pandemic levels of a year ago, and local businesses are struggling to recruit employees.
MOULTON — A 26-year-old Lawrence County woman could face a murder or capital murder charge following the death Tuesday of her injured and bruised 15-month-old son, authorities said.
There's some good and some bad in White House gun control efforts, according to local law enforcement and gun dealers, but at least one dealer figures the main impact of the renewed national debate is to push more people to buy guns.
TOWN CREEK — Lawrence County solid waste officials don’t anticipate a garbage rate hike for their customers after Town Creek got into the garbage collection business last week and took about 425 residential customers with it.
The Lawrence County Commission is expected to pass a resolution at its regular meeting Friday morning to follow the governor’s plan lifting the mask mandate, however, the commissioners are asking all county employees to wear a mask while assisting a citizen who is wearing a mask.
HILLSBORO — A Somerville man died from serious injuries he received in a one-car accident on Alabama 20, two miles east of Hillsboro, on Monday afternoon, according to Alabama State Troopers.
Southbound traffic on Interstate 65 at I-565 is snarled today because of a lane closure on the Tennessee River bridge, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.
MOULTON — Gov. Kay Ivey will have the final say on replacing Joey Hargrove on the Lawrence County Commission, and the head of the Lawrence County Republican Party said she could keep the District 5 seat vacant until the 2022 elections.
The North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments has received a $65,000 grant for the completion of a feasibility study on an inland port at possible sites in Lawrence, Morgan, Limestone and Cullman counties.
MOULTON — A Trinity man is facing three felony charges after pointing a rifle he was carrying at two East Lawrence residents and two Lawrence County sheriff deputies Tuesday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Canceled last spring because of the pandemic, Saturday walking tours return this month in more than 20 Alabama towns, including Moulton, Athens, Mooresville and Elkmont, and Decatur tours will be virtual this year.
Overnight rain that dumped up to 4 inches in some areas of Morgan County caused at least one tree to fall and block a roadway and left water standing on a Lawrence County road this morning, according to officials.
Six local public school systems could receive almost $11 million this year separate from the state education budget or any federal relief money flowing to them.
With a cold front moving into the Tennessee Valley, the National Weather Service in Huntsville will issue a flash flood watch tonight at 7 through 7 p.m. Wednesday before freezing temperatures arrive Thursday night, according to a meteorologist.