MOULTON — Renovation work on the historic courthouse on the Moulton square entered Phase 2 on Wednesday when the Lawrence County Commission accepted a Mobile company’s bid to demolish the interior of the building constructed in 1936.
OAKVILLE — Jesse Owens was more than just a track-and-field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. He was a golfer, a Western movie fanatic, a friend, and a grandfather.
Several local public school systems have felt the statewide trend of certified personnel leaving at a higher than normal rate, and one Morgan County school has had nearly 30% turnover in what the principal called “a perfect storm.”
Local public school systems don't plan to require masks or social distancing for students when classes resume in August even as the number of new COVID-19 cases in the state trends upward.
A state prisoner from Franklin County escaped from his Decatur Recycling Center job site this morning, according to a report from the Alabama Department of Corrections.
MOULTON — A Hartselle woman is facing kidnapping and burglary charges after allegedly trying to take a teenager from a home in the East Lawrence area on Friday afternoon, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
MOULTON — A Lawrence County man is accused of raping and sodomizing a 4-year-old girl, and his wife is charged with sodomy in the same case, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
OAKVILLE — An exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution that shows how water is essential to everything from religion to plant and animal life will be on display until Aug. 14 at Oakville Indian Mounds and Education Center in Lawrence County.
The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday and will go through Sunday. State and most local sales taxes will be waived for the holiday, and many retailers will host additional sales.
MOULTON — Interior demolition work of the old Lawrence County courthouse could begin as early as Aug. 1, but it could be another three to five years before the building can be opened for county business again, according to a construction manager and county commissioners.
• Austin Peay State University congratulates Jennifer Sutton of Town Creek on being offered the Dean's Transfer Scholarship for high-achieving transfer students for the Fall 2021 semester.
MOULTON — Lawrence County residents can now have free access to Gale LegalForms, an online collection of legal forms, through the Lawrence County Public Library, according to Rex Bain, library director.
MOULTON — Two Moulton residents are facing drug trafficking charges after the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office searched a home in the Five Points community on Wednesday, according to the department.