• The following local residents were named to Calhoun Community College's spring 2021 president’s list:

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.”

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.

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.