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One Of The Oldest Churches In Alabama Dates Back To The 1840s And You Need To See It

Alabama is home to many historic churches that give us a glimpse into the past. One of these churches is Pine Torch Church. For information about this historic church, including why it’s a definite must-see, take a look below. Have you ever seen North Alabama’s Pine Torch Church up close and in person? If so, […] The post One Of The Oldest Churches In Alabama Dates Back To The 1840s And You Need To See It appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Lawrence accepts $294,000 bid to gut old courthouse

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. Gulf Services Inc.’s bid of $294,814 was about $40,000 lower than the next...
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Recent renovations allow Moulton historic home to open for public use

A Moulton historic home will be the second historical home in Lawrence County to open for public use after seeing a series of renovations completed since 2011. The Jackson House will host its first renters, the Lawrence County High School Class of 1991, for a 30-year class reunion on July 31st, according to the Jackson House Foundation’s Tammy Roberts.
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Turnover impacting area's public schools

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.”. Brewer High Principal Kevin Serrett said “about 17 of 60 (28.3%) certified...
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Lawrence County couple charged in sexual assault of 4-year-old

A Lawrence County man is accused of raping a 4-year-old girl and is in Lawrence County Jail with no bail set, according to court and jail records. On Thursday afternoon, Lawrence County investigators arrested Joshua Edward Priest, 31, of Lawrence County 370 in the Caddo community and charged him with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
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Bids to be taken for old Lawrence courthouse work

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. Kelly Howard, construction manager with Martin &...
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Lawrence library offers free digital access to legal forms

Lawrence County residents now have free access to Gale LegalForms, an online collection of “authentic attorney forms,” through the Lawrence County Public Library, according to Library Director Rex Bain. “Gale LegalForms delivers real-world legal information to residents in usable and customizable formats, and simplifies common law transactions,” said Rex Bain....
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Lawrence County students earn $1,000 college scholarships

Three local students were among a group of 100 who earned a $1,000 scholarship awarded through the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Jordan Jett is a Lawrence County High School graduate and a senior at the University of North Alabama studying education. LeAnne Pace is a Hatton High School graduate...
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Lawrence Sheriff seeks young participants for cadet program

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is still seeking young participants who feel called to a career in public safety for the county's new cadet program. The program is designed to introduce young citizens—ages 14 to 20 years old—to local career paths in law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical services, according to Chief Deputy Tim Sandlin.
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Smithsonian traveling exhibit opens at Oakville center

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 Smithsonian Main Street Water/Ways exhibit includes displays and interactive...
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2 in Lawrence County charged with drug trafficking

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. Sheriff Max Sanders said investigators arrested Sonja Mechiell Wolfe, 54, and David Lee Boyd, 62, for trafficking in fentanyl. Wolfe...
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Lawrence library offers access to free legal forms

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. With access to the forms, residents can better understand common legal procedures, he said. “Gale LegalForms delivers real-world legal...
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Lawrence Horse Club hosts ‘Horsing Around with 4-H’

The Lawrence County Horse Club hosted its “Horsing Around with 4-H” event at the Moulton Lions Club Fairgrounds last week. The free, two-hour event featured demonstrations and discussion with club members, who covered topics from hoof health and horse breeds to tack and roping, according to Lawrence County Extension Coordinator Donna Shanklin.