Area News

Supervisors Updated on Road Improvements in County

Lawrence County Supervisors, during their regular April meeting, were given a progress report on a road overlay project in the county. County engineer Jeff Dungan said work is progressing on state aid routes that are being repaved during this year’s project. Board members approved change orders on the project to include some additional paving while…

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Sheriff Warns of New Telephone Scam Tactics Affecting Local Citizens

Sheriff Lessie Butler reported at a recent Board of Supervisors meeting that there is a new round of telephone scams going on, that involve the use of voices that sound like loved ones in order to take money from vunerable individuals. A local resident received a phone call that sounded like his grandson telling him…

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Caladiums from Garden Club on Sale Now

The Riverside Garden Club is currently selling caladiums for $1 each. These hardy plants help to beautify lawns, business fronts and other areas of the town and county. They are available in white, pink and red varieties. To purchase your caladiums, see any Garden Club member or call 587-9380 for more information or to make…

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Flags Available for Sponsorship for Atwood Flag Salute

An exciting new feature for the Atwood Music Festival this year will be the Flag Salute to veterans, where individuals can honor or memorialize family or friends who have served. The festival committee has arranged to line the fence at the entrance to Atwood Water Park with sponsored United States flags in honor or memory…

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