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U.S. 31 traffic to stop for bridge work

The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that traffic on U.S. 31 between Hartselle and Falkville will be ... Read more | Add your comment

Priceville prepares to begin construction of new recreation center

By Bayne Hughes For the Enquirer The facility will be a fraction of the size the Priceville City ... Read more | Add your comment

Ivey extends mask mandate despite political pressure to end it 

By Eric Fleischauer   For the Enquirer   Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday extended the mask mandate through April 9 ... Read more | Add your comment

Hartselle shooting leaves one dead, one in custody

[UPDATE] Authorities have released the name of the man shot and killed this afternoon on Pinehurst Street. Jerry ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Priceville prepares to begin construction of new recreation center

By Bayne Hughes For the Enquirer The facility will be a fraction of the size the Priceville City Council planned when it issued $9 million ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

CAIN shoots music video in Hartselle

Enquirer photo/Rachel Howard   Logan, Madison and Taylor Cain, siblings who make up the Christian band CAIN, shoot a music video for their song “Yes He Can.” The trio, who are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle High School

Tigers escape with win over Madison Academy

HARTSELLE – What looked like a lopsided turned into a tight contest Monday night as the Hartselle Tigers barely escaped with a win over Madison ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Hartselle Medical Center receives dignified end it deserves

By Randy Garrison  When I received word from Huntsville Hospital Systems a few weeks ago, I was extremely excited to find out the board had approved funds ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Being a blessing

Special to the Enquirer Luke Asherbranner places a donation in the Blessing Box located in front of Forever Kate and Wings of Alexcía on Main ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Books of the Week

Books of the Week Mar. 1 – 5

Title: “The Children’s Train”  Author: Viola Ardone   This is a fantastic book that was originally a bestseller in Europe, written by Italian author Viola Ardone.   It is written from the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Michelle Blaylock.

Lifestyles

Pet of the Week Mar. 1 – 5

Look at those sweet eyes! This 11-week-old female coonhound mix is ready for adoption. Her fee is $110, and she is available for adoption at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Country News

Falkville Elementary participates in Read Across America Week

Read Across  America Week started March 1.   Read Across America Week helps bring awareness to the importance of reading in education and motivating kids to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Jackson.

Faith

What prevents God’s word from taking root in your life?

By Todd Barrier   Last week we began a series focusing on “The Parable of the Sower” from Matthew 13. In week one we took a look at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

$5K scholarship opens to Hartselle, Morgan students

Special to the Enquirer   An annual scholarship is now available to a graduating senior at Hartselle High School or Morgan County Schools.   The $5K scholarship will be awarded for the freshman year only to a student ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Morgan DA seeks death penalty for ‘execution style’ killings

By Michael Wetzel and Eric Fleischauer  For the Enquirer   Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson said he will seek the death penalty for two men ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Shout out to HCS

By Randy Garrison For the Enquirer I want to give a shout out to all of the fine folks at Hartselle City Schools. If you ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Morgan County

Morgan County Schools textbooks come up for review

Special to the Enquirer   Textbooks for mathematics are being considered for recommendation to the Morgan County Board of Education for adoption to be used in the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Catching up with snakes

In previous columns I’ve written about the bothersome and sometimes dangerous critters found on the farm where I grew up in the 1930s and 1940s. In those ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Hartselle

Council approves railroad crossing at Tabernacle Road

The Hartselle City Council has approved a resolution that will see the addition of a railroad crossing at Tabernacle Road.   Mayor Randy Garrison said the crossing will largely be funded by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Boys Basketball

Peebles and Walker named to Alabama All-Star teams

Hartselle’s Brody Peebles and Priceville’s Jenna Walker was named to the Alabama All-Star basketball teams that will face the Mississippi All-Stars in Montgomery on March ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Girls Basketball

Lady Tigers’ season ends with a Regional Finals loss to Hazel Green

Hartselle’s season came to an end Wednesday with a 32-25 loss to No. 1 Hazel Green in the Northwest Regional finals. The No. 3 Lady ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Coach Bert Newton leaves Hartselle for Vestavia Hills

Hartselle defensive coordinator Bert Newton has been named the new defensive coordinator at Vestavia Hills High School in the Birmingham area. Newton spent four years ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle’s Balch, the 2020 state diving champ, signs with Birmingham-Southern

Hartselle’s Avery Balch signed with Birmingham-Southern to continue his diving career. Balch won the 2020 6A/7A 3-Meter Diving Championship with a total of 461.60 points, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle baseball opens the season winning four of five

The Hartselle Tigers baseball team, ranked No. 1 in 6A by PBR Alabama, opened the season with four wins in five games. Hartselle 6, Bob ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Baseball

Hartselle Junior High baseball goes 2-2 at Perfect Game tournament in Hoover

The Hartselle Junior High baseball team split four games at the Perfect Game tournament in Hoover last weekend. The Tigers opened the tournament with a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle softball opens season with losses to Bob Jones and Sparkman

The Lady Tigers opened their season with back-to-back home losses to Bob Jones and Sparkman. Bob Jones 11, Hartselle 0 The Lady Tigers fell behind ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Columnists

On the Front Lines: Thank you for your service to the community

Inside this issue, you will find Profile 2021, the newspaper’s largest publication of the year and the one of which I am most proud.    It is the culmination of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Hartselle

George Hartsell gives city its name

Namesake’s descendants still live in area today  By Bruce McLellan   For the Enquirer   Bettye English remembers the springhouse where William Chunn Hartsell’s descendants kept dairy products cool without electricity.  Diana ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Officials monitor brush fire at city landfill

Special to the Enquirer A brush fire at the city landfill is being closely monitored by city employees and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Hartselle man faces domestic violence, possession charges

Special to the Enquirer Hartselle officers went to 200 Milner St. NE to serve a domestic violence warrant on Wesley Lavonne Overton Feb. 1 – ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Agencies take steps to ensure second COVID-19 doses are given

By Marian Accardi For the Enquirer Inclement weather forced the cancellation of some second-dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments, but health officials said they are catching up ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Books of the Week

Books of the Week Feb. 22 – 26

Title: “The Oregon Trail – The Wagon Train Trek”  Author: Jesse Wiley  Age:  8-12–year–olds  This “choose your own trail” book has more than 20 possible endings. It is based on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Lifestyles

Pet of the Week Feb. 22 – 26

This male beagle is available for adoption. He is young and so cuddly! His adoption fee is $110. He is available for adoption at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Country News

White, white everywhere

The days of cold weather, ice and snow can sure change our lifestyle and planned events.   I want to thank all of our law enforcement ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Jackson.

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