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Farmers Market finds

Special to the Enquirer/Erin Burleson On his 78th birthday, Kenneth Morgan (far right) sells produce at the Hartselle ... Read more | Add your comment

Morgan, most counties labeled ‘very high risk’ for spread of COVID-19

Special to the Enquirer Morgan County has been labeled “very high risk” for the spread of the novel ... Read more | Add your comment

Falkville Health, Rehab raises money for Olympian’s mother

Falkville Health and Rehab employees take care of their own. So, when a long-time member of the family ... Read more | Add your comment

Shooting injures Hartselle man 

 A shooting Monday afternoon has left one Hartselle man injured, and Hartselle police are seeking the shooter.   Officers responded ... Read more | Add your comment

At a Glance

Library gears up for 2020 Olympics

Special to the Enquirer The William Bradford Huie Library has been gearing up for the Tokyo Olympics. Staff have decorated the library in honor of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Falkville Health, Rehab raises money for Olympian’s mother

Falkville Health and Rehab employees take care of their own. So, when a long-time member of the family had an opportunity of a lifetime to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Lifestyles

Pet of the week July 28-Aug. 3

Shaggy is a sweet, energetic young dog. He loves playing with the other dogs at the shelter. He loves to play, play, play! He and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Columnists

Good

Editor’s note: Few writers’ work resonates with me the way Sean Dietrich’s does. I was fortunate to meet him in person a few years ago, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Bad year for tomatoes

Nothing whets the appetite more than a tomato sandwich made from a softball-size garden-grown ripe tomato and a couple slices of loaf bread covered with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Dog days bring gratitude

By Mayor Randy Garrison Well, I think this week, here in the Hartselle area, we have hit the dog days of summer. Dog Days are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Falkville

Vets Like Us group plans Gold Star Families Appreciation dinner

Vets Like Us will be holding a Gold Star Families Appreciation Dinner Aug. 19. This event will honor the families of U.S. service members who ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Jackson.

Books of the Week

Books of the week July 28-Aug. 3

Title: “Hooked on You” Author: Kathleen Fuller Riley McAllister has left small-town living behind for the excitement of the Big Apple. She is following her ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Faith

Are you focusing on your impact?

By Todd Barrier   Impact. What a word. Its formal definition is this: the action of one object coming forcibly into contact with another. Like ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Local JAG chapter receives 5 of 5 award

Special to the Enquirer The Morgan County School Technology Park JAG Chapter was recently awarded the distinguished 5 of 5 Award for the graduating class ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle’s Wisener competes in 2021 Future Masters Golf Tournament

Hartselle junior Tristin Wisener recently competed in the Future Masters Golf Tournament in Dothan, AL. The tournament was held June 19-26.  He won the 15/16 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Falkville High School

Falkville’s Elliott signs with the University of Mobile’s Track & Field program

The University of Mobile recently announced the signing of Falkville’s Mikell Elliott to their track and field program. Elliott was a multi-sport athlete for the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

sports

8u Vipers win USSSA National Championship

The 8U Birmingham Vipers battled from the loser’s bracket to win the 2021 USSSA National Championship in Fort Walton, FL. The 8U Vipers, based in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Boys Basketball

Brewer names new head coaches

It has been a summer of change for the Brewer athletic department. They have had to replace four head coaches following the retirements of Jeff ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Falkville High School

Falkville names new volleyball and softball coaches

Falkville recently announced the hiring of Angie Tomlin as the school’s new volleyball coach and Mallory Jones as the softball coach. Tomlin and Jones will ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Books of the Week

Books of the week July 21-27

Title: “The Forest of Vanishing Stars” Author: Kristin Harmel Genre: Historical fiction At 2 years old, Yona is kidnapped from her wealthy German parents and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Lifestyles

Pet of the week July 21-27

Red is a beautiful pit mix. He is gentle and plays well with the other dogs. This sweet, laid-back boy loves to be petted and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Christian Edwards

MLB teams draft two Hartselle graduates

Two former Hartselle Tigers had their names called this past week in the 2021 Major League Baseball draft.  Jake Rice, a 2016 graduate, and Christian Edwards, a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Tigers close out summer OTAs against Grissom, Vestavia Hills

The Hartselle Tigers football team closed out summer organized team activities by traveling to Grissom July 13 and then hosting Vestavia Hills Thursday.  The OTA with Vestavia Hills was the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle

Police arrest Danville woman on elder abuse, neglect charges

Special to the Enquirer July 9 deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic violence call in the 100 block of Laney ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle golf trio competes in All-Star Week

Hartselle golf was well-represented at the AHSAA All-Star Week in Montgomery: Lauren Temples and Alyssa Berry represented the girls’ team, while Chandler Voss represented the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle names Chad Gladden new head coach for junior high football

Chad Gladden was recently named the new head coach for the Hartselle Junior High School football program.  Gladden has more than 20 years of varsity coaching experience. Most of that time ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

At a Glance

Somerville Public Library names new director

Special to the Enquirer Somerville native James Rogers has been named the director of the Somerville Public Library. The 24-year-old graduate of UAH studied English ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

COVID-19: Local schools won’t require masks

By Michael Wetzel and Caroline Beck For the Enquirer Local public school systems don’t plan to require masks or social distancing for students when classes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Galleries

Stadthagen kicks off campaign with fundraising banquet

State Rep. Scott Stadthagen hosted a campaign kick-off dinner in Hartselle this past week. The event welcomed nearly 500 of Stadthagen’s constituents to The Tabernacle ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Columnists

Back to life again

For anyone who might have noticed the absence of my column this past week, let me explain – and tell you why I’m so very ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Yancey.

Columnists

RC Cola and a Moon Pie

Soon kids will be back in school and making choices about what they will eat for lunch. Will they be doling out the cash by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Faith

What are you seeking first?

By Todd Barrier Summer is almost over. School is almost back in session. Just a few more weeks, and it’s back to the grind of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

At a Glance

Hartselle woman faces kidnapping, burglary charges

By Michael Wetzel For the Enquirer A Hartselle woman is facing kidnapping and burglary charges after allegedly trying to take a teenager from a home ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Danville

Sales tax holiday begins Friday

By Emily Griffith  For the Enquirer The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday and will go through Sunday. State and most local sales taxes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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