Voter turnout high in LawCo.
"We usually vote about 40 percent," Stowers said. "So, we were definitely up this election."
In addition, early voting saw a dramatic increase from the last presidential election. In 2008, Lawrence County had 1,151 vote early, compared to 1,918 in this year's election.
Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson was re-elected. He ran as a Democrat and defeated Independent challenger Ezra Pierce, 4,284-1,188 in the only countywide race.
Dr. Joseph leaves extraordinary legacyLawrence County has lost one of its most beloved and respected citizens with the passing of Dr. Ralph Joseph. Friends, patients and colleagues have been sharing their favorite memories of "Dr. Joe" since his death late Thursday afternoon.
10th annual Foothills
The usually quiet streets of downtown Black Rock came to life this past weekend as local residents and out-of-town tourists enjoyed the ninth annual Foothills Celebration.
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