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Stories from Thursday, January 26, 2012

Lewisburg printer Tommy Hawkins remembered (01/26/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg businessman Thomas Hale "Tommy" Hawkins III died unexpectantly Thursday morning. He was 68. Hawkins was the patriarch of Lewisburg Printing, which he turned over to his three children several years ago. He was publisher of the Lewisburg Tribune and the Marshall County Gazette, which he sold in 2005. And he was a founder of First Commerce Bank where he remained active until his passing Thursday morning...
Generosity praised (01/26/12)
To the editor: I am astonished by the generosity of the many in this community who have responded to the plight of the Dixie Theatre. It is another example of the volunteer efforts of the people of Lewisburg and Marshall County. Over the years, an untold number of individuals and businesses have given their time and money to make our community better...
Unemployment rate down .5% (01/26/12)
NASHVILLE -- Marshall County's unemployment rate dropped one half of one percent from November to December, according to state figures released Thursday afternoon. These latest figures show that 12.2 percent of the county's workforce was unemployed during December, reflecting a decrease from the November rate of 12.7 percent.
Lady Rockets win one of two battles (01/26/12)
The Forrest Lady Rockets won one of two battles in the war for positioning in the upcoming District 9-A Tournament as they came from behind at Huntland Friday night to earn a 38-23 win before barely missing a chance at a big upset over second-ranked Moore County in Chapel Hill Saturday in a 63-48 loss. Forrest fell behind 11-4 in the first quarter versus Huntland before cutting the Lady Hornets' lead to five at the half, 20-15.