Lawrence County: Celebrated as the County of the Year!

The first ever East Kentucky Gala, presented by Kentucky Power, was held at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg on Saturday by SOAR. This gala not only celebrated accomplishments but also awarded Lawrence County as the county of the year. Addiction Recovery Care presented this prestigious award.

Recognizing their efforts in creating opportunities for citizens and attracting new citizens, talent, and industries, Lawrence County’s government has shown great dedication and innovation.

During the event, Lawrence County Judge Phillip Carter, Lawrence County Deputy Judge Vince Doty, Magistrates Mike Halcomb and John Scaggs, Lawrence County Tourism Director Wes Kingsmore, Louisa Mayor Harold Slone, County Clerk Chris Jobe, Senator Phillip Wheeler and his son, and State Representative Scott Sharp were present to accept the award and represent Lawrence County with pride.

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