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Viola mayor found unresponsive, airlifted
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Viola Mayor Kevin Lawrence was airlifted to Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville on Thursday morning after neighbors found him unresponsive at his home.According to family friend Steven Helton, who was at the hospital Thursday night, Lawrence is breathing on his own and showing signs of improvement. He is in a stable state and not in a coma. However, doctors are not exactly sure what happened to him and he remained in intensive care last night at press time.“The family wants to thank everyone who has called, texted and asked about Kevin,” said Helton.