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4/24/2018 10:41:07 AM
The Russellville Water and Sewer Board approved the hiring of Stephanie Rogers to fill a new position of accountant/bookkeeper at its April 17th meeting. Rogers was selected from a pool of 24 candidates described as “outstanding” by Water and Sewer Board General Manager Doug Clement. “We interviewed seven candidates and carried the top three applications to the board and the bo
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4/24/2018 1:22:26 PM
When Russellville resident Apollo Proctor was in an accident three years ago, he was left with a variety of injuries and a nearly totaled vehicle. The other driver, a young Hispanic man, gave the Russellville police officer who responded to the scene his insurance information. The other driver, who was at fault according to police, was allowed to drive away from the scene, Proctor said, even thou...read more
4/24/2018 1:21:52 PM
A benefit softball tournament will help support the spouse of a Russellville police officer. The Russellville Police Co-Ed Benefit Softball Tournament will take place Friday and Saturday, May 11-12 at the John Blackwell Sportsplex. Jenny Lovelady, wife of RPD sergeant Dustin Lovelady, is currently in the fight of her life battling a second bout with cancer. She and her husband will be traveling ...read more
4/24/2018 1:19:43 PM
When the Russellville Electric Board recently received a Gold Risk Management Award from the insurance divisions of the Alabama League of Municipalities, REB manager Charlie Canada and his board wanted to show their appreciation to those responsible for the high safety rating—their employees. The board hosted a steak luncheon for all employees last week as a way to say ‘thank you&rsqu...read more
4/24/2018 1:17:32 PM
A proposed resolution that would require City of Russellville department heads to reside in the city limits of Russellville was tabled at the Russellville City Council’s April 16 meeting. After a brief executive session, the council returned to the meeting and approved a motion to table the proposal so that city attorney Danny McDowell can research whether such action would be legal under A...read more
4/24/2018 1:16:43 PM
It wasn’t long ago that every Friday and Saturday evening during a campaign season featured at least one political supper somewhere in Franklin County. But last Friday’s fundraiser for the East Franklin Volunteer Fire Department marked only the second event this year to allow candidates a forum to share their message with voters. The Spruce Pine Historical Society held a candidate su...read more
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