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The Russellville City Council declared two vacancies within the Russellville Police Department at the council's October 16th meeting. The council accepted the resignation of Sergeant Jessica Clements and authorized the promotion to the position from within the classified service. Additionally, two vacancies for patrol officer were declared and the council asked the Russellville Civil Service Boar
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10/18/2017 10:21:50 AM
With 62 percent of Franklin County residents’ educations concluding with high school graduation, it’s more important than ever to arm our young people with job-ready skills tailored to the local market. That’s been the role of the Franklin County Career Technical Center for many years. And now, under the leadership of director Scott Wiginton, Tech Center classes are preparing st...read more
10/18/2017 10:20:27 AM
Russellville’s newest physician has an impressive resume prior to his arrival at Russellville Hospital two months ago. Dr. Jeffrey Manord, a general and vascular surgeon, came to the hospital from Winfield, where he was on the staff at the Northwest Medical Center. Manord, a native of the Simcoe community near Cullman, received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Med...read more
10/18/2017 10:17:28 AM
The Russellville Public Library will host an event with folk artist and quilter Wanda Robertson and Christian author Vona Elkins on Tuesday, October 24 at 10:30 a.m. About twenty years ago, Wanda Robertson attended a quilt show and was amazed at how quilting has changed since she helped her mother and grandmother quilt as a child. That show inspired her to begin quilting again, learning the new t...read more
10/11/2017 10:21:12 AM
According to American Cancer Society estimates, nearly 4,000 new cases of breast cancer will occur in the state of Alabama this year. In the U.S., women have a one-in-eight chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetime. The good news is, an annual screening mammogram can detect cancer early and save lives. Russellville Hospital is again offering $50 digital mammograms during the month of O...read more
10/11/2017 10:20:30 AM
With more than 1.8 million people displaced from Hurricane Irma alone, thousands of students had to find new schools, at least on a temporary basis. While Franklin County didn’t receive any new enrollments from Irma victims, students who are temporarily or permanently displaced have the protection of a federal law known as the McKinney-Vento Act that deals with homeless students. “Wh...read more
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