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12/13/2017 9:09:11 AM
While Doug Jones' victory in the special election for U.S. Senate sent shock waves across Alabama, voters in Franklin County were solidly behind Roy Moore in Tuesday's race. Moore received 4,214 votes in Franklin County compared to Jones 1,770. That was a margin of 69.86 percent to 29.34 percent. There were 48 write-in votes cast in Franklin County. Moore won all but two of Franklin County's 25
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12/12/2017 1:56:24 PM
When Marion County voters approved a Constitutional amendment calling for a three mill property tax to benefit fire protection in their county, it seemed to be a good thing for both the citizens and the fire departments. One year after its passage, the bill has proven controversial both in its application and the question of which departments it will benefit. At the center of that controversy is...read more
12/8/2017 10:12:02 AM
The 2017-2018 Class of Youth Leadership Lawrence enjoyed Health and Education Day on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The group began the day in the Moulton Church of Christ Fellowship Hall with presentations from Superintendent Jon Bret Smith, Lamont Dupree from North Alabama AHEC, and Jessica Harrison, a recruiter from Northwest-Shoals Community College. The students then received a tour of Lawrence Medical...read more
12/5/2017 10:32:35 AM
Russellville mayor David Grissom plans to do some last-minute shopping on December 22, and he’ll do it right here in his hometown as part of the city of Russellville’s “Spend $22 in Russellville” Day. The annual promotion was designed to encourage local residents to spend at least $22 with a Russellville business on December 22 as part of a concentrated effort to promote s...read more
12/5/2017 10:05:01 AM
Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Music Department will hold a FREE Christmas concert, “A Christmas Celebration!” this Sunday, December 10, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Russellville. The concert will feature two of the college’s musical groups: The Northwest-Shoals Chorale directed by Jeff McAlister and the Northwest-Shoals Jazz Band directed by George Crummie. ...read more
12/5/2017 10:04:01 AM
Officials from six area municipalities and several electric cooperatives met with Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay) and representatives from Tombigbee Rural Electric Cooperative last Wednesday morning to learn what the company is doing in Marion County with fiberoptic high-speed internet. The goal, Morrow explained, is to craft a plan among all the entities to present to Tombigbee’s inter...read more
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