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6/28/2017 3:43:10 PM
After a stalled train blocked the major crossing in Phil Campbell for four days last week, town officials are looking at ways to prevent such lengthy delays in the future. A Norfolk-Southern train blocked several crossings in Phil Campbell from Thursday, June 15th through Monday, June 19th due to what Norfolk-Southern officials described as a “dead motor.” Phil Campbell's major railr
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6/28/2017 10:23:28 AM
After a stalled train blocked the major crossing in Phil Campbell for four days last week, town officials are looking at ways to prevent such lengthy delays in the future. A Norfolk-Southern train blocked several crossings in Phil Campbell from Thursday, June 15th through Monday, June 19th due to what Norfolk-Southern officials described as a “dead motor.” Phil Campbell's major railr...read more
6/28/2017 10:18:53 AM
The Franklin County Farmers Market in Russellville will host two free community events designed to introduce consumers to what the market has to offer. The first event will be a grand opening on Friday, July 30, from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Visitors will be able to sample grilled fresh vegetables and fruit and enjoy vegetable-infused water. Annette Casteel, agent assistant for Franklin/Winston County Ex...read more
6/28/2017 10:14:40 AM
Jobs are important. They are crucial to a thriving economy and growing community. That is an obvious statement, but as important as jobs are to individuals and communities, many jobseekers, employees, employers and business leaders are not aware of the resources available to them. This is where North Alabama Works steps in. North Alabama Works, a non-profit organization, is a workforce council c...read more
6/28/2017 10:13:06 AM
Northwest Alabama is home to a great number of lakes and rivers, and right here in Franklin County, residents and visitors have access to the Bear Creek Lakes system. These bodies are used throughout the year, but the traffic on the water increases exponentially during the summer and especially on holiday weekends. In fact, according to the American Boating Association, the Fourth of July is the ...read more
6/22/2017 1:36:15 PM
The scorching days of summer in Alabama can be brutal, but there are few better ways to beat the heat than a nice dip in the pool. On May 30, the Russellville City Pool opened up for the summer and is ready to accommodate families and groups looking to have a fun and safe day in the water. “We’re looking forward to a good summer,” said Jeff Studdard, the assistant superintenden...read more
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