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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 bl...read more
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 bl...read more
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 Frid...read more
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...read more
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...read more
From his childhood days tagging along with his father Grover to inspect Future Farmers of America (FFA) projects across Franklin County to his 28 years as a business and economics instructor at Northw...read more
  Politically, Randy Brinson has done it all in Alabama. The 59-year-old physician has volunteered for campaigns, served as campaign adviser to Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee a...read more
With the announcement Monday that the Fourth of July Spirit of Freedom Celebration has been cancelled, a record crowd is expected in Russellville for the ninth annual Jam on Sloss Lake. Organizers of...read more
Ending months of speculation, former senator Roger Bedford, Jr., announced Thursday afternoon he would not pursue another term as state senator for Alabama Senate District 6. In an exclusive intervie...read more
As she addressed the employees of Montgomery Distributing, Inc., in Spruce Pine, Twinkle Cavanaugh talked about Alabama government needing a “good downsizing.” And Cavanaugh, the Presiden...read more
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 i...read more
The Russellville City Council met on Monday night to discuss 11 items on the approved agenda. One item on the agenda, which regarded a contract with an engineering firm, was omitted in the work sessio...read more
With the ever-increasing number of online classified transactions comes the increased concern for safety for users of Craigslist and other sites. According to safetradestations.com, 105 killings have...read more
There are many college graduates with business degrees who start their own companies after completing their education. Jamie Kiel is an exception. Kiel began his heavy equipment company in 1995, two...read more
Through his 27-year music career, country star Joe Diffie has received many awards. That includes a Grammy in 1998 for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for Same Old Train, a song he recorded w...read more
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