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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 vote...read more
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 t...read more
Work is expected to begin soon on a new 172,000 square foot building for Road Gear Truck Equipment, LLC, at the Mike Green Industrial Park on Highway 243. Due to business growth, Road Gear is expandi...read more
When you hear how she's described by others, it's no surprise Annie B. West received the Foster Grandparent Program's Inspiration Award at their annual banquet. West, a Foster Grandparent volunteer f...read more
The Franklin County Board of Education approved the purchase of 44 new buses at the board's December 5th meeting. The buses will be purchased from International at a cost of $84,703.18 per bus after ...read more
There may be an option on the horizon for rural Franklin and Colbert County residents looking for affordable broadband wireless internet service. AT&T has tentative plans to introduce fixed wirel...read more
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 ...read more
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 Wednesday morning to...read more
The Franklin County Board of Education accepted the retirement of assistant superintendent Donald Borden at a short meeting Tuesday evening.Borden's retirement will take effect December 31, 2017.An as...read more
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 ...read more
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 Ru...read more
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 morni...read more
When the chancellor of the Alabama Community College System appointed Dr. Glenda Colagross as acting president of Northwest-Shoals Community College in October, it wasn't the first time he'd called. ...read more
A concentrated effort to prevent the return of dog deer hunting in Franklin County is being made by the Alabama Sportsman's and Landowner's Council (ASLC). The Franklin Free Press received a copy of ...read more
Christmas at the Alabama State Capitol has a distinct Franklin County flare as students from Phil Campbell Elementary School's 4th grade class traveled to Montgomery Thursday to decorate a tree in the...read more
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