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The Phil Campbell Fishing Team has had a great 2017 season so far. The fishing team participates in several different tournament trails throughout the year including BCDA, ASABFA, Alabama B.A.S.S. Nat...read more
Merrell Potter’s passion, for most of his life, has been law enforcement. For the last 16 years, Potter has served as chief of the Phil Campbell Police Department, and he has spent a majority of...read more
Vulcan Oil and the Yogi’s Food Co. CITGO are excited to announce the installation of their new ‘Spirit Pump’ to help raise money for the Russellville High School Girls’ Softbal...read more
Voters in the East Franklin and Newburg communities could soon have new polling places if the Franklin County Commission approves a proposal from Franklin County Probate Judge Barry Moore. The measur...read more
John Merrill is a busy man. Alabama's Secretary of State is constantly on the road. Last year marked the fifth consecutive year Merrill visited all 67 Alabama counties on a total of 350 unique visits...read more
The Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) Music Department has been a staple for rural Northwest Alabama for approximately 40 years. On Saturday, April 29, NW-SCC will hold a Homecoming Celebra...read more
After some initial questions and concerns were satisfied, the Franklin County Commission approved an overhaul of the way the Franklin County Water Service Authority elects its board of directors at th...read more
When it comes to this year's headliner for the Franklin County Watermelon Festival, you don't get more country, or more patriotic, than Aaron Tippin. Tippin was announced this week as the August 19th...read more
When the Russellville Education Foundation began in 2012, it was able to award two scholarships, the Patti Kimbrough  Scholarship and Dr. Wayne Ray Scholarship that first year. Just five years l...read more
The Russellville City Council convened on Monday night to discuss and vote on a number of issues. The council approved all 17 items on the agenda.The first major item on the agenda was an ordinance to...read more
Prom night can be one of the most exciting and fun events in a young person’s life, but far too often it ends up becoming one of the most dangerous and life altering for high school students. V...read more
When a customer walks into a restaurant or other food serving establishment, the big, red number posted on the wall can either reassure them of their decision or have them question why they ever walke...read more
The Alabama Ethics Commission has dismissed an ethics complaint filed against Franklin County Board of Education member Mike Shewbart last November. The complaint, filed by Red Bay resident and Water...read more
MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. -- Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Alpha Zeta Iota chapter (Phil Campbell Campus) and Alpha Sigma Beta (Shoals Campus) recently received 14 ...read more
The proposed renovation of Tharptown School cafeteria into elementary classrooms is on hold pending the resolution of an appeal with the State of Alabama Building Commission over the project. At issu...read more
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