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Northwest-Shoals Community College recently announced its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall semester of 2017. Requirements for the President’s List are a semester grade poin...read more
Alabama joined with 12 other states in a civil action against the states of California and Massachusetts alleging that laws regulating the housing of laying hens are unconstitutional. Through Alabama...read more
When 47 young women take the stage this week in Montgomery as part of the 2018 Alabama Distinguished Young Women competition, Russellville High School will be doubly represented. Juniors Allison Brya...read more
After receiving a tip from Russellville Mayor David Grissom, Russellville Police Department sergeant investigator Jake Tompkins arrested two people and charged them with stealing items from a downtown...read more
The Russellville City Council renewed its insurance policy with Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation at a short meeting Wednesday afternoon. The three-year renewal covers all liability, vehicles, ...read more
A review of the budget for the Franklin County Highway Department shows total anticipated revenues for fiscal year 2017-18 in the amount of $2,958,983.65 and anticipated expenditures of $3,338,244.96....read more
An overview of the FY 2017-18 budget for the Franklin County Solid Waste Department shows total revenue of $2,604,900 and total expenditures in the amount of $2,471,921.25. The Franklin Free Press ob...read more
After a series of problems and delays, the Franklin County Board of Education received some good news last week on the cafeteria and classroom project at Tharptown High School. Work is expected to be...read more
Each January as the New Year rolls around and the effects of multiple holiday brunches, lunches and extravagant dinners begin to take their toll, millions of Americans make promises (also known as res...read more
He may have been known as the “Father of Muscle Shoals Music,” but Rick Hall was a Franklin County resident and student long before he garnered national fame as a record producer, songwrit...read more
With so much national attention on the Star Spangled Banner and the refusal of some prominent athletes to stand when it's played, Russellville resident Brenda Hopson decided to put her artistic talent...read more
Russellville City Schools Career Technology Director Natalie Bendall gave the Russellville City Board of Education an update on a busy fall semester for the system's career and technical education pro...read more
Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay) believes what's good for Birmingham, Huntsville and Alabama's major metropolitan areas is also good for Franklin County and the Shoals. That's why Morrow is active...read more
Representatives from the Russellville Electric Board, Tombigbee Rural Electric Cooperative, the Colbert County Commission, the Franklin County Commission, the City of Russellville, the State of Missis...read more
With overseas, provisional and write-in ballots now counted in Alabama, the result remains the same from the December 12th Senate election. Doug Jones maintained a lead of more than 20,000 votes. Acc...read more
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