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First United Methodist Church and Big Star Supermarket of Russellville are teaming to help needy families during the November-December holiday season.   For the next two months, Big Star ...read more
The two recipients of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5184’s annual law enforcement and firefighter of the year awards both exemplify leadership within a young department, and that hasn’...read more
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5184 hosted its annual Veterans Celebration Sunday afternoon after the Russellville Veterans Day Parade. The post honored two Red Bay students with awards for essays the...read more
Of the 674 Alabama voters who crossed over party voting between the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in August and the Republican runoff in September, seven are Franklin County residents, according ...read more
After a 60-minute executive session, the Russellville City Council unanimously voted to suspend a police officer for 14 days pending an internal investigation. Officer Brett Evans' suspension was eff...read more
He won't be bringing Coach Nick Saban along, but Big Al will visit Russellville this Friday, November 10th, along with former Russellville City Schools teacher Missy Richey, who has penned a new book,...read more
An investigation into use of a Tharptown High School credit card ended Thursday after a Franklin County grand jury failed to issue an indictment. Franklin County District Attorney Joey Rushing confir...read more
A recent study by the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments (NACOLG) shows that northwest Alabama is a “prosperous, family-friendly region defined by its strong nationally and globally ...read more
Area seniors enjoyed a complimentary lunch while learning about important topics including weight management and exercise, Social Security updates, gardening tips and food safety as part of the fourth...read more
Of the 674 Alabama voters who crossed over party voting between the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in August and the Republican runoff in September, seven are Franklin County residents, according ...read more
When Doug Green purchased Dependable Hardware in 2007, he had a great business plan. Green had more than 23 years experience working for the Batchelor family as manager of the store. His brother Darr...read more
Hopeful desperation. That was the tenor of many of the approximately 200 Franklin County residents who attended Thursday's community meeting to discuss countywide broadband with officials from a pros...read more
A review of the general fund budget for Franklin County for the fiscal year 2017-18 shows total revenue of $5,215,779.83 and total expenditures of $6,561,347.18. That leaves a shortfall of $1,345,567...read more
The Russellville City Board of Education voted to renew a line of credit with CB&S Bank in the amount of $500,000, at its October 26th meeting. The board unanimously approved the unsecured line o...read more
"Northwest-Shoals Community College President Humphrey Lee will retire effective December 31, 2017, after serving in the position the past 14 years. "I love the NW-SCC family and the commitment of ea...read more
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