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When it comes to annual audit reports, local governments want to hear one word. ‘Clean.’ And that’s exactly what the Russellville City Council heard about the audit performed by th...read more
To the citizens of Franklin County from Probate Judge and Commission Chairman Barry Moore: It has come to my attention that there are people throughout the county who still have questions and concern...read more
According to the USGS Science School, the average American uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water each day. Clean and accessible water is something most of us take for granted. For the citizens of ...read more
The search for this year's featured act at the Jam at Sloss Lake stopped in Savannah, Tenn., as City of Russellville officials announced Savannah's favorite son, country music star Darryl Worley, as t...read more
As he opened the town council meeting Tuesday night, Phil Campbell Mayor Steve Bell and the council sat in front of an overflow crowd at Phil Campbell City Hall. “I wish it were like this every...read more
The Franklin County Water Service Authority will do its part to clean up Franklin County as part of the annual Alabama People Against a Littered State (ALPALS) “Dont Drop It on Alabama” ca...read more
The former Franklin County administrator who pled guilty to felony ethics charges last month logged into her county account remotely after she resigned from her position last year, the Franklin Free P...read more
After a three-hour executive session Monday night, the Russellville City Council voted to terminate Parks and Recreation Superintendent Chad Sears effective immediately. Leeman Mosely was named inter...read more
  Property owners within the Russellville Downtown Historic District received some good news at a March 27th public meeting held at Russellville City Hall. Phil Thomason, with Thomason & As...read more
  The Russellville Electric Board was recently awarded a Gold Risk Management Award by the insurance divisions of the Alabama League of Municipalities. Approximately 770 public entities partici...read more
When it comes to arming teachers in Alabama schools, count Russellville resident Gary Blackburn among those in favor of the idea. Blackburn, the Franklin County coordinator for BamaCarry, Inc., belie...read more
When an EF-0 tornado damaged the Vina High School science lab/band building on December 18, 2016, there were immediate differences in opinion as to the severity of the damage. After he took office in...read more
  The 11 Franklin County establishments that received health ratings during the week of March 12, 2018, through March 16, 2018, each had scores that fall into the “satisfactory compliance&...read more
The 14th annual Relay for Life Open Bass Tournament is set for this Saturday, March 31. The annual tournament is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and is coordinated by Rhonda Boyles and J...read more
When it comes to arming teachers in Alabama schools, count Russellville resident Gary Blackburn among those in favor of the idea. Blackburn, the Franklin County coordinator for BamaCarry, Inc., belie...read more
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