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Jason Pierce was raised in church, but he began having doubts about Christianity at a young age. He had plenty of questions but not a lot of people to ask. Pierce became an agnostic in his early 20s...read more
After a request from Franklin County Schools officials and law enforcement, Franklin County Engineer David Palmer acted fast to help remedy a potential traffic issue at Tharptown High School. Tharpto...read more
It was a long road to get there, but nine of Franklin County's fire districts will receive an estimated annual amount of $120,000 after Franklin County voters approved an annual fee of $36 in each of ...read more
After a request from Franklin County Schools officials and law enforcement, Franklin County engineer David Palmer acted fast to help remedy a potential traffic issue at Tharptown High School. Tharpto...read more
The Russellville City Board of Education approved its revised annual capital plan at its meeting last week and the board is swinging for the fences with its priority listing of capital outlay projects...read more
A new initiative from the City of Russellville will focus on cleaning up the city with increased enforcement of ordinances that prohibit nuisances within the city. The “Take Pride Initiative&rd...read more
A number of personnel moves highlighted a short meeting Thursday of the Russellville City Board of Education. Personnel moves approved by the board included: --Temporary Employment: Christie Bostick...read more
For the first time ever, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) will host a free youth baseball clinic in Alabama, and Red Bay will be the host city. Details were announced Mon...read more
“Breathtaking.” That's how Tharptown High School sophomore Annslee Bottoms described her experience of meeting Gov. Kay Ivey at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Bottoms spent most of th...read more
After 25 years working in local government, Crista Madden has learned not to take things personally. After 25 years working in local government, Crista Madden has learned not to take things perso...read more
Every child you pass in the hall has a story that needs to be heard. Maybe you are the one meant to hear it. --Bethany Hill   When Amy Gunderman accepted the job as Franklin County Schools Chil...read more
A former Russellville police officer has filed a second lawsuit against the City of Russellville, this time alleging retaliation, discriminatory discharge, violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, ...read more
After 25 years working in local government, Crista Madden has learned not to take things personally. Madden, who will step down as Franklin County administrator at the end of August, has heard her s...read more
The Franklin County Cattlemen's Association chapter was named the largest in the state during the 2017 membership year, according to the Alabama Cattlemen's Association. Each county across Alabama is...read more
Every child you pass in the hall has a story that needs to be heard. Maybe you are the one meant to hear it. -- Bethany Hill When Amy Gunderman accepted the job as Franklin County Schools Child Nutri...read more
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