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RPL takes next step in gradual reopening

For months now Franklin County residents – and citizens around the world – have dealt with interruptions to their daily lives, from restaurants and shopping ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Reports.

New partnership links Red Bay Museum, Tammy Wynette Legacy Park

After years of what can best be described as a tense co-existence, the gates seem to have finally opened on a new symbiotic relationship between ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Two Russellville High athletes test positive for COVID-19

After beginning workouts for fall athletics, Russellville High School has had two female student athletes test positive for COVID-19. RHS athletic director John Ritter said ... Read more

1 day ago by Ciera Hughes.

City council addresses sidewalk repair

The Russellville City Council is urgently moving forward to repair the sidewalk in front of the Russellville Police Department after Monday’s city council meeting. The ... Read more

1 day ago by Ciera Hughes.

Russellville community comes together for unity rally

In a time when protests are ensuing across the country over racial injustice and police brutality, community members in Franklin County are coming together to ... Read more

6 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Terry Wayne Bolton announces council candidacy

Terry Wayne Bolton has announced his candidacy for Russellville City Council. He is a lifelong resident of Franklin County and has been married to Carol ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hillary Malone Hall announces city council candidacy

Russellville banker Hillary Malone Hall is excited to announce her candidacy for Russellville City Council District 5. A native of Russellville and a graduate of ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

David Reed Grissom announces mayoral candidacy

Russellville Mayor David Reed Grissom has announced he will seek a third term to the city’s highest office this summer. Grissom, a businessman, was first ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

State’s COVID-19 restrictions continue

In Franklin County, coronavirus cases have climbed to 843 and deaths tally 13, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Statewide, cases total 37,536 ... Read more

1 week ago by Alison James.

State plans for upcoming school year

As the upcoming school year approaches, State Superintendent Eric Mackey released his plan for returning to school in August amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

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