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State launches Scale Back Alabama 2021

Scale Back Alabama, the state’s largest wellness program, begins this year April 5 with several changes marking its return. This year, Scale Back Alabama will ... Read more

2 days ago by Alison James.

Severe weather items go tax free Feb. 26-28

From Feb. 26-28, Alabama will observe the state’s 10th annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The Alabama Retail Association encourages Alabamians to restock emergency ... Read more

4 days ago by Alison James.

Libraries adjust to coronavirus precautions

Despite the many changes over the past year because of COVID-19, Russellville and Red Bay libraries are open and thriving amid the ever-changing health climate. ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Mayor: Arbor Day unlikely in Red Bay this year

Red Bay Mayor Charlene Fancher said she cannot remember a time in Red Bay when there was not an Arbor Day celebration. This year, because ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Winter weather wrath reigns in Franklin County

It has been more than a week since ice and snow began to descend on Franklin County, but several areas are still feeling the wrath ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Half-staff flags commemorate victims of COVID-19

By the official national count, more than 500,000 Americans have died from the COVID-19 virus since it swept into the U.S. about a year ago. ... Read more

4 days ago by Alison James.

Franklin County teams advance to regionals

Four Franklin County basketball teams advanced to the Northwest Regional semifinals with wins Saturday. BELGREEN BOYS AND GIRLS In Class 1A boys, Belgreen beat Covenant ... Read more

6 days ago by Bart Moss.

Huddle House eyes Red Bay for new location

When Huddle House opened its newest location in Russellville this past year, it instantly became a town favorite. Less than six months after opening the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

Subregion basketball repeatedly reschedules amid winter weather

While much of the state already knows who is going to the regional finals, teams in northwest Alabama haven’t even played the first subregion game. ... Read more

1 week ago by Bart Moss.

Winter weather continues to engulf Franklin County

The winter weather that rolled into Franklin County early this week is still going strong, with freezing temperatures keeping road conditions dangerous until the end ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ciera Hughes.

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