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County broadband expansion receives additional funding

From school to business, work, entertainment, reading and other pursuits, reliable access to fast and affordable Internet is something nearly everyone needs nowadays; however, it ... Read more

4 days ago by María Camp.

FC Cattlemen’s Association names Andy Pounders Cattleman of Year 

The Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association held its annual meeting Jan. 23 at the Ralph C. Bishop Center in Russellville. Activities included a steak meal, door ... Read more

4 days ago by María Camp.

Russellville gets $300K for demolition

As part of $18 million in grants awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey at the State Capitol Jan. 20 for community improvements, Russellville is receiving $300,000.   ... Read more

4 days ago by María Camp.

Doris Day Foundation provides grant for spay, neuter assistance

The Doris Day Animal Foundation, a national non-profit organization founded by the legendary actress, singer and animal welfare advocate, has provided a $5,000 grant to ... Read more

4 days ago by María Camp.

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Street Department considers new garbage truck

During its Jan. 18 meeting, the Russellville City Council voted in favor of considering the purchase of a 2014 Freightliner Automatic Side Loader garbage truck ... Read more

5 days ago by María Camp.

HOPE in FC works toward establishing animal shelter

Interested members of the community are doing what they can to help save the stray dogs and cats of Franklin County. That shared desire is ... Read more

6 days ago by María Camp.

Anatomy of a wedding photo

Clair (née Kennedy) and Wilson Whitlock are Red Bay natives who tied the knot Sept. 4. When it came to a wedding photographer, the bride ... Read more

1 week ago by Alison James.

A year later, WES teacher continues long COVID recovery

Linda Holcomb spent the better part of three decades as a teacher at West Elementary; however, with her long struggle with an extremely severe case ... Read more

1 week ago by María Camp.

City, county schools undergo construction projects

A variety of construction projects are underway in the city and county schools. RUSSELLVILLE CITY SCHOOLS The construction project at Russellville High School, originally projected ... Read more

1 week ago by María Camp.

Artist couple retouches, refreshes Phil Campbell train mural

The Phil Campbell train mural, painted in March 2015 by Cori W. Alsbrooks on a brick wall in the downtown area, has gotten a much-needed ... Read more

1 week ago by María Camp.

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