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Guest column: Permit requirement to carry pistol is not needed

Senate Bill 5 by Sen. Gerald Allen and House Bill 405 by Rep. Sorrell and co-sponsored by Rep. Kiel and 23 other House Representatives, have ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Club Chronicles: Scholarships – Take advantage of these gifts

Scholarship deadlines are fast approaching.    Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Opal Carr Ross

Opal Carr Ross, 97, of Russellville died Feb. 20. Visitation will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Spry Memorial Chapel. Service will be at ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Love thyself as thy neighbor

I’ve been trying to love me lately. For some that’s easy. It’s not easy for me. It started with a conversation with friends. One mentioned ... Read more

1 week ago by Will Stults.

Club Chronicles: Alabama’s Arbor Week approaches, Feb. 21-27

People have been planting trees for a long time. Throughout our world’s history, ordinary citizens have planted trees to restore forests, line avenues, shade homesteads, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Check out Progress 2021 edition

Inside this issue of the Franklin County Times, you will find this year’s version of our annual Progress edition. This year, we spotlight and honor ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Winter weather evokes memory of snowstorm past

It was 1998. The power had gone out some hours before, and our house was faltering against the biting cold outside. “Snowstorm brings treacherous driving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alison James.

Club Chronicles: Gardening makes for happy hearts

The COVID-19 pandemic once again forced the Cultura Garden Club to conduct its February meeting through email. The newsletter that was sent to each member ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Heart health depends on you

How appropriate is it that February brings us both Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month? Yes, this month is set aside each year for us ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Cadillacs and grace

She’d never owned a new car. She’d put in 30 years at a nursing home, and she was finally able to afford one – and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Will Stults.

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