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PROGRESS 2024: American Legion Posts 64 and 120 – ‘Veterans Strengthening America’

According to the organization’s website, The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans ... Read more | Add your comment

RCS BOE announces new RHS head football coach, interim RCS athletic director 

During a special called meeting Friday afternoon, the Russellville City School board officially named Dustin Goodwin as the ... Read more | Add your comment

Russellville High School senior signs with Kentucky Wesleyan College

Russellville High School senior Harrison Burch will be joining the Kentucky Wesleyan College Panthers to continue his football ... Read more | Add your comment

Wedding Spotlight: Lauren Mae and Gabe Wallace

Lauren Mae and Gabe met on a youth retreat with Calvary Baptist Church in Panama City Beach. They ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: American Legion Posts 64 and 120 – ‘Veterans Strengthening America’

According to the organization’s website, The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alison James.

High School Sports

RCS BOE announces new RHS head football coach, interim RCS athletic director 

During a special called meeting Friday afternoon, the Russellville City School board officially named Dustin Goodwin as the new head coach of the Russellville High ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

PHOTO BY MARÍA CAMP - Brett Voss takes on the roles of interim head football coach and athletic director for Russellville High School.  

High School Sports

Interim head football coach, athletic director named for RHS 

READ UPDATE HERE: https://franklincountytimes.com/2024/02/23/rcs-boe-announces-new-rhs-head-football-coach-interim-rcs-athletic-director/ Brett Voss has been named as the temporary athletic director and head football coach for Russellville High School. The announcement came ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

High School Sports

Russellville Golden Tigers open baseball season

The Russellville Golden Tigers recently opened the 2024 varsity baseball season with three games. RHS hosted Florence Feb. 15 to start the season, and the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen baseball racks up 24 runs in season-opening win

A combination of live bats and patience at the plate gave the Belgreen Bulldogs a big opening season win over the Cherokee Indians 24-14. Belgreen ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

RHS graduate crowned Miss Northwest Shoals

Russellville High School graduate Silvie Miller, a freshman at Northwest Shoals Community College, has been crowned Miss Northwest Shoals. The competition, an official preliminary for ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Franklin County

RHS graduate crowned Miss UNA

University of North Alabama junior Madeline Cooper, of Russellville, was crowned Miss UNA 2024 at the Miss UNA program Saturday evening in Norton Auditorium on ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen Lady Bulldogs finish basketball season with loss

The Belgreen Bulldogs (27-7) came within a game of going to the Final Four, but some tough pressure defense from the Marion County Red Raiders ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: In memoriam – Monuments honor the fallen of Franklin

Patriotism is a strong value in Franklin County, where there is a rich tradition of honoring veterans. Among many who cherish a deep gratitude for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alison James.

High School Sports

Tharptown student signs with Calhoun

Tharptown High School’s Jessie Mitchell became the school’s first male athlete to sign an athletic scholarship when he signed with Calhoun Community College to run ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Phil Campbell girls capture seventh straight area title, fall in subregion

The Phil Campbell Bobcats captured their seventh straight area title, beating the Danville Hawks 54-50. The Bobcats fell in subregion play for the second straight ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Russellville Lady Tigers soccer teams win first games of season

The Russellville Lady Tigers varsity and junior varsity soccer teams started the season off with wins last week on home turf in their season opener ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

High School Sports

RHS senior chosen as Bryant-Jordan Region 8 Scholar winner

Russellville High School senior student-athlete Avery Watts was recently chosen as the 2024 Bryant-Jordan Region 8 Scholar winner. Watts first received the honor of being ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

High School Sports

Russellville High School ladies soccer team members participate in annual Night to Shine

Outside of working together playing soccer, RHS girls soccer team members participated in the annual Night to Shine event, held Feb. 9 at the Marriott ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

News

Russellville High School Scholars Bowl team qualifies for state tournament

Undefeated in the recent Alabama Scholastic Competition Association district tournament, the Russellville High School Scholars Bowl team, currently made up of six members, is now ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

News

Vina kindergarteners connect with lots of other classes

Deborah Townsend’s Vina kindergarteners are working on a special project to get Valentine’s Day cards from as many states as possible. Stay tuned for next ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

PCHS JAG student places in district conference

Phil Campbell High School Jobs and Graduates student Justin Wade, a senior, placed first in the employability skills competition at the National Career Association North ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

High School Sports

Russellville boys win basketball area, sub-region on way to Wallace State

The Russellville Golden Tigers had a busy week on the basketball court as the varsity boys and girls both played in the area tournament finals ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

High School Sports

Red Bay wins sixth straight area title, advances to regional

The Red Bay Tigers beat the Sulligent Blue Devils 67-53 to win their sixth straight area title, afterwards defeating Whitesburg Christian 61-38 in subregion play ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen girls advance to regionals

The Belgreen Bulldogs won the Class 1A Area, 14 tournament for the fourth straight year, beating Hackleburg 46-38. Belgreen followed that by beating Hubbertville 50-31 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Features

Wedding Spotlight: Layne and Frank Edwards

Layne is from Russellville, and Frank is from Decatur. The happy couple now resides in Huntsville following their wedding May 13, 2023. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Franklin County

RHS senior competes at state DYW competition

Russellville High School senior Stella Hill competed against 42 others in the state level Distinguished Young Women competition in Montgomery last month. While there for ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

News

Extension, 4-H present free resume workshop

The Franklin County Extension and 4-H, in collaboration with the Russellville Public Library, have announced a free digital skills workshop aimed at empowering workforce-ready adults ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Community

Franklin County has lots to love

❤️ What do you love about Franklin County? From lakes to sports, camping, the people and more, Franklin County folks recently shared what they love.  ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

High School Sports

Russellville High School honors alum Luther Tiggs with special night of basketball

Russellville High School 1983 graduate Luther Tiggs was honored in a celebration during the halftime of the varsity boys’ basketball game Jan. 30 at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

High School Sports

Phil Campbell takes advantage of lucky coin toss

Phil Campbell, Colbert County and Danville finished in a three-way tie for first place in the area. The right to host the Class 3A Area ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

News

BTCPA announces second production of season

The Bay Tree Council for the Performing Arts in Red Bay will hold its second production of the 2023-2024 season, “Fox on the Fairway,” by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

RMS holds annual state assessment celebration

Russellville Middle School, which is one of the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, in addition to being recognized on the U.S. News and World Report ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Franklin County

Red Bay welcomes new city attorney

The City of Red Bay has announced the appointment of Mitch McKinney, Esq., as the new city attorney. The City Council unanimously approved the appointment ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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