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Coaching leads to RMS principal position

When first-year principal of Russellville Middle School Tony Bonds graduated from Russellville High School in 2001, he moved ... Read more | Add your comment

AFTT wins region championship in dance

AFTT might be a small dance studio from a small town, but its students are making big names ... Read more | Add your comment

Lady Golden Tigers get first volleyball wins of season

The Russellville varsity volleyball team had a successful tri-match Sept. 3 versus Belgreen and Hamilton to get their ... Read more | Add your comment

Environmentally entertaining

In 1984 Steve Trash was a recent college graduate from the University of North Alabama trying to make ... Read more | Add your comment

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Coaching leads to RMS principal position

When first-year principal of Russellville Middle School Tony Bonds graduated from Russellville High School in 2001, he moved to Oxford, Miss., on a football scholarship ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

AFTT wins region championship in dance

AFTT might be a small dance studio from a small town, but its students are making big names for themselves as the 2019 Power Rankings ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen girls win Silver Bracket at Shoals tourney

The Belgreen Bulldogs volleyball team won the Silver Bracket of the First Metro Bank Tournament at Muscle Shoals High School Saturday. The Bulldogs got wins ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

Franklin County Schools promote perfect attendance

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” —Woody Allen That famous quote, for which Allen took credit, was probably said in jest, but there is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

RHS hosts Northwest Alabama Marching Classic

Russellville High School will host the Northwest Alabama Marching Classic Sept. 28 at the RHS football stadium, featuring an array of talent from across the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

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Red Bay Homecoming Parade

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by Ciera Hughes.

News

Cash Express shows gratitude to first responders

Every year Americans take Sept. 11 as a chance to remember the fallen and honor heroes from across the world. Cash Express is no different, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

Russellville library showcases Native American demonstration

Thursday the community will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Native American culture as the Russellville Public Library partners with Oka Kapassa. The Oka ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

Marching 100 celebrates 75 years ‘Forever Golden’

Russellville band director Jeremy Willis said although organizing a halftime show only takes a few months, this year’s show is one he has been thinking ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

Tea time promises special memories for mothers, daughters

The majority of little girls spend their days practicing princess etiquette over a tea party with stuffed animals, but this Saturday they will have a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

FAME Girls’ Ranch holds annual fundraiser

Shenandoah, featuring Marty Raybon, performed Sept. 5 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence for the Fourth Annual Tunes and Tees Music Event, a ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

News

BTCPA announces 2019-2020 season

The Bay Tree Council for the Performing Arts in Red Bay has announced production selections for its 2019-2020 season.  The first BTCPA show to grace ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Aderholt visits RBHS bank

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt visited Red Bay High School’s branch of Community Spirit Bank Aug. 30 to learn about the financial literacy programs available to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

Chamber of Commerce hosts State of Schools luncheon

At times it can seem difficult to keep up with what all is happening in local schools, but Thursday, community members can update themselves over ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

High School Sports

Vina picks up first win against Phillips

The Vina Red Devils picked up a big win Friday night with an 8-7 victory over the Phillips Bears. The win ended a 12-game losing ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Golden Tigers swat Yellow Jackets to open region play

The Russellville Golden Tigers opened Class 5A, Region 7 play with a 41-7 win over the Corner Yellow Jackets. It was the first home game ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

High School Sports

Bobcats barrel past Lexington

After struggling in the season opener at Red Bay last week, Luke Barnwell was on target as he led the Phil Campbell Bobcats past the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Tigers get defensive in homecoming win

The Red Bay Tigers celebrated an early homecoming this year with a 20-0 shutout win over the Hatton Hornets. The Tigers got off to a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Tharptown falls to Sheffield

The Tharptown Wildcats made an early attempt to upset the Sheffield Bulldogs, but injuries and turnovers stymied the Wildcats as they lost 56-24. Tharptown got ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

Good Shepherd makes plans for new, larger church building

Since the current building for Good Shepherd Catholic Church was built in 1991, a lot has changed. The 175-seat building that once felt spacious has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

College Road gets safety improvements

County engineer David Palmer said in the almost 30 years he has been county engineer, finding a way to make College Road in front of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

Sweet Grown Alabama launches statewide branding program

In today’s world, it can seem impossible to identify where food is grown and what to trust. This is about to change, at least somewhat, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

High School Sports

FC teams face region openers

It’s week two of the high school football season, which means it is time for region openers. Phil Campbell will host Lexington in the Bobcats’ ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Belgreen Bulldogs

FC schools compete at cross-country invitational

Franklin County runners had a good showing in the Brooks Cross-Country Invitational meet held along the Tennessee River at McFarland Park in Florence Saturday morning. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

News

Good Shepherd welcomes nuns to Russellville

Sister Marynell Morris said after converting to Catholicism, one day the Lord told her to journey to Russellville to speak to the church about her ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

Residents express concern for road safety

After a letter to the editor in last week’s Franklin County Times, citizens began chiming in with their thoughts relating to issues of speeding and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

Marty Haggard honors late father with tribute show at Roxy

Fans of country music can expect a night of reminiscing Thursday as Marty Haggard performs at the Historic Roxy Theatre in A Tribute to Merle ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

Red Bay welcomes Making Alabama exhibit

Most schools teach U.S. history and world history, but many people do not know a lot of history concerning their own state or community. In ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

High School Sports

Red Bay topples Phil Campbell 54-20

The Red Bay Tigers survived a wild start to come back and overwhelm their county rival Phil Campbell with a 54-20 win Friday night. Less ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

RHS claims victory in overtime versus Deshler

Last season it took the Russellville football team two overtimes to defeat the Deshler Tigers. This year, it took one. In the season opener for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.