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Belgreen heads to state finals

The Belgreen Bulldogs dominated the Notasulga Blue Devils from the opening tipoff in the Class 1A semifinals, winning ... Read more | Add your comment

Russellville opens baseball season with busy week on diamond

The Russellville Golden Tigers took the field to begin the 2021 varsity baseball season and faced tough competition ... Read more | Add your comment

Southeast Sales breaks ground in Red Bay

Red Bay has a long history of success with the Tiffin family owning businesses in town, and Lex ... Read more | Add your comment

RHS returns to stage with ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

When the curtains closed after this past year’s performance of “Frozen Jr.,” the high school cast did not ... Read more | Add your comment

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen heads to state finals

The Belgreen Bulldogs dominated the Notasulga Blue Devils from the opening tipoff in the Class 1A semifinals, winning 66-44. Belgreen will play in the Class ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

Food Share drive seeks donations to help hungry

Some might find it hard to believe they have friends and neighbors among them who are hungry. However, food insecurity is as much a reality ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alison James.

High School Sports

Season begins for RHS softball with trip to Auburn

The Russellville Lady Golden Tigers traveled to Auburn to open the 2021 varsity softball season and came away with a win in four games. RHS ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen: Birmingham-bound

The Belgreen Bulldogs are headed to the Final Four in Birmingham for the first time since 2000 after beating reigning state champion Pickens County 73-58 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Alison James.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Alison James.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

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 | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Bulldogs advance to regional finals

Anyone who has faced the Belgreen Bulldogs for the past two years knows stopping them requires figuring out a way to stop Will Bonner. Most ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Bobcat baseball dominates opener

Phil Campbell traveled south of the snow to Curry Saturday to play Addison and Curry to open baseball season. The Bobcats, projected to be one ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Red Bay falls to Sheffield in semifinals

The Red Bay Tigers’ season came to an end on their home court in the Northwest Regional semifinals, losing to the Sheffield Bulldogs 63-44. “Sheffield ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

Phil Campbell girls lose heartbreaker to end basketball post-season run

The fifth-ranked Phil Campbell Bobcat girls had a challenge ahead of them facing the second-ranked Susan Moore Bulldogs on their home court. The Bobcats accepted ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

High School Sports

RHS basketball ends with loss to Mae Jemison

The 2020-21 varsity basketball season came to an end for the Russellville Golden Tigers with an 84-57 home loss to the Mae Jemison Jaguars in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Alison James.

Auburn Tigers

Former Russellville baseball stars lead Auburn to victory in season opener

The Auburn Tigers started the 2021 college baseball season with a sweep of Presbyterian College, and a couple of former Russellville High School standouts led ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

Belgreen Bulldogs

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 | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

News

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 | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

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 | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Features

Wedded bliss: Levi & Haley Hargett – Oct. 10, 2020

Levi and Haley first met at church. She thought he was really cute and super funny. When Levi first met Haley, he thought her smile ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alison James.

Franklin County

ADPH warns of vaccine scams

With people becoming more and more eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine, some scammers are apparently using this to their advantage. According to the Alabama ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

City of Red Bay employee retires after 35 years

It is not often an employee stays with the same company for 35 years, but that has been the case for Red Bay street employee ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

Teacher seeks video submissions from various career professionals

As eighth-graders, many students have not given their options for a career much serious thought. To expose them to some of those potential career options, Russellville ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

RCS employees receive $250 supplement

Teachers have been hailed as heroes throughout the pandemic as they work tirelessly to accommodate the ever-changing educational climate. For their dedication and hard work, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

News

Red Bay daycare celebrates STAR rating

Kaye and Nick’s Playhouse Daycare in Red Bay  is celebrating exciting news: The local has achieved a STAR rating in Alabama Quality STARS, Alabama’s Quality ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Franklin County

Winter storm keeps Franklin County residents at home

A large winter storm has left Franklin County residents stranded at home and many without power as conditions continue to worsen. The majority of Franklin ... Read more | Add your comment

by Ciera Hughes.

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen waltzes to fifth-straight area title

The Belgreen Bulldogs had no problems winning the Class 1A, Area 14 tournament this past week, dispatching Phillips with relative ease 72-29. The Bulldogs, winners ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

High School Sports

PC girls cruise to fourth-straight area championship

The 10th-ranked Phil Campbell Bobcat girls cruised to their fourth–straight area title with a 61-34 win over the Danville Hawks this past week. Winners of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

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