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franklin county times

Tuesday’s final election results

With 25 of 26 precincts reporting:


Democratic primary:

Circuit court clerk


Jeff Barksdale 1,379 (30.6%)

Anita Scott 3,127 (69.4%)


Probate judge


Stratt Byars 1,505 (32.72%)

Connie Green 2,552 (55.49%)

Chris Nichols 542 (11.79%)


County commission, District 1


William Bishop 1,767 (40%)

Chris Fretwell 1,313 (29.73%)

Billy Wilson 1,337 (30.27%)


County commission, District 2


Howard Hutcheson 1,526 (35.28%)

Wyman Pounders 2,800 (64.72%)


County commission, District 3


Randy Hargett 2.094 (50.96%)

Mark Holland 2,015 (49.04%)


County commission, District 4


Anthony Bentley 1,625 (40.34%)

Don Hastings 2,403 (59.66%)


School board, District 5


Mike Shewbart 528 (62.71%)

Ralph Winchester 314 (37.29%)


One-cent sales tax


Yes 3,798 (65.58%)

No 1,993 (34.42%)

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Tom Strange: Field is testament to councilman’s dedication

Franklin County

Northwest-Shoals offers Summer Youth Employment Program


City of Russellville receives Main Street designation 


Beekeeping is buzzy business

Franklin County

Maj. William Russell: City owes its name to pioneer settler


Expect closures for U.S. 43 at Walmart 

Franklin County

RCS, FCS offer seamless summer meal programs


Belgreen FFCLA hosts basketball tournament to help hunger

Franklin County

Phi Theta Kappa inducts honorees from Franklin County at NEMCC


Congratulations to the Class of 2023!


PHOTOS: West Elementary enjoys color run


Strawberry farm offers u-pick fun


PHOTOS: RHS Class of 2023 seniors graduate


PHOTOS: Tharptown, Phil Campbell, Belgreen, Vina, Red Bay seniors graduate

Franklin County

Charles Parrish: Superintendent’s love for school system sees stadium named in his honor

High School Sports

Kiel helps obtain funds for TES bleachers 


Area residents among those on ICC honors lists

Franklin County

FC chooses new assistant county engineer 


Red Bay’s Weatherford Library gears up for summer reading program


NW-SCC students to showcase their art at Tennessee Valley Museum of Art

Franklin County

Tharptown High School rocketry team blasts into second place in nation


Vina High School holds Spring Spectacular 


RES fifth grade chorus presents “RES Goes Country” 


Addie’s Flip Tip and Tap holds 18th annual dance recital