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Taste of Franklin: Flavors of fall

What is a fall festival without a good old-fashioned cake walk? As a child growing up, my Grandma Dolan lived in the East Franklin community. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

View from Crescent Moon Acres: How one New Jersey woman found her dream life in Phil Campbell

“My whole life, I always wanted a farm,” explained Tanya Capalla of Crescent Moon Acres, her 22-acre farm on Cuba Ridge Road in Phil Campbell. ... Read more

1 week ago by María Camp.

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2007, Lydia Hammock Freeman

Red Bay’s Lydia (Hammock) Freeman said she grew up doing pageants and felt competing in Junior Miss would broaden her horizons. “I really wanted to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alison James.

From the Extension: Apple of my eye

As fall approaches, one favorite fruit starts getting a little more attention that it does the rest of the year: the humble apple. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Community support bolsters start of new school year

Now that we are settling into the new school year, I have had time to reflect on what a great start to the school year ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Distinguished Through the Decades: 2006, Alison Barksdale Montanaro

Progress 2022: Distinguished Through the Decades Alison Montanaro – then Barksdale – said she remembers Junior Miss being a central focus of her senior year ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alison James.

Belief and barbering: James McCullar builds community and faith through hometown barbershop

A small white building on the hill overlooking North Washington Avenue in Russellville can be easily identified as a barber shop thanks to the iconic ... Read more

1 month ago by Alison James.

Hard act to follow – From Russellville to Paris, New York and back: Elizabeth Ragsdale

From Russellville to Paris to New York and back, Elizabeth Ragsdale has had a full life, traveling, writing, raising children and – a special passion ... Read more

1 month ago by María Camp.

Level up your summer cookout

Summertime puts most folks in the mood for a backyard cookout. Whether you’re firing up the grill or taking a dish to share at a ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Pencil to paper: Young artist finds joy in her sketches

For soon-to-be ninth-grader Yoselin Reyes, being able to spend time creating art provides a great deal of enjoyment. The rising Belgreen freshman has been drawing ... Read more

2 months ago by María Camp.

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