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Share your favorite Watermelon Festival memories

One of our biggest events of the summer – nay, of the entire year – in Franklin County is the annual Watermelon Festival. For decades ... Read more

3 days ago by Alison James.

PCHS Aviation licenses first pilot

When Phil Campbell High School first began offering aviation classes in fall 2019, everyone involved still had several questions about what the program would be ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

NW-SCC to host drive-through Patriot Day Aug. 8 

Northwest-Shoals Community College will host the first fall semester drive-through Patriot Day on the Phil Campbell and Shoals campuses Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. and ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

RBHS Tigers rank fifth in preseason poll

The Alabama Sports Writers Association released its preseason football polls this week, and the Red Bay Tigers come in ranked fifth in the state in ... Read more

5 days ago by Bart Moss.

Council holds first pinning ceremony for new fire recruit

Russellville City Council held its first pinning ceremony at Monday night’s city council meeting as Noah Daugherty was sworn in as a Russellville firefighter. Fire ... Read more

5 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

City analyzes Russellville street repair needs

After eight years of hard work, Russellville City Councilman David Palmer unveiled his city street presentation at this week’s Russellville City Council meeting. The presentation ... Read more

5 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Rollin’ up some tasty treats

Rollies ice cream in downtown Russellville opens its doors Monday night for a soft opening before its grand opening set for next week. Those in ... Read more

5 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Faces of Franklin County: FC Farmers Market

A seasonal hotspot, the Franklin County Farmers Market is a major draw for local growers as well as the customers they attract with their tasty ... Read more

6 days ago by María Camp.

Marching 100 prepares for 2020 season

The Russellville Marching 100 is celebrating being “Happy Together” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as more than 150 students completed band camp and prepared for this ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

EFJHS announces graduates

Members of the East Franklin 2020 graduating class are Peyton Bailey, Brett Cotham, Jaxon Faulkner, Manuela Gutierrez, Kevin Jimenez, Daniel Mansell, Mayson Mills, Clay Morgan ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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