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PHOTOS: Franklin finds fun in great outdoors

With sports seasons cancelled and social distancing orders in place, Franklin County children still find ways to get athletic or enjoy other activities in the ... Read more

3 days ago by María Camp.

Funeral homes share coronavirus guidelines

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the operation of everything from schools to sports to businesses, and local funeral homes are not immune to the upheaval. ... Read more

3 days ago by Alison James.

Schools to finish year through alternative methods

The next few months will present unusual challenges for Alabama schools as Gov. Kay Ivey announced in a press conference Thursday that all Alabama schools ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Dream come true: Grace-lyn Paris Habada wins Phil Campbell pageant

When 16-year-old Grace-lyn Paris Habada entered the Phil Campbell High School Dream Girl pageant, she had a professed desire to “acquire self discipline while getting ... Read more

4 days ago by Alison James.

Coronavirus cases, deaths continue climb

In the week that has passed since the Alabama Department of Public Health announced the state’s first death from the coronavirus, that number has creeped ... Read more

4 days ago by Alison James.

Northwest-Shoals CC students grapple with coronavirus closure

As a college student, one of the primary events to look forward to is the commencement ceremony, a day when graduates can celebrate their years ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Coronavirus prompts stuffed animal safari

Many Franklin County folks have added bear hunting and going on safari to their lists of activities that can be done while maintaining social distancing ... Read more

5 days ago by María Camp.

COVID-19 hurts employment in FC, statewide

The Alabama Department of Labor has released the official count for initial unemployment claims filed during the week of March 15-21, and as the department ... Read more

5 days ago by Alison James.

Heart for healing: Nurse’s career takes flight with Air Evac

I went home that night and said to my husband, ‘What do you think about me going to work at Air Evac?’ He said, ‘If ... Read more

7 days ago by Alison James.

Rambling through Franklin countryside

As social distancing remains the order of the day, people in rural areas are finding they still have plenty of space to roam and not ... Read more

7 days ago by María Camp.

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