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Downtown welcomes sidewalk dining

After a request from a local business owner, sidewalk dining is now allowed on Jackson Avenue after approval by the Russellville City Council. This will ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

Safer at home order continues

Whether there are too many or too few restrictions on citizens in light of COVID-19 is a matter of opinion – and, in some arenas, ... Read more

1 week ago by Alison James.

Jack Daniels donates hand sanitizer to county

Jack Daniel’s Distillery is momentarily stepping away from the alcoholic beverages it is known for to take part in helping with the COVID-19 virus by ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

Council postpones Ronnie McDowell for 2020

The coronavirus continues to monopolize the headlines, and Franklin County events have not been immune to its effects. Because of the pandemic, the Franklin County ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin County Schools makes summer program plans

Summer programs for schoolchildren are not a new concept in Franklin County, but this year things will look different because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

NW-SCC begins summer semester online

As Northwest-Shoals Community College looks to begin its summer session, classes will look a little different for students and professors as the college adjusts to ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

Why I Love Franklin County: Jeremy Willis

Jeremy Willis is a familiar fixture at Russellville High School as the director of the Marching Hundred band, as well as the concert and pep ... Read more

1 week ago by Alison James.

Their piece of the sky: Family pursues agritourism dreams at Rusty Armadillo Farm

On 61 acres of rural beauty in Hodges, Tracy and Doug McCauley and their children enjoy the peace that comes from finding a place that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alison James.

Blood shortages continue in wake of COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 continues to affect the local blood supply, according to LifeSouth, as canceled blood drives throughout the coming months are causing a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Bank Independent sews, delivers more than 1,000 masks to local hospitals

With the onset of the coronavirus, businesses and groups across the nation have identified ways to go beyond their usual scope of service and help ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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