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Stay warm as winter drags on

After a mild holiday season, it now seems winter has settled in to stay for awhile. Here in the Southeast, we are accustomed to mild ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Could you be a mentor?

January is National Mentoring Month. January has almost passed, and perhaps you have not given any thought to being a mentor. I personally think mentoring ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin County Education Retirees enjoy entertainment

The Franklin County Education Retirees Association wrapped up 2020 with a piano mini-concert presentation by Avery Guinn. He is the son of Sandy and Dr. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

New year can’t escape old issues

I have to tell you, my first Christmas in Franklin County was a very happy one. I enjoyed the environment and shopping local stores. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Roxy’s Christmas Spectacular enjoys successful 2021 run

The Franklin County Arts and Humanities Council is ecstatic with the success of the second annual “The Roxy’s Christmas Spectacular,” held during the holidays! Over ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

2022 presents opportunity to just enjoy ride

“I’m just hangin’ on while this old world keeps spinning / And it’s good to know it’s out of my control.” “Trip Around the Sun” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alison James.

Delta Kappa Gamma Alabama turns 90 years old

Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Upsilon Chapter held its meeting Dec. 6 at the Russellville First United Methodist Church. After canceling the previous year’s meetings and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Better than that

“We knew you were better than that.” That was my friend’s answer to the question I asked. She said they knew I was better than ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Will Stults.

Book Lovers make donations to deserving organizations

Book Lovers Study Club held an unusual meeting in December: a Christmas Pajama Party celebration for the holidays, held at the home of Patricia and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Loss teaches us to value those we love

This was my first Christmas without my grandparents. In the strictest technical sense, that’s not actually true. Grand and Grandpa passed away in fall 2020, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alison James.

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