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Don’t forget value of First Amendment

The Alabama Press Association and the Alabama Broadcasters Association have joined the Think F1RST First Amendment campaign, a nationwide effort to promote awareness of the First Amendment ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Homefolks U.S.A.

Hi folks, This week I would like to dedicate our story to a person who has made a great impact in the lives of so ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Practice increased caution as school buses return to roadways

We rehash this warning and plea every year around this time because it’s information that’s worth repeating.  As students and teachers return to the classroom ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Watermelon Festival fast approaches

Barely more than two weeks now stands between the citizens of Franklin County and our beloved annual Franklin County Watermelon Festival.  In its 39th year, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Dust off those backpacks: School starts soon

For many of us it probably seems like “just yesterday” when Franklin County and Russellville City Schools let out for the summer. The days and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Keep your children active this summer

When they are out of school, there can be a tendency for children to while away summer days in front of the TV or on ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Listen up for sounds of summer

One draw Franklin County has in abundance each summer is good live music. This might not be Muscle Shoals, but nevertheless, if you’re looking to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Make time for Hoedown festival

Summer has returned and with it some of the greatest treasures of Franklin County: our annual community festivals. In the coming months we will turn ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Visit Franklin farmers’ markets this summer

Franklin County is fortunate to have two thriving farmers markets – one in Russellville and one in Red Bay. Not every county can boast one, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Best wishes to Belgreen softball

When it comes to spring sports, action on the diamond is almost over. Our local teams gave great effort this year, and we’re proud of ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

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