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Opinion

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.

‘I urge the commission to take strong action’

To All Commissioners, Recently, a truck owned by R. Baker overturned on the residential road County Road 22 in Spruce Pine. Fortunately, no one was ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Sponsors make Evening at Roxy possible

To the Editor: On behalf of the Franklin County Arts and Humanities Council, I want to thank all the performers, sponsors and supporters of the ... 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.

Sometimes working that ‘dream job’ is really more than one bargained for

You know what the occasional downside is when working in your “dream job”? Sometimes it means that not only do you do the job all ... Read more

1 month ago by Alison James.

Homefolks U.S.A.

Hi folks, For the past several months I have been trying to “downsize” and keep only those things that tell a story. I ask myself, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Board game lounges rise in popularity

“Two, fictional.” “One, pyramids.” “Three, shapes.” If you’ve ever played the game Codenames, you know exactly what I’m talking about.  If you haven’t ever played ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

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.

Pageant showcases Franklin County beauties

Saturday was the Franklin County Watermelon Beauty Pageant, and some of the prettiest and sweetest girls in Franklin County were on display. For many girls, ... Read more

2 months ago by Alison James.

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.

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