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3/24/2015 1:14:59 PM
A wrongful termination lawsuit filed against the Franklin County Commission and individually against Franklin County Probate Judge Barry Moore could be ready for trial later this year. Rhonda Boyles, a former employee in the Franklin County Probate Judge's Office, filed the civil action in Franklin County Circuit Court last year, alleging breach of contract and wrongful termination based on her t
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3/26/2015 2:30:31 PM
Never underestimate the power of purple. Members of the Franklin County Relay for Life Committee will be painting the county purple during the month of April to promote cancer awareness in advance of next month's annual Relay for Life. The committee, under the leadership of Relay for Life chairperson Belinda Johnson, works year-round to promote cancer awareness in the community, and it received ...read more
3/26/2015 2:02:27 PM
The Lawrence County School system received uniformly positive reviews from an accreditation team on Wednesday and was certified for another five years.    A group of evaluators from AdvancED, part of what was formerly the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, presented the system’s external report at a Board of Education meeting Wednesday at 2 p.m.    Kathy Re...read more
3/24/2015 1:40:57 PM
Phil Campbell, Ala. -- Tyler Jenkins and Markisha Spearman were recently selected to the 2015 All-Alabama Academic Team for Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) and will be honored at the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Luncheon in Birmingham on April 10.   Jenkins, a native of Phil Campbell, currently is majoring in Pre-Engineering at NW-SCC and plans to attend a university to...read more
3/24/2015 1:39:49 PM
At the Russellville School Board meeting last Thursday afternoon, the RCS Board members approved the retirement of Susan Hall, Curriculum Coordinator.  Her retirement will be effective May 1st. RCS Superintendent Rex Mayfield, who also is retiring this year, has known Hall for much of his life.  They went to school together, and since his 39 years in the RCS system, he has worked with H...read more
3/24/2015 1:38:10 PM
After high school, most students go off to college or enter the workforce.  They get their own apartment or house, regular paychecks and responsibility.  However, the first month after leaving their parents’ home may shock them if they are not prepared. Phil Campbell Jobs for Alabama Graduates (JAG) Specialist Tina King is preparing her 9th-12th grade students for the future with ...read more
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