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4/15/2015 12:02:24 PM
Mar-Jac Poultry’s selection of Spruce Pine for the location of its new $25 million feed mill didn’t result from a dart thrown at a map. The new facility, which will create at least 30 new jobs and a transfer of 20 jobs from Mar-Jac’s Haleyville feed mill, resulted from the combined diligent efforts of the Franklin County Development Authority, the Franklin County Commission, Sen
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4/17/2015 11:40:52 AM
A public meeting held Thursday was the latest step in the the Town of Hodges' efforts to obtain an easement on Tennessee Valley Authority and Bear Creek Development Authority property for its horse trail. The meeting allowed citizen input on Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park's application for an ongoing recreation land use agreement for construction and maintenance of a proposed 17-mile trail on...read more
4/15/2015 1:12:49 PM
Montgomery, AL – Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors and Ag Compliance Inspectors are conducting recall effectiveness checks on Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken baby food because there has been a single report from a consumer who found a small piece of glass in the product. Yesterday the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rs...read more
4/15/2015 12:24:09 PM
Only a year old, the Cosmetology class at Franklin County Career Tech has already acheived great success. The students competed at Northwest-Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals this past month against high schools from northwest Alabama and southern Tennessee in the categories of fantasy makeup, nail design, women’s hair cutting and men’s hair cutting. Franklin County students b...read more
4/15/2015 12:18:49 PM
Recognizing people and organizations is why the Farm City Awards Banquet was created. Having celebrated 59 years of Farm City week, the Franklin County Farm City Committee received the Division II Best Farm City Dinner Award at the Alabama Farm City Awards Luncheon on April 2 at the Winfrey Hotel in Birmingham. “It is an honor to have received this award,” said Katernia Cole, who is t...read more
4/15/2015 12:15:45 PM
“A work in progress.” With a twist on its meaning, this oft-repeated phrase serves as the motto for New Freedom Christian Fellowship.  With Saturday's debut of its new Food Bank, New Freedom continues to extend its footprint of service and outreach in Franklin County. The new food ministry is just another step in the church's “work in progress” spirit of service. &l...read more
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