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10/6/2015 11:26:45 AM
The entertainers fans pay to see on stage are often vastly different personalities when the spotlight is turned off. With Darryl Worley, though, the respect and appreciation he gives to his fans during a show doesn't shut down when he exits stage left. During Saturday's 14th annual Tennessee River Run concert, Worley and event organizers provided the Franklin Free Press backstage access to the
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10/7/2015 11:23:44 AM
Over the summer, Russellville City Schools faced many administrative changes, including hiring a new superintendent, principals and assistant principals. Most of the changes were just swapping current administrators in the school system to other positions inside the system. However, one of those transitions opened up a spot for Jason Goodwin to come into the RCS family. Before Goodwin accepted a ...read more
10/7/2015 11:19:47 AM
October is not only Breast Cancer Awareness month, but it also represents another color of pink, too. Beef. In honor of ‘Beef Month,’ the Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association will donate 400 pounds of beef to four high school family and consumer science programs in Franklin County Thursday morning. “Donating beef has been a longstanding tradition for us,” said Or...read more
10/5/2015 5:10:41 PM
After enjoying a set from Lorrie Morgan during the 2015 Darryl Worley Tennessee River Run Concert, I had a chance to speak with Morgan's lead guitar player, Todd Woolsey. .In a small community north of Ontario, Canada, a young Woolsey, the son of a preacher, would sneak out to his friend's house to listen to KISS. Those late nights shaped Woolsey’s music style. They also inspired him to mak...read more
9/30/2015 11:57:35 AM
A federal judge has dismissed a retaliatory discharge lawsuit filed against the Franklin County Board of Education by a former Phil Campbell High School custodian. U. S. district judge Lynwood Smith entered the order after finding that the plaintiff, Garry Reed, could not present a legally sufficient claim to support retaliation as alleged under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Reed be...read more
9/30/2015 11:56:31 AM
When you ask Tammy McCraney about her new business, Vapors Heaven, the smile that lights up her face says it all. Just in case there’s any ambiguity, though, she’ll readily answer. “We absolutely love what we’re doing. That’s the biggest part of it,” McCraney said. “With my last job, it got to where I dreaded going to work. Life is hard enough without dr...read more
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