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11/23/2015 9:49:23 PM
RUSSELLVILLE - When Jimmy Montgomery and the Russellville City Council approved a $159,000 expense 20 years ago to purchase eight emergency weather system sirens, more than a few eyebrows were raised. As the past two decades have shown, though, Montgomery and his fellow councilmen made an investment in their community in the form of a means of communication to residents in times of emergency.&nbs
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11/25/2015 12:33:10 PM
Last Monday, November 16, Northwest-Shoals Community College celebrated the grand opening of the Salon and Spa Management on the Muscle Shoals campus. The community was invited to join instructors, students and NW-SCC personnel for the open house and ribbon cutting and to tour the new spacious 8,844-square-foot building which features training labs for cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics and,...read more
11/25/2015 12:31:46 PM
As a firefighter for the city of Russellville, Jason Miller knows first-hand the important role emergency responders fill in the community.  So it's no surprise that Miller pledges to place support for public safety as a priority in his campaign for Franklin County Commission District Two. Miller faces no Republican primary opposition, so he will be on the November 1, 2016 ballot as the Rep...read more
11/25/2015 12:29:16 PM
Although the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) organization is not new to Russellville High School, its HOSA Bowl team is very new and already very successful. Last month, the HOSA Bowl team competed regionally against students from Muscle Shoals High School, Colbert Heights High School and the Lawrence Country Career Technical Center at the Muscle Shoals Career Academy. The Russellvi...read more
11/25/2015 12:23:31 PM
Until 2012, primary day voting in Franklin County was essentially a de facto general election in the Democratic primary. Most local offices saw contested races among Democratic candidates, but other than a handful of races, no Republican candidates even qualified. At the state level, Democrats long controlled the face of Montgomery politics. The state transition came earlier than it did in north...read more
11/25/2015 12:22:42 PM
Although Russellville City Schools revised its coaching supplement payment schedule several years ago, the changes have only applied to new coaching hires as board members have chosen to continue established coaches under the old payment system. Prior to the changes, coaches received a supplement along with salary for extra days in varying amounts. New supplements increased but no longer carry sa...read more
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