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7/4/2015 10:24:57 AM
The annual Jam at Sloss Lake Fourth of July event will begin this evening at 5 p.m. City officials met this morning and came up with the revised schedule after receiving updated weather information. Musical lineup includes Southbound, KGB and Rewind. Fireworks show will begin earlier than originally planned. Russellville City Councilman Gary Cummings said the fireworks show will be underway by 9
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7/3/2015 2:21:06 PM
The attorney for Pleasant Bay Ambulance Service vows to continue the fight against the exclusive contract awarded to Shoals Ambulance Service by the Franklin County Commission, the City of Red Bay and the City of Russellville, although a court ruling last week will make his job more difficult. Franklin County Circuit Judge Terry Dempsey entered an order on June 30, 2015, dismissing Pleasant Bay's...read more
6/30/2015 12:08:18 AM
More than a hundred prospective poultry growers took advantage of the opportunity to meet with representatives from Mar-Jac Poultry, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D), the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at a community meeting held last week at the A.W. T...read more
6/30/2015 12:04:24 AM
Rehabilitation of a Franklin County road damaged from a logging operation will begin this week, and Franklin County engineer David Palmer remains hopeful the logging company will follow through with a verbal agreement made regarding its involvement in the process. Cedar Ridge Road, a 1.5-mile road that begins at Bonds Cemetery Road and dead-ends into Cedar Creek Lake, is the only access for sever...read more
6/30/2015 12:01:14 AM
An attorney representing Pleasant Bay Ambulance Service, Inc. in its lawsuit against the City of Russellville, City of Red Bay and Franklin County has filed a motion asking the court to remove local attorneys Roger Bedford, Jr. and Danny McDowell as attorneys of record for the defendants. Tuscumbia attorney Billy Underwood, who filed the lawsuit earlier this year in Franklin County Circuit Court,...read more
6/29/2015 11:58:21 PM
Every other year, the Reedtown Roundup takes place to allow former students of Reedtown High School and the community to celebrate the history of the school. Reedtown High School was established in the late 1930s as an all-black school and served as the first and only all-black school in Franklin County. After desegregation laws were passed, the school’s students began integrating with the ...read more
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