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2/8/2016 11:17:03 PM
Leila Norris now has something in common with Alabama governor Robert Bentley. And it has nothing to do with politics. When Russellville mayor David Grissom presented Norris with a key to the city Monday morning, she became only the second person to receive the honor under Grissom's tenure.  Grissom declared February 8, 2016 as “Leila Norris Day” in the City of Russellville, in
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2/8/2016 8:38:27 PM
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly membership luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at noon at Western Sirloin Steakhouse in Moulton. The speaker will be Bobby Burch, District 4 County Commissioner, who will speak about the proposed one-cent sales tax to be voted on in the March 1 primary election. The Chamber invites all its members to attend. The luncheons are held the fourth ...read more
2/1/2016 3:56:58 PM
Although Wade Inmon is seeking political office, the Halltown native is far from a professional politician. And that could be his secret to winning the March 1 Republican primary nomination for Franklin County Commission District Four. Inmon will face William David Hester in March. The Republican nominee will run in the November general election against the winner of the three-man Democratic prim...read more
2/1/2016 3:53:13 PM
Franklin County students will begin the new school year on Wednesday, August 10 after the Franklin County Board of Education approved the 2016-17 school calendar at its January 26 meeting. Teacher in-service days are set for Thursday and Friday, August 4-5, with teacher work days scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, August 8-9.  Half-day classes are set for Thursday, October 13 with parent-tea...read more
2/1/2016 3:50:13 PM
Bentley Welch is a fighter. Although he was born with tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, he still manages to be a normal child who loves free computer time at Belgreen School and playing with his friends. Tracheoesophageal fistula occurs when the upper part of the esophagus does not connect with the lower part of the esophagus and stomach. Esophageal atresia is an abnormal connec...read more
1/26/2016 3:01:40 PM
With several loggers in attendance at last Tuesday's meeting, the Franklin County Commission tabled a proposed Hauling and Access Notification form until its February business meeting. Franklin County probate judge Barry Moore encouraged citizens to review the proposed form and share their opinions with commissioners before the next commission meeting.  Discussion about a proposed logging o...read more
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