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4/30/2015 3:05:08 PM
Russellville City Schools officials announced late Wednesday that Heath Grimes, Superintendent of Education for Lawrence County Schools, will be interviewed as one of four finalists for the vacant superintendent position in Russellville. Grimes will interview Monday at 10 a.m., at the RCS Central Office. Russellville High School prinicipal Dr. Tim Guinn will interview at 1 p.m., Monday. Two othe
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4/29/2015 11:08:57 AM
As leaders in the community, ministers act as friends, teachers and mentors, but sometimes they also fill the shoes of a counselor. However, a lot of pastors are unsure how to handle situations involving domestic violence.   That is why SafePlace created a program called Shoals Area Faith Effort (SAFE). SAFE’s goal is to build a network of ministers from all denominations and faiths wh...read more
4/29/2015 11:06:41 AM
People say that a dog is man’s best friend, but a great pizza is a close second.   With the idea of creating the perfect pizza place, Todd Allen opened up Papa John’s Pizza in Russellville last May. He will celebrate the store’s one-year anniversary this Friday, May 1 with a special deal. From May 1-7, any large pizza (with up to five toppings, including specialty pizzas) i...read more
4/29/2015 10:57:18 AM
“Groom them, and they will come.” That was the plan when LeShae Skinner and Jean Martin opened Canine Cakes & Curls in January. As Russellville's only full-service all-breed dog grooming salon, Canine Cakes & Curls has quickly developed into a trusted business for area dog owners. Last week, the salon was completely booked with appointments for spring haircuts, baths and groo...read more
4/29/2015 10:54:34 AM
With only 33 of 105 state representatives among its ranks, the voice of the Alabama House Democratic Caucus can easily be drowned out by the Republican supermajority. But that won't prevent House Democrats from presenting to Alabama voters a legislative agenda that “puts working families first and focuses on voluntary revenue-raising measures and closing corporate tax loopholes,” acco...read more
4/22/2015 1:12:19 PM
With an increasing number of complaints about roaming pets, Franklin County Animal Control now has live traps available for residents who need them. After several residents on Duncan Creek Road told the Franklin County Commission last week about problems with dogs from an area residence, commissioners asked Joey Wingo, Animal Control officer, to look into the matter.  “We had three la...read more
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