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From time to time, the Russellville Public Library welcomes a new staff member into their workforce. This is an important process, and one that is not taken lightly by head librarian Ashlee Cummins.   She discussed how important it is to her that she chooses the right person for the job. New hires for the library need to be “good with computers, good with the community, good with ch
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6/27/2016 6:22:10 PM
RUSSELLVILLE - When the Class of 1949 graduated from Russellville High School, 76 students moved beyond the walls of their alma mater to make their marks in the world. So, as classmates gathered together last Thursday for their annual reunion at Taylor's Restaurant, they reflected on their 50 classmates who have passed away. Ten classmates attended last week's luncheon, a pretty good showing cons...read more
6/27/2016 6:20:04 PM
For years, critics of the Franklin County Development Authority have maintained the organization needs a Franklin County person as its executive director. When she began as FCDA interim executive director June 4, Sherye Price became just such a person. Price, who's been with the FCDA since 2006, replaced Mitch  Mays, who retired effective June 3 after accepting a position with the Tennessee ...read more
6/27/2016 6:18:25 PM
If you've lived in Russellville for a while, chances are good that Sue Pilgrim satisfied your sweet tooth more than once. Whether it was her delicious sweets and cakes freshly made daily at Pilgrim's Place Barbecue & Catering or at one of the hundreds of weddings, dinners, receptions, meetings and other special events she catered, Sue and her desserts were both incredibly sweet. Although Sue...read more
6/27/2016 6:16:29 PM
The signs are there to indicate a busy upcoming municipal election season in Russellville. Literally, the signs are everywhere. Telephone poles, yards, sides of the roadway and in the back of pickup trucks.Qualifying for 2016 Alabama municipal elections begins Tuesday, July 5 and ends on Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. All municipal offices (mayor and city council) will appear on the ballot this year...read more
6/27/2016 6:15:39 PM
Gary McNutt, a hardworking and devoted band director at Russellville High School, has made the “bittersweet” decision to retire. McNutt has 27 years of experience, with 24 of those years having been served as Russellville's assistant band director and then band director. In 1987, he actually started working as a consultant for the Russellville Band Program while he was still in colleg...read more
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