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8/25/2016 9:39:14 AM
It took two meetings, but Tharptown School will have a new cafeteria after the Franklin County Board of Education voted 4-0 to leverage $175,000 of its capital monies received by the State of Alabama. The action was taken at a special-called board meeting held Wednesday afternoon in the Tharptown School Cafeteria. Board member Mike Shewbart abstained from the vote, while Ralton Baker, Shannon Ol
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8/24/2016 11:24:23 AM
Friday-night lights are just around the corner, and the Russellville High School Marching Hundred is prepared to dominate the field during halftime. This year’s halftime show, “Big Easy” Blues, will include soulful selections such as “God Bless the Child," “Rhapsody in Blue," “Just a Closer Walk With Thee” and “Lil’Liza Jane." Band director J...read more
8/24/2016 11:16:43 AM
Annie M. Cole is a local author from Sheffield and the wife of a pastor. She and her husband make their home in Muscle Shoals near the banks of the “Singing River,” where they enjoy the art, music, literature and faith of their community. She has three children, one daughter-in-law and one grandson. Cole has written five books; four have been published, and the fifth is in the process...read more
8/24/2016 11:13:24 AM
April Potter Holleman's success in the music industry is nothing less than remarkable.  The Franklin County native's booking and management company, the April Potter Agency, represents up-and-coming Christian artists like MARK209, along with gospel legends like Gold City. With MARK209 in the midst of a New England tour, Holleman wanted to fly to hear her clients perform a beachfront concert...read more
8/18/2016 7:48:21 PM
What looked to be a rapidly-developing union between the City of Russellville Parks and Recreation Department and the Russellville Special Needs Therapeutic Activities and Recreation Group, or STAR, took a nasty turn Wednesday when one of STAR's founding members says she was told the city would no longer be affiliated with her group. Kim Adams, whose granddaughter Makynzie has been diagnosed with...read more
8/17/2016 10:48:04 AM
City council is an important position wherever you go. Those who hold a seat on the city council are required to become a liaison of sorts between different departments and the rest of the council. In addition, the city council must work diligently with the mayor in order to get the budget together for the entire city for the upcoming year. The council is also responsible for aiding in the day-to...read more
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