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11/23/2015 9:49:23 PM
RUSSELLVILLE - When Jimmy Montgomery and the Russellville City Council approved a $159,000 expense 20 years ago to purchase eight emergency weather system sirens, more than a few eyebrows were raised. As the past two decades have shown, though, Montgomery and his fellow councilmen made an investment in their community in the form of a means of communication to residents in times of emergency.&nbs
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11/18/2015 11:09:56 AM
A temporary hiring in the Franklin County probate judge's office was the lone personnel move in a short business meeting held by the Franklin County Commission Monday morning. Diane Miller was hired as a temporary employee in probate judge Barry Moore's office to fill a void left by a recent resignation. Miller, a former employee of the office, was hired effective October 28, 2015. The Franklin ...read more
11/18/2015 10:41:18 AM
A Phil Campbell housing complex constructed as part of relief efforts from the devastation caused by a tornado in 2011 was honored recently by an advocacy group for low-income housing. The Low Income Housing Coalition of Alabama named The Village at Oliver Place multifamily housing complex as its 2015 Excellence in Affordable Housing Project. With support from local, regional, state and federal a...read more
11/18/2015 10:39:21 AM
While the two Democratic candidates for the office of Franklin County superintendent of education work to gather votes between now and the March 1, 2016, primary day, another prospective candidate continues his efforts to gather signatures to a petition that would allow him to appear on the general election ballot as an independent candidate. Greg Hamilton, Vina High School assistant principal, i...read more
11/18/2015 10:38:08 AM
Since the early 1990s, Northwest-Shoals Community College has had a College Bowl Team that competes against other colleges around the country in subjects such as literature, history, math, science, sports and pop culture. Although each team member receives a full-tuition scholarship to NW-SCC, most of the team members are on the team because they thoroughly enjoy learning something new. “I ...read more
11/18/2015 10:35:29 AM
The 2015 “Helping Santa” Toy Drive has begun. Anyone interested in applying for assistance must pick up an application at the Russellville Police Department and return the application to the RPD by December 4. Drop-off boxes have already been placed at several retailers and businesses around town for anyone who would like to make a donation. If you would like to have a drop-off box at...read more
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