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7/6/2015 9:06:51 PM
An ethics investigation into allegations that former Russellville mayor Troy Oliver used city employees for work on private property has been dismissed by the Alabama Ethics Commission.  Oliver received written notice on April 24, 2015 from Hugh Evans, general counsel for the Ethics Commission, that the statute of limitations had expired on the matter and that neither the Ethics Commission n
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7/6/2015 9:03:29 PM
It wasn't a wild goose chase last Wednesday at Russellville's Sloss Lake. It was a wild goose hunt, as Russellville police officers killed approximately 50 Canada geese in anticipation of last weekend's scheduled “Jam on Sloss Lake,” the annual Fourth of July event sponsored by the City of Russellville. With an anticipated crowd of 7,500 or more expected for the Saturday event, RPD ch...read more
7/6/2015 9:00:23 PM
A love for reading is just one reason Kerri Gandy became interested in serving the community as the assistant librarian at the Russellville Public Library. Through her children, Gandy became introduced to the library and wanted to be involved with the library as more than a visitor. “I was first introduced to the library by bringing my son to read books,” said Gandy. “He loves r...read more
7/6/2015 8:56:52 PM
The Russellville City Schools Board of Education hosted a reception for its world champion rocketry team Monday morning, the latest event in a busy summer of accolades for the seven team members. The Russellville Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) team won the national competition in May and earned a trip to Paris, France for the world championship last month. On June 19, 2015, the students c...read more
7/6/2015 8:53:07 PM
Owen Roberts wants folks to know he's not a bad guy. He's not dangerous. He's not evil. He just happens to be an atheist.  And after years of keeping his beliefs to himself, Roberts feels compelled today to share his message. His SUV can be regularly seen pulling a trailer with a homemade sign proclaiming “American Atheist.” Roberts spent last Wednesday afternoon driving through ...read more
7/3/2015 2:21:06 PM
The attorney for Pleasant Bay Ambulance Service vows to continue the fight against the exclusive contract awarded to Shoals Ambulance Service by the Franklin County Commission, the City of Red Bay and the City of Russellville, although a court ruling last week will make his job more difficult. Franklin County Circuit Judge Terry Dempsey entered an order on June 30, 2015, dismissing Pleasant Bay's...read more
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