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1/27/2015 8:05:16 PM
Pleasant Bay Ambulance Service turned to the Franklin County Circuit Court last week in its latest effort to resume ambulance service across Franklin County. In a lawsuit filed January 20, 2015 by Tuscumbia attorney Billy Underwood on behalf of Pleasant Bay Ambulance Service, Inc., the company, owned by Elzie and Martha Malone of Red Bay, seeks an injunction and money damages against the City of
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1/27/2015 7:56:17 PM
Megan Barber Franklin Free Press Although pageants are not something she has participated in regularly, Anna Catherine Smith decided that entering the Distinguished Young Women Program was something she wanted to try. “I love trying new things,” said Smith, a senior at Russellville High School. “I try to advocate that at school to my friends. The program was very muc...read more
1/27/2015 7:50:42 PM
Megan Barber Franklin Free Press As a middle-school student, it can be intimidating to put yourself out there in a competition. However, six students from Russellville Middle School pushed aside their fears and auditioned for the Alabama All State Chorus. These students were selected to perform with other students around the state in April at Samford University in Birmingham. The six students c...read more
1/27/2015 1:55:17 PM
The Lawrence County School system will join others around the nation Feb. 2 — 6 in observing National School Counseling Week. There are 12 counselors who serve in Lawrence County schools in a variety of capacities. The annual recognition period serves to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within our school systems and highlights the tremendous...read more
1/23/2015 5:50:17 PM
When Russellville Middle School science and robotics teacher Lee Brownell was recognized last year as the South's BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Teacher of the Year, that accolade did not go unnoticed. Brownell caught the eye of University of North Alabama officials who were looking to hire an additional specialist for the school's AMSTI (Alabama Mathematics, Science and Tech...read more
1/23/2015 4:11:32 PM
Alabama State Department of Education Transportation Director Joe Lightsey presented the Lawrence County School system a certificate this week recognizing the transportation department for a high level of performance.    The department earned the award for having a level of less than 10 percent deficiencies for its school bus inspection for the 2014 inspection year.   ...read more
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