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2/9/2016 9:49:06 AM
Missing Persons The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Jerry Cotham, 78, who was reported missing on 2/8/2016.  Mr. Cotham was last seen at Willie's Gas Station located at the intersection of Highway 243 and Highway 81 in the East Franklin Community at approximately 10am-Noon.  Mr. Cotham was driving a 2008 Ford F150 extended cab pickup, gray in color.&nb
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2/10/2016 10:45:32 AM
The University of North Alabama Early College Program has partnered with Russellville High School to offer college courses for students with the desire to get ahead in their college career. This semester, 20 brave students decided to enroll in a public speaking course taught by Jay Hillis, an adjunct professor for the University of North Alabama. This is not the first partnership RHS has had with...read more
2/10/2016 10:42:21 AM
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, around 610,000 people die in the United States annually from heart disease. On top of that, more than 730,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack each year. In the face of these grim statistics, some have decided to take a stand in an attempt to fight against heart disease. All across the country, individuals and organizations strive to...read more
2/10/2016 10:39:53 AM
The Franklin County Community Development Committee (FCCDC) approved a number of grants at its recent meeting. The committee awards grants out of Tennessee Valley Authority in lieu of tax monies. In addition to the specific grants enumerated below, the FCCDC transferred $5,000 to a fund to support future economic development, something the committee began last year. The grants were released to t...read more
2/10/2016 10:38:01 AM
The annual Jam at Sloss Lake on the Fourth of July will come complete with the exciting fireworks show the thousands in attendance have grown accustomed to after the Russellville City Council approved $10,000 for the 2016 fireworks show. At its business meeting last Monday, the council agreed to contract with Alabama Pyrotechnics once again to provide the fireworks display that highlights the ann...read more
2/10/2016 10:36:55 AM
Johnny Cleveland has always had an interest in public education and has spent most of his life working in that field. He's now pursuing one of his lifelong dreams, as Cleveland decided last year to seek election to become Franklin County’s superintendent of education. This will be Cleveland’s first time running for office, and he will face Donald Borden in the March 1 Democratic prima...read more
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