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Northwest-Shoals Community College held its annual Commencement ceremony for the 2017-18 academic year Thursday, May 10, 2018. More than 200 graduates participated in the ceremony with approximately 6...read more
I have two children, Brooke, 18, and Lane, 15. Both attend Red Bay High School, and they are involved in several extracurricular activities. My parents are James and Pat Shewbart, who were raised in t...read more
Franklin County voters will see a change in how they sign in when they go to the polls for the Tuesday, June 5, 2018 primary election. The Franklin County Commission approved the purchase of 12 voter...read more
For John Jolly, his There’s a Way, Inc., a non-profit corporation established in 2001 to benefit Franklin County high school seniors and teachers, was always about the kids and never about him. ...read more
The 12 Franklin County establishments that received health ratings during the week of April 30-May 4 each had scores that fall into the “satisfactory compliance” range. Health ratings are...read more
The Franklin County Board of Education approved a resolution to develop a plan to establish and maintain a minimum general fund balance equal to one month’s operating expenses, which is $2.2 mil...read more
The Franklin County Board of Education approved the recommendation of Superintendent Greg Hamilton and hired Johnny Cleveland as Assistant Superintendent/Transportation Supervisor at its May 15th meet...read more
Sheffield, Ala. – Helen Keller Hospital is announcing the implementation of an $18 million expansion plan designed to upgrade its campus to serve the Shoals community long into the future. Since...read more
As she faced the task of completing one of her biggest school projects in her high school career, Cortny Williams kept finding ways to put the project off, until her parents gave her some much-needed ...read more
As Colbert Heights valedictorian Lauren Howard looks back at her high school career, she says there's a lot of credit due her parents and teachers. The daughter of Travis and Chastity Howard, Lauren ...read more
If Phil Campbell mayor Steve Bell needed an ambassador for his town, he couldn't do much better than Carley Nix. Nix, the daughter of Rodney Nix and Tonya Bostick, is the valedictorian of Phil Campbe...read more
BreAnna Gasque recently got her first taste of the 'Big Apple' as she and approximately 20 other students visited New York City. While Gasque loved the trip, she was definitely ready to come back to ...read more
Since she's graduating as the Russellville High School Class of 2018 valedictorian, it's clear Ashton Moore has her study habits down pat. As she prepares to take the next step to the University of A...read more
  The Franklin County Commission is looking at additional ways to secure internal controls over financial management of the commission office following the revelation earlier this year that the ...read more
When Jeff Masterson realized his truck had been stolen Friday morning from Legacy Chevron on Highway 43, he wasn't worried about the truck, or the two guns he had in the vehicle, or the several thousa...read more
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