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The Franklin County Commission approved a resolution Monday that would pave the way for Franklin County citizens to vote on a proposed 30-year extension of the existing one-cent sales tax. The tax, o...read more
Lakeland Community Hospital, a fixture in Winston County for decades, will close its doors on December 31, 2017. A spokesperson with Curae Health confirmed the closing of the Haleyville facility. Lak...read more
Russellville City Schools Board of Education members heard a report from Russellville Elementary School teacher Carol Fretwell Raney about the upcoming Alabama 200 Bicentennial celebration at the boar...read more
Russellville High School has received several distinguished accolades recently, including www.niche.com's ranking as Alabama's number one standout high school and being named an A+ College Ready &ldqu...read more
With a foreclosure sale looming later this month, Hodges' Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Trail remains open for business, at least for now. State Bank and Trust of Winfield took the required legal ste...read more
  Roy Lee “Chucky” Mullins' life served as an inspiration to his Russellville community. Two documentaries about his life are at the center of a federal lawsuit that appears headed...read more
With a foreclosure sale looming later this month, Hodges’ Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Trail remains open for business, at least for now. State Bank and Trust of Winfield took the required leg...read more
It was a phone call from her father-in-law, Phillip Parker, that set the wheels in motion for Stacie and Jamie Parker’s new Littleville business, Parker’s Merchandise. “Before he go...read more
Roy Lee “Chucky” Mullins’ life served as an inspiration to his Russellville community. Two documentaries about his life are at the center of a federal lawsuit that appears headed to...read more
Last Tuesday, students from northwest Alabama joined with students from Tishomingo, MS to learn about veterans at Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow’s Cypress Cove Farms. Fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grader...read more
When the Franklin County Board of Education approved a cafeteria renovation project at Tharptown School earlier this year, superintendent Greg Hamilton never envisioned the series of problems and dela...read more
Members of Cub Scout Pack 39 enjoyed an evening at the Russellville Municipal Airport last Tuesday as part of the airport’s annual Aviation Night. The scouts heard a presentation from Tom McKni...read more
With community concern about the future of Northwest-Shoals Community College's Phil Campbell campus, a look at the number of courses offered over the past five years seems to raise more questions abo...read more
The following statement was received Friday afternoon by the Franklin Free Press from Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in response to allegations in a Washington Post article ...read more
First United Methodist Church and Big Star Supermarket of Russellville are teaming to help needy families during the November-December holiday season. For the next two months, Big Star customers can ...read more
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