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Trunk or treats adjust for virus

Trick-or-treating is always a favorite activity at Halloween, and this year several Franklin County groups are sponsoring trunk-or-treat events with COVID-19 precautions in mind. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

LifeSouth expresses concern as supply dwindles

LifeSouth reports it is facing an emergency need for blood donors – especially type O positive – and Franklin Countians can help at one several ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

ADPH recommends Halloween coronavirus precautions

Protecting families, friends and communities from contracting and spreading the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a major concern for Alabama families in 2020. Consistent with Centers ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Spruce Pine Day brings fall fun for community

The people of Spruce Pine come together Oct. 17 to celebrate the annual Spruce Pine Day. The event included live music, vendors, the bean supper, ... Read more

7 days ago by Ciera Hughes.

Special event promotes voter registration

Kadesha Little coordinated a voter registration event in downtown Russellville Saturday, joined by Tammy West, NAACP’s Tory Bailey, Kamesha Tiggs, Renee Knott and other friends. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Toys for Tots begins 2020 Christmas assistance

United Way and the Marine Corps League of the Shoals is holding registration for Toys for Tots beginning Oct. 30 and continuing through Nov. 14. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

RHS begins construction of new building

Oct. 7 marked the beginning of a new era for Russellville City Schools as the iconic white columns in front of Russellville High School were ... Read more

1 week ago by Ciera Hughes.

‘It could have been a disaster’

Both Superintendent Greg Hamilton and principal Dr. Karen Thorn breathed sighs of relief Wednesday as flames were extinguished at the after-school mobile unit at Tharptown ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bart Moss.

Spruce Pine Day festival returns Oct. 17 for fall fun

Despite several events being cancelled because of COVID-19, Spruce Pine Day is still going strong with the event planned for Oct. 17 in downtown Spruce ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ciera Hughes.

Real men wear pink in ACS campaign

Across north Alabama, 26 men are raising money for breast cancer research in a targeted efffort, and Joshua Bracken of Pilgrim’s Pride is representing Franklin ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ciera Hughes.

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